Technical Director

Role Description Summary


  • Oversee the various programs relating to High Performance and Talented Player Pathways
  • Oversee the various programs relating to Coach Education and Development Programs
  • Provide leadership and support for the implementation of the Boys and Girls Football Technical Development Plans at North Shore Mariners (NSM)
  • Develop the Boys and Girls Football operating plans aligned with NSM Strategic Plan
  • Prepare reports as required by FFA, FNSW and the NSM committee
  • In conjunction with the General Manager, prepare draft budgets and deliver Boys and Girls High Performance programs in line with the approved budget
  • Provide leadership and direction to all involved in Boys and Girls Football across the NSM SAP / GSAP / Youth League Boys U13-U16 / WNPL Youth Girls U14-U17
  • Identify key stakeholders involved in Boys and Girls football, establish links with each Stakeholder, and liaise with them to build awareness, share knowledge and encourage ongoing involvement
  • Establish and maintain strong professional relationships and communication with all stakeholders in the game
  • Establish a communications strategy with CCM and local clubs, developing pathways and performance measures in conjunction with these bodies and provide advice and support on coaching matters
  • Attend FFA workshops and courses as required and directed by the General Manager
  • Manage, schedule and attend meetings of the Coaches and NSM Committee
  • Where required, attend and provide regular reports to meetings of the NSM Committee
  • Promote the principles of the NSM Strategic Plan
  • Together with the General Manager and Northbridge FC Football Development Manager, build on established communication strategies to facilitate the promotion of coaching and education
  • Ensure all projects are completed and highlight any areas of concern to the General Manager
  • Keep abreast of current sport development and high-performance trends across all sports


NSM Programs

  • Oversee the management of Boys NPL Youth League (U13-U16), Girls WNPL Youth League (U14-U17), Boys SAP (U8-U12) and Girl SAP (U10-U13) teams
  • Liaise with CCM, Associations and other agencies to ensure the programs continue to excel and develop
  • Assist NSM Coaches to implement and improve youth development programs
  • Incentivise, assist and oversee the Talent Identification process for NSM
  • Provide development opportunities in programs for all potential talented players
  • Explores opportunities in school environments to establish and/or support football
  • Programs aligned to CCM and NSM principles
  • Appoint and manage all coaching staff across all NSM


Coach Education - NSM

  • Establish a coach development plan within NSM
  • Develop and deliver coaching workshops and mentoring programs for NSM coaches
  • Oversee the selection and ongoing development of NSM coaches


Pro-Zone Programs

  • Oversee the management of ProZone programs year-round
  • Oversee the appointment and ongoing development of ProZone coaches
  • Explore and deliver new opportunities to introduce new ProZone programs to increase club income streams
  • Assist in the management of the Mariners Cup



  • Proactive, a self-starter and comfortable with making decisions in the context of delegations
  • Adaptable when required and accountable
  • Inclusive and open, creating a safe environment
  • Broad and flexible in leadership style, relationship focussed, empowering and inspiring
  • Authentic and humble
  • Proven track record of delivering outcomes and working effectively with others
  • Effectively managing diverse stakeholder groups from coaches, employees, players, parents, committee members, Football NSW



  • 3-5 years similar work experience
  • Understanding of the Football NSW and Australian Football landscape
  • FFA A Licence or FIFA Pro Licence desirable


Salary - $65k-$75k p.a

Hours – Full-Time, 38 Hours Per Week. Expected to work nights and weekends

Reports to: General Manager, Club President, NSM Committee


Please send application by COB Wednesday 18th July 2018 to