Volunteer Senior Football Coach – Ballarat Bulldogs
Senior Coach Required
The Ballarat Bulldogs football team are seeking a Senior Coach for the 2017 season.
About the Ballarat Bulldogs and F.I.D.A.
The Ballarat Bulldogs are a mixed gender football and netball club for people with intellectual disability, who are aged between 14 and 40 years. The Ballarat Bulldogs compete in the Football Integration Development Association (F.I.D.A.) Western Conference.
The F.I.D.A. program aims to provide an environment for people with intellectual disability that promotes fitness, fun, friendship and a sense of belonging. Additionally this participation opportunity enhances life skills and develops self-esteem, confidence and improved health of all participants.
The Ballarat Bulldogs’ fixture includes home and away matches against other all abilities teams from the Grampians, Hamilton, Hampden and the Wimmera. The Bulldogs are based and train at White Flat Oval in Ballarat.
The Ballarat Bulldogs are reigning premiers of the F.I.D.A. Western Conference and remained undefeated in the 2016 season.
Senior Coach Responsibilities
Coordination and delivery of pre-season training sessions
Coordination and delivery of fortnightly training sessions
Delivery of game-day coaching for the five matches of the home and away season
Delivery of game-day coaching at the F.I.D.A. Western Conference Finals Carnival
Attend club functions
Working With Children’s Check
Previous experience in the game of football
Friendly, welcoming and approachable personality
Ability to adapt training plans in accordance to each participant’s varying needs, skill level,
age and fitness level
Capability to interact with people from a wide range of ages and demographics
AFL Level 1 Coaching Accreditation (must be acquired prior to the commencement of role, the club will assist successful applicant to obtain this training if required)
Previous experience working with people living with intellectual disability
Previous experience in football coaching
Applications close: 5:00pm Friday 10th February 2017
For further information, inquiries or applications please contact: Tom McCarthy on (03) 5331 6966 or firstname.lastname@example.org