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Posted by Equestrian Western Australia on 19/07/2017.

Coaches Required for WA Australian Interschool Team

EWA is calling for Expressions of Interest from accredited EA NCAS (preferably Level 2 but not limited to) Coaches for Dressage and Jumping to accompany 34 WA State Team members and their families to the 2017 Australian Interschool Equestrian Championships.

The event will take place at the Toowoomba Show Grounds from Tuesday 25 September to Friday 29 September.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Work closely alongside the Team Manager to ensure the safety, preparation and warm up of competitors from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm daily at the event.
  • Provide strategic and practical skills training to guide individual rider skills and strengths toward achieving personal goals.
  • Encourage full participation by each team member and encourage team cohesion.
  • Encourage positive communication between all team members and event officials.

Applicant Requirements:

  • Be willing to be supportive of team decisions and to maintain confidentiality.
  • Show a willingness to comply with EA and EWA Policies and Codes of Conduct.
  • Be able to follow team management directives/   Follow the directive of and reports regularly to the State Team Manager
  • Hold a current Working with Children Check.
  • Hold a current First Aid Certificate.
  • Be empathetic with a kind disposition.
  • Be able to endure late nights and early mornings while away with the team.
  • Be willing to work hard as a personnel member.
  • Display an enthusiastic attitude and embrace the spirit of the State Team.
  • Display good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Be willing to travel and stay with the team while at the Australian Championships.
  • Be willing to purchase and wear the official team uniform.


A package will be negotiated to include related travel, accommodation and out of pocket expenses for the duration of the event. Alternatively, if travel and accommodation are not required (eg. for a local QLD Coach), then a daily rate can be negotiated.

How to Apply:

Qualified and interested candidates can submit a cover letter and resume to Development Officer Sharon Welsh [email protected] by Friday 18th August 2017.

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