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Tom Smith

65 Brown Street
Maycomb, QLD 4067
 Mobile: 0411 111 111
Home: 07 4444 5555


I wish to work in a dynamic workplace, as part of a team that shares the same passion for triathlon as I do. My goal is to formulate cutting-edge training programs, provide coaching and support, and teach others valuable sporting skills while also developing my own knowledge of coaching and sport.


Crawford, QLD
Diploma of Sport (Development)
Graduated: 2006
Maycomb High School
Maycomb, QLD
Queensland Certificate of Education
Graduated: 2005

Employment history

Nov 2008 – Present: Assistant Store Manager
Bike Culture
Maycomb, QLD


  • Provide customers and staff with up-to-date knowledge of all products
  • Recommend bikes, tools and equipment to customers
  • Ensure all customers get the correct-size bike, helmet and other equipment
  • Perform basic repairs and services on bikes
  • Work closely with the operations manager and owner to lead sales team and achieve monthly sales goals
  • Initiate and participate in store marketing and promotional activities, including special events, merchandising, staff development, and developing systems and processes


  • Assisted in starting and maintaining a weekly newsletter about cycling for customers and the community
  • Helped organise and run the Tour de Maycomb cycle race
Jun 2008 – Aug 2008: Summer Camp Counsellor
Lake Willow Camp
Great Lakes, WI, US


  • Supervised campers during all activities
  • Actively guarded the pool according to camp protocols
  • Assisted with pool maintenance
  • Assisted with canoeing and other water sports
  • Responsible for the care and leadership of a group of young children
  • Implemented activities that broaden outdoor skills, create cultural experiences and stimulate children's curiosity
  • Attended staff meetings and trainings
  • Assisted in the maintenance of the highest standards of safety and cleanliness
  • Kept daily attendance and other duties as assigned
Nov 2007 – Apr 2008: Part-time Summer Swim Coach
Dolphins Swim School
Maycomb, QLD


  • Assisted with the set up of the pool for training sessions
  • Helped the head coach design training programs for the swim squad
  • Maintained supervision of the swim group at all times
  • Booked term enrolments
  • Planned timetable and other administrative duties, such as staff rostering


  • 2007, Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety Certificate (Austswim)
  • 2007, Current Working with Children Blue Card
  • 2006, Senior First Aid
  • 2005, Surf Lifesaving Certificate


  • Aug 2007, Under-19 Australian Champion, Noosa, AUS
  • Jan 2008, Maycomb City Half Marathon, AUS 1st
  • Feb 2008, Lake Springs Triathlon, AUS 2nd
  • Mar 2008, Nike Triathlon Series, AUS 4th

Immigration/Work status

Australia – citizen, United States – citizen


Category Name Proficiency Yrs experience Last Used
Administrative Microsoft Office Intermediate 6 yrs use currently
Computer Internet Explorer Intermediate 7 yrs use currently



Reading, Cooking, Movies, Travelling, All water sports


Alan Martin - Head Coach
Dolphins Swim School
Phone: (07) 9999 9999
Abbey Lancaster - Agent
Triathlon Training Australia
Phone: (02) 1234 5678

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