Applications for Senior Australian National Representative Team

Gridiron Australia is calling for applications from suitably qualified coaches who are interested in becoming part of the Senior Australian National Representative Team which will be seeking to qualify for the 2015 IFAF World Championships. Applicants are being sought for Offensive, Defensive and Special Teams Coordinators and Positional Coaches.

Head Coach John Leijten is seeking a team of highly experienced, knowledgable coaches to assist him in developing and implementing a four (4) year development program that will see Australia qualify for the 2015 World Championships to be held in Stockholm, Sweden.

The Australian National Team development program will require coaches to commit to an extensive regime of:

  • program development,
  • activities that include multiple national team development camps,
  • regular state based training activities with national squad players,
  • playbook development,
  • film study,
  • reporting,
  • regular teleconferences,
  • team management, and
  • development activities and any other duties related to the position as assigned by the head coach.

Interested coaches should review the following documents:

Gridiron Australia Cover Letter
2012-2015 Australian National Gridiron Team position responsibilities and selection criteria – Assistant Coaches
These two documents outline the requirements of the positions and selection criteria the selection committee will address in making reccommendations for appointments.

Coaches who are interested in being a part of this historic undertaking are asked to forward a copy of their application by 5pm, Sunday 17th June 2012 to:

Mr Geoff Hiddleston
National Director of Coaching – Gridiron Australia
ndc@gridironaustralia.org.au