Volunteer to be a team manager

The Team Manager and Coach play an integral role in the coordination of each sport team for UniSport Nationals.

To apply for a Team Manager or Coach position, please read the Position Description and complete the nomination form below.

Please return completed Team Manager and Coach nomination forms to Emily Harbrow, La Trobe Sport Representative Sport Coordinator: e.harbrow@latrobe.edu.au

Personal Attributes

La Trobe Sport seek to appoint Team Managers with the following qualities:

  • Ability to work as part of a large team, take direction and work individually where required.
  • Is committed to the values of La Trobe Sport, abides to the Code of Conduct and to providing students with a positive UniSport Nationals experience.
  • Ability to work with people from different backgrounds, be approachable and can communicate effectively with students, staff and event management.
  • Ability to solve problems and seek assistance when appropriate, demonstrate leadership and initiative, be resourceful and drive the team to a positive outcome.

Skills and Experience

Whilst is it not essential that applicants have previous experience in managing sports teams, it is desirable that applicants can demonstrate the following:

  • A basic knowledge of the sport, the skills required, and an understanding of the rules.
  • Is a member of the relevant Sports Club or has had some sports administration skills and experience.

Benefits of being a Team Manager

  • An opportunity to develop a range of skills in planning, coordination, problem solving, fundraising and team management.
  • Exposure to event management and basic risk management procedures.
  • An opportunity to develop effective leadership skills, working in conjunction with La Trobe Sport staff.
  • Additional training and professional development opportunities for sport leaders within La Trobe Sport.
  • Recognition of contribution to La Trobe Uni Nationals team in the form of a written reference upon request.

Further information

Contact La Trobe Sport Representative Sport Coordinator Emily Harbrow (e.harbrow@latrobe.edu.au) to discuss your interest and submission.