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9 Jun 2022

Full-Time Hockey Coach

WAIS – Posted by WAIS Mount Claremont, Western Australia, Australia

Job Description

Are you passionate about hockey and coaching? Do you want to develop the next generation of Western Australian hockey players? The Western Australian Institute of Sport is looking for a Hockey Coach to join the WAIS hockey program.

About WAIS

The Western Australian Institute of Sport (WAIS) is the peak high-performance sporting organisation in Western Australia. WAIS has a proud history of Olympic, Paralympic and World Champions who have accomplished amazing achievements within sport and in life. WAIS enables and supports WA athletes achieve success on a National and International level. Our culture of Striving for Excellence is lived through the behaviours of athletes and staff that demonstrate Passion, Integrity, Quality and Teamwork.

WAIS is proudly supported by the State Government and is a member of the National Institute Network who collectively support National and State Sporting Organisations to deliver the National High Performance Sport Strategy.

About the role

Reporting to the WAIS Hockey Head Coach, the role will work within a multidisciplinary team to develop hockey players capable of becoming successful international athletes through the provision of a nationally recognised daily training environment.

The Hockey Coach is responsible for the development and progression of assigned hockey players (male and female) towards Hockey Australia’s National squad and NTC selection.  The Hockey Coach will support WA pathway initiatives which may include coaching underage State and National teams, coach mentoring and engagement with hockey pathway partners.

Core duties will include:

  • Delivery of hockey training that achieves technical, tactical and physical development benchmarks aligned to Hockey Australia’s national athlete pathway program (NAPP)
  • Development and delivery of effective individual athlete performance plans in consultation with relevant club coaches for assigned hockey players
  • Positively collaborate with the Performance Enhancement Team to optimise hockey performance and innovation
  • Support the Head Coach Hockey and collaborate with the Performance Enhancement Team to deliver the program vision and team culture

The role is based out of the WAIS High Performance Service Centre in the Mt Claremont Sporting Precinct. The successful candidate will have access to world class facilities to foster the next generation of Western Australian hockey players.

About you

We are looking for an enthusiastic coach with the proven ability to develop hockey players to a national and international level.  You will have sound knowledge of contemporary issues associated with high-performance sport and the development of elite athletes for success in the National and International arena.

Experience and qualification requirements:

  • Demonstrated experience in a high-performance environment coaching, developing and motivating athletes
  • Successful campaign delivery at a State U21 level and/or National level
  • Track record of building partnerships that achieve shared outcomes with a diverse range of stakeholders
  • Level 2 Coaching accreditation, Hockey Australia (or international equivalent)
  • Working with Children Check
  • National Police Clearance (valid within the last 12 months)
  • First Aid certificate

This is a fixed term contract through to the 2024 Olympic Games, with the potential to extend to the 2028 Olympic cycle.  Anticipated Salary Range = $87,888 – $96,038 + Superannuation.

How to Apply

To apply, please visit the WAIS website and submit a one-page cover letter along with your resume outlining your experience against the position description found at Applications are to be sent to and will close at midnight Sunday June 19th, 2022 AWST. Interviews will be conducted for shortlisted candidates between June 29 - July 1. For further information For role related queries please contact Sheila Galloway, Performance Team Director - Pathway via email

Job Categories: Hockey Coaches. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: #hockey #Hockeyjobs #hockeyplayers. Salaries: 80,000 - 100,000.

Job expires in 66 days.

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