Reserve/Division Men and Women’s 2019 Head/Assistant Coach Applications now open

The application process for the Mt Lofty Volleyball Club Reserve/Division Men and Women’s 2019 Head/Assistant Coaches are currently open.

Please refer to information below for job description and application details.

Applications will close on Monday 21st of January.


As Head/Assistant Coach of either the Men’s or Women’s Reserve/Divisional team at the Mt Lofty Volleyball Club you will be responsible for the running of your team under the guidance of the League coaches for the 2019 season. Throughout the season, a key objective will be to unite the senior teams to form a culture of one program and to develop playing systems that are directed from the League Head Coaches. This position comes with an honorarium payment at the end of the Volleyball SA Indoor season which can be discussed with applicants during the application process.

The Reserve/Divisional Head/Assistant Coach will be responsible for the following:

During Preseason

 Working with the Committee to plan 2019 season

 Attending and running preseason training’s that are planned by the League Men’s/Women’s coach

 Assist in planning to compete in the 2019 Warrnambool Seaside Competition (March long weekend)

 Attend the Warrnambool Seaside Competition if required

During the Season

 Selection of team with input from the League coach during the VSA season

 Running training to improve basic offensive and defensive structures

 Setting and communicating Club expectations through all senior teams

 Head/Assistant coach the team that you involved with

 Assigns duties to an Assistant Coach/Team Manager as necessary

 Provides a short recap of the game for the Facebook/paper every week

 Sit on benches of other teams, when available to do so on game days

 Select MVP votes after each home and away game and submit

 Foster and maintain a program culture across all teams (Men or Women)

 Maintain a Club First Culture

 Follow the Mt Lofty and VSA policies


 High level of experience coaching State League or higher

 Obtained, or willing to obtain, Level 2 Coaching Accreditation

 Obtained, or willing to obtain accreditation deemed necessary from VSA

 Must hold, or be willing to obtain, a DSCI Screening

Please send a 1 page application including volleyball CV to the Mt Lofty Club president, Peter Giannes ( before the closing date of January 21st 2019.