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Special Olympics Australia - State Sports Coordinator - SA

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  • Support the coordination and delivery of multi-sport State Games in partnership with the State Sport Coordinators
  • Oversee the selection process and management of State teams
  • Plan, implement and maintain the annual State sports calendar
  • Develop and support the sports coordinators Support coach development

1.     Coordinate, fund and deliver multi-sport Events in partnership with the State Sport Coordinators annually, including budget management with Central Office oversight and approval; 2.     Complete State selections in accordance with national selection policies. This can be done by forming a selection sub-committee or by appointing an independent Chair to oversee selections by the state committee; 3.     Ensure that Clubs follow and comply with the process for athlete and official selection and endorsement for State teams; 4.     Undertake the endorsement process of athletes and officials for National Games in line with the national selection policy; 5.    Oversee training and management for State teams; in conjunction with Head of Delegation 6.     Plan, implement and maintain the annual State sporting calendar by the 1 December of each year, in conjunction with Clubs; 7.    Ensure adherence to a consistent competition landscape and standardized approach in line with SOA policies; 9.     Share best practice and advice in sport training and competition management to all stakeholders; 10.     Encourage and actively promote coach development and education; Keep up to date with the official sports rules of Special Olympics (Article 1 sports rules)