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Regional Development Officer – Maternity cover Wagga Wagga

Full Time 35 hours per week with evening and weekend work required.

Salary plus fully maintained company vehicle + super (pro-rata)

Little Athletics NSW is a fun, social, and active program for girls and boys aged 3 to 17. The program teaches a wide range of skills based on running, jumping, and throwing. It is a Foundation Sport delivered at over 180 Centres across NSW with a focus on Family, Fun & Fitness.

This position will closely work with fellow Development Officers, Centre Support Manager, Participation and Partnership Manager, and Competitions Manager.

Key Responsibilities

  • Engage with Centres
  • School Programs
  • Participation Programs
  • Clinics and Carnivals/ Competitions
  • Coaching and Officials
  • Provide support to Zone/ Region Coordinators

Skills and Attributes

  • A passion for the sport of Athletics
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Understand the local community and be able to communicate local needs and issues
  • Highly self-motivated
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Be able to establish relationships with a broad group of the local community

Our Values

Integrity, Innovation, Inclusive & Excellence

As the local eyes and ears on the ground, provide information and feedback to relevant Little Athletics NSW staff, regarding what is happening in the local community to assist in the strategic development of service provisions in regional areas.

For a full job description, please click here

Please apply in writing including a relevant cover page, listing your relevant skills.

LAPS (Little Athletics Program for Schools) Coach

We are seeking accredited coaches who are interested in coaching in schools as part of the Little Athletics Program for Schools.

LAPS coaching involves conducting practical athletics sessions for classes of school children during school hours. Most LAPS sessions are conducted at primary schools. Payment for LAPS coaching begins at $30 per hour (payment for a minimum of 3 hours).

A typical LAPS coaching session will last between 30-60 minutes and involve a class of up to thirty students. Multiple sessions may be conducted at a school throughout a day. One event is usually coached per session. The events offered to schools include sprints, relays, long jump, high jump, shot put, discus, and sometimes hurdles.

An aspiring LAPS coach can apply to work within the program by completing the LAPS Coach Expression of Interest Form. Additional training and development will be offered according to the needs of each individual coach.

Click here to apply

For more information, call Darren Wensor (Little Athletics NSW Head of Coach & Volunteer Development) on 02 9633 4511 (Ext 108) or email


Workforce Development Team

Help People Develop the Confidence to Contribute in a Role and at a Level to Which They Aspire

Are you:

  • Wanting to inspire others in the Athletics industry?
  • Keen to help develop the sport’s coaching workforce?
  • Committed to your own continuing professional development?

The NSW Athletics Workforce Development Team Program aims to build and maintain a group of passionate and committed individuals who are skilled at contributing to the development of others.

We are seeking passionate coaches and officials with relevant experience to apply to become part of our team that delivers our growing list of professional development workshops throughout NSW.

Presenters are matched with the workshops that most align with their skills, passion and personality and undergo a comprehensive induction for each workshop that they aspire to present.

Opportunities also exist for new workshops to be built around a presenter’s specific skill and interests.


If you feel that you meet the NSW Athletics presenter criteria, please let us know by completing and submitting an Expression of Interest form.

If you are passionate about the prospect of becoming involved, but feel you don’t quite yet meet the criteria, contact us to discuss what you can do about it (Darren Wensor 02 9633 4511 – Ext 108).

Please note: All prospective presenters must have relevant experience/training in engaging audiences as an educator, presenter, facilitator or public speaker, or be prepared to undertake such experience/training.

All aspiring NSW Athletics presenters will map out an individualised development plan with a lead presenter. Once they have become a member of the team, all presenters enter a process of self-directed and prescribed ongoing professional development.

Click here to view the NSW Athletics Workforce Development Standards

Coaches – Click here to apply

Officials – Click here to apply

You are welcome to apply for both!

For more information, call Darren Wensor (Little Athletics NSW Head of Coach & Volunteer Development) on 02 9633 4511 (Ext 108) or email