Role: Head of Performance Coach Development
Reports to: Player Performance Lead
Client: Tennis Australia (TA)
Location: Melbourne preferred. Brisbane possible.
Tennis Australia – Background
It is an exciting time for Tennis in Australia and Tennis Australia (TA) has ambitious plans to continue to grow the game from grassroots through to high performance.
To do this TA are transforming how they deliver tennis, with the aim of offering more opportunities for more players and a greater role for personal / professional coaches in identifying and developing our future talent.
TA are now looking for a Head of Performance Coach Development to join the team and help them deliver on these plans. This is a national strategic role tasked with elevating the standard of Performance Coaching in Australia.
Reporting to the Player Development Lead and sitting on the Performance Leadership Team, this role will be responsible for the design, delivery and implementation of the professional development program (including establishing a national curriculum) for Australian performance coaches.
The Head of Performance Coach Development will keep abreast of world-leading coaching trends and learning practices across tennis and other sports. They will update the curriculum and disseminate this information through structured programs and courses to the entire Australian Performance coaching network, leading a collegiate approach to World’s Best Practice Coaching across the entire tennis ecosystem.
Additionally they will contribute to the broader knowledge of performance coaching for all Australian tennis coaches; and act as a trusted sounding board for the National Tennis Academy Head Coach and National Development Squad Coaches that operate across Australia.
The role will demand exceptional communication and stakeholder management skills. This is a holistic coaching and education role. Required background will include;
How to Apply
For more information on the responsibilities and performance measures and knowledge, skills, competencies and behaviours please find the formal Position Description attached to this advertisement.
Please send your CV along with a cover letter that briefly details why you feel you would be suitable for this role directly to;
Jonathan Harris – email@example.com
For a confidential discussion about the role please contact Jonathan on +61 413 939 993.
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Applications Close Friday 5pm AEST 1 May 2020
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