Women’s Head Coach

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Women’s Head Coach

The Role

Cricket Victoria are currently seeking to appoint a full time State Women’s Head Coach to ensure that the Victorian Women’s State Team and the Female High Performance squads receive the most comprehensive coaching available and are given skill development programs that will achieve Australian representation as well as team success. This is an exciting opportunity to work with some of Australia’s best female cricketers, and to elevate the Victorian Women’s team to the next level.  

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Planning and implementation of a program which facilitates excellence in team and individual preparation and performance in the Cricket Australia Women’s National Cricket League, incorporating:
    - winter training squads (senior & emerging players program)
    - pre-season camps & training programs
    - in-season training programs
  • Skills analysis of individuals and squads
  • Implementing individual skill development strategies
  • Performance review of individual players at the end of each training phase for distribution amongst High Performance coaching staff and Premier club coaches
  • Maintain playing files and records on all players within Athlete Management System (AMS)
  • Travel with the team for all interstate matches and be in attendance at all home matches
  • Work in conjunction with T20 Program Manager to align IPP and programming in State environment
  • Assist with WBBL training, net sessions and coaching requirements as required
  • In conjunction with the Talent Development Manager/Specialist - Female, assist in the development and implementation of a State Talent Identification System with strong national links that ensures talented athletes are identified
  • In conjunction with the Talent Development Manager - Female, assist in the creation and management of a Premier Club Coaching Program
  • In conjunction with the Talent Develop Manager/Specialist - Female, assist with the implementation and review of CV Player Pathway
  • View players in domestic competitions and prepare player reports for the National Selection and Youth Selection Panels as required
    - State domestic matches
    - State contracted players
    - Underage Youth squads
    - Underage State Performance championships

Job Details

Depending on experience
Required Skills & Experience
Level 3 Cricket Coaching Accreditation
Minimum of 3 years coaching experience at an elite level
Proven ability to formulate and manage elite training programs and squad preparation
Ability to develop and maintain positive media relations coupled with strong presentation skills
A strong understanding of cricket at national and international level
Previous experience in player list management and selection processes
Current Victorian Employee Working with Children Check (or the ability to obtain one)
Current Victoria Driver’s License


Contact Information

Cricket Victoria, Lakeside Drive, St Kilda VIC, Australia