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Australian National Coach 2018-2019 - Lead

Sport Climbing Australia is seeking a qualified candidate for the role of National Lead Coach of the

Australian Climbing Team. This is a volunteer position involving the training and

guidance of the Team in lead for international competition.

Position Description

  • The National Lead Coach responsibility relates to the discipline of lead. It is responsible for:
  • Ensuring that Team members in each state have the best possible run up to the World Youth Championships
  • Assisting with the participation in other international events in open and youth categories (where possible).
  • It is expected that the National Coach will attend every national training camp (where practicable) as well as the World Youth Championships.
  • The National Lead Coach will work (with the rest of the coaching team) on preparation for World Youth Championships and other international events, in the open and youth categories
  • The coordination of the training program (in youth and open) for all athletes
  • The preparation and supervision of all athletes during the WYCH
  • Organising National training camps

Position Requirements

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Understanding of each discipline and associated rules
  • Climbing coaching experience
  • A focus on the lead discipline is necessary
  • Competition experience in each discipline; international climbing experience is advantageous
  • Certification in coaching, sports science or other related field is advantageous
  • Working with children check
  • Some experience with administration preferable

This is a two year position. The Australian National Coach reports to the high-performance manager.

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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