The nib Newcastle Knights are a professional rugby league club who compete in NSWRL state based Junior and Senior competitions as well as Australia's premier rugby league competition, the National Rugby League (NRL).
Playing in red and blue, the Knights joined the top tier competition in 1988, 79 years after the previous Newcastle based team, the Newcastle Rebels had departed the Sydney competition with the formation of a separate league competition based in the Newcastle region. The club has won two premierships over its history (1997 and 2001).
REPRESENTATIVE and TALENT DEVELOPMENT PATHWAYS
With the nib Newcastle Knights participating in Elite programs, the structure aims to provide a uniformed and integrated approach to initial trials, training and final squad selection. Rugby League participants across Australia and New Zealand are eligible for selection in Knights’ squads.
Representative and Talent Development Pathways programs provide distinct career path opportunities for players, coaches, support staff, match officials and administrators. In doing so, they acknowledge the passion and determination of local clubs and their highly valued volunteer workers.
In preparation for 2020 season applications are now being received for the following:
nib NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS U16 HAROLD MATTHEWS, U18 SG BALL & U18 TARSHA GALE (FEMALE) COMPETITIONS
Roles available include:
Head Coach & Assistant Coach:
- Experience in coaching.
- Experience working with developing athletes aged 14-18 years.
- Level One Coaching Qualification (essential)
- Level 2 or 3 Coaching Qualification (desired but not essential)
All roles are voluntary and include a small honorarium
Applicants are to have completed relevant Working with Children Check and any Accreditation required must be current and up to date and presented as part of application.
To apply, please send to firstname.lastname@example.org
APPLICATIONS CLOSE: Sunday 30th June
Applicants must be willing to commence official duties in November 2019 and have a minimum commitment of attending training sessions, trials and competition matches as required.
*It is an offence under the NSW Child Protection Prohibited Employment Act for a person convicted of a serious offence to apply for these positions.