Competition and Performance Coach Orienteering Accreditation 2023

Brodie Nankervis2023 Archive, Coaching, High Performance

Orienteering Australia is seeking expressions of interest for individuals interested in gaining competition (previously level 2) or performance (previously level 3) orienteering coach accreditation. Competition orienteering coach accreditation provides individuals with the skills and knowledge required to support orienteering participants to develop their orienteering and achieve their personal best. These coaches will work with orienteers at different life stages and … Read More

Orienteering Australia National Squads 2023

Brodie Nankervis2022 Archive, Coaching, High Performance

The following two squads will be run in 2023: High Performance Squad: designed to meet the needs of athletes aiming to excel at the World Orienteering Championships. National Development Squad: designed to meet the needs of developing orienteers aiming for representation at Junior and University World Championships. Orienteering Australia will continue to support states to organise squads which lead into … Read More

Save the date for the Australian Junior Development Camp!

Brodie Nankervis2022 Archive, Coaching, High Performance

Orienteering Australia invites all juniors M/W14 and above to attend the National Junior Development Camp from 3rd to 5th of January 2023 in Launceston, Tasmania! The camp is conveniently timed to lead into the Oceania Championships which commence with the Sprint distance in Launceston on Saturday 7th of January! See attached flyer below, more information to come:  

OA Seeking Expressions of Interest to run National Junior Training Camp in 2022

Brodie Nankervis2022 Archive, Coaching

Orienteering Australia is seeking expressions of interest from state organisations to host a national junior training camp in December 2022. This camp ran successfully in both 2017 and 2018, with over 100 participants. After disruptions from fires and the Covid-19 pandemic, OA is keen to see the camp return bigger and better in 2022! Suitable locations should aim to be … Read More

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