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ADDRESS           6A FIGTREE DRIVE,                 PO BOX 3664
                  SYDNEY OLYMPIC PARK               RHODES
                  2127                              2138
                  PH : 02 8116 9702
                  PH : 02 8116 9703
                  FX : 02 8732 1601


CONTACT           PETER HERRMANN                    02 8116 9703

                  GAIL GALEA                        02 8116 9702

PREPARED          1 NOVEMBER, 2007


Mid 2006, The Australian Sports Commission (ASC) initiated a National Talent and
development Identification Program (NTID) and allocated funding up to including 2010
with review towards 2012. The program commenced operation 1 January, 2007.


This program was designed around a “Concept Paper” by JFA Inc HP Peter Herrmann
and Gail Galea to support the identification and development of talented athletes(age
bracket – 15-19 years) primarily in preparation for the 2012 London Olympic Games.,
where we have targeted 2 medals and 3 top ten. The program would further develop a
cultural exchange between Japan (initially), China and Korea. The program would
underpin the existing HP Program and fund a lower tier of athletes not previously
available. The program had to be Asian centric related to the source of the funding from
the ASC. The program is called “Next Gen”.

In 2007 the program has provided
1 x Talent Identification AIS Camp
1 x Development AIS Camps at which provided Asian athletes for partners (plus
accompanying coaches).
1 x Training camp in high schools in Japan to develop better techniques, strategic training

The federation employed for the first time a full time National Development
Coach/Coordinator (NDCC), Pascal Giraud who did an excellent job but unfortunately
he has undertaken a full-time teaching position and the federation has decided to make
his position part-time. Pascal is assisted by volunteer coaches to work with NTID athletes.
A pool of 20 athletes was selected to the 2007 NTID Programme.

The federation will call for expressions of interest to replace the NDCC with Pascal
moving to part-time until the new appointee is trained in the NTID Programme. The new
NDCC would be employed at the latest 1 September, 2008 or earlier if necessary.

The new appointee would work alongside Pascal, attend the office in Sydney from time
to time, participate at planned AIS camps 13/4/08-19/4/08 and possibly travel to Japan
with Pascal and the team 20/6/08-1/7/08.

In training, the NDCC and new appointee would work year round visiting these athletes
at NTCs and clubs throughout Australia, lead AIS camps and Japanese High School
camps. He/she would also be charged after training to educate coaches, re-establish
competition for schools and report 3 monthly.
The trainee NDCC would be appointed to 1 December, 2007 to commence training 1
January 2008. While training all expenses of travel, accommodation and daily allowance
will be met by the federation and an honorarium paid for the period. The position of
trainee NDCC would suit best a person who has part-time employment.

See attached “Concept Paper” for more information on criteria for athletes.

1 September 2008 – 31 August 2009

The National Development Coaching/Co-Ordinator is expected to

A) Clearly continue to define and manage the JFA Inc talent identification networks,
protocols and athlete database in conjunction with the JFA HP Manager and Officer
 B) Oversee recruitment, performance management and evaluation of the JFA Inc talent
identification program in conjunction with the JFA HP Manager and Officer
C) Ensure the operational efficiency and effectiveness of the JFA Inc talent identification
program by

1) Continue a National Talent Identification Squad
     Maintain or revise schedule of events for the period considering established
     Maintain or revise policy, programme and assessment sheets
     Visit state weekend identification camps for “coaches eye” identification
     Provide, schedule and manage AIS Camps including one each year that introduces
      new NTID candidates (Training Program, Schedule Lectures, Sports Services)
     Invite recommendations for Talent Identification camp participation from State
      Associations and clubs
     Report on each camp
     Compile a list of contacts for coaches at schools in each state, NTC coaches, club
      coaches in each state
     Recommend state co-ordinators to assist in monitoring athletes
     Maintain an assistant coach to assist at AIS / International camps
     Recommend to High Performance Review Committee and NCC the selection of
      new athletes for approval, referring to Skills Check List, Competitiveness check
      list, Camp performance Indicators
     Identify more 48kg and +70kg women athletes to assist Australian qualification to
      Olympic Games
     Recruit athletes from other sports such as wrestling, rugby league, rugby union
     Promote the sport of judo with media releases where applicable

2) Scheduled AIS Camps 2008
      Manage, maintain or revise AIS Camp 13/4/08 – 19/04/08 (Training Program,
       Lectures, Sports Services and Testing, Strength and Conditioning, Video Analysis,
       Introduction of new applicants
      Maintain or revise AIS Camp 28/9/08 – 4/10/08 (Training Program, Lectures,
       Sports Services, Strength and Conditioning, Video Analysis, host Japanese
      Together with the JFA Inc host the Japanese judokas and coaches invited to attend
       one AIS camp
      Integrate Japanese coaches into camp programs
      Recommend 2009 Camp dates

3) Scheduled International Camps
     Maintain or revise recommend camp dates for 2008 Japanese High Schools
       20/6/08 – 1/7/08
     Head the delegation of 20 athletes, manager and assistant coach x 2 weeks
     Co-ordinate travel, camp schedule, monitor performance indicators
     Report submitted within 1 month to National Office

4) Schools Judo
     Develop a school judo network
     Develop a school judo competition where applicable
     Assist JFA Inc Junior Sport Committee to develop “JFA Inc Junior Sport Policy”
     Encourage school judokas to join a club within their state

5) Monitoring
    Provide recommended individual training programs to 20 athletes and their
    Persistent contact with 20 athletes and their coaches
    Persistent contact with State co-ordinators / assistant coach / national office
    Monitor athletes at National Training Centres (NTC)
    Attend all AIS camps including HP Elite Camps (3)
    Attend regional competitions and camps
    Consider coaching at international camps/competitions for Individual Scholarship
      holders within the squad

   6) Reporting
        Reporting of an “Evaluation Table” x 3 monthly to Peter Herrmann, NECD
        Report re participation at seminars, meetings and camps
        Report on established “NTID contacts’ list”
        Camp reports are to include attendance, performance indicators, athlete
          Competition reports are to include results, draw sheets and analysis
          Annual Report should include recommendations for future planning

JFA Inc Profile
       Employment places the coach onto the National Coach List 2008 – 2012
         for eligibility for appointment to international events
       NDCC is a member of the BAP (Beijing Athlete Programme) Committee
         currently consisting of HP Manager, Officer, Olympic Coaches, SSAC
         Chair, AIS representative and ASC consultant and Sports Manager


Qualifications and Experience
    Current Coach
    Current NCAS Level 2 minimum or overseas equivalent
    Relevant diploma/s in coaching/administration

Knowledge and Skills
    Current knowledge of international competition judo
    Current experience of elite coaching for the age bracket 15-19 years
    Specific technical knowledge of judo elite training principles
    Knowledge of planning, programming
    Understanding of sports science concepts especially Strength and Conditioning
      and ability to incorporate them into training programs
    Sound leadership, communication and administrative qualities
    Relationship building with athletes and coaches
    Physically capable of demonstrating competition judo techniques

Personal Attributes
    Commitment to a challenging, demanding and “out-of hours” working

    Call for Expression of Interest from the current National Coaches List
    Call for Expression of Interest from State/Club coaches via State Secretaries
    Call for Expression of Interest via Website
    Applications are to be forwarded to Peter Herrmann, NECD by Friday 16
      November 2006.
    JFA Inc Office
      PO Box 3664, Rhodes NSW 2138 or by email to

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