• Maitland Basketball

2022 Mustang Representative Coaching Applications

Updated: Oct 2, 2021

Maitland Basketball continues to aspire towards developing supportive team coaching environment; one that encourages a whole of club culture, enables all participants to reach their potential and for these efforts to contribute towards better on court performances by our players and teams. MBA is seeking applicants for our Junior and Senior Representative Program for the 2022 season.


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MBA's representative committee have appointed a selection coach panel to work in collaboration with MBA Coaching Director Callum Wade. The selection panel will be responsible for making recommendations to the board on all coaching appointments.

Please direct any enquiries to Rebekah Wallace via email: rebekah.wallace@maitland.basketball.net.au

The ongoing Covid-19 Stay-At-Home Orders and their potential impact on the preseason calendar provides some level of challenge for our program. MBA will continue to provide the most up to date information possible. There may need to be some flexibility and adaptability to way in which our preseason / trials process is conducted.


With that in mind, potential applicants should note the following:

APPLICATION DATES

- Applications are now open

- Applications close – Wednesday 6th October 5pm

PREP FOR REP

MBA staff are currently working with BNSW and NSW Office of Sport about guidleines for participation once we are able to run programs. We will advise our members as soon as these plans become clear.

- ALL appointed Age Group Head Coaches AND Division 2 / Assistant Coach Applicants will be required to participate in the Mustangs Prep for Rep program

- We will conduct a minimum of 2-3 weeks of Prep for Rep programs to ensure a safe return to sport for all participants before taking the court in competitive trials


We will share details of the following as soon as we are able:

- Prep for Rep

- Trials schedule

- Season dates and competition formats



POSITION DESCRIPTIONS

AGE GROUP HEAD COACH

Each Age Group Head Coach will be responsible for the entire age group to which they are appointed, including:

- Team coach - Division 1 program

- Liaise with coaching director regarding the appointment of other coaches in your program age group.

- Supervision and guidance of Division 2 program, as required (this may at times involve combined practice sessions with both teams in an age group)

- Lead coach for pre trials – prep for rep program

- Attendance at all Mustangs club days, all weekly team/squad training sessions, and contribution to development and implementation of ONE MUSTANGS whole of club coaching program.


DIVISION 2 TEAM COACH

Each Division 2 Coach will be responsible for the following:

- Team coach - Division 2 program

- Liaise with Age Group head coach and coaching Director regarding the appointment Division 2 Assistant coach

- Work under the supervision and guidance of the Program head coach, as required (this may at times involve combined practice sessions with both teams in an age group)

- Floor coach for pre trials – prep for rep program

- Attendance at all Mustangs club days, all weekly team/squad training sessions, and contribution to development and implementation of ONE MUSTANGS whole of club coaching program.


ASSISTANT COACH

Each assistant coach will be responsible for the following:

- Game day assistant coach for team appointment

- Assist team head coach as required in the preparation and delivery of all trials and practice sessions

- Floor coach for pre trials – prep for rep program

- Attendance at all Mustangs club days, all weekly team/squad training sessions, and contribution to development and implementation of ONE MUSTANGS whole of club coaching program.


COACHING SELECTION CRITERIA

All applicants will be considered against the following criteria:

- Basketball / coaching experience relevant to positions applied for

- Coaching development / education undertaken in the last 12 months

- Current / previous involvement with Maitland Mustangs Basketball Programs

- Coaching Accreditation level – all team coach applicants MUST have a minimum Club Coach accreditation to be nominated

All applicants (18+) must have a valid WWCC to be eligible to apply AND complete the Play By The Rules Child Protection Course (see links below)

https://www.service.nsw.gov.au/transaction/apply-working-children-check

https://www.playbytherules.net.au/online-courses/child-protection-online-course

Please note that applications for Maitland’s NBL1 program launching in 2022 will be handled directly via the MBA Board and are not part of this selection process. All applications are now open for all other coach and assistant coach positions


Given the vital role of parent coaches in our representative programs, Division 2 and Assistant Coach Positions will be announced after teams are selected. However, all interested applicants MUST complete an expression of interest AND participate as a floor coach in preseason development programs and official selection trials.


APPLICATION CHECKLIST

1. Obtain WWCC

https://www.service.nsw.gov.au/transaction/apply-working-children-check


2. Complete Play by the Rules Child Protection Course AND email course certificate to Rebekah Wallace – rebekah.wallace@maitland.basketball.net.au


https://www.playbytherules.net.au/online-courses/child-protection-online-course


3. Provide supporting email to Rebekah Wallace – rebekah.wallace@maitland.basketball.net.au


4. Complete online application form – click here