UHA positions available (Executive Director & Women’s Coach)

Underwater Hockey Australia (UHA) seeks applicants for the following positions:

Executive Director, Underwater Hockey Australia

The UHA Executive Director (2-year appointment) position is currently vacant. This position oversees the work of the UHA Executive Committee and sets the strategic direction for Australian Underwater Hockey.

Key responsibilities of the role includes:

  • Recruitment of people to the Executive Committee who will bring energy and teamwork and make a contribution to the sport;
  • Oversight of the work of the committee, including making sure there is good communication between members;
  • Planning and budgeting;
  • Oversight of major competitions hosted by and in Australia;
  • Managing relationships with international underwater hockey organisations and representing UHA at international forums;
  • Liaison with the Australian Underwater Federation (including attendance at the AUF AGM).
  • Assisting state representatives, the Executive Committee and other officials with general problem solving and broker agreements if there are differences of opinion.

Interested applicants should lodge a written application containing the following information:

  • CV
  • Relevant qualifications
  • Previous Administrative/Coaching/Playing experience

Applications should be addressed to:

  • Rees Quilford, Acting Executive Director, Underwater Hockey Australia (director@underwaterhockeyaustralia.org.au)

Elite Women’s Australian Team Coach

Underwater Hockey Australia (UHA) seeks applicants for the Elite Women’s Australian Team Coach. The position is a 2-year appointment from 2012-13.

For international competitions, all travel expenses, accommodation, registration and team uniform costs for non-playing coaches are fully subsidised. Officials who also play will receive a 50% subsidy for their travel, accommodation, registration and uniform costs.

For more information on the responsibilities of the role please contact Rees Quilford (Director of Coaching – see below for details).

Interested Applicants are required to lodge a written application containing the following information:

  • Previous Coaching/Playing Experience
  • Relevant qualifications
  • Proposed player development plan
  • Preferred selection criteria and timeline
  • Proposed training times

Applications should be addressed to:

Rees Quilford, UHA Director of Coaching (reesquilford@hotmail.com)

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