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Athlete Rehabilitation Coordinator

Maribyrnong College (Maribyrnong Sports Academy)

  • Maribyrnong Victoria Australia
  • Part Time
26 May 2024
Applications 0


The High-Performance Preparation Program (HPP) at the Maribyrnong Sports Academy (MSA) is a strength & conditioning and education program timetabled within the school curriculum for all MSA Academy student-athletes.   From Years 7-10, HPP is a core subject offered alongside other core subjects such as English, Maths and Science to all MSA Academy student-athletes and is designed to complement the technical training program at MSA.

The Rehabilitation Coordinator is tasked with being a first point of contact for students (and their parents/carers) who have sustained a musculoskeletal injury.  The Rehabilitation Coordinator then fills a variety of roles, the most important of which is to be the central communicator between stakeholders as well as working with the MSA physiotherapist and where appropriate, external stakeholders to implement and adapt athletic development programs.


Reporting directly to the Performance Services Manager, the Rehabilitation Coordinator will undertake the following duties:

  1. Contribute to the MSA injury management process as part of a multidisciplinary team that consists of the following:
    • Physiotherapist
    • Strength & Conditioning staff
    • Sport Coaching Staff
    • Performance Psychologists
    • Sports Dietitian
    • Athlete Wellbeing Coordinators
  2. Communicate and implement the return to play outcomes with fellow Rehabilitation Coordinators and MSA-based health professionals.
  3. Rehabilitation program design, maintenance of athlete injury-management and performance testing records, and delivery of specific rehabilitation sessions for the majority of student-athletes around their academic and sporting commitments.
  4. Liaise with external and internal coaches, and external medical practitioners associated with the student-athletes in the development of rehabilitation programs.
  5. Liaise with Parents/Carers regarding the current injury status of student-athletes within the MSA program.
  6. Develop educational resources regarding the injury management process as well as common injury presentations.


  1. Sound interpersonal and coaching skills related to working with student-athletes from widely diverse age groups and sports.
  2. A highly developed understanding of principles of rehabilitation for an adolescent athlete population.
  3. Demonstrated ability to design and conduct applied programs for both rehabilitation, reconditioning and athletic performance for developmental athletes across a wide range of sports.
  4. The ability to meet competing demands through effective prioritisation in a performance-oriented environment is also highly valued.
  5. Demonstrated ability to work within a multidisciplinary team to elicit functional improvements and improved injury status within appropriate timeframes.
  6. Demonstrated experience with using athlete management software, performance technology, and by extension a detailed approach to clinical note-taking.

Essential Requirements

  • Working with Children / Working with Vulnerable People Check

Application Instruction

  • Please provide 3 references with valid mobile phone numbers
  • Please limit KSC responses to no more than one page
  • Please attach your cover letter, resume and KSC responses as 1 pdf file only

For more information, visit our website : Employment, Maribyrnong College - or call:


Dean Benton

0475 443 334

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