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Combat Sport Performance Pathway Manager

AIS / Judo Australia


  • Preferably Canberra ACT Australia
  • Full Time
Closing 17 Dec 2019
Applications 0

Description

To develop and improve the effectiveness of the performance pathways in Olympic combat sports (predominantly Boxing, Judo, Taekwondo, Fencing and Wrestling), to successfully identify, develop, support and progress talented athletes to achieve medal-winning performances in the future. The role will be responsible for providing strategic advice and operational support to the development of Combat Sport Performance Pathways strategies and programs.

Position Links

The Combat Sport Performance Pathway Manager reports directly to the AIS Combat Centre Manager and Judo Australia CEO and is responsible for providing strategic advice and operational support to the development of Combat Sport Performance Pathways strategies and programs.

To fulfil the responsibilities, the position will need to cultivate effective relationships with:

  • AIS Combat Centre
  • Combat Sport NSO High Performance (and Performance Pathways) Teams
  • AIS Sport Strategy and Investment Branch, particularly the AIS Performance Pathways team
  • Relevant State Institute and Academy partners
  • Relevant Combat Sport SSOs and/or clubs
  • Categorised Combat Sport athletes

Job Responsibilities - Key Functions

1. In consultation with the AIS Combat Centre Manager, the Performance Pathway Manager will develop and support the implementation of Combat Sport Performance Pathway strategies. These strategies will align to the respective NSO High Performance Strategy and will include:

(a) Developing and maintaining a valid and reliable talent identification and confirmation method, that is aligned to the ‘What It Takes To Win’ (WITTW) model, that can be used to select Emerging athletes within the Sports Athlete Categorisation Framework

(b) Developing and maintaining a valid and reliable profiling method, that is aligned to the WITTW model that can be used for selecting and progressing athletes through the Developing and Podium Potential stages of the Sports Athlete Categorisation Framework

(c) Providing strategic input, oversight and operational support of progressive training and competition experiences to Emerging, Developing, Podium Potential athletes and their training partners to maximise performance gains

(d) Monitoring and supporting the development of Individual Athlete Performance Plans for Emerging and Developing athletes

(e) Leading and maintaining the development of holistic athlete education programs that are suitable for underpinning, Emerging, Developing and Podium Potential athletes

(f) Developing and understanding the target profile of the coaching cohort that work with Emerging, Developing and Podium Potential athletes

(g) Providing environmental support and capability building opportunities to coaches and practitioners that operate with Emerging, Developing and Podium Potential athletes

(h) Leading and facilitating closer links and alignment of underpinning talent programs (state, club or school) in particular to the potential progression into the Emerging area of the Sports Athlete Categorisation Framework

(i) Tracking and monitoring the athletes’ trajectory against the relevant standard for their developmental stage and the 2028/2032 benchmark

(j) Where appropriate, undertaking innovative and special projects to fill critical talent gaps that are identified within the performance pipeline

(k) Working with the AIS Combat Centre Manager, respective coaches and NSO CEOs to inform and develop selection policies relating to the Emerging, Developing and Podium Potential areas of the Sports Athlete Categorisation

(l) Providing operational support to Under-Age National Teams that have Emerging, Developing and Podium Potential athletes and coaches participating (m) Developing and implementing Key Performance Indicators that effectively and accurately measure the impact of the performance pathway strategy from underpinning programs through to the Podium

2. Develop detailed budgets (including line items & calculations) that are aligned to the Performance Pathway strategy and WITTW model

3. Develop Performance Pathway operational plans that prioritises the yearly objectives and align to the strategy and WITTW model

4. Work closely with the Australian Institute of Sport and other sports to capture and utilise best and/or next practice

5. Actively contribute, as directed, to the wider deliverables of Combat Sport High Performance Teams and projects

6. Explore opportunities for continued self-development to maintain contemporary knowledge and skills regarding the strategic leadership of the Performance Pathway

Essential Requirements

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Employer and Other Details

This position will be employed by Judo Australia, but will be managed by and report to the AIS Combat Centre Manager. 

Apply for this role

Please apply via email to Andrew.Pratley@ausport.gov.au with a current CV and letter of application addressing the Position Description, merged as one single PDF.

Andrew Pratley

(02) 6214 1897, 0414 917 834

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