High Performance and Coaching
High Performance and Coaching are the responsibilities of the Orienteering Australia High Performance Group (HPG).
The HPG is led by the OA Director, High Performance, and supported by the Head Coach, the Manager – High Performance Administration, Manager – Coaching Development and the Manager – Coaching and Officiating Administration.
To foster and co-ordinate HP and Coaching across Australian orienteering in accordance with the objectives of the OA Strategic Plan there is an OA select committee consisting of the HPG, plus two representatives from each State (representing High Performance and Coaching) plus one athlete representative from the National High Performance and Development Squads. The select committee operates according to its Terms of Reference.
High Performance Positions 2021
OA Director High Performance: Stephen Craig
Head Coach : Natasha Key
Manager, Coaching Development: Brodie Nankervis
High Performance Administrator: Fredrik Johansson
Assistant Head Coach: Jim Russel
World Championships (WOC) Coach: Brett Weihart
World Championships (WOC) Manager and Assistant Coach:
World University Championships (WUOC) Coach:
World University Championships (WUOC) Manager:
Junior World Championships (JWOC) Coach:
Junior World Championships (JWOC) Manager and Assistant Coach:
Bushrangers Team Coach:
Bushrangers Team Manager and Assistant Coach:
High Performance Squad Coach:
National Development Squad Coach:
Australian Junior Development Squad Coach:
Targeted Talented Athlete Coordinator:
National MTBO Manager:
National MTBO Coach: