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
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
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
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
The revised 2019 ~ 2021 Orienteering Australia Strategic Plan was approved at the recent AGM held in Perth during the Australian 3 Days comeptition. The draft minutes of the AGM can be found here. Notes from the Coaching meeting can be found here.
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
To all the coaches out there, Orienteering Australia is looking for you to take up a position coaching a team or squad in 2019 All of these positions are available, please consider Our 2 main positions are OA Headcoach/Senior Squad coach (has 1st choice of being WOC Coach) Junior Squad coach (has 1st choice of being JWOC Coach) These 2 … Read More
Application Are Sought for High Performance Officer Positions After 5 years of service to Orienteering Australia, Nick Dent is retiring as Head Coach and HP Administrator. Orienteering Australia thanks Nick for his outstanding service and is now seeking applicant/s to lead the National High Performance program. We are also seeking to fill a related role to assist the development of … Read More