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Elite Physical Performance Coach

Queensland Cricket

The Queensland men's cricket team or the Queensland Bulls is the Brisbane-based Queensland representative cricket side in Australia's domestic cricket tournaments.

2 Apr 2024
Full Time
Closing date
17 Apr 2024

Queensland Cricket is seeking an experienced Elite Physical Performance Coach to work with our elite cricketers to deliver strength and conditioning programs for our Queensland Bulls, Queensland Fire and Brisbane Heat contracted players.

About the role

Reporting to the Head of Elite Physical Performance, the main focus of the Elite Physical Performance Coach is to support all contracted players with a focus on preparing and implementing evidence-based and targeted physical conditioning programs within Queensland Cricket. This is a full-time, 2-year fixed-term employment opportunity.

Key responsibilities include:

• Implement the physical performance program for QC’s elite squads including all aspects of preparation, recovery and injury management and rehabilitation.
• Establish a systemic approach to developing athletic capability across the squads.
• Collaborate with state and Cricket Australia peers in effectively implementing national policies and methodologies relating to strength and conditioning.
• Support Queensland players from a strength and conditioning perspective who are playing professionally in overseas jurisdictions.
• Implement long term development and management plans for individual players that are designed to optimise specific skill sets.
• Play a leading role in the development of a high performance culture across Queensland’s elite squads.
• Assist with the planning and delivery of the male/female pathways programs as required.

About you

The successful applicant must have:

• You hold a Bachelor’s degree (e.g. Human Movement or Sport Science).
• You have at least 3 years’ experience in the provision of S&C services to elite athletes / sporting teams.
• You hold Level 2 accreditation and registration with the Australian Strength & Conditioning Association (ASCA).
• You hold current registration with Exercise Sport Science Australia (ESSA).
• You have great people skills and the ability to build relationships with a diverse group of stakeholders.
• You have a strong results orientation with the proven ability to plan and deliver programs.
• Current Queensland Working with Children Check (or the ability to obtain one)

What’s in it for you?

Build your skills in a high-growth professional environment. Work in a dynamic, flexible and progressive workplace that is committed to giving you the opportunities you deserve. Enjoy the fun of professional sport and the rewards of contributing to your community. Take advantage of the employee benefits on offer, including learning and development opportunities, flexible work arrangements, and the odd ticket to the cricket (because too much cricket is never enough).

About Queensland Cricket

Queensland Cricket is responsible for leading and administering cricket throughout Queensland. Our purpose is to promote and grow cricket ensuring all Queenslanders can play, participate, and enjoy the game. Our flagship teams include Queensland Bulls, Queensland Fire and Brisbane Heat.

Keen to join our team?

Please click ‘apply’ to submit your resume and cover letter before COB 17 April 2024.

Queensland Cricket values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. Your age, gender, sexual orientation, disability or religion won’t impact whether or not you’re part of the team. It’s your drive to do great work that’ll help you shine. At Queensland Cricket we are committed to providing a safe environment for everyone involved in our sport including children. We measure ourselves on our values – We Care, We Lead, We Deliver, and We Innovate.

Vaccinations for our workers provides a key contribution to getting Cricket on, and keeping our players, workers and fans safe this Summer. In order to support this, Queensland Cricket is really proud to lead the way as one of the first sporting organisation in Australia to mandate vaccinations for all of their employees, and will be asking about vaccination status as part of our employment process.

We require all applicants to undergo background check and screening prior to or during any appointments.

Queensland Cricket acknowledges that we reside on traditional lands of the Yuggera people and the Turrbal people. We offer our respect to the Elders of these traditional lands, and through them to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples past, present, and emerging. Queensland Cricket encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

Additional Information

Full Time
Job Type
Sports Science & Medicine

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