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 2018 Australian Under-22 Ultimate Championships in Perth, Western Australia from 23-25 November 2018.
For the first time the Australian U22 Ultimate Championships will be held on our home ground. 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 Head Coach for each team: Men's, Women's and Mixed.
We are seeking a Manager for each team: Men's, Women's, Mixed. A manager may manage more than one team.
Assistant Coach Applications will also be considered.
Click on the above links to download the position descriptions.
The application period for the Head Coach and manager roles close on Wednesday 15 August 2018.
An appointment panel consisting of the WA Ultimate Executive Committee and High Performance Manager(s) will review all written applications and it is expected that successful applicants will be appointed by the Monday 20 August.
This competition with be a state representative structure for players 22 years of age and younger.
Where: Perth, Western Australia
When: November 23rd, 24th & 25th 2018
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 2018 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 1996.
Age Restrictions: The WA teams will be accepting players 15 years and older (Born before 31 December 2003). Athletes under the age of 15 may be considered on a case by case basis.
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 2nd September 2018. 9:00am - 5:00pm
Where: Location TBD*
What: Men's, Mixed and Women's team try outs.
This event is estimated to cost $200-$300, which includes; Tournament fees, field hire, 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.