Coaching Department - Assistant Video Coordinator (Volunteer Position)

The Perth Wildcats are now recruiting for a volunteer Assistant Video Coordinator to assist the coaching department throughout the 2022/23 NBL season. 

About the role:
This position would be suitable for a person looking to develop and build his/her coaching knowledge and gain valuable work experience working for an NBL team. 

This is a voluntary position with the successful candidate showing examples of all the characteristics that are demonstrated by every staff member as part of the Perth Wildcats organization. 

This includes being Inspirational and being a good role model in the community. Showing the Pursuit of Excellence and seeking ways to constantly improve. Demonstrating a Commitment to Effort and Discipline every day of the week. It’s important to also show Selflessness, which is putting the club and unity above one self and having good manners through Communication to one another. And finally Accountability, which is an important aspect in any successful team.

This position will require a high level of commitment, as the successful candidate will need to attend all training and home games. Trainings are conducted in the morning from 8am until 12 noon and can range from 3-5 times per week depending on the schedule. 

While the role of an Assistant Video Coordinator would be to assist the coaches both on and off the court, their primary role will be to assist with video and computer editing during training and games. While IT experience isn’t required, familiarity with computers, especially Macbooks, would be preferred. The successful candidate will receive on the job training in all scouting and editing software, mainly SportsCode, which is used throughout the NBL, NBA, AFL and many other sporting codes.

The position requires a driven and enthusiastic individual who has a passion for basketball and working in a team environment. 

While a future position isn’t guaranteed, it does deliver incomparable work experience and on the job training valuable to any individual seeking a career in coaching. Adam Forde, Jacob Chance, Luke Brennan and Keegan Crawford all started in a similar voluntary role before being contracted to a part time or full time position.

Role at Training:
- Assisting the coaches with individual player workouts and team training.
- Setting up and packing down the video and computer equipment required at training.
- Video taping the training session, and editing for team review.
- Assisting the coaches and players with post-practice shooting.

If this sounds like you, send through your resume and a cover letter to luke@wildcats.com.au. Applications will be open until Friday June 10 2022.

Please note that only successful applicants will be contacted and will be invited to the club for a one-on-one interview. Applicants will be required to obtain a Working with Children Check card prior to commencement at the club. Applicants will also be required to provide proof of vaccination.