UHA Committee – We need YOU!

UHA are in the final process of moving forward to a new committee and structure as outlined at the AGM and voted for by the states (download the attached minutes from the AGM here).

Being involved in the Underwater Hockey Australia Committee is an exciting and unique experience.

We are looking for expressions of interest for people to fill the below three positions on the executive:

 

-          Tournament Director

-          Development Director 

-          Tresurer

 

Position descriptions and applications forms can be downloaded here. Application to be in by Fri 30th September. Please email all applications to the secretary. 

 

Call for Coaches, Managers & Selectors

 Call for Coaches, Managers and Selectors for Elite and Masters teams for 2017/18

Team AUSTRALIA 2016

Team AUSTRALIA 2016

We are now looking for Coaches and Managers for 2017/18 Elites and Masters teams. At this stage the schedule will be a trans-tasman/interim tournament in 2017 (likely to either be a invitational tournament in Hawai in Mid Sept 2017 (Australia, NZ, Canada, USA and possibly Colombia) or travelling to European Championships in Hungary in Aug 2017. This may be different for each team. Managers would not be required to travel for this tournament. Then Worlds Championships in Quebec Canada in late July 2018.

 

We will be looking for coaches for:

-          Elite Mens

-          Elite Womens

-          Masters Mens

-          Masters Womens

 

We will be looking for two managers, preferably to work together, or one to manage masters and one elites. We will have a mangers handbook completed by the time of the position appointment to aid with the managing process.

 

We will also require selector for the above 4 divisions at the January 2017 Nationals in QLD to select teams for the 2017 tournament, 2018 teams will be selected at 2018 Nationals.

 

If you are keen please fill out the attached coaching, selecting or managing form and send to Secretary, Kate Howard.  Application to be in by Fri 30th September.

Download Selector Form

Download Manager Form

Download Coach Form

Call for Selectors Age Group Worlds 2017

If you are attending 2017 nationals we require selectors for the 2017 Age Group teams for Worlds:

-          U23 Boys (coached by Nick Martyn and Greg Stinson)

-          U23 Girls (coached by Hannah Robert-Tissot and Nina Barry Macaulay)

-          U19 Boys (coached by Steve Cleary, Jack Robert-Tissot and Jumpy)

-          U19 Girls (coached by Chris Wenman and Chris Cleaver)

 

If your are interested in selecting in one of the above divisions please fill out the attached form and send to Secretary, Kate Howard. . Application to be in by Fri 30th September.

Download Form Here

Nominations for UHA Committee

The Underwater Hockey Australia AGM will be held on Saturday 18th June 2016 in Melbourne.

The below Committee positions are up for nomination (all selected at September 2014 AGM):

  • Director
  • Secretary
  • Financial Controller
  • Games Commissioner
  • Junior Development Officer
  • Marketing/Promotions Officer
  • Chief Referee
  • Director of Coaching PLUS;
  • Coaching Admin role

All positions are for a period of 2 years.  The UHA proposes to appoint incoming Director and Secretary now but they formally take responsibility from December 1 2016 – utilizing the next 6 months as a transition period where we complete the restructure. Please email your nomination including your CV and cover letter to edenbrown63 [at] yahoo [dot] com before Friday 17 June 2016. Please call Director Craig MacKenzie on 0419 927 577 for further information.  Nominations are due by Thursday 16th June.

U19 Women’s Chaperone – AUS Team 2015

Nominations are called for chaperone for the Australian U19 womens team for 2015.

The role involves the overall care and supervision of players in the Australian U19 womens team and any U18 year old players in the Australian U23  womens team.

  • The chaperone will attend the CMAS world games in Spain and needs to be available from 1st August to, and including, the  17th August 2015.
  • The chaperone will work in conjunction with the manager and coaches.
  • The chaperone  will need a current working with children card or equivalent.

If applicants can please send in a CV including previous roles working with children/youth, previous management roles , previous underwater hockey experience and a short statement on why they would be good for the job to committee [at] underwaterhockeyaustralia [dot] org [dot] au. by the 21st January. The successful applicant will be announce on the 25th January and all applicants informed by email.

Further information on the role can be obtained from Sandra Milner (2015 Team Manager) at uwhmum [at] hotmail [dot] com

Australian Team Manager (Elites & Masters)

Underwater Hockey Australia (UHA) seeks applicants for the position of Australian Team Manager (Elites & Masters). The position is a two year appointment for 2015-16.

The successful applicant will be responsible for managing the Elite & Masters teams at the 2015 Trans Tasman and the 2016 CMAS Underwater Hockey Championships.

Responsibilities of the role includes:

  • Coordinating team financials, uniforms, travel, accommodation and training camps
  • Providing general assistance to the players, coaching and support staff
  • Assisting with the preparation of the team throughout the competition
  • Traveling with the team for the duration of the competitions
  • Liaison with competition officials
  • Conducting post competition evaluation

Travel expenses, accommodation, registration and team uniform costs will be fully subsidised.

Interested applicants should lodge a written application containing the following information:

  • Name and contact details
  • A current CV
  • A brief outline of relevant Underwater Hockey coaching/playing/management experience
  • A brief written statement (max 250 words) outlining your suitability and the value you would bring to the role

Applications should be sent to (committee [at] underwaterhockeyaustralia [dot] org [dot] au) by 1 December 2014.

Nominations for 2015 Australian Team Selectors

Underwater Hockey Australia is calling for nominations from interested parties for Australian Team Selectors at the upcoming National Championships.

Selectors are required for the following divisions:

  • Elite Men
  • Elite Women
  • U23 Men
  • U19 Men
  • U19 Women

Nominations should include:

  • Name
  • State of origin and residence
  • DOB
  • Previous playing / coaching / administration experience
  • Preferred division

Nominations should be emailed to committee [at] underwateraustralia [dot] org [dot] au by 1 December 2014.