We are seeking a Head Coach to work with our team of around ten coaches to provide regular coaching sessions to over 100 junior badminton players. The association has four regular weekly training sessions with the prospect for further squads being set up. We also run six age related casual junior coaching sessions for new starters. 

There is the expectation that the Head Coach will seek out and organise badminton clinics in schools within the area using our pool of coaches. Last year we ran clinics at over 30 schools covering more than 3,500 students. There is an opportunity to build up private coaching sessions for adults and juniors.

The Head coach will also be responsible for regular administration duties; liaising with squad members and parents, organising representative teams, tournament entries, coordinating volunteers, rostering coaches and coaching programs.

Key delivery expectations include:

  • Plan and conduct organised and challenging training sessions
  • Game day coaching
  • Fair and transparent team selections
  • Support the culture of the Association
  • Work collaboratively with Association staff, coaches and volunteers
  • Increase private coaching sessions
  • Increase the number of school badminton clinics

Key Selection Considerations:

  • Elite level coaching experience
  • Current coaching accreditation
  • Current Working with Children Check
  • Ability to communicate and adapt to a variety of cultures
  • The ability to lead and work with a group of coaches
  • A demonstrated track record of coaching success at club and association level 
  • Drivers Licence
  • First Aid Certificate

Commitment Expectations – Current:

  • Thursdays – On court – 5:30pm to 8:30pm
  • Fridays – On court – 5:30pm to 7:30pm
  • Saturdays – On court – 8:30am to 10:30am
  • Sundays – On court – 8:30am to 11:30am
  • Administration -30-40 hours per month

Apply for this Role:

  • Please email your resume and cover email/letter to Altona Badminton Centre: info@altonabadminton.com.au
  • Remuneration will be commensurate with your skills and experience.
  • To apply for this position, you must be legally entitled to work in Australia.

Essential Requirements

Employer and Other Details

Western Suburbs Badminton Association Inc (ABN 31 115 639 803) is one of the premier Australian badminton associations based at of the Altona Badminton Centre in the western suburbs of Melbourne, Victoria. 

Apply for this role

Please email your resume and cover email/letter to Altona Badminton Centre: info@altonabadminton.com.au