Expressions of Interest - QSL Head Coach




The South West Metro Pirates are seeking Expressions of Interest from suitably qualified candidates for the role of Women’s and Men’s QSL Head Coaches for the 2023 Season.


Working closely with the Coaching Director, the Head Coach of our teams will be responsible for the recruitment, preparation, development and coaching of players for the QSL Competition in 2023.


The Head Coach will have a goal to build a strong relationship with our junior program and players, and a connection to the basketball community in South West Brisbane.



Key Attributes:


  • An in-depth knowledge of coaching basketball at a similar or higher level

  • Outstanding communication, motivation and managerial skills within a coaching and player development environment

  • A willingness to build a program with an emphasis on incorporating South West players to help build a pathway for junior development

  • Be willing to work with our junior program in line with the Pirates philosophy of individual player development and Style of Play

  • Ability to create a professional culture that emphasis holistic development

  • Organised, adaptable and willing to work within the structure of the wider association


The successful candidate will possess:


  • A Working with Children’s Check / Current Blue Card

  • Experience coaching within the QSL or similar system

  • Level 2 Coaching Qualification preferred


Please forward your application to coachingdirector@southwestbasketball.com.au including the following:


  • A covering letter including detail of your coaching experience

  • An outline of your coaching philosophy

  • An overview of your strategies to engage the community


Applications close Wednesday 23rd September 2022