WA Ultimate is calling for applications for Coaches, Managers and Athletes for the Under 22 WA State Men's, Women's and Mixed teams to attend the 2017 Australian Under-22 Ultimate Championships in Sydney, New South Wales from 24-26 November 2017.
The AFDA have announced that they will be hosting the second Under-22 National Competition after last years successful inauguration. Western Australia will send an U22 Men's, Women's and Mixed team to this event. To organise these teams we are in need of dedicated Coaches and Managers for each team, Job descriptions for both Coaches and Managers can be found below.
We are seeking a coach for each individual team Men's, Women's and Mixed.
We are seeking a Manager for each individual team Men's, Women's, Mixed. A manager may manage more than one team.
Click on the above links to download the position descriptions.
The application period for the Head Coach and manager roles close on Wednesday 23 August 2017.
An appointment panel consisting of the WA Ultimate Executive Committee will review all written applications and it is expected that successful applicants will be appointed by the Monday 28 August.
This competition with be a state representative structure for players 22 years of age and younger.
Where: Sydney, New South Wales
When: November 24th, 25th & 26th 2017
The teams that participate at the Under-22 Nationals will be representative teams; each team will represent a state or territory of Australia. For new updates about the 2017 Australian Under-22 Ultimate Championships, check out the WA Ultimate Facebook page here.
To be eligible to play you must be born AFTER 1 January 1995.
Age Restrictions: The WA teams will be accepting players 15 years and older. (Born before 31 December 2002)
To register your interest in these teams, please complete the Athlete EOI Form
A selection event will be held for all interested athletes;
When: Sunday 3rd September 2017. 9:00am - 1:00pm
Where: Location TBC*
What: Men's, Mixed and Women's team try outs.
This event is estimated to cost $900-$1000, which includes; Tournament fees, flights, accommodation, uniforms, food, etc.
WA Ultimate will endeavour to reduce the costs of this campaign as much as possible, to encourage more participation.
The inaugural Australian Ultimate U22 Championships 2016 in Geelong, saw 17 teams competing from six states and over 250 players across the three divisions. Western Australia's Mixed team brought home the Silver medal, Men's team the Bronze and the Women's team finishing in 4th place.
This tournament is a fantastic opportunity for high school, university and other young players to play Ultimate at the state level. From selection events to the tournament itself, players can be a part of a great community event, have the chance to represent their state and be exposed to a pathway opportunity into national teams.