2023 Country Team

Bigham Cup, South Australia
Dates TBC


WAG (SL & NL 4-7)           Dates TBC


How to nominate

To be eligible for selection onto the 2023 WA Country Team, you must do the following:

  • Download and read the 2023 Gymnastics WA State Team Procedure (available below)
  • Be a registered financial member of Gymnastics WA and a regionally located affiliated Club. 
  • Download and read the 2023 Country Team Bulletin #1 (available June 2023)
  • Complete the online nomination form, prior to the due date. Nominations will open in June 2023.

Key Nomination Dates 2023

  • Nominations OPEN - June 2023 (Athletes, Coaches, Judges & Team Management)
  • Nominations CLOSE - 5.00pm June 30, 2023

Key Selection Dates 2023

  • Selection Meetings for Athletes, Coaches, Judges & Team Management are scheduled for July, 2023. Nominees are not required to attend these meetings. 
  • The WA Country Team will be announced once the selected team has been ratified by the Gymnastics WA CEO and the appeal window has closed and any submitted appeals have been resolved. 

State Team Procedure

The State Team Procedure governs the way that WA Teams are selected and managed. It is extremely important that all prospective Team Members and parents/guardians for those under 18 are aware of the information that is contained in the State Team Procedure. Failed to read this procedure can result in problems following selection when a Team Member takes an action or makes a request which goes against this policy.

Anyone nominating for a position on a WA Team is required to acknowledge that they have read and understand this Procedure.

Additional Policies/Procedures

All prospective WA Team Members must also agree to adhere to the below policies/procedures:

  • Social Media Policy
  • Code of Conduct
  • Member Protection Policy

All of these can be found below and on the Gymnastics WA website, here.


Country Team Bulletins


The Country Team Bulletins contain all relevant travel and Country Team event information for Team nominees & members. Bulletin #1 will be released in 2023 and will be found below, containing information on how to nominate for the Team and important Team dates. 

Bulletin #2 is more specific and is for selected Team members. It will be released shortly after the selection of the Team. 

Bulletin #1


Relevant Documents
 
2023 State Team Procedure
(Adobe PDF File)
Social Media Policy
(Adobe PDF File)
Member Protection Policy
(Adobe PDF File)

Coaching Structure & Selection

Coaches will be considered for a position on the WA Country Team if they meet the eligibility (section 5) and selection criteria (section 9) outlined in the 2023 State Team Procedure, and has participated in Professional Development Workshop/s within the past 12 months.

Coaching positions available on the Team include:

  • Head Coach
  • Team Coach
  • Assistant Coach
  • Personal Coach

Not all indicated positions may be selected. The number of available positions on each Team will be determined with consideration to the Team composition.

Personal Coaches may not be selected. The necessity for Personal Coaches will be determined in consultation with the Head Coach and Selection Committee and relative to the Team size, structure and Team needs.


Management Structure & Selection


Management will be considered for a position on the WA Country Team if they meet the eligibility (section 5) outlined in the 2023 State Team Procedure. Considerations outlined in section 11 of the State Team Procedure will also be taken into account when selecting an individual for a management position. 

Management positions available on the Team include:

  • WAG Team Manager
  • Dual Team Manager / Team Coach

Not all indicated positions may be selected. The number of available positions on each Team will be determined with consideration to the Team composition. If a dual Team Manager / Team Coach is selected, no sole Team Manager will be selected. 
 


Tour Funding - Coaches & Management Staff

Coaches and Management Staff who are selected onto the Team are entitled to funding and/or allowances as per the below amounts.

Funding will be paid after individuals have returned from the Tour in Gymnastics WA's next scheduled pay run. 

Funding Amounts

 Position on Team   
 Applicable Funding/Allowances

 Team Manager  Partially Funded  
Flights - $800
 Allowance for all other travel expenses - $150 per night
Dual Team Manager / Team    
Coach 
 Partially Funded   
Flights - $800
 Allowance for all other travel expenses - $150 per night
 Head Coach  Partially Funded        
 Flights - $800
 Allowance for all other travel expenses - $150 per night  
 Team Coach  Partially Funded  
 Flights - $800
 Allowance for all other travel expenses - $100 per night 
 Assistant Coach  Partially Funded  
 Flights - $800
 Allowance for all other travel expenses - $50 per night 
 
Personal Coach
 
 Not Funded
 


Judging Structure & Selection


Judges will be considered for a position on the WA Country Team if they meet the eligibility (section 5) and selection criteria (section 10) outlined in the 2023 State Team Procedure.

Judging positions available on the Team include:

  • WAG Judge

Not all indicated positions may be selected. The number of available positions on each Team will be determined with consideration to the Team composition.
 


Tour Funding - Judges

Judges who are selected onto the Country Team are entitled to funding and/or allowances as per the 2023 Gymsport Funding Regulations (below).

As per the Gymsport Funding Regulations, to claim any funding amount the following process must be followed:
  • The applicable Funding Request Form and all Tax Invoices / Receipts (if required) must be submitted to Gymnastics WA in order to receive reimbursement of the funding money. 
  • Funding applications will be submitted to the Gymsport Technical Working Groups for approval. 
  • Applications for reimbursement must occur within 30 days of returning from the event / date of invoice. 

Gymsport Funding Regulations

Gymsport Funding Regulations
(Adobe PDF File)

Roles & Responsibilities - Coaches, Management & Judges
 
Roles & Responsibilities_1
(Adobe PDF File)