Coach at Manly Touch

As a Manly Touch Coach there will be a large emphasis on interaction across our representative program, innovation within coaching and constant professional development. This will require a need for individuals who are willing to participate in a collaborative environment, with high levels of accountability, adherence to improving technical knowledge and a focus on leadership and management.

The appointment processes for all volunteers within the Manly Touch Representative Program takes into account the balance of the applicants current skills and areas for improvement. In the same way coaches select athletes to fit a role within a team plan, volunteers will be selected and required to fulfil the role to deliver success for Manly Touch.

Outlined below for your information is the prescribed key selection criteria for all volunteer appointments within Manly Touch:

  • Actively work as leaders within the broader organisation, with an ability to promote positive/collaborative working relationships and represent the organisation in a professional manner
  • Actively promote a positive culture amongst the appointed group, reflective of the organisation’s expectations for all participants within the sport, and above all else in line with Manly Touch’s Code of Conduct and other policies
  • Display an ability to work independently as well as within a team environment
  • Actively communicate and prepare for specific requirements of the role
  • Complete agreed assigned tasks to the expected standard of the organisation
  • Maintain absolute confidence with any confidential or Intellectual Property related information of the organisation
  • Hold and/or obtain required accreditation’s to undertake the role
  • Support Manly Touch in the coordination and development of other volunteers
  • Aiding in conflict resolution as required

For more information regarding coaching for Manly Touch please contact:

Stuart Geros Vice President Manly Warringah Touch Association Incorporated PO Box 214, Dee Why NSW 2099 vp@manlytouch.com

Pathway

Coaches play a vital role in Touch Football, fostering the development of our athletes both on and off the field. Becoming an accredited coach is an important step in ensuring that you are providing a quality service to the participants you are working with.

Touch Football Australia has a four-tier accreditation system linked to the AIS FTEM Framework Model which is explained more clearly in this Pathway for Coaches diagram.

Coach Accreditation lasts for a period of four years, after which updating your accreditation is required.

Coaching Courses are run by NSWTA, but Manly Touch can assist you in findng the right course for you.

For more information on coaching and a number of Coach Resources click here.

There are a number of other online courses provided by the Australian Sports Commission which can assist coaches in development.

For more information regarding coaching for Manly Touch please contact:

Stuart Geros Vice President Manly Warringah Touch Association Incorporated PO Box 214, Dee Why NSW 2099 vp@manlytouch.com

Resources

Touch Football Australia has a number of resources, templates and guides at: TFA Coaching Resources

Coaching videos can be found at: Dartfish

For more information regarding coaching for Manly Touch please contact:

Stuart Geros Vice President Manly Warringah Touch Association Incorporated PO Box 214, Dee Why NSW 2099 vp@manlytouch.com