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NNSWF search for fitness trainer for Premier Competitions match officials

October 22nd, 2021

Northern NSW Football is looking for a fitness trainer for its Premier Competitions match officials ahead of the 2022 season.

The successful applicant would be responsible for the creation and provision of training programs for NNSWF Senior and Youth Premier Competitions match officials, providing guidance to match officials on fitness training and injury prevention and have oversight of match official fitness testing.

A knowledge of modern training and injury prevention methods for athletes, knowledge of football refereeing and specific movement patterns, excellent communication skills and a demonstrated ability to create training programs and materials are among the required experience and skills necessary to take on the role.

Northern NSW Football Referee Manager Brad Carlin said helping match officials further improve their fitness and stamina levels and avoid injury were important objectives for next season.

“We want this role to provide the necessary direction, support and guidance to our match officials who officiate on the NNSWF Premier Senior and Youth Competitions with regards to their physical preparation for performing their duties,” Carlin said.

“The position is open to current and former match officials as well as non-referees. The role may suit someone who is undertaking studies in fitness or sports science or someone who already holds qualifications in these fields.”

Applicants must also be available to attend training nights at the Hunter Sports Centre at Glendale from mid-January until September next year and have a valid Working with Children Check. Qualifications in fitness, sports science or similar, or being in the process of gaining qualifications, would also be desirable.

Applications can be sent to referees@northernnswfootball.com.au before Friday 29 October 2021.

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