2020 Perth Thundersticks Academy – Seeking Coaches Expressions of Interest

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Hockey WA are seeking expressions of interest from those interested for coaching positions within the 2020 Perth Thundersticks Academy.

Following on from the success of this year’s program, Hockey WA are now actively recruiting quality coaches for placement in next year’s Academy and this is the first phase.

The Thundersticks Junior Academy is an age specific advanced development program designed to provide aspirational athletes with the skills and knowledge to effectively compete at National Junior Championship level. If you want to be part of a dynamic coaching team tasked with the custodianship of our next generation Thundersticks players, we want to hear from you!


Coaching hierarchy


Academy Head Coach Male/Academy Head Coach Female

(Responsible for oversight of planning and delivery and coach mentoring)


Senior Academy Coach each age group 13-17yo

(Responsible for leadership in the quality delivery of each session’s objectives)


Academy Coach

(Responsible for the quality delivery of allocated session objectives)


Sessions will predominately be scheduled early on weekends. All coaches will be required to attain a Working With Children Card.


To express your interest or enquire further, please email:

Dean Evans – General Manager – Talent Development and Asian Engagement



MUST address the following criteria:

  • Coaching accreditation qualifications;
  • Coaching experience;
  • Coaching/Playing referee x 2.