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Cricket Victoria: Women’s Senior Coaching Assistant – Batting (Deadline – June 9)

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Posted: 10 May 2024
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The Role

We are currently seeking to appoint a full time Women’s Senior Coaching Assistant – Batting to ensure that the Victorian Women’s State Squad and Female Emerging Player Performance squads receive the best strategic, technical and match day support regarding their batting performance and achieve an optimum level of performance and professionalism. This is an exciting opportunity to work with some of Australia’s best female cricketers.  

The salary range for this position is $80,000-$85,000 + super.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • In conjunction with the State Women’s Head Coach:
    – Lead the Women’s State, individual and team batting program in conjunction with Head Coach
    – Responsible for the training and coaching requirements of the State batting group
    – Responsible for skill analysis of individuals and teams including the use of data and footage
    – Responsible for implementing individual skill development strategies
    – Provide individual coaching sessions in line with athlete IPP
    – In conjunction with State coaching staff, be responsible for visual and verbal feedback to players
    – Attend matches and, when required, travel with various designated teams
    – Assist with performance review of individual players at the end of each training phase for distribution amongst State HP Coaching staff
  • In conjunction with the Head of Female Cricket, State Senior coaching staff and Talent Development Manager – Female:
    – Provide support for Winter training programs
    – Provide support and attend as requested Emerging Player games and training sessions
    – Assist with the development and implementation of skills development strategies for progression to WNCL
    – Assist with the development and implementation of T20 skills development strategies for progression to WBBL
    – Assist with EPP coach development, mentoring and alignment with senior program
    – Assist with performance review of individual players at the end of each training phase for distribution amongst Victorian Women’s Squad Coaching staff
  • In conjunction with Talent Development Manager – Female, assist in the creation and delivery of a Premier Club Coaching Program
  • Assist the Talent Development Specialist – Female, as required, at Level 2 courses which includes the deliver of presentations on specialist skills areas

About You

The successful candidate will have experience coaching professional cricketers, with an extensive understanding of national level cricket and knowledge of the Australian cricket coaching philosophy. Ultimately they will have the ability to create and manage elite training programs and demonstrate a genuine passion to develop successful female athletes that leads to team success.

To be considered, you will meet the below criteria:

  • Level 3 Cricket Australia Coaching Accreditation or equivalent internationally recognised certification
  • Minimum of 3 years of coaching experience at an elite level
  • A strong understanding of cricket at state and national level
  • Proven ability to formulate and manage training programs and squad preparation
  • Established strong people management skills
  • Strong results orientation with the proven ability to plan strategically, delivering results within agreed timeframes
  • First-class cricket experience preferred but not essential
  • Current Victorian Employee Working with Children Check

The Benefits

We’re one big collaborative team and we encourage a good work life balance through flexible working. We have a hybrid model of working arrangements with the flexibility for our People to work from our home, the CitiPower Centre, as well as from their home.

Our People benefits include tickets to sporting events (yes, including the cricket), onsite gym access, salary packaging, corporate health insurance, corporate partner discounts, flexible working arrangements, additional week of leave, paid parental leave, professional development opportunities and more!

About Us

Based at the state of the art CitiPower Centre in St Kilda, Cricket Victoria (CV) is one of Victoria’s leading sporting organisations and is the governing body for the game of cricket in Victoria. From grassroots cricket to the elite teams – the Victorian Men’s and Women’s Cricket Teams, Melbourne Renegades and Melbourne Stars – Cricket Victoria nurtures and promotes the development and success of the sport for all Victorians.

If you have the credentials, demonstrated experience and qualifications for this role, please apply by clicking on the “Apply Now” button and ensure you include a cover letter and resume.

Applications close Sunday 9 June 2024 at 11.59pm

At Cricket Victoria, we embrace diversity in gender, age, ethnicity, disability, religion and sexual orientation. We are committed to providing a safe environment for children across Australian Cricket and we also offer a flexible work environment for all employees.

We measure ourselves on our ideals – “Leading the Game”; our shared ideals have the power to create positive change and deliver excellence for our customers, colleagues, and communities. Our people value integrity, connection, accountability, respect and excellence.

We require all applicants to undergo background checks and screening prior to or during any appointment. Australian Cricket’s Commitment Statement to Safeguarding Children and Young People can be found at


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