Physical Preparation Coach

Reference 8D8D6692
Job Reference:
External Vacancy – Open to Everyone
Business Unit:
South Australian Sports Institute
Valetta Road, Kidman Park
Salary Range:
$66 469 - $81,142
Up to 2 years
Closing Date:
23 Mar 2023

Role Highlights

  • Work with high performance athletes and coaches to optimise physical performance
  • Be a critical member of multi-disciplinary teams across multiple sports
  • Opportunity to be part of the design process of a new, state of the art SASI gym

Role Details

The Physical Preparation Coach is responsible for supporting the SASI Physical Preparation Unit to deliver world class technical expertise in strength and conditioning to South Australian Sports Institute (SASI) athletes. This position will be responsible for designing implementing and delivering strength and conditioning programs to SASI athletes to effectively optimise the achievement of performance outcomes as a member of an integrated inter-disciplinary performance team.

Special Conditions

  • The Incumbent will be required to participate in the Agency's Performance Management Program.
  • The Incumbent may be assigned to another position at this remuneration level or equivalent.
  • Work outside normal office hours and intra and interstate travel is required.
  • A current SA driver’s licence and willingness to drive is essential.
  • This role is identified as a prescribed position. The incumbent is subject to a satisfactory relevant history assessment in line with the Child Safety (Prohibited Persons) Act 2016.

    Essential Qualifications
  • Bachelor degree in Exercise, Health, Sport Science or related field.
  • ASCA Professional Level 2 Accreditation.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in the provision and application of strength and conditioning services to elite athletes and/or high-performance programs.
  • Sport Integrity Australia (old ASADA L2) or willingness to complete.
  • Current First Aid and resuscitation certificate or willingness to complete.

For more information please see the role description:

About the Department

The Office for Recreation, Sport and Racing (ORSR) is the lead agency for the Government’s policy on sport and active recreation. ORSR is responsible for State Government policy and legislation as it relates to the sector, its key programs, sport and recreation infrastructure and funding programs. The ORSR supports sport and recreation organisations, Councils and the community through the development of policy, programs and resources, the provision of funding, recreation and sport planning, infrastructure development, elite sport pathways and programs, and the promotion of physical activity.

About the Business

The South Australian Sports Institute (SASI) is the High Performance Sports hub in South Australia. Its purpose is empowering people to achieve their sporting dreams and inspiring South Australians. SASI does this by:

·         Providing the highest quality daily training environment, including embracing leading- edge technologies to optimise the performance of its people, programs, projects and partners.

·         Optimising national representation and medal success on the world stage for South Australian-based athletes and teams.

·         Pursuing excellence in practice, services and culture.

·         Developing sustainable talent pathways for athletes and coaches.

·         Enhancing the community’s engagement with SASI.

Contact Us

Enquiries to Luke Knappstein - Head of Physical Preparation
The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.