Wellington and Otago/Southland Coaching Applications Open

Wellington and Otago/Southland Coaching Applications Open

The New Zealand Schools’ Debating Council are pleased to announce that applications are now open to coach the Wellington and Otago Regional teams.

Wellington

The Russell McVeagh Wellington Regional Debating Championships is on Saturday 25th – 26th March this year, and we need to appoint 1 – 2 coaches for both of the Wellington Regional teams.

The general requirements of coaching the team is as follows:

  • Attendance at Wellington Regionals on Saturday 25th March – Sunday 26th March
  • Attendance at Nationals: Friday 26th May – Monday 29th May
  • Training your team: Generally you should aim to train the team for a few weekends between Regionals in March and Nationals in May, but it is at your discretion as to how you arrange this.

As such, if you are interested in applying to coach, please email your application to treasurer@debating.org.nz by 5pm on Friday 3rd February with:

  • Whether you are interested in coaching
  • Whether you are applying as an individual, have a preference as to who you coach with, or are applying as a combination.
  • Anything else you would like us to know in order to inform the decision (e.g. coaching, debating, adjudicating, familiarity with the schools style).

The selection of Wellington coaches will be decided by a sub-committee consisting of Richard D’Ath (Wellington), Josh Baxter (Auckland) and Kayla Grant (Waikato).

Otago/Southland

The Russell McVeagh Otago/Southland Regional Debating Championships is on Saturday 11th – Sunday 12th March this year, and we need to appoint 1 – 2 coaches for the Otago Regional Team.

The general requirements of being a coach for the team is as follows:

  • Attendance at Otago Regionals on Saturday 11th – Sunday 12th March
  • Attendance at Nationals: Friday 26th May – Monday 29th May
  • Training your team: Generally you should aim to train the team for a few weekends between Regionals in March and Nationals in May, but it is at your discretion as to how you arrange this.

As such, if you are interested in applying to either coach or be an assistant coach, please email your application to nickrobertson350@gmail.com by 5pm on Friday 3rd February with:

  • Whether you are interested in coaching or assistant coaching
  • Whether you are applying as an individual, have a preference as to who you coach with, or are applying as a combination.
  • Anything else you would like us to know in order to inform the decision (e.g. coaching, debating, adjudicating, familiarity with the schools style).

Please note that Council reserves the right to split a coaching combination application if necessary according to the volume and nature of applications.

The selection of Otago/Southland coaches will be decided by a sub-committee consisting of John Brinsley-Pirie (Wellington/Otago), Jamie Tocher (Otago) and Hamish Saunders (Auckland).

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