2024 Open coaching Expressions of Interest

Sydney East Open Head Coach -  Expressions of Interest

Sydney East Hockey Association (SEHA) is directly affiliated to Hockey NSW and competes at State Championship level. We are seeking the services of coaches who are interested in leading our State Championship Open Teams program.

SEHA has considerable open-aged talent within the Association due to the strength of our member clubs that play at the highest level of the Sydney-wide men’s and women’s competitions. Our comprehensive junior rep hockey programs and junior clubs also ensure a strong pipeline of talented players.

In order to properly harness this talent and to grow our men and women open hockey programs we are looking to appoint two Head Coach positions within our two opens programs:

  • Open Men  
  • Open Women  

The commitment required for this position will include the below:

  • Promoting the open program to relevant club teams and players who are eligible to represent SEHA to secure the highest quality team that can be entered into state championships.
  • Head selector for the program - working with other individuals appointed as selectors to assist you (operating within the SEHA Representative Policy). This will involve being able to attend SWHL or Sydney Hockey games involving SEHA clubs and SEHA eligible players.
  • Coaching the Sydney East 1 Open team at the NSW Open State Championships (division 2 & 3) on the June Long weekend (8 - 10 June 2024) at Newcastle
  • Supporting any coach appointed to a Sydney East 2 team (should the numbers of players allow a team to be entered).
  • Arranging and running a training session schedule 

Full administrative support will be provided to the Head coach by the Rep Committee, Additionally, a volunteer team manager will be appointed in the lead-up to the state championships. 

SEHA is committed to the development of coaches within the Association and encourages and supports gaining and improving their level of coaching accreditation.

Expressions of interest should include information, such as:

  • Name and contact details
  • Your relevant coaching experience and hockey background
  • Personal attributes that contribute positively to your coaching
  • Your coaching philosophy
  • Your coaching accreditations (highly regarded)
  • First aid accreditation (highly regarded)
  • Any availability issues that may impact the duties described
  • Working with children check details (this is a requirement as players under 18 may be selected)

SEHA will negotiate financial compensation commensurate with the role and the skills and experience of the successful applicants.

Applications will be accepted through the below forms or by emailing repconvenor@seha.com.au:

These forms and futher informaiton can be found on the SEHA website here

A copy of this information is included in the document available for download at the bottom of this page.

Dates and Venues for 2024 Field State Championships:-

Field State Championships



Open Men & Women

Division 2 & 3

8 - 10 June  June 2024