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Head Coach (SOPAC)

Swimming NSW Ltd

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  • Sydney Olympic Park New South Wales Australia
  • Full Time
Closing 17 Nov 2019
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Description

Swimming NSW and Sydney Olympic Park Authority (SOPA) are partnering to bring a world-class coaching program to the Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre (SOPAC) Squad program. Swimming NSW will use its significant coaching experience to provide a team of Coaches that will provide athlete and coaching pathways from Learn to Swim through to the National Team at Australia’s premier Aquatic Centre.

The Head Coach will provide exceptional leadership to this team of coaches through their advanced technical knowledge and outstanding communication skills. It is vital that this Coach provides whole of program approach ensuring that every swimmer in the pathway has the opportunity to reach their potential and are supported by their coach to achieve this.

To be successful in this role, you will have specific high-performance swimming related experience over a sustained period of time and a proven track record of building a high-performance culture and achieving results personally and from your athletes. We are looking for an individual that can develop a seamless development pathway for talented age group swimmers as they progress through each squad in the SOPAC program whilst achieving technical excellence at each level.

The successful candidate will be passionate about swimming and be committed to encouraging best practice in skill acquisition while creating an environment that is team focused and enjoyable.
A demonstrated background in leading and influencing people is essential, with the communication and negotiation skills required to build relationships and elicit cooperation from a diverse range of key stakeholders (internal and external), creating win/win outcomes.

This is a rare opportunity to work at one of Australia’s highest profile Olympic sporting facilities and to become a valued member of the Swimming NSW team.

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Swimming NSW is the peak body for Swimming in NSW and the ACT. It aims to be the premier swimming state in Australia through increased participation and enhanced performance and through the development of partnerships that provide quality life skills for the community.

Swimming NSW currently has approximately 350 clubs and 35,000 registered members.  Its members include swimmers, coaches, officials, administrators, volunteers and parents of swimmers.

Swimming NSW aims to deliver a World Class Athlete Development Pathway to achieve sustained improvement for our swimmers at State, National and International competitions. We endeavour to provide more first choice high performance programs for NSW swimmers within  NSW.

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Applications should be forwarded to Mark Heathcote (mark.heathcote@nsw.swimming.org.au) by 11.59PM, Sunday 17 November 2019. If you are intending to apply, please do so at the earliest possible date rather than leaving it to the close date.

Preferred Format: As a guide only, Swimming NSW prefers a 1-page letter of introduction and an accompanying CV of no more than 5 pages, merged as one PDF file.

Mark Heathcote

(02) 9763 5833, 0417 066 300

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Head Coach (SOPAC) Swimming NSW Ltd

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