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Our people are our greatest performance advantage

At the NSW Institute of Sport we take great pride in identifying, developing and progressing highly capable and talented coaches and staff.

The NSW Institute of Sport is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce which reflects our community, sport partners and athletes. We encourage applications from suitable candidates including; of all ages, genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally and linguistically diverse groups, veterans, refugees, LGBTIQ+ community and people with disability.


Our Values

Leadership, Integrity, Excellence, Passion, Teamwork


Work Placements

University students seeking experience in the sporting industry should contact NSWIS Human Resources via

We are unable to offer work place opportunities to secondary school students.


Please see below for opportunities to work with great people in a supportive team environment.


See Our Vacancies Below

Senior Performance Psychologist

NSWIS is offering an exciting opportunity to fill a full-time Senior Sport Psychologist role that will work with Paddle Australia and Rowing Australia.

The Senior Performance Psychologist role will provide ‘world class’ performance psychology technical expertise, services and support to athletes and coaches as part of an integrated multi-disciplinary team for allocated sports. Working closely with the athlete’s primary coach, the Senior Performance Psychologist will develop tools and strategies which improve athlete decision making under pressure. It is an expected requirement of the role to be based in Penrith 3 days per week, from either the Paddle Australia office at the National White-Water Centre or from the Rowing Australia Hancock Prospecting Sheds; with the other 2 days based at the NSWIS Sydney Olympic Park Head Office.

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Sport Science Student Placement

NSWIS is seeking a number of suitable candidates for placement opportunities of up to 12 months duration, working within the NSWIS Sport Science team across all disciplines (Physiology, Biomechanics, Performance Analysis, Skill Acquisition, Nutrition, Strength and Conditioning).

The internships will be primarily based at Sydney Olympic Park, however opportunities may present for work to be undertaken at any of our satellite training centres or facilities. The time commitment per week will vary as there will be planned intensive periods and other quieter times based on sport program training and competition commitments but on average the internship will require availability for between 5-10 hours per week for ongoing tasks and support.

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