Expressions of Interest-Team Manager PCA Nationals 2019
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Expressions of Interest-Team Manager PCA Nationals 2019

PCT is calling for expressions of interest for Team Manager for Dressage, Showjumping and Eventing for the Tasmanian PCA Nationals Teams which will be competing at the SIEC - Horsley Park NSW from 7th-13th October 2019.

Please see below extract from the Handbook for more information on the Coaching Role;

Team Manager

A Manager shall:

· be a member of a pony club either as a financial member or volunteer;

· operate within the rules of the Pony Club Tasmania;

· shall have a Working with Vulnerable People card by selection or as soon as practical after selection

and prior to the commencement of training agree to abide by the PCT Member Protection Policy

which includes anti-harassment and discrimination and code of conduct policies;

· comply with the PCT drug free policies at any time during the period they are responsible for their

team members;

· display and promote the highest ideals of sportsmanship and professional behaviour and support

the PCT movement in a positive manner;

· be professional in their actions – language, presentation, manner and punctuality should reflect

high standards;

· provide their contact details to all team members and their parents/guardians;

· have a close working relationship with the team coach and be familiar with their role and duties;

Both should liaise at all times, keeping each other informed in all matters to do with the team;

· consult with and support the team coach in the administration of their duties.

A Team Manager’s Duties are to:

· maintain a ‘duty of care’ towards team members and an accountability for the management of the


· make immediate contact with PCT treasurer re finances and air fare bookings etc. All travel

arrangements for the team are made by the PCT treasurer;

· work through the PCT administrator and the PCT treasurer and organise the ordering of uniforms;

· keep the PCT administrator informed in all matters to do with the team;

· inform PCT insurance officer dates for proposed team practices, camps etc.;

· familiarise themselves with any travel, work or school commitments affecting any team members

and where possible, compromise;

· keep every rider /family informed in all matters to do with the team – organise meetings for all

team members, thus providing a valuable opportunity for riders and their families to meet other

team members, foster a truly inclusive “team spirit”, gain information and ask questions;

· attend all pre and post event meetings, functions, ceremonies and outings;

· ensure team members understand their commitment to the team;

· make sure that every rider reads, understands and signs the ‘Code of Conduct’ form, and completes

‘Play by the Rules’;

· in consultation with the team coach develop a risk management plan for training sessions and the


· explain to team members their responsibilities for membership in the team – expectations

regarding behaviour, team commitment, sporting attitude, horse care, etc.;

· monitor the morale of the team by offering support and encouragement;

· maintain a safe environment for others;

· maintain strict impartiality and resolve conflicts fairly and promptly through established


· maintain concise copies of all documentation. On return hand to the PCT Secretary to file;

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· fill in the ‘ report form’ 10.5.6 within 3 weeks of return and return to the PCT secretary, together

with a written report;

· report to include:

i. Team results ii. Overall results

iii. Team morale iv. Communication

v. Grievances, incidents or disciplinary action vi. Event organisation

vii. Conduct of team member viii. Accommodation

ix. Travel x. Financial statement

xi. Event programme xii. Attach photographs and names of team



If you are interested please send your Name, email address, contact phone number, accreditations (including Working with children check) with a brief summary of your experience to Kyra Jackson by Friday 1st March 2019.

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