NEWS > Jumping
Posted by Equestrian Queensland on 10/01/2024.

2024 Jumping Queensland Athlete Representative EOI

Jumping Queensland is seeking expressions of interest for a Queensland Athlete Representative for 2024.  The Athlete Representative will act as a link between athletes and Jumping Queensland, providing an approachable point of contact.  The Jumping Queensland Athlete Representative should be able to work closely with the members of Jumping Queensland, officials and staff at Equestrian Queensland, in a professional manner.

Skills & Abilities
The Jumping Queensland Athlete Representative should have the following:

  • A thorough knowledge of the sport of jumping, including a working knowledge of the rules
  • Proven ability to maintain confidentiality

  • Ability to facilitate and promote high standards of sportsmanship and ethical performance when competing/participating at national or international level

  • Ability to relate immediately to athletes competing and participating at all levels of the sport and establish relationships to promote feedback to Jumping Queensland and Equestrian Australia Jumping Committee (EAJC) where appropriate, on matters concerning athletes.

The successful Athlete Representative will meet the following:

  • At least 18 years of age and must not have been sanctioned for any sporting code violations during their sport career

  • Good communication skills

  •  Professionalism when dealing with the competitors, committee and officials

  •  Abide by the EA code of conduct, by-laws, and policies

  • Thorough knowledge of rules

  • Active respective discipline competitor at national or international level within the last 12 months


  • Promote the perspective of the athlete in committee discussion and bring forward agenda items addressing issues impacting athletes

  • Seek and communicate the views of athletes at all levels of the sport

  • Act in a professional and equitable way when dealing with committee members and the jumping  community

  • Report to the committee on activities undertaken as the athletes’ representative

  • Provide an initial contact point for athletes seeking information or raising issues

  • Conduct one annual riders meeting at a Queensland event

If you feel you meet this criteria and would like to submit your expression of interest for the Queensland Athlete Representative role, please complete the following application form below. 

Applications will close on Friday 9 February 2024.

Upon the close of applications the Queensland Athlete Representative will be appointed by the Jumping Queensland sport committee for a term of 12 months. 

Any further enquiries can be forwarded to [email protected]

Other Top News