University games coaches wanted!

Published: Wednesday 6th April 2016

Calling all ACU staff: Do you have a coaching qualification? The ACU Health, Sport and Wellbeing team is on the lookout for coaches for the various University games events running in 2016.

Each year Australian Catholic University enters teams in over 28 Sports at Australian University Sport events. We are currently seeking enthusiastic, reliable and performance focused coaches for a range of teams competing at the Southern, Eastern and Northern University Games. Coaches will be required to organize tryouts and training sessions prior to the events, assist in team selections and coach throughout the week long events.

Coaching positions are available in the following sports:
Southern Unigames (Footscray, VIC)
* Basketball (Men’s and Women’s)
* Soccer (Men’s and Women’s)
* Futsal (Men’s and Women’s)
* Hockey (Men’s and Women’s)
* Rugby 7s (Men’s)
* Touch (Mixed)
* Ultimate (Mixed)
* Volleyball (Men’s and Women’s)

Eastern Unigames (Wollongong, NSW)
* Basketball (Men’s and Women’s)
* Futsal (Men’s and Women’s)
* Netball (Mixed and Women’s)
* Oztag (Mixed and Men’s)

Northern Unigames (Sunshine Coast, QLD)
* Basketball (Men’s and Women’s)
* Futsal (Women’s)
* Hockey (Women’s)
* Netball (Mixed and Women’s)
* Volleyball (Women’s)

Selection Criteria
* Strong demonstrated level of technical understanding of your sport
* Leadership qualities and experience
* Time management and organisational skills
* Ability to clearly communicate with players and Australian Catholic University staff
* Ability to motivate and get the most out of team members
* Approval from relevant supervisor/manager who has endorsed involvement in the event
* Minimum Level 1 sport specific coaching accreditation
* Senior Level 2 First Aid

Please contact your campus Sports Activity Officer to express your interest.
Southern Unigames (Melbourne and Ballarat campuses) - Jason Slater (
Eastern Unigames (Canberra and Sydney campuses) - Nigel Price (
Northern Unigames (Brisbane campus) - Ben Griffin (