- Drive High Performance across South Australia
- Establish a world-class training environment and competition program
- Attend national and international tournaments and camps
Golf South Australia Incorporated (Golf SA) is the State Sporting Organisation that represents the sport of amateur golf in South Australia. The Golf SA High Performance (HP) Program provides a defined development pathway and program to enable talented golfers to achieve their individual goals. This program leads to the National High Performance Program conducted by Golf Australia.
The High Performance Director leads and drives the high performance program in South Australia. Working closely the Golf Australia HP Director in establishing and managing the State based high performance program and pathways, the role will create and implement elite athlete preparation environment, platform and structures to provide the best possible coaching, support service, daily training environment, sports science services and competition opportunities for elite athletes in South Australia.
The role will require a dynamic leader and communicator with the ability to build strong relationships with athletes of all ages, parents, coaches, service providers and administrators within Golf Australia, SASI, local clubs and schools to build a cohesive and effective development program, and ensure a seamless transition from club/school and local activities into state HP programs, providing athletes with the necessary tools and resources to reach their potential.
To be successful in this role, you will need demonstrated experience in the management and operations of high performance sport, with proven success in the planning, implementation and ongoing development of talent identification and/or pathway programs and strategies. You will have a clear understanding of the pathways available for athletes locally, nationally and internationally as well as the leading trends and delivery platforms required to achieve success at an elite level.
The role would suit a highly motivated and growth mind-set individual who is keen to learn and a strong desire for professional development as a High Performance Coach. A background in the sport of golf with appropriate PGA Coaching qualifications would be highly desirable.
Adelaide is a wonderful city to live in, with a Mediterranean climate, low cost of living and a sport-enthused culture. Residents enjoy a wonderful work-life balance in the “20 minute city” where everything is close by and some of Australia’s most popular tourist destinations are only a stone’s throw away!
NOTE: Candidates MUST be legally entitled to work in Australia. NO VISA sponsorship opportunities will be available for this position.