EXPRESSION of INTEREST – U18 National Men’s Team – Equipment Manager


EXPRESSION OF INTEREST – EQUIPMENT MANAGER – World Men U18 (WMU18) National Team, IIHF World Championships – Sofia, Bulgaria, 2023

Expressions of Interest are being called for the role of Equipment Manager, to manage team equipment responsibilities for the upcoming International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) World Championships.

Duties include:
• Liaise with the Team Manager, Head Coach and IHA Office to manage:
o All equipment assessment, transportation, and maintenance in the lead up and during the World Championships
o Return of all equipment safely to O’Brien Icehouse, Melbourne, following completion of tour
o Manage team equipment communications with Team Manager, coaching staff, and players
o Manage logistics of all equipment for duration of World Championships
o Adhere to Covid-19 safety protocols and recommendations 
o Adhere to IHA Code of Conduct
o Other off-ice responsibilities as required

Proposed Dates (schedule tbc):
• 20th March (tbc) – team departs Australia for pre-competition camp in Sofia, Bulgaria
• 27th March – 2nd April – Division II Group B World Championships
• 3rd April – team departs Sofia for Australia

If you have experience in Ice Hockey Team Equipment Management, relevant transferable skills, and/or international travel experience, we would love to hear from you!

  • Applications:
    • Please apply via email to outlining:
    o Why you would like to be part of the WMU18 Team at the IIHF World Championships
    o Relevant ice hockey (or other) team management or equivalent experience
    o Relevant skills you possess that would contribute to the team and staff, and/or leadership capabilities
    o Confirmation of a Working with Children Check (or State equivalent) or willingness to get one
    o Willingness to adhere to relevant Covid-19 vaccination requirements for international travel
    o Two referees with relevant contact details

    Your application can be in dot point form and does not need to be longer than two paragraphs.
    By applying, it is assumed that you will uphold the IHA Code of Conduct at all times and be an ambassador for Australia. 

Please note – you will be required to hold a valid Australian Passport with at least 6 months validity from the date of return.

We are committed to honouring our past, succeeding in the present and shaping a prosperous future for our IHA high performance athletes.

We look forward to receiving your application by 5pm Friday 23rd December 2022.