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Interested in being a Coach?

Parent coaches are responsible for:

  • Running 1 x training session each week, including drills and instruction

  • Attending and coaching 1 game x each week, providing guidance to players and managing the rotation of players on/off the court. 

  • Receive a Wattle Park saints polo shirt and game day kit bag 

We have limited paid positions available for Junior Coaches interested in coaching a Junior team in the Winter 2024 season. 

  • You must be at least playing U14s and above and would like to coach a junior Saints girls or boys team

  • You must be studying full time

  • You can coach individually or in pairs.

  • Coaching induction and training will be provided by the club.

  • $500 payment to each junior coach or $300 each if they work in pairs in a shared coaching arrangement. Payment is made in two installments across the season.

  • Game day kit and Wattle Park Saints polo shirt is provided.

  • Wattle Park Saints will also consider payment to Junior Coaches for Basketball Accredited Training that coaches successfully complete to move through the accreditation levels. Coaching Accreditation Levels (Lowest to Highest) are Community, Club Association, Performance, Master.

  • Recognition certificate given at Presentation Day – a great reference for future employers

What's the commitment?  

  • The coach will have to be available for one hour training session per week and for game day.

What kind of experience is needed? 

  • Played several seasons of basketball at domestic or representative level.

  • Basketball skills and drills knowledge an advantage.

What kind of support do you get when you sign up to be a coach?

  • You have the club resources of Junior Coach Coordinator & Age Group Coordinator, plus a Team Manager to support you.

Who can I talk to for more information?

Contact: Glen Perry at or have a chat to Shayne La Combre at 0412 547 821

Team Managers also play a key role

Team managers are responsible for :

  • Communicating with parents updates from the Club

  • Collecting payments from families to pay the weekly games (usually done twice a season)

  •  Arranging an end of season gift for the Coach

  • Organising a weekly scoring roster 

  • Ensuring all team members have uniforms and different singlet numbers

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