Junior selection panel - call for expressions of interest

Thursday, 24 December 2009

Orienteering Australia is currently seeking expressions of interest from any individuals interested in being added to the National Junior Selection Panel. The major selections this panel are responsible for making are:


- National Junior Squad

- Junior Development Squad

- World University Championships (in conjunction with senior panel)

- junior classes for Australia-New Zealand Challenge

- Australian Schools Test teams (in conjunction with School Sport Australia).

The Panel currently consists of Blair Trewin (chair), Roch Prendergast (National Junior Coach) and Fiona Calabro. Nick Dent and Paul Pacque recently stepped down from the Panel after a number of years of service.

Anyone interested should advise the OA High Performance Manager, Rob Preston, at oa_headcoach@netspeed.com.au, by 8 January 2010.


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