High Performance Swimming Coach

Nunawading Swimming Club

  • Forest Hill Victoria Australia
  • Full Time
Closing 3 May 2020
Applications 0


Nunawading Swimming Club has a proud history of developing athletes at all levels. Averaging over 300 active club members as well as operating four swim schools in Melbourne's Outer East with more than 4,000 children learning to swim each week, this unique business model allows excellent competitive pathways for young people striving to swim at a competitive level.

The High Performance Swimming Coach role provides a very unique opportunity for the successful candidate to lead within one of the highest performing swimming clubs in Australia.  

Whilst the key responsibility for the candidate is to coach the High Performance Squad, this role is also the peak coaching role for the club and requires the successful applicant to lead and drive the club's vision, mission and values by working with the coaching team to set clear goals and lead the entire performance program for the club. 

The following skills are essential:

  • A track record in coaching high performance athletes to achieve outstanding international performance
  • Ability to define the process for seeing athletes to achieve representation based on Australia's current benchmark 
  • Excellent leadership skills working with both athletes and colleagues to achieve an engaged club culture
  • Ability to foster a team based environment for the High Performance Squad and coaching team
  • High level of communication and conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to work with key stakeholders and peak industry bodies

The successful applicant must hold a performance coaching accreditation. (Formally known as Gold Licence)

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Applications should be addressed confidentially to:
Jennfier Harford
HR Consultant

Applications should include an application letter adressing your experience in realtion to the selection criteria within the position description, a resume and a minimum of two references.

Please contact Jennifer Harford with any additional enquiries or for a confidential discussion about the role.

Jennifer Harford

(03) 9878 7055

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