EOI’s sought for Athletes and Manager for AUS vs. NZL Challenge, June 2022 in NZL

Brodie Nankervis2022 Archive, Coaching, High Performance, High Performance News

The HP Management group are seeking expressions of interest to be in an Australian team to compete against New Zealand in a AUS vs. NZL challenge at the Queens Birthday weekend in June (Weekend before Australian Queens Birthday weekend). This was a regular fixture in the Australian HP program prior to the pandemic and both Australia and New Zealand are … Read More

Sport Australia Launch New Community Coaching – Essential Skills Course

Brodie Nankervis2022 Archive, Coaching, Get Involved

The new course will replace the existing General Principles Course and is available on any device, so you can update your skills and continue to deliver fun, safe and inclusive sport that meets the needs of your participants. Developed in collaboration with the sport sector, the new approach is about supporting the development, education and training of coaches and empowering … Read More

OA Publishes New Coaching Framework

Brodie Nankervis2022 Archive, Administration, Coaching

Orienteering Australia is excited to announce that after 1.5 years of conceptualisation, stakeholder engagement and thorough review, the new Coaching Framework has been published. Lead by OA’s Manager of Coaching Development Brodie Nankervis, the project team included representatives from all state/territory organisations. The framework aligns with OA’s strategic plan, and outlines a guide to foot orienteering coaching education, development and … Read More

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

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

Orienteering Australia High Performance Squad Structure Update

Brodie NankervisCoaching, High Performance, High Performance News

Orienteering Australia is excited to announce an updated high performance squad structure which will be trialled in 2022. The aim of the update was to consolidate the current squad structure and allow the high performance team to deliver meaningful input to our highest performing athletes. Orienteering Australia believes that the new structure will facilitate sending strong teams to junior and … Read More

Junior Camp 2021 Wrap Up

Brodie NankervisCoaching

Words from Felicity Crosato, Camp Coordinator Qld Junior Camp was to be a little different this year, when it was planned to combine it with the National Junior Development Camp.  Planning was going well, with nearly 140 people registered to attend, when Covid 19 struck again and restrictions prevented most of the interstaters, including the other Co-coordinator, Brodie Nankervis from … Read More

OACT Moderate Level Training Camp for Developing Orienteers

Brodie NankervisCoaching, Get Involved, Learn

OACT is putting on a fantastic looking initiative in late June – a moderate level training camp focused on teaching navigation skills for developing orienteers! Training activities will be suited for all developing orienteers, from those first trying their hand at moderate navigation to those transitioning towards hard navigation. The camp has been scheduled so that those heading to the national … Read More

OA Welcomes Hanny Allston to the team

Craig Steffens2021 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

2021 Orienteering Australia AGM and Committee Meetings – Update

Paul Prudhoe2021 Archive, Administration, Coaching, Events, High Performance, Mapping, Technical

The 2021 Orienteering Australia Annual General Meeting will take place at Molong Central School Hall, 68-70 Phillip St, Molong NSW 2866 on Sunday 4th April 2021 at 3pm. The  AGM Agenda and associated papers can be found here – 2021 AGM Agenda and Papers The timetable for Committee meetings, also being held at the Central School Molong (on Saturday 3rd April) is: … Read More