Special Olympics Australia - State Sports Coordinator - SA

Special Olympics Australia - National Office

  • Support the coordination and delivery of multi-sport State Games in partnership with the State Sport Coordinators

  • Oversee the selection process and management of State teams

  • Plan, implement and maintain the annual State sports calendar

  • Develop and support the sports coordinators Support coach development

1.     Coordinate, fund and deliver multi-sport Events in partnership with the State Sport Coordinators annually, including budget management with Central Office oversight and approval;
2.     Complete State selections in accordance with national selection policies. This can be done by forming a selection sub-committee or by appointing an independent Chair to oversee selections by the state committee;
3.     Ensure that Clubs follow and comply with the process for athlete and official selection and endorsement for State teams;
4.     Undertake the endorsement process of athletes and officials for National Games in line with the national selection policy;
5.    Oversee training and management for State teams; in conjunction with Head of Delegation
6.     Plan, implement and maintain the annual State sporting calendar by the 1 December of each year, in conjunction with Clubs;
7.    Ensure adherence to a consistent competition landscape and standardized approach in line with SOA policies;
9.     Share best practice and advice in sport training and competition management to all stakeholders;
10.     Encourage and actively promote coach development and education; Keep up to date with the official sports rules of Special Olympics (Article 1 sports rules)

Express interest

  • Location: Adelaide Bc SA
  • Category Sport

Suitable for

  • People with disability
  • Skilled Volunteers
  • Work Experience


Regular - more than 6 months

Time Required

a few hours per week as well as 1x Committee meeting monthly


  • Driver's Licence (C)
  • National Police Certificate *
  • Working with Children Check *

* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.

Express interest