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Women's Head CoachUWA City Beach Water Polo Club (Inc) - Australia

UWACBWPC is one of Australia’s leading water polo clubs and is the current Men’s National League Champions. The club also holds all National Junior Men’s titles a feat which has never been achieved before.

The club is looking to employ a full time Women’s Head Coach to drive a similar level of success with the Women’s program. The successful applicant will coach the club’s NWPL team, State Premier League team and National Age Group teams.

The UWACBWPC provides:

• strong administrative support as it is affiliated with the Sports Faculty of the University of Western Australia which is based in Perth Western Australia.
• over 750 playing members and a strong supporter base drawing from the University’s 30,000 plus students.
• a fully integrated development program from introductory water polo (Flippa Ball) through to senior National League for both men and women.
• access to first class aquatic facilities ensures the club is a able to offer an elite training environment.

The club’s over arching objective is to offer all players the opportunity to develop to their full potential and to present competitive teams at all national age group competitions.

The successful applicant will possess the following skills:

• Experience in teaching the skills required to coach water polo at an elite level
• Able to teach junior players the advanced skills of water polo
• Organisational skills to implement training programs to meet the clubs high performance coaching objectives
• Interpersonal skills in managing player development, family interactions and team management
• Communications skills – Fluent English speaking & writing and computer based skills
• Passion for the game and preferably past playing experience at an elite level

The successful applicant will join into a co-ordinated program working alongside the current Men’s Head Coach and directing the current Junior Women’s Development Coach.

Job Description

For further details and a detailed description of the position contact the club’s Director of Coaching,
Damian Kelly +61 447 991962 /

All applications must be in writing and should include a covering letter, detailed CV and referees addressed to:
Contact the club secretary
Mail: PO Box 228 Wembley WA 6014 Email:

Applications must be received by no later than 31st May, 2016

Sports DirectorAustrian Swimming Federation

Area of responsibility:

•    Consulting and assistance of the segments swimming, water polo, diving and synchronised swimming
•    Creation of qualification guide lines and defining the athlete-delegation for international competitions
•    Support submission to development programs
•    Affairs of anti-doping
•    Affairs of military and police sport programs
•    Preparation of the Austrian Championships
•    Drafting of seasonal concepts in swimming, water polo, diving and synchronised swimming
•    Analysis of results
•    Coordination of coaches
•    Heading delegations at international competitions

Job qualification:

•    Fluent German and English
•    High level of communication and sociableness skills
•    Enthusiasm for sports
•    Capable to organize
•    Empathy in work with honorary members
•    Good computer-skills (MS office)
•    Willingness to travel

We offer:

•    Cooperative Team
•    Development in all our sport segments
•    flexible working schedule
•    yearly gross salary: up to € 60.000,--


Place of employment:                

1020 Wien, Engerthstrasse 267-269

Start of work:                               

September 1st 2016,

Please send your meaningful application documents until 15.04.2016, via post or email to: Österreichischer Schwimmverband, Engerthstrasse 267-269, 1020 Wien (

High Performance Director with Water Polo Canada

The High Performance Director position is about leadership, management and, of course, high performance.

Effective leadership is a critical component of today’s successful high performance programs. A true leader that empowers, supports and challenges staff, clearly articulates the vision, continually measures outcomes against the world’s best, makes evidence-based decisions and generates enthusiasm and trust within the Canadian Water Polo community and with its performance partners is what Water Polo Canada is seeking relative to its High Performance Director position.

The ideal candidate will have proven experience and credibility in the area of high performance sport at a senior technical leadership level as well as relevant Olympic Games experience. He/she will also be able to demonstrate superior administrative skills including budget design and monitoring. Having the ability to work effectively in both English and French is an asset as well as is a solid experience within the Canadian High Performance Sport System.

Senior Women's and Senior Men's program head coaches, as well as – if applicable – the Director for Next Generation
Programs (position not currently activated), report to the HPD who reports to the Executive Director.





Executive Director


Within WPC’s established policies and its Strategic Plan, the High Performance Director (HPD) leads the High Performance Program taken as a whole. He/she is responsible for (a) designing, planning, evaluating all elements of Water Polo Canada’s (WPC) high performance system and (b) for overseeing the implementation of the organization’s high performance program.

The HPD will be expected to (1) review WPC’s technical performance & system and provide relevant analysis to the Executive Director, (2) manage and coordinate the activities of all National Team Programs & National Training Centers staff including Integrated Support Team (IST) personnel as well as other technical staff impacting the high performance pathways, and (3) specific to the high performance area, shape WPC’s strategic vision and develop the operational plans. This challenging position encompasses both the Women's and Men's programs.

Additionally, the High Performance Director provides leadership in order to create an effective, coordinated and consistent approach to athlete and coach development in Canada that is based on Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD) principles.


• University degree in kinesiology, physical education, sport management or sports science/business related discipline
• Ten or more years of progressive experience in high performance sport is required, including demonstrable success at a senior level and relevant Olympic Games experience
• Proven record in leading teams to success in a multi-disciplinary, cross-functional environment; delivering on strategic objectives & performance targets
• Superior understanding of strategic high performance sport system planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation in Olympic Sports at the National & International level
• Ability to work collaboratively as a member of a team of dedicated professionals in the pursuit of common goals
• Driven by and dedicated to excellence in all facets, strives to be leading edge in what she/he is doing and embraces opportunity for continuous improvement
• Open, transparent, respectful, ethical, professional in all dealings and communications and fair approach and behavior
• Exceptionally strong leadership and team-building skills combined with proven sport management, administrative, and financial abilities gained in the public or private sector
• Proven consultative, facilitation and decision-making skills with the ability to build positive relationships with colleagues and a wide variety of stakeholders and partners
• Strong communication & interpersonal skills
• Experience in developing strategies & proposals, defining requirements, preparing reports and various types of documents, and delivering presentations
• The position requires knowledge of the Canadian High Performance Sport System and of the programs of WPC’s key
sports partners, including Sport Canada, Own the Podium, the Canadian Olympic Committee and National Sport
• Having the ability to work effectively in both English and French is an asset.


• Leads and oversees the entire WPC High Performance system including athletes and coaches development pathways in accordance with the general objectives established in the Strategic Plan and Board policy
• Contributes to the development of the Water Polo Canada Strategic Plan, including the articulation of multi-year and annual High Performance Program Plans to achieve the established Performance Objectives
• Reviews WPC’s technical performance against short, intermediate and long term plans, provides analysis &
recommendations, and makes appropriate adjustments as required
• Manages and monitors all National Team Programs and National Training Centers staff including IST personnel as well as other technical staff impacting the high performance pathways, ensuring that their responsibilities, authorities, and accountabilities are clearly defined, understood, carried out, and evaluated
• Provides leadership and directions to WPC staff in the area of elite coach education

• Designs and implements a Professional Development program for WPC National Team Program Coaches and staff and hold them accountable relative to this important component
• Determines the budgets, controls and accounts for all funds with respect to all WPC high performance programs and
National Team Program Projects
• Maintains and builds international relationships
• Working very closely with the Head Coaches, ensures that strong international training and competition calendar are
designed for all NT’s
• Works on FINA/UANA appointments (together with NT Working Group or equivalent)
• Establishes and directs the communication of National Team programs, policies and procedures to all current and prospective National Team athletes and National Program Coaches
• Oversees National Team programs selection process
• Represents WPC’s high performance program within the sport and to key external partners - specifically Own the Podium (OTP), the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC), the Canadian Sport Institutes (CSIs) and others as appropriate
• Acts as Water Polo Canada Team Leader as needed, and specifically at Pan Am and Olympic Games as well as at FINA World Championships
• Helps in developing the curriculum, attends and presents at the annual Leadership Summit and similar events
• Ensure the completion and implementation of WPC Performance Pathway (PP) and Gold Medal Profile (GMP) projects
• In conjunction with the Domestic Development Director, provides leadership in the development and the implementation of provincially or nationally-run athlete development programs to create an effective athlete and coach
development pathway that is based on LTAD principles
• Executes other duties related to the nature of the position, as determined from time to time by WPC’s Executive Director
including special projects or initiatives.


• Works in close collaboration with the Executive Director, who retains the ultimate financial responsibility within the approved annual budget.
• Works with the Women’s Senior National Team Program Head Coach, the Men’s Senior National Team Program Head
Coach, the Director of Next Generation Programs (position not currently activated), the High Performance Manager and other WPC’s national office staff or High Performance Program contractors to ensure implementation of WPC directives.
• Works in concert with and provides leadership to appropriate Water Polo Canada’s Committees.
• Works with Water Polo Canada program partners, including Sport Canada, Own the Podium, the Canadian Olympic
Committee, Canadian Sport Institutes, the FINA, the UANA, Aquatics Canada, etc. on files related to the HPD
• Works with both Senior Programs Head Coaches and other National Coaches to continually improve the quality of
WPC’s programs.


Job Description

Job Opportunity

Junior Swimming Team coach positionChina swimming Association

The China Swimming Association is looking for a good



1. Organize and supervise 2 coaches of the school swimming team and 15 athletes in their supervision;
2. Organize and supervise the training, management and competition of the athletes;
3. Plan and deliver theoretical training sessions for the 5 coaches of the school swimming team (at least 12 sessions annually)

Skills and Experience Required:

1. passionate about swimming;
2. male, above 35, fluent in English;
3. rich knowledge of swimming theory and high swimming skills
4. certified swimming coach;
5. rich coaching experience and proven track record would be a plus

Salary: negotiable

School Information:

Shanghai Sports School, founded on September 17, 1959, offers 13 youth sports, including girls' football, basketball, volleyball, table tennis, badminton, baseball, softball, tennis, track and field, swimming, fencing, judo, and modern pentathlon. The school is honored with 'National High Level Sports Talents Base' and ‘National Key Secondary Vocational School’.


Contact: Zhang Jieyu     E-mail:

Long Term Coaches Turkish Swimming Federation

Turkish Swimming Federation is looking for


as per the details below:

Turkish Swimming Federation is looking for long term coaches.

Turkish Swimming Federation has opened 5 Olympic Preperation Centers in Turkey. We are looking for a coach who is going to take responsibility in Ankara OPC. The coach is going to work in Talent Selection and Long Term Training with Youth and Junior Teams.

Period of the Job is until 31.12.2016 and extendable to 2020.

Applicants can send their CVs and Motivational letters to and e-mail adresses.

State Coach, Diving South Australia

Diving South Australia Inc (DSA) is looking for a STATE COACH full time as per the details below:

Diving South Australia Inc (DSA) has an exciting opportunity for a Diving Coach to join our organisation to further develop athletes and the sport of diving in South Australia. DSA is based at the world class diving facility at the South Australian Aquatic and Leisure Centre, Marion, South Australia.

We are currently seeking applications from suitably qualified diving coaches to work in the development pathway in Adelaide. The State Coach will be responsible for leading all DSA programs and working closely with the South Australian Coach Committee and DSA Development Officer, the primary focus of the role is:

- To provide leadership and manage all diving squad programs across DSA;

- Provide direction and assistance for athlete recruitment projects to build DSA membership base;

- To deliver quality coaching/mentoring in the daily training environment for DSA athletes/coaches, with the objective to:

- Achieve agreed athlete state representation targets;

- Achieve agreed athlete progression and development targets;

- Provide safe training environment practices

- Work closely with DSA coaches to establish consistency of coaching methods.

 Qualification: Level 2 Coaching Accreditation (or equivalent) with harness experience


 The State Coach of Diving South Australia (DSA) is responsible for the provision of managing and leading all DSA programs. Providing high quality coaching and customer service to DSA members in the development and delivery of squad training programs across all levels and actively contributing to the South Australian Coach Committee.


 B1. Program Development and Coaching

- Coaching athletes in SATID and SAJD development squads

- Oversee the training plan and training program for all athletes in DSA

- Mentor and develop DSA coaches

- Assist with and initiate diver recruitment projects

- Facilitate talent spotting and athlete advancement into high performance pathway

- Organise and conduct school holiday recruitment and training activities

- Organise and conduct training camps

- In conjunction with senior coaches, develop and deliver ongoing training and education sessions for DSA coaches

- Lead DSA coaches: ensure consistency of behaviour, standards of coaching and methods meet the expectations of DSA

- Work in a team of coaches to ensure best practice skill sets are delivered to establish continuity across all levels of divers

- Assist DSA coaches in planning and delivery of their lesson plans

- Ensure all athletes are at a standard to compete at their appropriate abilities or age groups for Levels, State and National competitions

B2. Program Management

- Attend monthly board meetings and report to the board of directors

- Attend weekly Coach Committee meeting

- Work closely with DSA Development Officer

- Liaise with Diving Australia (DA) in organising and assisting with a minimum of one Level 1 coaching course per year

- Attend meetings/courses with program partners, government departments and the national body

- Ensure all training sessions are properly staffed for both safety and financial economy

- Recruit and develop coaches from within programs 

B3. Personal Capabilities and Special Conditions

- Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build effective collaborative relationships

- High level of written and verbal communication skills

- Commitment to providing safe environment practices

- Other additional duties as required

- Ability to utilise Microsoft desktop applications

- Current drivers licence/first aid certificate

- Satisfactory criminal history/record check and working with children check

Applicants are required to provide a maximum two page cover letter and a resume outlining their skills and experience against the job responsibilities in the attached position description. Applicants must hold a Level 2 coaching accreditation (or equivalent) with harness experience to be considered.

For further information and to apply, please send your application to Meredith Cameron at: or phone 0404 088 379