National Head Coach Womens Artistic Gymnastics




The Austrian Gymnastics Federation (ÖFT) is the sole governing body and competency centre of all Austrian gymnastics, on a national and international level.

The Austrian Gymnastics Federation (ÖFT) is the sole governing body and competency centre of all Austrian gymnastics, on a national and international level. As an official FIG member, the ÖFT – one of the biggest sports federations in Austria – is proud to have about 100.000 members in 450 clubs.

We are now offering a challenging opportunity for someone to significantly contribute to the further positive development of Austria’s female artistic gymnastics, on a national and international level.


Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:

Preparation of the Austrian national teams (seniors and juniors) to take part in international top competitions. Our current target level: AA and apparatus final spots at European Championships.Evaluation and revision of the senior and junior national team’s squad criteria.Planning, conception and directing of the training/preparation programs of the Austrian senior and junior national teams.Planning, organisation and management of regular (monthly) joint training camps of both of our WAG national teams.Development and monitoring of comprehensive training plans for every gymnast on the national team, in close co-operation with the club/personal coaches.Recording and documentation of training and competition progress, combined with regular feedback meetings with athletes, their coaches and the ÖFT sports director.



Job Requirements:

Qualification, skills and expertise as a professional coach at high international level.Experience as a national or transregional head coach, including all aspects of gymnastics training (planning, organisation, implementation) and physical preparation.Overview and knowledge of international developments and trends in female artistic gymnastics.Strong personal communication network within the international WAG community.Readiness for business trips and varying working hours.English language skills required, German language skills advantageous and appreciated.

This position starts on December 1, 2019 and is limited until the end of 2020. Continuation is planned, depending on the success. The place of employment will vary depending on the location of training sessions and competitions all over Austria and other countries. Travel expenses will be covered by the ÖFT.

If you are an interested and qualified candidate, please send your job application including curriculum vitae to the Austrian Gymnastics Federation by email to office@oeft.at.