Call-out: Australian Team Selectors

The UHA is calling for nominations for national team selectors for the 2020 Australian teams for the following categories:

  • Elite Womens AUS
  • Elite Mens AUS
  • Masters Women AUS
  • Masters Men AUS

Selectors are required to be in Sydney for the Australian Underwater Hockey Championships on the 24th January.

If you are interested in applying for any of these roles please email UHA at secretary@underwaterhockeyaustralia.org.au

Call-out: Australian Junior Coaches (2020-21)

The UHA is calling for nominations for COACHING positions for Australian Age Games Teams in 2020-21.

Applications are requested for the following teams:

  • U19 Men
  • U19 Women
  • U24 Men
  • U24 Women

Commitment requirements include:

  • Address interested athletes at 2020 Nationals in Sydney on Friday 24 January (30 mins);
  • Attend annual weekend training academy scheduled for 30-31 May 2020 on the Gold Coast (funded)
  • Attend selection process for Pacific Rim Competition (funded; date & venue tbc)
  • Attend Pacific Rim Competition scheduled for 5-8 December 2020 in Cairns (funded)
  • Attend formal selection process for Worlds squad at the 2021 Nationals (Jan 2021 - date & venue tbc)
  • Attend annual weekend training academy and/or training camps in May 2021 (funded)
  • Attend World Championships in mid-2021 (date & venue tbc; funded)

Administrative requirements include:

  • Develop tailored training programs and team strategy documentation;
  • Provide regular individual feedback to players;
  • Liaison with parents and team managers;
  • Liaison and formal progress reporting to UHA committee;

All coaches will be required to obtain a Working with Children check and have or are keen to gain their formal Level 1 and Level 2 Coaching Qualifications.

If you are interested in applying for any of these roles please submit an overview of your experience to the UHA (secretary@underwaterhockeyaustralia.org.au) by midday 23 January 2020.

Position vacant: Grants Officer

The UHA calls for applications for the Grants Officer position on its Development Working Group.

Many individuals, teams and clubs have benefited over the years from Local Sporting Grants, Women in Sport, Club, Coaching and Junior Athlete grants. But we can always use more help to tap into what's available for Underwater Hockey to continue our sporting growth and development.

The role includes the following and is pretty much about sourcing, disseminating available or up-coming grants to State Reps and assisting where possible with applications and information.

GRANTS AND FUNDRAISING VOLUNTEER ROLE

The purpose of this position is to engage proactively in seeking funding opportunities Australia wide, communicate information to state branches and clubs, improve our resources and financial ability/support to increase our numbers.

Responsibilities include:

  • Research fundraising opportunities;
  • Apply for Nationally based funding; and source State opportunities;
  • Source the application form, deadline and contact and advise the State Rep of the opportunity;
  • Assist State Representatives with quotes as required and other application questions including a cover letter;
  • Maintain a log of grants applied for;
  • Work collaboratively with the Schools Program Coordinator.

Interested applicants please contact Eden Brown (edenbrown63[at]yahoo.com | 0408 381 051)

Applications Open: UHA Treasurer committee position

Underwater Hockey Australia is calling for expressions of interest for the committee position of Treasurer. The role is a two-year term (2019-2020).

View the position description for UHA Treasurer online

Please email: secretary@underwaterhockeyaustralia.org.au to express your interest.