The Western Australian Cricket Association (WACA) is the governing body of cricket in the state of Western Australia, home to WA’s elite teams, the Warriors and the Western Fury, and the T20 Big Bash League’s Perth Scorchers. It oversees the development of the game across a variety of metro and regional areas, age groups and communities. The WACA’s vision is to make cricket Australia’s favourite sport, in conjunction with Cricket Australia, and to be the leaders across national team representation, elite team success, participation, engagement and fan experience.
The Coach Development Coordinator will coordinate development programs to increase the quality and quantity of coaches within Western Australian cricket. Reporting to the Talent Manager, they will oversee the implementation and delivery of Coaching Accreditation courses for District Coaches, players and other parties.
With demonstrated ability in training, educating, coaching and interacting with people of all ages, you will play a prominent role in connecting coaches at all levels of cricket in WA with access to learning and development opportunities.
You will be accountable for managing stakeholder relationships including, but not limited to DSR and District cricket clubs. In addition to external stakeholders you will be responsible for managing the continual development of staff coaches and specialists.
You will possess enthusiasm and passion for the sport of cricket and a commitment to see the sport develop and improve. Highly developed interpersonal skills, including oral and written communication, liaison, negotiation, conflict resolution and active listening is essential.
Tertiary qualifications in education, human movement or other related disciplines and Certificate IV in Assessment and Workplace Training is desirable.