Orienteering Australia Seeking National Squad Coaches

Brodie Nankervis2021 Archive, Administration, Coaching, Get Involved, High Performance, High Performance News

Orienteering Australia is seeking expressions of interest for coaches to work within the new squad structure that is to be trialled in 2022. OA is looking for 1-2 individuals to lead each of the two squads within the new structure – the High-Performance Squad and the National Development Squad. Expressions of interest could be in the form of a team … Read More

OA Resignations

shanej2021 Archive

Hanny Allston and Matthew Dunstan have resigned from their positions as Director, Coaching and General Manager. Matthew will step down at the end of September. The resignations were due to unexpected time pressures in their lives outside orienteering. In both cases, COVID was a factor; it increased the time they need to spend elsewhere earning a living. Hanny and Matthew … Read More

Silva Medal 2021

Darryl Erbacher2021 Archive

The Silva Medal has been won by Marina Iskhakova RR A. Congratulations Marina. Photo by Tom de Jongh The Silva Medal competition for 2021 is based on points for participating and placing in the Australian 3-Days Championships (each day considered as a separate event) . In 2021, this award would have been based on the Australian 3-Days, plus the cancelled … Read More

OA Welcomes Hanny Allston to the team

craigs2021 Archive, About OA, Administration, Coaching

OA has appointed Hanny Allston to the board as Director – Coaching. Hanny Allston is the founding director of Find Your Feet, an award-winning Tasmanian business specialising in international trail running experiences, peak performance coaching and outdoor retail. She holds tertiary degrees in medical research, education, coaching and business. Hanny is an Australian Institute of Company Directors councillor, the tourism & … Read More

WOC 2021 Merit Team

Fredrik Johansson2021 Archive, High Performance, High Performance News, News

Orienteering Australia is pleased to announce the Australian merit team for WOC 2021. This is the highest level of representation so it’s a very impressive achievement. Well done and congratulations to you all! Women Grace Crane Tara Melhuish Krystal Neumann Olivia Sprod Men Matt Doyle Patrick Jaffe Aston Key (Oceania champion middle) Henry McNulty Brodie Nankervis (Oceania champion sprint,long) The … Read More

Orienteering Australia 2021 Annual General Meeting

Paul Prudhoe2021 Archive, About OA, Administration, Featured News

The 2021 Annual General Meeting took place at Molong Central School Hall on Sunday 4th April 2021 at 3pm. Draft Minutes are available here. As noted in the draft minutes, under the new constitution, there are seven directors and the Board decides on which position each director will fill. Any Australian who is an International Orienteering Federation Council member has an … Read More

Orienteering Australia – Executive Officer

Paul Prudhoe2021 Archive, About OA, Administration, Featured News

Orienteering Australia is seeking a new Executive Officer, following the retirement of Paul Prudhoe, who was in the position since 2017. The successful candidate will play a significant leadership role in OA’s developing organisation and will also lead the management of Orienteering Australia’s relationship with Sport Australia. Reporting to the Chair and the Board, the Executive Officer will work closely … Read More

JWOC 2021 honour team

Fredrik Johansson2021 Archive, High Performance, High Performance News

 Orienteering Australia is pleased to announce the Australian honour team for JWOC 2021. This is the highest level of representation so it’s a very impressive achievement. Well done and congratulations to you all!  Junior Women Mikayla Cooper Abigail George Joanna George Arabella Phillips Nea Shingler Emily Sorensen Junior Men Dante Afnan Jensen Key Grant Reinbott Blake Reinbott Ewan Shingler David Stocks At the OA … Read More

NOL round 3 & 4

Fredrik Johansson2021 Archive, High Performance, High Performance News

Thanks to those who completed the survey regarding NOL and training camps. The National O League will continue as originally planned, with only 2 NOL rounds to go in Renmark and Broulee, so only 2 more weekends of high level racing in which to earn NOL points! NOL round 3 Entries close this Sunday night (18th) for the 2 races … Read More