Job Opportunities

FIG - Coach and Education Programs Manager

Applications open
from : Oct. 17, 2019
to : Oct. 25, 2019

This position is primarily an administrative position that assures the organization, communication, financial aspects, and the record keeping for the FIG Coach Education Programs are efficiently handled within the FIG Office.

Communicate with host federations for Academies, Age Group camps and Olympic Solidarity Courses, regarding:

  • The submission and approval of budgets to host these events within specific FIG policies and guidelines.
  • Providing information on registrations and travel schedules for participants.
  • Sending course documents and materials in advance of the courses.

Nominate and communicate with FIG Experts

  • Nominate the experts.
  • Sending the official invitations and receiving registrations and travel information.
  • Disseminating approved money for services, expenses and transportation.

Communicate with participating federations

  • Sending the official invitations and receiving registrations, course fees and travel information for all participants.
  • Sending the final course/symposia information and schedule.

Be responsible for the organizational aspects of FIG Education Commission, Academy and Age Group Working Group Meetings

Maintain the FIG coaches’ data base and an efficient filing system for each event.

Maintain the FIG Coach Education Programs website

Fulfill other related tasks to assure the efficient running and coordination of the FIG Coach Education programs.

Coordinate and communicate as needed with other Departments within the FIG – media, technology, sport, finance, etc.


National Head Coach Womens Artistic Gymnastics

Applications open
from : Sep. 27, 2019
to : Nov. 30, 2019

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

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