2022 JWOC Training Group

Brodie Nankervis2021 Archive, Coaching, High Performance News

Do you think you might want to try for JWOC next year? We are putting together a 2022 JWOC training group that will be open for all who are interested.  The group will be led by both the High Performance Management Group and the JWOC coach and manager once appointed. It’s been hard to have any definite plans recently but … Read More

OA National Team Positions 2022

Fredrik Johansson2021 Archive, High Performance, High Performance News

Orienteering Australia is seeking volunteers to fill team manager and coach positions for WOC, JWOC and WUOC(subject to any further COVID-19 restrictions). ● World Orienteering Championships, Denmark, 25-30th June 2022 ● Junior World Orienteering Championships, Portugal, 10-16th July 2022 Further details of the events can be found at eventor.orienteering.org. Team managers and coaches will have their travel costs paid for … Read More

Senior National Team Squads

Fredrik Johansson2021 Archive, High Performance, High Performance News

OA would like to announce the 2 National Senior Squads going into 2022. We are trialling a different squad setup – High Performance and National Development. We are very excited to have secured 2 fantastic leadership teams with loads of experience to help guide the 2 senior squads. HP – Matthew Crane , Jo Allison and Grant Bluett ND – … Read More

National Integrity Manager/Unit – at least one volunteer needed

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A federal Government body, Sport Integrity Australia, was created last year to set up and administer a National Integrity Framework. This will cover sports people’s behaviour other than during competition. Orienteering, as a recognised sport, will be required from next year to have a National Integrity Unit to administer the Framework. The Unit’s role is highly responsible. But, the Sport … Read More

National Awards & Trophies Manager – volunteer position(s)

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Orienteering Australia has around 20 different types of annual awards and trophies.Quite a few of these include a permanent trophy.OA is seeking a volunteer (or two/three) to administer these awards and trophies.This includes coordinating voting for volunteer awards, arranging for trophies to be engraved and transported.The Manager will also be responsible for reviewing the awards and trophies to ensure we … Read More

New OA Director

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OA has appointed Brett Weihart to the Board as Director. With over 25 years of orienteering in Scandinavia including 3 years of coaching at WOC for the Australian team, Brett has a wealth of experience which will be very useful for the Board going forward. Brett also brings to the Board vast corporate experience with executive roles both within the … Read More

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

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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