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Special Olympics Australia - State Cricket Coordinator - SA

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Special Olympics Australia is a not-for-profit organisation that provides regular sports training, competition opportunities and development programs for people with an intellectual disability across Australia.

Special Olympics Australia is currently seeking a qualified cricket coach who can provide assistance and support in the ongoing development of the cricket program for intellectually disabled athletes.

Special Olympics Australia has a proud history of creating opportunities for cricket players to merge passion and ability in regualr sport participation. The role will provide technical skill development across a range of cricket disciplines to support athletes in achieving their goals.

The ideal candidate will have strong relationship management skills and ability to motivate cricket players with intelectual disability.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support in the preparation of skill sessions and activities for athletes
  • Monitor and provide feedback regarding athlete development
  • Encourage athletes to achieve their personal best

Essential Requirements

  • First Aid Certificate
  • Working with Children / Working with Vulnerable People Check
  • National Police / Criminal History Check
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills
  • Ability to be flexible and to improvise when needed
  • Ability to inspire and motivate others to believe in the Special Olympics Mission
  • Ability to work within set boundaries
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills
  • Understanding of relevant WH&S requirements
  • Good time management skills
  • Has experience as a competitor and/or coach

Desirable Criteria

  • Has awareness of the common and different needs of athletes with an intellectual disability
  • Previous coaching experience within a disability setting
  • Knowledge of Special Olympics Australia and programs