Netball New Zealand

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Coach Development Officer - Netball Mainland

Netball is New Zealand’s leading female sport at both the community and international level. The Sport has grown significantly over the past 10 years. Netball Mainland is one of five Zones, affiliated to Netball New Zealand, responsible for the support, promotion and development of Netball across the Nelson, Tasman, Marlborough, West Coast and Canterbury regions.

Due to an internal promotion to cover parental leave, Netball Mainland are now recruiting for a fixed term, full time Coach Development Officer, based in Christchurch, to lead and deliver coach development within our Zone.

Reporting to the Zone Community Netball Manager, this role will support coaches across Netball Mainland Zone and enhance the standard of coach development training and programme delivery. Additionally, you’ll deliver the national coach development programme, which is designed to strengthen the overall coaching level and quality nationally.

To secure this position, you'll have broad sporting sector knowledge, experience and extensive knowledge of coach development as well as experience in training development, teaching and/or coaching. It will be important for you to have a strong understanding of Community Netball and the Netball development officer network. Strong relationship skills as well as the ability to work with a diverse range of stakeholders by sharing relevant information will be crucial skills you must possess.

Zone Coach Development Officer - PD - March 2017.pdf 133.3 KB PDF

Have you got the skills and experience we need? Keen to be part of the future of Netball in New Zealand? If so, email a detailed CV and covering letter to:
Tammy Mehrtens
Acting Community Netball Manager
Netball Mainland Zone
Phone: (03) 351 0571
All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.
Closing date for applications is 5.00 p.m. Friday 31 March 2017

New Zealand Secondary Schools Team Manager 2017-2018

Netball New Zealand is now calling for applications for the New Zealand Secondary Schools Team Manager position. This is an exciting opportunity to manage the up and coming athletes of netballs future.

NNZ is looking for a Team Manager that has the necessary skills and attributes to work within the Netball New Zealand High Performance programme to maintain the successful and professional culture of excellence on and off the court.

We are looking for managers who are professional and have proven management skills and experience at zone representative level. The successful applicant will be a skilled communicator, calm under pressure, well organised and prepared.

This contracted position will require the successful applicant to be available for NZSS tour to Canberra 25-29 September and the National Development Camp which is tentatively booked for 18th-23rd of January, with another international competition to be booked later in 2018.


If you wish to apply for this position please send through a cover letter and your CV to:
Sam Smith
High Performance Sports Coordinator
Netball New Zealand
P.O. Box 99-710
Applications close at 5pm Friday 31 March February

Performance Manager - Netball Northern

The Netball Northern Zone is one of five Regional Sporting Organisation’s for netball in New Zealand. Our Zone reaches from Waiuku to the Far North and we work with over 34% of New Zealand’s netball playing population.

We are seeking a Netball Performance Manager - a senior position within our organisation. The Netball Performance Manager is primarily responsible for athlete, coach and umpire development within our Zone. The Performance Manager works closely with Netball New Zealand and all 17 associated netball centres in our zone to ensure cohesive programme development and delivery.

The role requires a collaborative approach to supporting Netball New Zealand and the Netball Northern Zone’s goals of:

  • Supplying High Performance athletes for the ANZ Premiership and Silver Ferns
  • Successful implementation and management of the Northern Zone Development Squad with a focus on developing performance netballers
  • Successful implementation of the Northern Zone Player development squad and Northern Zone Beko League programme and team
  • Support and development of Northern Zone Performance level coach and umpire development

We require someone who has experience working in performance and high performance environments (not necessarily in netball) and understands the complexities and challenges presented. You will be confident and collaborative when working alongside sporting partners and be very solution driven. The role has a wide scope and includes being a member of the SKYCITY Mystics management team and the Beko management team, as well as connecting in with the netball performance community across the zone. The role requires flexible working hours and a commitment to travelling throughout the Zone on a regular basis.

If you would like a copy of the position description contact:
Carin Oelofse
or 09 9130837
Must be eligible to work in New Zealand
Application needs to reach us not later than the 29th of March 2017 at 5pm. Late applications will not be considered.

Head of Finance & Strategy - Netball New Zealand

The Head of Finance and Strategy has the key responsibility for maintaining the strategic overview and support execution of NNZ’s long term and short term strategies. Reporting directly to the CEO, the role focuses on leading the functions of Finance, IT, HR, Legal and Operational policy, ensuring optimal support is provided to the organisation, the required services are provided to the Zones, and Oceania Netball Federation, and that all statutory and compliance obligations are met. Based at NNZ’s Parnell Head Office, this is a very important role and sits on the Senior Management Team.

Netball New Zealand - Head of Finance and Strategy - December 2016[1].pdf 31.7 KB PDF

Have you got the skills and experience we need? Keen to be part of the future of New Zealand Netball? If so, send your detailed C.V to Clare Turner in complete confidence immediately: email or Tel. 09 623 5521 (ddi).

Community Netball Manager - Netball South

The Community Netball Manager is an advocate for netball, leading a Development team which delivers advice, support and multiple development programmes and events to the netball community.

Led by the Community Netball Manager, our Community team works together with our affiliated Centres to bring the best possible netball and life experiences they can to over 15,000 players, coaches, umpires and technical officials throughout our southern Zone, which encompasses Otago, Central Otago and Southland. It's very rewarding for the sort of person who wants to make a difference.

This role is very much about relationship management, leadership and service, so proven experience in planning, consultation and change management are crucial as is experience in developing and successfully implementing strategies, plans, policies and processes, and inspiring stakeholders.

A broad knowledge of the sporting sector, particularly in the non-profit community space, would be an advantage, as would experience in budget creation and management.

Job descriptions are available from
For enquires about the position please email
Applications close on March 31.
Netball South welcomes your enquiry.