International Coaching Opportunity – Bangalore, India

Athletics Victoria, in partnership with the Victorian Institute of Sport is excited to extend the following short term international coaching opportunity to a suitably qualified, Victorian Sprint Coach.


  • To provide expert one-on-one technical coaching and mentoring to developing Indian sprint athletes and coaches.

Coach expectations

  • Attend training sessions and provide expert technical coaching advice in a one-on-one environment
  • Video athlete technique and provide sessional review and correction recommendations to personal coaches
  • Provide education and mentor opportunities to coaches – both developing and senior
  • Assist in the development of future training programs
  • Provide an assessment of the athletes daily training environment, with feedback on how the current DTE can be best utilised to optimise the athletes ongoing training and recommendations for additional equipment provision

Work type

  • Contract, 14 days from beginning of July 2017


  • Bangalore, India


  • $250 a day (total $3,500), plus VISA and all work-related expenses

Selection criteria

– Essential

  • Be currently registered as an Athletics Australia Accredited Athletics Coach
  • Hold a minimum of IAAF Level 3 and above Sprint Coach certification
  • Have coached an athlete(s) to JNR or SNR National Team representation
  • Current ‘Working With Children’ check
  • Current passport, with a minimum expiry of 6 months from July 2017
  • Be in good standing with Athletics Australia, Athletics Victoria and the Victorian Institute of Sport

– Desirable

  • ASCA Level 2 Strength and Conditioning Coach or equivalent
  • Current First Aid Certificate (including CPR)

How to apply

  • If you meet the selection criteria and this position interests you, please send a brief cover letter along with your coaching specific resume, through to or call (03) 8646 4514 for more information