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Jobs in the Sport Sector

The Australian Sports Commission (ASC) delivers a number of programs in partnership with National Sporting Organisations, State Institutes and Academies of Sport, Sate Departments of Sport and Recreation, just to name a few.

There are many opportunities for careers in sport in Australia. This page includes information on current sporting employment opportunities which are not at the ASC.

A list of current vacancies at the Australian Sports Commission can be found at our Careers with ASC site.


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High Performance Manager – Coaching

The Fremantle Dockers are seeking a highly skilled and motivated professional to join our team in the exciting new role of High Performance Manager – Coaching in our Football Operations Department.

The main focus of the role is the ongoing education and development of the club’s coaching team to ensure they deliver the highest standard of coaching to the playing group.

This will involve a diverse skill set to enable the successful candidate to provide assistance and mentoring to the coaches in terms of the player development plans, teaching and feedback techniques and accountability for the coaching team’s individual development plans.

Above all else, the ideal candidate will be of exceptional personal character with a high level of integrity and work ethic with willingness to commit to the club’s trademark behaviours and values. 

A reasonable knowledge of the disciplines of sport science, psychology, coaching / education and leadership is desired.

In addition they will have an understanding of the principles of a high performance environment which may include the sporting or corporate environment.  AFL experience is not essential.

The proven ability to develop athletes and / or staff is required.  The right person will be able to easily create rapport and trust with others. 

To find out more about this exciting opportunity, including how to apply you can access more information at the following link:


Applications close at 9am (AWST) Monday 19 September 2016. 


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Radford College is an Anglican co-educational day school catering for students from Pre-Kindergarten to Year 12. The College is located in the Canberra suburb of Bruce.



We are seeking a highly experienced sports administrator with a passion for developing outstanding sporting experiences for young people from the novice to elite performance level. The position requires strength in strategic development of programs and well developed skills in administration, organisation and communication.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate;

  • Outstanding people leadership and communication skills

  • Strong strategic planning skills with evidence of successful outcomes

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to relate positively to students, parents and staff

  • The ability to organise others in a supportive and positive manner and to communicate clearly information relating to sporting fixtures and venue

  • Ongoing review and continuous improvement approaches ensuring a high quality sport experience/s for all students


    This is a contract position, initially for a 5 year period.

    Details about this position can be found on the College's website Further enquiries about this position may be obtained by contacting the Deputy Principal Head of Secondary School, Phillip O’Regan at or Human Resources at Information on How to Apply is linked here and in the Careers section on the College website

    Applications close 12 September 2016, and should be addressed to:

    The Principal

Applicants will be subject to employment screening and will be required to provide a current ACT Working with Vulnerable People card prior to commencing employment.


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