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Jets on search for 2022 Championship Men Coach

Jets on search for 2022 Championship Men Coach

The Sunbury Jets are on the hunt for a new Championship Men’s coach after a period of success with the team.

After a successful championship campaign in 2019 (Division One Men) and then being elevated into the Championship Division, the Sunbury Basketball Association (‘SBA’) is seeking suitable and qualified applicants for the position of Head Coach for its Championship Men’s team for 2022. 

The successful applicant will be responsible for leading Sunbury Basketball’s Big V Championship Men’s Program for a 1-year appointment with an additional 2-years offered after a successful review of year 1. 

The Coach will report directly to the SBA Director of Coaching and the Senior Jets Committee. The Coach will be required to work with the SBA’s administration staff and junior basketball program. The coach will exhibit a passion for men’s basketball, have strong interpersonal skills, and have an ability to develop athletes and coaches and have a proven background in people management. Remuneration will be awarded based on the successful applicants’ experience. 

Applicants will display the following skills and attributes:

  • Demonstrated experience and passion for developing athletes at an elite level. 
  • Proven ability to communicate, train and lead in a professional manner. 
  • A background in playing or coaching basketball at state league or national level.
  • Have a high level of technical and tactical knowledge of basketball. 

The SBA also requires that the successful applicant will:

  • Hold a current Working with Children (WWC) Card. 
  • Level 2 (NCAS Association Coach Accreditation). 
  • Work closely with SBA’s Youth Champ, U21, U18 and U16 junior programs. 
  • Establish, maintain & promote the SBA pathway with our VJBL athletes.
  • Provide scout and video feedback to its players during the season. 
  • Provide individual training and development opportunities during the season. 
  • Provide reviews to players during the season. 
  • Not combine VJBL coaching at another Association.

The successful applicant will understand the importance of the Senior Jets program to the entire SBA and, be prepared to provide assistance in the SBA where appropriate. 

All applicants should forward a brief resume, detailing qualifications and experience, marked “Private and Confidential” to coachingdirector@sunburybasketball.com.au.

The closing date for all applications will be on the 17th of September with successful applicants being contacted for interviews shortly after this date.