Vacancies

On this page, you will find all the latest vacancies at Basketball New Zealand, as well as jobs across the entire basketball sector, from grassroots to high performance.

 

Junior Tall Blacks | Head Coach, High Performance

Term of appointment:

The term of appointment will be from 16th October 2020 – 1st September 2023

 

Duties and Responsibilities

The Head Coach of the U19 Men National Team (Junior Tall Blacks) will be responsible for:

  • The preparation, development and implementation of a program for the team in line with Basketball New Zealand (BBNZ) preferred style of play.
  • Establishment and management of the objectives of the program in consultation with the BBNZ Head of High Performance.
  • Selection of the athletes for the program in line with BBNZ’s selection policy and player eligibility guidelines.
  • Develop and prepare competition and training schedules for the program.
  • Management of the support staff involved in the program, in consultation with the BBNZ Head of High Performance.
  • Identify appropriate sports science and performance requirements to ensure that the program continues to be world’s best.
  • Maintain high levels of communication with all areas of the BBNZ High Performance program in particular with the High-Performance department.
  • Have a sound understanding of BBNZ’s style of play.
  • Prepare and present reports on the program as required.
  • Liaise, where appropriate, with the club coaches and other officials of the teams of the athletes selected for the program.
  • Representing the team with media and sponsorship requests when required.
  • Responsive to e-mails and phone calls from the National body.

 

Communication and working relationship

In general, the head coach will be directly responsible to report team performance outcomes to the Head of High Performance. The Head Coach will collaborate with other High-Performance staff regarding the team’s approved program.

The Head Coach will be required to attend tournaments and camps as a representative of the U19 Men’s National team program subject to availability.

 

Key performance indicators

  • Preparation and implement the New Zealand U19 National Team program for the period stated.
  • Apply a proactive approach to recruitment of athletes who meet the selection criteria.
  • Engagement with All stakeholders within the sport in New Zealand and internationally, including, but not limited to: BBNZ, Associations, Representative Program Partners and Coaches.
  • Top 4 Placing in the FIBA Asian Championships
  • Athlete and coach engagement with the BBNZ Performance App
  • Communication and monitoring with coaches and identified athletes.
  • Top 4 Placing at the 2023 FIBA U19 Men’s World Championships
  • Athletes to demonstrate progression/adaptation to the demands of international basketball (competition factors, travel, food, cultural differences) over the course of the campaign.

 

Program Outline

  • Lead the National team selection in consultation with the Basketball New Zealand Head of High Performance.
  • Attend and Participate in the National selection Camps.
  • Attend the National Age Group Tournaments

Expressions of interest (maximum of three pages) should be submitted by Friday 25th September 2020 to Saileen Raj; saileen@nz.basketball 

 

Junior Tall Ferns | Head Coach, High Performance

Term of appointment:

The term of appointment will be from 16th October 2020 – 1st September 2023

 

Duties and Responsibilities

The Head Coach of the U19 Women National Team (Junior Tall Ferns) will be responsible for:

  • The preparation, development and implementation of a program for the team in line with Basketball New Zealand (BBNZ) preferred style of play.
  • Establishment and management of the objectives of the program in consultation with the BBNZ Head of High Performance.
  • Selection of the athletes for the program in line with BBNZ’s selection policy and player eligibility guidelines.
  • Develop and prepare competition and training schedules for the program.
  • Management of the support staff involved in the program, in consultation with the BBNZ Head of High Performance.
  • Identify appropriate sports science and performance requirements to ensure that the program continues to be world’s best.
  • Maintain high levels of communication with all areas of the BBNZ High Performance program in particular with the High-Performance department.
  • Have a sound understanding of BBNZ’s style of play.
  • Prepare and present reports on the program as required.
  • Liaise, where appropriate, with the club coaches and other officials of the teams of the athletes selected for the program.
  • Representing the team with media and sponsorship requests when required.
  • Responsive to e-mails and phone calls from the National body.

 

Communication and working relationship

In general, the head coach will be directly responsible to report team performance outcomes to the Head of High Performance. The Head Coach will collaborate with other High-Performance staff regarding the team’s approved program.

The Head Coach will be required to attend tournaments and camps as a representative of the U19 women’s National team program subject to availability.

 

Key performance indicators

  • Preparation and implement the New Zealand U19 National Team program for the period stated.
  • Apply a proactive approach to recruitment of athletes who meet the selection criteria.
  • Engagement with All Stake Holders within the sport in New Zealand and Internationally, including, but not limited to: BBNZ, Associations, Representative Program Partners and Coaches.
  • Top 4 Placing in the FIBA Asian Championships
  • Athlete and coach engagement with the BBNZ Performance App
  • Communication and monitoring with coaches and identified athletes.
  • Top 4 Placing at the 2023 FIBA U19 Women’s World Championships
  • Athletes to demonstrate progression/adaptation to the demands of international basketball (competition factors, travel, food, cultural differences) over the course of the campaign.

 

Program Outline

  • Lead the National team selection in consultation with the Basketball New Zealand Head of High Performance.
  • Attend and Participate in the National selection Camps.
  • Attend the National Age Group Tournaments

Expressions of interest (maximum of three pages) should be submitted by Friday 25th September 2020 to Saileen Raj; saileen@nz.basketball