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Australian National Coach 2018-2019 - Speed

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

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

guidance of the Team in Speed for international competition.

Position Description

The National Speed Coach responsibility relates to the discipline of Speed. 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 Speed Coach will work (with the rest of the coaching team in the good preparation of World Youth Championships
  • 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 Speed 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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