Head Coach – Junior Representative Program


Junior Representative Program

MWDBA is responsible for the providing representative pathway programs and opportunities to junior players who play in its associated competitions. These programs cater for players aged 9-15 years and consist of a ‘Development’ phase and an ‘All Star’ phase.

The Head Coach MWDBA Junior Representative Program will oversee on-field operations to ensure that an enjoyable, effective and high-quality baseball program is delivered to all participants. Ultimately, MWDBA seeks to deliver a program that enables MWDBA All Star teams to be competitive and succeed at State and National Championships.

Task of the Head Coach:

  • Assist the MWDBA Representative Committee to determine how programs will run and which events MWDBA will enter
  • Assist the MWDBA Representative Committee to establish a Representative Calendar and timeline for events
  • Recruit suitably qualified and experienced coaches and sit on the Representative Coach Selection Panel as required
  • Develop and implement an MWDBA ‘Playing Philosophy’ the articulates the ‘way we play baseball at Manly’
  • Mentor, educate and train coaches both on the field and in regular workshops and forums
  • Provide effective leadership for coaches and athletes that ensures the safety and wellbeing of all participants
  • Oversee selection trials and establish procedures to ensure fairness, equity and transparency
  • Assist coaches with the development of training plans and programs
  • Provide ongoing support to coaches and players

What do you need to succeed?

  • Minimum Level 3 but preferably Level 4 Baseball Australia Coaching Accreditation
  • Experience coaching in state and or national baseball programs
  • Understanding of and ability to incorporate and implement ‘Positive Coaching’ into program development
  • Experience successfully acting as a coaching mentor or in a coach development capacity