Women In Sport Leadership Program

‘Learn Support Lead: Activating female leaders in sport’ is a 12 month female mentoring and leadership program designed to activate the untapped skills and experience of local women on and off the field.

NOTICE: Expressions of interest closed on 15 June 2018, however prospective participants may still complete the form below and will be added to a waitlist.

The program includes two cohorts of women – emerging leaders, and established leaders, who will act as mentors. The program will guide participants through a series of workshops to build confidence, understanding and networks, ultimately allowing them to unlock and realise their leadership potential as players, coaches, administrators or committee members and in other roles within their club. The program will benefit the individuals participating, their sporting clubs and the community

The leadership program is due to commence in Wodonga and Towong with the welcome evening in July 2018, and conclude with a celebration evening in May 2019. There are nine monthly workshops that all participants are expected to attend. Topics covered in the program include:

  • Culture begins at the top
  • Leadership: styles and types
  • Communication
  • Governance
  • Strategic Planning
  • Understanding Boards and Committees
  • Building high performing teams
  • Networking
  • Conflict identification and resolution

The program will be conducted on Wednesday evenings on the following dates:

  • Welcome evening, July 25 2018
  • Workshop dates: Aug. 22, Sept. 19, Oct. 17, Nov. 21, Dec. 12, Jan. 30 2019, Feb. 20, Mar. 20, Apr. 24
  • Celebration evening, May 2019

We are seeking participants from a variety of sporting codes and experiences. Expressions of interest closed on 15 June 2018, however prospective participants may still complete the form below and will be added to a waitlist. If you are interested in participating as a mentor or mentee, please complete the registration form below. For further information, please contact Sport North East at sportnortheast@thecentre.vic.edu.au or call 03 5721 0200.

Learn Support Lead Application Form
For example: assistant coach, head coach, committee member, President, etc.
For example: assistant coach, head coach, committee member, President, etc.
For example: assistant coach, head coach, committee member, President, etc.
For example: assistant coach, head coach, committee member, President, etc.
For example: public speaking, strategic planning, etc.