HP Coaching Manager - High Performance Sport New Zealand

Auckland, New Zealand
15 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

High Performance Sport New Zealand (HPSNZ) was established in 2011 to lead and deliver on key aspects of the High Performance (HP) Strategy in New Zealand. The HPSNZ vision is 'Inspiring the nation through more New Zealanders winning on the world stage at Olympic / Paralympic Games and World Championships'.

Coaching is a top priority for HPSNZ. New Zealand has a small talent base of coaches, so it is critical that HPSNZ support for coaches assists them to accelerate their development and performance.

Reporting to the General Manager, Capacity & Expertise the HP Coaching Manager is responsible for bringing to life the HPSNZ vision for coaching - World class Coaches, in a system where coaching is prioritised and coaches are highly valued - and in so doing, ensure that athletes have the coaching they need to win. A fundamental enabler is the partnership with NSOs.

The HP Coaching Manager will lead HPSNZ’s HP Coaching Consultants (5) and the Manager of the Coach Accelerator Programme and will lead the implementation of the HPSNZ 2017-2024 NZ HP Coaching Plan.

The role will suit candidates experienced in influencing and facilitating behavioural change in people and organisations. These experiences may have been gained directly in high performance sport either as a Head Coach or High Performance Director or alternatively through working in a leadership, coaching or mentoring capacity with high achievers.

Regardless, candidates will need to demonstrate a clear understanding of the requirements of high performance coaches and best practice in high performance coaching.

This is an exciting time to be joining HPSNZ. You will be part of a world's best organisation and working alongside a highly professional, committed, passionate team with an absolute focus on ensuring New Zealand's athletes and teams win on the world stage.

If you understand how to lead a highly focused team tasked with the implementation of a successful athlete development programs to create winners on the world stage, then this could be the role for you!