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Document current as at 20/04/20


  1. An advertisement for expressions of interest for the role will be published on Sydney Scorpions website and social media platforms
  2. All Team Manager positions will be appointed at the discretion of Sydney Scorpions Executive Committee after initial consultation of the appointed Head Coach
  3. The position will be declared vacant at completion of representative tournament for which it was appointed (e.g. NTL, Junior Regionals, NYC)
  4. Must adhere to the Sydney Scorpions Selection Policy, Code of Conduct and applicable policies and guidelines at all times including any NSWTA and TFA requirements
  5. Must possess good written and oral skills and communicate effectively with the committee, the coaching team and players
  6. Able to demonstrate the ability to work well under pressure whilst achieving objectives
  7. Must submit a valid WWC and Play by the Rules certificate/reference number with their nomination
  8. As part of this process, it is a requirement that all prospective Team Managers demonstrate the ability to work within the Sydney Scorpions policies, procedures and philosophies (e.g. club culture requirements)
  9. A high degree of initiative and organisational ability
  10. Mature judgement and capacity to accept responsibility
  11. Good inter personal relationship skills
  12. The ability to work well under pressure whilst still achieving objectives
  13. Accept responsibility to ensure your players qualify for the event that they are taking part in representing Sydney Scorpions
  14. Head Coach will be appointed prior to the Team Manager, thus enabling the Head Coach to have some input into their Team Manager


Prior to the Event:
  1. To manage the team to which the appointment was made
  2. To liaise with team management and the committee regarding administrative matters
  3. Assisting in ensuring the conduct of the team is beyond reproach
  4. Assisting in ensuring all players meet eligibility criteria
  5. Ensure clear communication within appointed team (e.g. via Social Media, WhatsApp, Messenger, Email, SportsYou, etc.)
  6. Co-ordinate and collect all financial monies on behalf of the Sydney Scorpions Finance Director
  7. Ensure all members are financial prior to the final team announcement
  8. Non-financial members are to be withdrawn prior to final team announcement or have a committee approved payment plan
  9. Assist coaching staff in all administration duties
  10. Adhere to Sydney Scorpions HPU policies and guidelines
  11. Ensure all members are registered by expected due dates
  12. Ensure all apparel (including uniforms and off-field gear) requirements are lodged by the expected due date and assist with apparel distribution
  13. Assist in gathering team accommodation requirements including room allocations where team accommodation is included
During & Post Event:
  1. Ensure game/tournament HPU recovery protocol is adhered to (e.g. ice baths, massage, etc)
  2. To work with the Head Coach to ensure game/tournament HPU preparation protocol including suggested nutrition is adhered to
  3. To work with the Head Coach to ensure game/tournament HPU recovery protocol is adhered to (e.g. ice baths, massage, etc)
  4. Ensure water bottles are full and encourage usage
  5. Water buckets and sweat towels are cool and ready in the sub box
  6. Monitor game scores and keep a scorecard
  7. Monitor tournament changes and administration matters and ensure to address to team
  8. Monitor injuries and schedule with the Medical team if and when required
  9. Provide the Medical team a schedule of when ice baths are required
  10. Post event follow-up should there be any outstanding financial matters including approved payment plans
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