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Recruiting Skateboarding High Performance Manager

Following a successful Olympic Games and the announcement of Brisbane as the host city of the 2032 Olympic/Paralympic Games, Skate Australia is embarking on an ambitious and exciting high performance and performance pathway strategy for park and street skateboarding.

This leadership role will work closely with the Skateboarding High Performance Committee to develop, implement and monitor the high performance strategy and operational plans across the entire performance pathway.

Building strong and effective relationships with teams at the Australian Institute of Sport, National Institute Network and the Australian Olympic Committee, the successful candidate will lead the management and development of high performance athletes, coaches and support staff, establishing a supportive, performance team culture which drives their holistic development.

This is an opportunity to join a National Sporting Organisation (NSO) entering a period of growth. The Australian skateboarding team recently returned from Tokyo with one gold medal and two top five finishes. We are proud of the performances of the whole team and we're committed to building upon this success to achieve ambitious performance objectives at Paris 2024.

To apply, please provide:

  • A current curriculum vitae.

  • An application letter (maximum 2 pages) outlining why are you the most suitable candidate for the position. Please elaborate on how you have previously implemented a successful high performance program or led a sport high performance team and how your knowledge and experience will contribute to future competitive success for skateboarding.

  • Contact details of two referees who have a thorough knowledge of your skills, knowledge and experience.

Please submit the above by email to with the subject line to include HPM Application, Your Surname and Your First Name,

Applications close 5pm AEST, Wednesday, 20th October 2021

Interviews will be conducted on Wednesday 27th October 2021

For more information about the role please contact the Skate Australia Skateboarding High Performance Committee Chair, Kim Crane on 0408 197 672.


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