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

WOC 2021 Merit Team

Fredrik Johansson2021 Archive, High Performance, High Performance News, News

Orienteering Australia is pleased to announce the Australian merit team for WOC 2021. This is the highest level of representation so it’s a very impressive achievement. Well done and congratulations to you all! Women Grace Crane Tara Melhuish Krystal Neumann Olivia Sprod Men Matt Doyle Patrick Jaffe Aston Key (Oceania champion middle) Henry McNulty Brodie Nankervis (Oceania champion sprint,long) The … Read More

JWOC 2021 honour team

Fredrik Johansson2021 Archive, High Performance, High Performance News

 Orienteering Australia is pleased to announce the Australian honour team for JWOC 2021. This is the highest level of representation so it’s a very impressive achievement. Well done and congratulations to you all!  Junior Women Mikayla Cooper Abigail George Joanna George Arabella Phillips Nea Shingler Emily Sorensen Junior Men Dante Afnan Jensen Key Grant Reinbott Blake Reinbott Ewan Shingler David Stocks At the OA … Read More

NOL round 3 & 4

Fredrik Johansson2021 Archive, High Performance, High Performance News

Thanks to those who completed the survey regarding NOL and training camps. The National O League will continue as originally planned, with only 2 NOL rounds to go in Renmark and Broulee, so only 2 more weekends of high level racing in which to earn NOL points! NOL round 3 Entries close this Sunday night (18th) for the 2 races … Read More

No AUS-team at JWOC 2021

Fredrik Johansson2021 Archive, High Performance, High Performance News

At the OA Board meeting on 30th of March, a decision was made that Australia would not be sending athletes to JWOC 2021 due to ongoing travel restrictions and the COVID-19 situation in Turkey. Whilst unfortunate, the likelihood of this decision and the reasons behind it were signalled in the selection criteria. If JWOC 2021 is postponed to later in … Read More

Orienteering Australia Appointments – WOC Coach

Fredrik Johansson2020 Archive, High Performance, High Performance News, News

Orienteering Australia is pleased to announce the appointment of Brett Weihart as WOC Coach. WOC 2021 is held in the Czech Republic 3-9 July around the town of Doksy. Brett, originally from Adelaide and currently residing in Sweden is a former JWOC representative (competing at first ever JWOC in Sweden, 1990 (40th position in individual long – best non-European result) and Australia … Read More

Selection panels published for WOC and JWOC 2021

Fredrik Johansson2020 Archive, High Performance, High Performance News

Senior Selection Panel 2021 Fredrik Johansson, Chair of Selectors (non-voting) Bruce Arthur, Selector Tracy Marsh, Selector Natasha Key, Head Coach Brett Weihart, WOC Coach   Junior Selection Panel 2021 Fredrik Johansson, Chair of Selectors (non-voting) Cathy McComb, Selector Natasha Key, Head Coach Jim Russell, Assistant Head Coach   The list of nominees for the WOC / JWOC teams 2021 can … Read More