Expressions of Interest for 2020 NT Thunder Academy Positions

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Expressions of Interest for 2020 NT Thunder Academy Positions 

The NT Thunder Academy are seeking expressions of interest for the following Strength and Conditioning Coaching roles:

  • NT Thunder Academy Strength and Conditioning Coach (U18 Mens)
  • NT Thunder Academy Strength and Conditioning Coach (U18 Womens)
  • NT Thunder Academy Strength and Conditioning Coach (U16 Mens)
  • NT Thunder Academy Strength and Conditioning Coach (U16 Womens)
  • Junior Strength and Conditioning Coach (U12/U14)

Please click here for further information regarding the NT Thunder Academy Strength and Conditioning Coach roles
 

The NT Thunder Academy are seeking expressions of interest for the following Coaching and Support Staff roles:

  • NT Thunder Academy Assistant Coaches, Development Coaches, Manager and Trainer (U18)
  • NT Thunder Academy Head Coach, Assistant Coaches, Development Coaches, Manager and Trainer (U16)
  • Talent Program Assistant Coaches, Development Coaches, Manager and Trainer (U12/U14)

Please click here for further information regarding the NT Thunder Academy Coach and Support Staff roles

NT Thunder Academy aims

The NT Thunder Academy along with the National Academy is providing the following:

  1. A clear, compelling career offer and pathway for elite athletes.
  2. Best practice program based on NAB AFL Academy Curriculum.
  3. Access to highly qualified coaches, conditioning, medical, nutritionist, psychology, skill development and player welfare staff.
  4. Access to AFL standard facilities, infrastructure, staff and matches.
  5. Provide the opportunity for the best players to play against the best in representative matches for the AFL Academy (both Level 1 & 2).

NT Thunder Academy - football mission

"Develop every player to fulfil their football potential."

NT Thunder Academy - objectives of the program

The overall objectives of the program is to develop players to a standard where they can become potential AFL players through building:

  1. Their understanding of the requirements needed to play in AFL.
  2. Their football skills and game understanding.
  3. Their knowledge of athletic preparation for high performance.
  4. Their leadership ability and what being a leader requires.
  5. Their organisational and time management skill.