Player & Coach Development Manager - Wanneroo Basketball Association -Closing 26 Oct 2020

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  • Perth Western Australia, Australia
  • Oct 02, 2020
Full time management coaching Development

Job Description


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Coordinate the Association’s Basketball programs and activities, both from a high-performance and participation basis, with a view to growing participation rates and delivering accessible basketball development programs both internally and across the northern coastal community.

Lead the on-court development of the associations junior representative program (WABL). With the assistance of the Associations Basketball Development Coordinator, form relationships with local schools and institutions, grow and expand the Association’s Wolfpack Aussie Hoops junior development program, work with the club’s identified coaches and SBL pathway athletes in the Wolfpack Futures program and deliver coaching and player introduction courses in the Association’s northern-most operational priority areas.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Take directions from the CEO as applicable.
  2. Promote participation and growth in all WBA competitions, programs and activities such as:

High Performance & Player Development

  • Responsible for all aspects of the WABL player development program
  • Deliver WABL try outs, training curriculum, session plans and game day feedback and player mentoring
  • Deliver the ‘Wolfpack Way’ philosophy and curriculum in all on court sessions as required
  • Coordinate and deliver the ‘Wolfpack Futures’ program
  • Coordinate and deliver the ‘Wolfpack Futures Tour’ – a learning and development experience for athletes
  • Coordinate and deliver the club’s ‘WABL Skills Sessions’ – driving performance across athletes
  • Coordinate and deliver the club’s SBL player development pathways program

Coach Education & Development

  • Lead coach development activities, fostering and maintaining effective relationships with coaches
  • Undertake coach mentoring, with a focus on the club’s WABL Head Coaches
  • Recruit, retain and develop coaches to the WABL program
  • Responsible for coach selection and monitoring
  • Develop coaching manuals and the ‘Wolfpack Way’ philosophy:
    • Provide practical coach curriculum and learning tools, with a digital focus
    • Provide accessible and practical coaching resources, to assist and educate club coaches

Participation & Community Development Settings

  • Oversee the delivery of the Aussie Hoops program in-line with national curriculum and Wolves program model and manage casual staff and Basketball Development Officer.
  • Further grow and improve the club’s junior competitions; focusing upon fundamental skill development
  • Work alongside key stakeholders and agencies, utilising the sport of Basketball to engage and activate northern coastal communities

Wolves School Holiday Camps:

  • Deliver a series of School Holiday Camps that cater for various levels of player development and that grow the Association’s position as a destination for inclusive, innovative basketball experiences

School Development Sessions:

  • Deliver a series of Workshops/Clinics at schools within the northern region that cater for various levels of player development;
  • Deliver intensive Basketball programs within school curriculums

Development Programs

  • Deliver and coordinate all WBA player development programs:
    • Domestic Development (DDP)
    • Hoops Academy
    • Female Fundamentals
    • WABL Camps & Clinics
    • Futures Program

In addition to the duties specified above, the Employer is entitled to request the Employee to perform such other duties as are within the Employee’s skill, competence or training and are reasonably requested in order to meet the requirements of the company.

Essential Experience & Qualifications:

  • Relevant Basketball Coaching Experience
  • Coaching experience at the State and or National level
  • Relevant program delivery experience
  • Relevant budget experience and financial control
  • Minimum Level 2 (Association) coaching qualification
  • Current “C” Class Driver’s License
  • Current Working with Children’s Check (WWC)
  • Senior coaching experience (SBL or state league level)

Desirable Experience & Qualifications:

  • Tertiary degree in Sports Management and or Coaching
  • Performance Level (Level 3) Coaching Accreditation
  • Elite level coaching experience (NBL, WNBL, College etc.)

Essential Requirements

Desirable Criteria