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2016 Canberra Gunners SEABL & Gunners Academy Men’s Head Coach Positions

Expressions of interest are invited from suitably qualified and experienced coaches who are interested in being considered for the 2016 Canberra Gunners SEABL or Gunners Academy Head Coaching positions. Head Coach Appointments for BACT High Performance Programs are generally for a two-year period with a review following each season. The appointments are on a volunteer basis however the Gunners SEABL Head Coach will receive an honorarium. The Gunners Academy Program participate in the BNSW Waratah State League and train with the Gunners SEABL Program under the overall direction of the Gunners SEABL Head Coach.

Applicants for the positions should ideally meet the desirable criteria as listed below.

Interested applicants should email a one page resume summarising their coaching background and suitability to be involved in Basketball’s ACT High Performance Program to the BACT Head of High Performance at

Please contact Phil Brown for further information on the positions.

Desirable criteria

Be available to attend all trials, squad/team trainings, practice games
Have previous Head Coaching experience, ideally at the senior level
Have a proven record of successfully leading a high performance program
Have a strong ability to plan and implement a suitable training & competition program
Have a demonstrated record in individual player development
Have effective communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to interact positively with program BACT staff, SEABL officials, athletes and supporters
Be a positive role model on & off the basketball court
Have a strong understanding of the high performance environment
Have demonstrated personal resilience and strong work ethic
Have a willingness and loyalty in supporting BACT High Performance Programs
Have a strong desire to learn and develop their coaching capabilities further and effectively mentor their assistant coaches
Ideally have a current ‘Association Coach’ (previously called Level 2) NCAS Accreditation
Coaches must have a current ‘Working With Vulnerable People’ Registration Card.