ID: 127532

Junior/ Minis Coach - Southern Football League

Sport Regular - more than 6 months Noarlunga Downs SA

About this opportunity

The Junior Coach is responsible the recruiting, retaining and improving the skills of junior players.

Duties: • Ensure that all Southern Football League coaches code of behaviours are followed. • Develop the team fairly and without bias, by ensuring that all players are given an equal amount of playing time. • Ensure a positive playing environment by ensuring that all mini players have good sportsmanship, play fairly and letting them know that the game is played for fun and not for the win. • Communicate with players on their own level. • Build relationships with the players, parents, committee and the football community. • Keep in touch with player’s families about any changes that may affect game day eg. Playing field and time changes. • Contact the coaching coordinator of any problems that occur during the match. • Be willing to assist the club in running of social events that junior players are involved with. • Design and implement as a member of a team an attraction and retention program that will boost the level of junior players at the club.

Qualifications: • a youth level 1 course must be completed.

Skills: • Ability to communicate verbally to the intended audience. • Have a familiarity with the game, how it is played and the rules that are followed. • Time management and people management are essential. • Have an understanding about fair play and good sportsmanship. • Have knowledge and ideas of player retention and recruitment and be able to implement them in the role.

Experience: No experience is necessary just an understanding of the rules of the game and how to communicate with children under the age of 18.

Training available to completed for becoming a coach.

Additional requirements

National Police Certificate *.

A youth level 1 course must be completed
An understanding of the rules of the game is required and how to communicate with children under the age of 18.

Training available and must have police check.

* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.
Time Required

Game days and additional hours to be negotiated.

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • Skilled Volunteers
Type of work
  • Education & Training
  • Sport & Physical Activity
  • Tutoring & Coaching