EXPRESSION OF INTEREST | PROVISION OF UPDATED COACHING SYLLABUS – LEVELS 1, 2, and 3

Paul Prudhoe2020 Archive, Administration, Coaching, High Performance

Orienteering Australia (OA) is seeking EOI submissions, from suitably qualified people or organisations, to update its three levels of coaching syllabus for use by State Orienteering Associations (SSOs) & Territory Orienteering Associations. Suppliers may wish to respond to one or more of the services sought by the EOI. It is possible that one supplier may wish to provide all services, or … Read More

EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST | PROVISION OF NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL ORIENTEERING RESOURCE KIT

Paul Prudhoe2020 Archive, Coaching, Schools, Schools Development

Orienteering Australia (OA) is seeking EOI submissions, from suitably qualified people or organisations, for the Provision of a National High School Kit for use by State & Territory Orienteering Associations (SSO’s). Orienteering Australia Inc. (OA) is the peak body for the governance and delivery of the sport of orienteering in Australia. OA has 7 affiliated State and Territory Associations who … Read More

EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST | PROVISION OF PRIMARY SCHOOL ORIENTEERING RESOURCE KIT

Paul Prudhoe2020 Archive, Coaching, Schools, Schools Development

Orienteering Australia (OA) is seeking EOI submissions, from suitably qualified people or organisations, for the Provision of a National Primary School Kit for use by State & Territory Orienteering Organisations (SSO’s). Orienteering Australia Inc. (OA) is the peak body for the governance and delivery of the sport of orienteering in Australia. OA has 7 affiliated State and Territory Associations who … Read More

Member Feedback Requested

Paul Prudhoe2020 Archive, Coaching

One of OA’s  Sport Core Funding Projects for 2020 is to review OA’s coaching syllabus at all levels, to update the content and to expand their scope beyond orienteering technique. The current coaching syllabi for levels 1-3 were last reviewed in 2017, but the style and accessibility of the material was not improved at that time. It has also been … Read More

OA National Manager Coaching Development Announced

Paul Prudhoe2020 Archive, Coaching, High Performance

Orienteering Australia is pleased to announce the appointment of Newcastle Orienteering Club member Russell Blatchford as the new National Manager, Coaching Development. Russell joins the OA High Performance team with a wealth of orienteering knowledge and extensive professional experience. Before retiring in 2018 Russell was a secondary PDHPE Teacher for 36 years, during which time he had the roles of … Read More

Applications sought: Australian MTBO Team Coach & Team Manager

Kay Haarsma2019 Archive, Coaching, Mountain Bike Orienteering

Australian MTBO Team Coach & Team Manager positions for the 2020 World Championships team to the Czech Republic are sought. Both officials will need to be overseas for about 2 weeks, approx. from 9-23 August, to allow for a training period before WOC. The coach will conduct at least one training camp within Australia;  organise the 7 day pre-Championship training … Read More

Orienteering Australia Vacancy: National Manager of Coaching Development

Paul Prudhoe2019 Archive, Coaching, High Performance News, News

Applications are sought for key position within High Performance and Coaching Orienteering Australia (OA) is seeking a passionate leader to facilitate the development of orienteering coaching nationally. The successful candidate will be appointed initially for a one year term, with the role to be reviewed (subject to available funding) and extended if possible for an additional one year term. The … Read More

High Performance Group (HPG) Updates

Paul Prudhoe2019 Archive, Coaching, High Performance, High Performance News, National League

OA Confirms Head Coach and High Performance Administrator Roles extension until 2020 At its recent board meeting OA Directors discussed and agreed to extend the terms of the OA Head Coach, Jim Russell, and High Performance Administrator, Ian Prosser, until 2020. Extending the current terms will allow the current staff to hand over the responsibilities to new appointees after the … Read More

OA Head Coach Decision Postponed

Paul PrudhoeCoaching, High Performance, High Performance News

With the 1st two National League events looming next weekend, processes already underway for athletes competing in the first two rounds, and after giving consideration to not causing any disruption to athletes who are now in preparation, OA has decided not to continue with the Head Coach selection process at this time until after this year’s WOC in Norway (12th … Read More