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2017/18 VJBL Coaching Applications

The Sunbury Junior Jets Coaches and Assistant Coaches

Vacancies for the 2017/18 Championship Season

The Sunbury Jets Basketball Association is seeking interest from Coaches with prior experience coaching basketball to fill key coaching roles within our Junior Jets Program for the 2017 – 2018 season.

Vacancies exist in all age groups and across all levels of Basketball in both our boys and girls programs’. We are looking for experienced coaches who wish to become an integral part of the Junior Jets Program.

In addition to vacancies for experienced representative coaches we are also seeking Assistant Coaches for all teams; this role is regarded as a development role and would suit applicants with limited coaching experience and a desire to improve their coaching skills under some of the best coaches in the association.

The aim of the Junior Jets Program is to promote the game of basketball within our community and to develop players to compete at the highest level.

Coaching positions involve a commitment to Friday night games, Sunday training and mid week training (for some teams) during the VJBL season. Teams may also play in the Bendigo and Ballarat tournaments during the season.

Expectations of all interested coaches are as follows:

  • All coaches MUST hold or be willing to complete a National Accreditation Scheme coach’s course prior to the start of the VJBLseason.
  • Adhere to the Basketball Victoria Coaches Code ofConduct
  • Complete a Working with Children (WWC) Form and a VJBL Statutory DeclarationForm
    • Assist at the Sunbury Jets representative trials in various age groups and work with fellow Sunbury Jets coaches in selecting the finalteams.
    • All Coaches will be highly organised, be willing to work as a team and possess the ability to teach basketball at the appropriatelevel.
    • All first team coaches must be willing to work as a lead coach with all second, third and fourth team coaches.
    • Must attend domestic games and finals to encourage indentified players to come and try out.
    • Must attend ALL Coaches Meetings and Development opportunities as requested by theSBA.
    • All Coaches must work under the guidelines, club curriculum, standards and expectations of the SBA and Director of Coaching.

Applicants should fill out the online application form https://goo.gl/forms/7fpgZsTY5LvWj1T13

For any further enquiries please contact Director of Coaching Kennedy Kereama at 03 9744 4762 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Applications close:  5.00pm, Friday August 11, 2017.


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