Pathways & Talent Coach - Counties Manukau


Pathways & Talent Coach - Counties Manukau

Northern Districts Cricket Association (ND) is one of six Major Associations that make up New Zealand Cricket. We are a fun and dedicated team which are passionate about our purpose. We like to provide support and encourage each other to challenge the status quo/disrupt the edges, be innovative and strive to achieve new heights.

ND is an inclusive and flexible employer which is focused to develop great people and grow professional skillsets. ND offers a number of benefits to all employees including an all-staff Wellbeing Week (an additional week of paid leave where the entire organisation downs tools), two additional Wellbeing days per year and two Volunteer leave days per year, a day off for your birthday and two complimentary tickets to all cricket matches at our home venues.

We take great pride in our organisation vision “Connecting People, Creating Memories” which is supported by three core values;

  1. 'Stronger Together'
  2. 'Build on Our Foundations' and
  3. 'Play Our Way'

We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and driven coach to join our team as the Pathway & Talent Coach, Counties Manukau region. This is a full-time position working across our Pathway and Talent programmes making a key contribution in helping to support the development of our players and teams through a holistic approach.

The primary responsibilities will be to provide direction and leadership of an annual Pathway programme for male and female athletes in Counties Manukau, and lead the delivery and coaching of high-level Talent within the region through our Regional Academy model.

As the successful candidate, you will have:

  • Relevant Coaching Qualification - NZC Level 2 or higher
  • Sport NZ Coach Developer qualification or equivalent (preferred)
  • Experience in community and/or professional sport
  • Demonstrated leadership skills with ability to build effective working relationships
  • Extensive knowledge of player development processes inclusive of talent identification
  • Ability to create enjoyable learning environments
  • Cricket knowledge relating to the technical and tactical requirements of the game.

We pride ourselves on our supportive and collaborative team culture, and we are looking for someone who shares our values and is committed to delivering exceptional work.

This is a fantastic opportunity to make a real impact in our organisation. If you are a team player and love a challenge, please forward a cover letter and your CV to [email protected]

Please note that the successful candidate must have the legal right to work in New Zealand, hold a full driver licence and consent to a police vet.


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