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Coaching and High Performance Manager

Sport Climbing Australia is seeking a qualified candidate for the role of coaching and high-performance manager. A single position has been identified for the two roles however, depending on applicants two separate roles may be created. This is a volunteer position involving the management and development of the Australian National Coaching Team.

Position Description

Coaching Manager

  • Oversee and develop Sport Climbing Australia coaching program in all its aspects
  • Coordinate the coaching team
  • Working together with the National coaching team to ensure Team members in each state are receiving the same level of support in the lead up to International Competitions
  • Maintaining good communication between SCA, the team, the coaches and parents of the youth team
  • Oversee material used for consistency
  • Ensure consistency and communication from National to State level
  • Develop a framework for the development, training and certification of climbing coaches in Australia
  • Co-ordinate training sessions after each state title in conjunction with SCA & state bodies (booking venues, find coaches, advertise)
  • As an extra the Coaching Manager can work with the SCA to seek sponsorship and government support for the Australian Youth Team and make sure the team meets its sponsorship requirements.
  • Manages the coaching budget
High Performance Manager
  • Develop programs to develop high potential athletes
  • Develop trackers with head coaches for individual athletes
  • Works with the team manager in the good preparation of the World Youth Championships
  • Identify potential high performers
  • Manages the High-Performance budget

Position Requirements

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Project management skills
  • Experience in high performance program management
  • Certification in coaching, sports science or other related field is advantageous
  • Working with children check

This is a two-year position. The high-performance manager reports to the SCA Board.

Please send your application including a resume and cover letter to


Applications will be accepted no later than the 30th of November 2017.

PO Box 341W Ballarat West 3350


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