Gymnastics NSW

Men's Artistic Gymnastics Junior Development Coach

Gymnastics NSW

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  • Rooty Hill, Sydney New South Wales Australia
  • Casual
21 Apr 2024
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The Junior Development Coach is responsible for:


  • The establishment, implementation and delivery of a high performance gymnastics program.
  • Administrative duties as requested by the Junior Development Coordinator (JDC) or High Performance Manager (HPM)

Athlete Management

  • In communication with the JDC implement:
    • A clear athlete recruitment and testing process.
    • Utilize and amend current systems for regular and ongoing data collection to monitor, measure and analyze athlete training.
    • Creating a program that is going to be age appropriate, motivating whilst keeping athletes on targeted training.


  • Serve as a High Performance Junior Development Coach.
  • Coach junior high performance athletes.
  • Promote high quality levels of safe gymnastic instruction and activity participation.
  • Lead, motivate and instruct gymnasts to achieve their gymnastic level skills.
  • Prepare for and lead gymnastic classes in a professional, fun and friendly manner.
  • Do the necessary preparation and set up prior to each session and liaise with other coaches as needed.
  • Being up-to-date on all FIG, GA, GNSW Technical regulations.

Talent Identification (TID)

  • Assist with the development and implementation of a TID strategy.
  • Participating in outreach initiatives specific to TID.
  • Working with the JD Coordinator and HPM to build new TID partnerships.

Athlete Wellbeing and Engagement (AWE)

  • Implement Gymnastics NSW child protection, risk management, workplace health and safety, and other applicable policies within the high performance portfolio.
  • Maintain accurate and up to date accident and injury records.
  • Coordinate and oversee the successful coordination and implementation of AWE initiatives within program operations.

Human resources  

  • Establish a sound and constant communication rapport with NSW HPC staff, all Gymnastics NSW staff and the community generally.
  • Liaison with partners, clubs, schools and parents to promote the program, its visions and its athletes.
  • Liaise with parents attending classes, as required.


  • Work flexibly to assist with human resource requirements.
  • Act as a positive role model and lead by example.  Demonstrate good coaching practice and provide motivation to all coaches and gymnasts.
  • Contribute to Gymnastics NSW coach education where applicable.
  • Prepare reports and undergo training as required by the JDC and HPM.
  • Attend meetings and events as required by the JDC and HPM.
  • Any other duties as reasonably requested by the JDC HPM from time to time.


Although the Junior Development Coach will be required to work flexibly within the role, particularly around competition times, the position will involve some coaching and some squad administration.


The position will be based in Rooty Hill, New South Wales however some domestic travel may be required.


Gymnastics NSW is the peak body responsible for the management, coordination, development and promotion of gymnastics in New South Wales.

Gymnastics NSW is an affiliate member of Gymnastics Australia and services over 72,000 members and 220 clubs across NSW. The Association has experienced considerable growth over the past ten years, building the capacity and capability to deliver ongoing innovative services to its members and affiliated clubs.

The objectives within the GNSW High Performance Plan includes but is not limited to;

  • Ensuring athletes are fit, healthy and capable of delivering outcomes for benchmark events.
  • Build coach and support staff capability enabling podium performance at benchmark events.
  • Drive alignment of high performance pathways, ensuring the best athletes are engaged in, and progress through the pathway.
  • Establish world class Gymnastics Performance Centre’s.
  • Target increased event opportunities for our leading athletes in Australia and internationally.

Essential Requirements


Application Instruction

If you have any questions after reading the attached Job Description, please contact Chris Martin, Sport & Events Manager, to arrange a confidential discussion.

Chris Martin, Sport & Events Manager

(02) 8116 4109

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