WNBL Head Coach Opportunity

April 16, 2022 | Melbourne Boomers news

The Deakin Melbourne Boomers aspire to be a leading force in the Melbourne and Australian sporting landscape, pursuing excellence and dedicated to the empowerment and promotion of women’s sport.

The club now seek a Head Coach to lead our WNBL Basketball Operations, delivering a team that are committed to a standard of excellence, both on and off the court, that enhances the reputation of the players, the team and the club.


The role will be responsible for:

  • leading and coaching the team to maximise their performance in all aspects of the game;
  • the delivery of a best practice high-performance environment that provides players the opportunity to develop and reach their full potential;
  • identification and recruitment of players; and
  • promoting the Club across the Australian sporting landscape to grow the Club and the game.


To be successful in the role you will have:

  • Demonstrated high level of knowledge of basketball with specific regard to coaching, high performance athlete development, planning and performance technology including relevant accreditations
  • 5 plus years coaching experience at International, Australian WNBL / NBL or other Top League level is desirable
  • Proven ability to lead, manage and develop diverse teams and individuals.
  • Proven ability to create a vision, establish buy-in, execute and drive performance to achieve results.
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills with the capability of being the primary spokesperson for the team
  • Based in Melbourne

The Board has an ambitious vision for the organisation over the next 5 years. This is a genuine opportunity to join the Club in a leadership position, aiding the Club to become a powerful influence on the sport of basketball and more generally women’s sport both nationally and internationally.


To be considered, please send your cover letter and CV to Mark Ronan (mronan@adairs.com.au), Chair of the Head Coach Sub Committee by the 26th of April 2022.