Join The Best Team In Town

Do you love kids and sport? Love working outside? Want to be paid to play?
We’re looking for enthusiastic and committed coaches who want to make soccer fun for kids.

About Us

Ginger Sport is a kids’ soccer-coaching business established in 2009.

We are the experts in our niche, and we are serious about making soccer fun for kids!

We deliver weekly soccer sessions to small groups of children in parks and childcare centres.

We also deliver birthday parties and events.

We deliver our special brand of soccer fun to kids across SEQ, seven days a week.

We coach in Brisbane, Ipswich, Logan, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Moreton Bay, Redlands, and Toowoomba.

Our Customers

Our customers mean the world to us.

The kids we coach range from 18 months’ to 10 years.

Most are 2-6 year olds.

Families choose us, because we are a trusted name in early childhood.

About You

It takes special people to work for Ginger Sport.

We want to talk to passionate people who:

  • are enthusiastic, energetic, and love being a part of the action.
  • are committed, professional, and great with kids, parents, and childcare staff.
  • want to motivate and inspire young kids to love playing soccer.
  • can relax and enjoy being a bit silly to engage young children.
  • are always willing to learn and improve.
  • are available consistently each week.
  • can focus on coaching, planning, and organising, whilst the kids have fun!

Essential Skills

Essential Requirements

  • LICENCE & CAR: You will need a Qld Driver License & access to your own vehicle at all times (i.e. minimum requirement is a Provisional C-class licence).
  • BLUE CARD: You must have, or be able to obtain, a Blue Card (for working with children and young people in Qld). If you don’t already have one, you can apply for a Blue Card immediately if we offer you employment.
  • CONSISTENT AVAILABILITY: You must be available on a consistent, weekly basis.

Essential Skills & Attributes

  • Consistent, positive attitude, with enthusiasm and energy for coaching young children.
  • Excellent communication skills with children, families, customers, and colleagues.
  • Reliable, trustworthy, and self-motivated.
  • Customer-service focused and great with people.
  • Able to actively role model Ginger Sport’s values of integrity, enthusiasm, and professionalism.

Highly Regarded Requirements

  • Completion of FFA’s free MiniRoos Program Leader course.
  • First-aid certification.
  • Competence in Microsoft Word, Gmail, and Google Docs.

Highly Regarded Skills and Attributes

  • Experience in sports coaching.
  • Experience working with young children.

What To Expect

Here’s what to expect when you work as a Ginger Sport coach. You will:

  • run to a tight schedule, delivering several high-quality and high-energy sessions throughout the day, often back to back.
  • build strong and meaningful relationships with educators and parents.
  • be active and involved in every session, keeping up with the energy of the little ones.
  • travel to several locations within a day, with varying start times and locations.
  • work in different outdoor environments, such as parks and childcare centres.
  • make a difference to a child’s life, and understand that everything you do and say counts.
  • be admired by an army of little ones, and understand the importance of consistency and commitment, knowing how much they look forward to seeing you every week.

Benefits & Features

There’s more to working for Ginger Sport than just a paycheck at the end of the week.


Here are some of the many benefits of working with us:

  • You will have the personal satisfaction of knowing you are making a positive difference in a child’s life, no matter how small it might seem to you at the time.
  • The valuable skills you learn at Ginger Sport are a stepping stone to your future career. Future employers will highly value your experience.
  • You’re paid to play, and you’re not stuck at a desk or checkout all day.
  • You get to run around and keep fit and healthy while you work.
  • You are entrusted with a high degree of autonomy and responsibility to perform your duties.
  • You have a formal support and mentorship network of senior coaches whenever you need them.
  • You will have the stability of a regular schedule of work.


All of our coaches are fully supported in their role. Here are some of the many features of working with Ginger Sport:

  • Full uniform to wear when you are coaching.
  • We provide you with all the equipment you will need.
  • Free face-to-face training and development as part of your induction.
  • Access to all of our online resources to plan and deliver your sessions.
  • A coach mentor is assigned to you for all your learning and development needs.
  • A further support network comprised of our leadership team is available to assist you.
  • Membership to our staff Facebook Group where you can ask questions, stay up to date, and get great coaching tips.
  • Free coach training days held twice a year with the full coaching cohort.
  • Coach social days, organised on an ad-hoc basis, for anyone who loves that social side of work.
  • A fully functional administrative team and systems in place to support the back end of operations and support you in your coaching and administrative duties.


Our coaches are paid in line with the relevant state award.

  • Up to $26.93 per hour, as per the relevant award based on your age.
  • Superannuation.
  • Generous travel allowance per kilometre between sessions, based on the legislated rate.

In addition, coaches who meet performance targets have the opportunity to progress above the award.

Application Process

It’s really important that we hire the right people to work as Ginger Sport coaches.


Complete and submit the form below. Don’t forget to attach your résumé.


We will invite suitable applicants to an interview with our panel.


If successful at Stage 2, we will invite you to deliver your own coaching session for our assessment.


If successful at Stage 3, we will contact you with additional questions.


If successful at Stage 4, we will contact you with an offer of employment.