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

Orienteering Australia Selection Announcement World Games 2022, USA

Fredrik Johansson2022 Archive, High Performance, High Performance News

Orienteering Australia is delighted to announce the athletes selected to represent Australia at World Games in USA from 12-17 July. The World Games  are  contested in Sprint, Sprint Relay and Middle distance. Orienteering Australia will field a strong team on the start line with two men and two women in each of Individual events and one team in the Sprint Relay … Read More

Orienteering Australia Selection Announcement World University Championships 2022, Switzerland

Fredrik Johansson2022 Archive, High Performance, High Performance News

Orienteering Australia is delighted to announce the athletes selected to represent Australia at World University Championships in Switzerland from 15-22 August.The World University Championships are contested in Sprint, Sprint Relay, Middle, Long and Forest Relay. Orienteering Australia will field a strong team on the start line with four men and four women in each of Individual events, one team in … Read More

Orienteering Australia Selection Announcement World Championships 2022, Denmark

Fredrik Johansson2022 Archive, High Performance, High Performance News

Orienteering Australia is delighted to announce the athletes selected to represent Australia at the World Orienteering Championships (WOC) in Denmark from the 26th-30th of June, 2022.“This is the first-ever World Orienteering Championships in the sprint format only with Individual Sprint, Knock-Out Sprint, and Mixed Sprint Relay races to be contested. After a tough selection process with many athletes vying for … Read More

Orienteering Australia Selection Announcement World Junior Championships 2022, Portugal

Fredrik Johansson2022 Archive, High Performance, High Performance News

Orienteering Australia is delighted to announce the athletes selected to represent Australia at the Junior World Orienteering Championships (JWOC) in Portugal from the 10th-16th July, 2022. The selected athletes will compete in 3 individual races (Sprint, Middle and Long distance) as well as the team relay competition. “ We look forward to a return to JWOC with great optimism after … 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

New OA Board Member – Anna Sheldon

Linda BurridgeUncategorized

Orienteering Australia is delighted to welcome Anna Sheldon to the OA Board. Anna joins the board of Orienteering Australia as Director – Technical.  Anna is a life-long orienteer based in Brisbane, and knows the Australian orienteering scene inside out; whether it be officiating, competing or coaching. She brings the experience of her recently completed eight-year term as Technical Director for Orienteering … Read More

New OA Board Member – Clare Hawthorne

Linda BurridgeUncategorized

Orienteering Australia is pleased to welcome Clare Hawthorne to the OA Board as Director (High Performance). Clare grew up in Tasmania, where she spent many long hours travelling to orienteering events in the back of the family Kingswood. After several years of enforced participation – during which she memorized every lyric of Glenn Campbell’s Greatest Hits from the one cassette tape on … Read More

New OA Board Member – Troy de Haas

Linda BurridgeUncategorized

Orienteering Australia is delighted to welcome Troy de Haas to the OA Board as Director (Marketing and Communications). Troy de Haas joins the Orienteering Australia board of directors after two-decades as a sports industry leader and former elite athlete. Troy brings more than 10 years of executive experience and insights, including Global Director of Sports & Marketing at BMC in Switzerland, … Read More