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IHA LogoIce Hockey Australia
(Trading name of Ice Hockey Australia Limited)
ABN: 77 106 538 293 CAN: 629 477 890
E: office@iha.org.au w: www.iha.org.au
A: Level 1, 105 Pearl River Road, Docklands VIC 3008

 

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Ice Hockey Australia (IHA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Adam Woolnough as its new General Manager (GM).

Adam comes to IHA from the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS), where he has held management roles for the past four years and was part of the AIS Senior Leadership Team. Adam also worked with the Queensland Academy of Sport (QAS) in high-performance and professional development roles.
Before his involvement with the AIS and QAS, Adam was an elite athlete in the National Rugby League (NRL) competition, playing nine seasons for the Newcastle Knights, Penrith Panthers, and Melbourne Storm.

β€œI’m eager to get to know our members and member associations across the country and work at building those relationships, partnerships, and connections,” Adam said.

β€œI’m also keen to work with other key high-performance stakeholders – whether that is the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC), Olympic Winter Institute of Australia (OWIA), Australian Institute of Sport (AIS), and Sport Australia – and help them recognise the opportunity ice hockey presents.

β€œThere are some talented athletes in our sport. I’d like to see them remain involved and grow the sport. This is an exciting opportunity; the [IHA] Board has set the goal of Olympic participation by 2030. We need to start that journey now.”

IHA President Dr Ryan O’Handley said, β€œHe [Adam] comes from professional sport, he also comes from AIS, so he brings a depth of understanding of sport and where we aspire to take our sport. We want to take ice hockey to become a more major sport in Australia, and we have someone who understands that.”

Adam Woolnough will officially start as IHA General Manager on October 3, and we are excited to welcome him to our ice hockey community.

For further information, please reach out to office@iha.org.au

By Gordon Goodenough September 29, 2022
– SYDNEY, New South Wales

EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

IHA LogoIce Hockey Australia
(Trading name of Ice Hockey Australia Limited)
ABN: 77 106 538 293 CAN: 629 477 890
E: office@iha.org.au w: www.iha.org.au
A: Level 1, 105 Pearl River Road, Docklands VIC 3008

 

EXPRESSION OF INTEREST
STRENGTH & CONDITIONING COACH – NATIONAL MEN’S TEAM
Trans-Tasman Series 2022-23, IIHF World Championships, Madrid, Spain, 2023

Expressions of Interest are being called for the critical role of Strength & Conditioning Coach for the IHA National Men’s Team to manage the physical preparation of the team for the 2022-23 Trans-Tasman Series and upcoming International Ice Hockey (IIHF) World Championships.

Duties include:
β€’ Working with the National Head Coach and IHA National Men’s Team and High Performance Stakeholders to:
o Design and deliver quality, tailored on and off ice programs for the IHA National Men’s Team Long List (30 skaters plus 4 goaltenders) to optimise their fitness and conditioning in the lead up to the World Championships in Madrid, Spain in April 2023.
o Attend designated training camps (most likely in Melbourne)
o Other related off-ice responsibilities as required.

Proposed Dates (schedule tbc):
β€’ September 2022 Long List Selection, Trans Tasman Series (Melbourne) planning
β€’ November 4-6 2022 Team assembles in Melbourne for pre-series training and Trans-Tasman tournament
β€’ March 17-19 2023 Team travels to Auckland, New Zealand for reverse leg of Trans-Tasman
β€’ April 4 2023 (tbc) Pre-departure training/ camp/ series (tbc)
β€’ April 12 (tbc) Team departs Australia for Madrid, Spain for Division II
Group A World Championship
β€’ April 15 – 22 (tbc) Division II Group A World Championship, Madrid, Spain
β€’ April 22 Team departs Madrid for Australia and home states
If you have experience in Ice Hockey or a similar sport Strength & Conditioning coaching, and ideally have elite level team sport experience and this sounds like a role you would love to get stuck into, we would love to hear from you!

Applications:
β€’ Please apply via email to jane.woodlandsthompson@iha.org.au outlining:
o Your ice hockey (or other sport) S&C Coaching qualifications and experience
in the provision and application of strength & conditioning/physiological services.
o Experience and proven success in high-performance team sport environments
o Proven success in utilizing strength & conditioning / physiology knowledge for planning, periodising, and managing elite athletes nationally and remotely at a senior level
o Why you want to be part of Team Australia – Senior Men at the World Championship
o Any leadership qualities you have
o How you would be an asset to the team and staff off the ice
o Confirmation of a Working With Children Check (or State equivalent) or willingness to get one
o Confirmation of Covid-19 Double Vaccination status
o A referee who can be contacted to support your application
o The referee’s name, email address and mobile number.
Your application can be in dot point form and does not need to be longer than a page.
By applying, it is assumed that you will uphold the IHA relevant Code of Conduct at all times and be an excellent ambassador for Australia if successful in selection. As for all IHA National Team staff positions, this is not a remunerated role.

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 FRIDAY October 7 2022.

EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

IHA LogoIce Hockey Australia
(Trading name of Ice Hockey Australia Limited)
ABN: 77 106 538 293 CAN: 629 477 890
E: office@iha.org.au w: www.iha.org.au
A: Level 1, 105 Pearl River Road, Docklands VIC 3008

 

EXPRESSION OF INTEREST – EQUIPMENT MANAGER – NATIONAL MEN’S TEAM
Trans-Tasman Series 2022-23, IIHF World Championships, Madrid, Spain, 2023

Expressions of Interest are being called for the role of Equipment Manager for the IHA National Men’s Team to manage the team equipment and travel with the team for the 2022-23 Trans-Tasman Series and upcoming International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) World Championships.

Duties include:
β€’ Working with the NMT Team Manager, Head Coach and IHA National Teams Stakeholders to manage:
o All equipment assessment, transportation, and maintenance of the National Men’s Team in the lead up to and on the Trans Tasman and World Championship tours
o Responsibility for the return of all equipment safely to O’Brien Icehouse, Melbourne, post tour
o Team equipment communications to the Team Manager, Coaching staff, and players
o Tour team logistics for all equipment
o Adherence to Covid-19 safety protocols
o Assist staff on tour outside of practice and game time including adherences to the Codes of Conduct
o Other off-ice responsibilities as required

Proposed Dates (schedule tbc):
β€’ September 2022 Long List Selection Communications, Trans Tasman Series (Melbourne) planning
β€’ November 2022 Team assembles in Melbourne for pre-series training and Trans-Tasman tournament
β€’ Feb-March 2023 Team travels to Auckland, New Zealand for reverse leg of Trans-Tasman
β€’ Early April 2023 Pre-departure training/ camp/ series (tbc)
β€’ April 12 (tbc) Team departs Australia for Madrid, Spain for Division II Group A World Championship
β€’ April 16 – 22 (tbc) Division II Group A World Championship, Madrid, Spain
β€’ April 22 Team departs Madrid for Australia and home states

If you have experience in Ice Hockey Team Equipment Management or transferable skills here, and ideally have international travel experience and this sounds like a role you would love to get stuck into, we would love to hear from you!

Applications:
β€’ Please apply via email to jane.woodlands-thompson@iha.org.au outlining:
o Your hockey (or other sport) Team Manager or equivalent role experience
o Why you want to be part of Team Australia – Senior Men at the World Championship
o Any leadership qualities you have
o How you would be an asset to the team and staff off the ice
o Confirmation of a Working With Children Check (or State equivalent) or willingness to get one
o Confirmation of Covid-19 Double Vaccination status
o A referee who can be contacted to support your application
o The referee’s name, email address and mobile number
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 relevant Code of Conduct at all times and be an excellent ambassador for Australia if successful in selection.

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 FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 3Oth 2022.

2022-2023 IIHF Licenses

The following officials have been allocated an IIHF License for the 2022/2023 season. The dedication and commitment they show to their development, training, and skill refinement has earn them this accoldate.

Referee Linesperson
Cien Pereira VIC F B Bethany Bowshall SA F B
Davida Paul NSW F C Sarah Kinninment QLD F C
Nicholas Air NSW M B Russell Dow VIC M B
David Gal SA M B Fraser Ohlson WA M B
Robert Love VIC M B Haydan Rogers NSW M B
Chris Parks SA M C Hamish Young VIC M B
Jeffrey Scott NSW M C Mark Peruzzo NSW M C
Kent Unwin NSW M C Marco Tomasello NSW M C

QUICK UPDATE ON SECURING OUR NEW GM!

IHA LogoIce Hockey Australia
(Trading name of Ice Hockey Australia Limited)
ABN: 77 106 538 293 CAN: 629 477 890
E: office@iha.org.au w: www.iha.org.au
A: Level 1, 105 Pearl River Road, Docklands VIC 3008

QUICK UPDATE ON SECURING OUR NEW GM!

The window for applications for the new position of General Manager – Ice Hockey Australia (IHA) has closed.

The soon to be appointed GM – IHA will lead and administer the sport from its National Head Quarters at O’Brien Icehouse, Melbourne.

To ensure best practice and an inclusive, fair and transparent process, the Board of IHA advertised the role widely and obtained the assistance of an experienced sports industry HR professional, to undertake the processes of vetting and shortlisting candidates ready for interview.

IHA was blown away by the level of interest and quality of applicants for this exciting role, that will, along with the newly elected IHA Board, steer the sport into the next phase of its growth. With no applicants having held previous roles with IHA, the organisation will be welcoming new talent and benefiting from their cross-sport/ cross industry experience.

Two Board members and a representative from the IHA Member Associations will make up the interview panel for round one interviews for shortlisted candidates in Melbourne next week.