The recruitment process for the position of Capital Football Technical Director has now opened.
The Technical Director is a full-time position to oversee and manage the Player and Coach Development programs within Capital Football. The Technical Director will create an ecosystem of player development where clubs are the heart and Capital Football supports and guides their endeavours. The successful applicant will oversee high performance and talented player programs, manage and mentor coaching staff; and establish a network of coach developers.
Provide leadership and support for the implementation of technical development plans for football and futsal in the ACT and surrounding region.
- Promote the principles of the Capital Football strategic plan and relevant Football Australia development plans.
- Develop the annual Performance Department operating plans aligned with the Capital Football Strategic Plan.
- Prepares draft budgets and deliver Performance programs in line with the approved budget.
- Play a key role in the recruitment of staff in the Performance Department.
- Provide leadership and direction to the Performance Department staff.
- Establish and maintain strong relations with all stakeholders including clubs, Football Australia, the A-Leagues, and other Member Federation Technical, Performance and Football Departments.
- Attend Football Australia workshops and courses as required and directed by the CEO.
- Manage the schedule of meetings of the Technical Committee.
- Perform all duties as directed by the CEO.
- Oversee management of the ACT representative teams and other performance programs including, and in collaboration with the Head Coach, the Canberra United ALeague Women’s technical program.
- Assist NPL and CPL Technical Directors and Head Coaches to implement and improve youth development programs.
- Oversee delivery of player development programs underpinning the NPL.
- Incentivise, assist, and oversee the Talent Identification process for Boys and Girls.
- Provide development opportunities in programs for all potential talented players regardless of RAE and biological maturity.
- Establish a coach development network of facilitators, assessors, and mentors.
- Oversee the management of Football Australia Advanced Coach Education Courses and Workshops.
- Oversee the management of Football Australia Community Coach Education Courses.
- Oversee development and delivery of the State Coaching Conference.
- Oversee the selection of ACT representative coaches in consultation with the Technical Committee.
- Conduct practical assessments where necessary.
More information on the role can be found here.
Please note that this role is open for applications until 31 December 2021, however will be removed from the Sportspeople website on 24 December. Applications will be accessible via the Capital Football website until 31 December**
Applications failing to address the requirements mentioned above will not be considered.