Positions vacant – Softball Australia High Performance Coaches and Team Managers

Positions vacant – Softball Australia High Performance Coaches and Team Managers

Softball Australia is seeking to appoint Assistant Coaches, Specialist Battery Coach and Team Manager to the Australian Open Women’s Softball Squad for a series of events and programs. As part the selection process, there is an opportunity for shortlisted applicants to participate in these respective roles at the Down Under Series, 9-12 February 2017 in NSW.

The 2017 Aussie Spirit Squad will compete the Series as part of their selection process and this provides an excellent opportunity for prospective Aussie Spirit Team staff members to demonstrate their ability as part of the recruitment process.

The Assistant Coach (general duties) may be required to act as a bench coach during games, assist in practice sessions, scout, chart and/or provide video analysis services. The Specialist Battery Coach will be required to supervise the bullpen and provide position-specific technical and tactical skill acquisition programs for battery athletes.

Persons interested in being considered for Assistant Coach, Specialist Battery Coach and Team Manager appointments are required to:

  • Submit formal applications on the Application Form, including Member State endorsement and content validation
  • Include a copy of your resume and address the Key Position Criteria included within the Position Description


Applications must be sent to the High Performance Manager, Andy Utting (andy.utting@softball.org.au) no later than COB on Thursday 26 January 2017. If you have any questions, please contact Andy on 0402 681 654.

The positions available for these events are:

Down Under Series
Grand Prix Series
Japan Club Tournament
Grand Prix Series USA  Cup/Canada Cup
Japan Cup
8-12 February March April May July August
Assistant Coach (on diamond) 4 1 1 1 1 1
Assistant Coach (general duties) 2 1 1 1 1 1
Specialist Battery Coach 2 1 1 1 1 1
Team Manager 2 1 1 1 1 1