Positions vacant: 2018 Softball Australia International Friendship Series

Positions vacant: 2018 Softball Australia International Friendship Series

Softball Australia is seeking expressions of interest for coaches and team managers for Australian squads for the 2018 Softball Australia International Friendship Series program, to be held at Redlands Softball Association, Qld, from Friday 6 July – Friday 13 July.

Softball Australia will have two junior women’s and two junior men’s teams participating in the program and is seeking:

1 x Head Coach per team (4 TOTAL) 1 x Team Manager per team (4 TOTAL)
2 x Development Coaches per team (8 TOTAL)

Please read the position descriptions (links below) for further information about each of the roles.

Head Coach PD Development Coach PD Team Manager PD

This is an ideal opportunity for coaches and team managers to enter the national pathway for junior and senior Australian team programs. The week will expose coaches to education and development opportunities in addition to working with Australia’s best junior athletes.

The Friendship Series program includes a three day training camp (Friday 6 July – Sunday 8 July) and five day tournament (Monday 9 July – Friday 13 July). There will be other teams from Australia and overseas participating in the tournament.

There is no levy payable for the Head Coach and Team Manager positions. A levy is payable for the Development Coach positions, approximate cost (incl. GST) will be as follows:

  • $450 for coaches if flights are not required; $600 if flights are required

The levy covers accommodation, meals, apparel, team photo, tournament program and all other development opportunities during the week.

Applications must be submitted on the Application for Position form, to National Events and Products Manager, Shane Cantelmi, no later than COB on Tuesday 15 May 2018 and must include:

  • A copy of the applicant’s resume
  • A covering letter (no more than 1 page) which addresses the required qualifications and experience in the PD.

Applications are to be signed by the applicant’s state office and submitted via email to shane.cantelmi@softball.org.au.