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National Coach - Men's Lead Coach

England Golf

England Golf is the governing body for male and female amateur golf in England. It represents over 1,900 golf clubs with over 740,000 members and is affiliated to The R&A, the joint global governing body of golf.

1 Aug 2022
Contract - Fixed Term
Closing date
19 Aug 2022

England Golf is seeking applications for one contractor position in the performance team as a men’s lead coach working on a national level. As the men’s lead coach, you will be responsible for the development and preparation of players in the England men’s squad/teams.

The role will be contracted for 80 delivery days and will be broken down into coaching camps, competition attendance, individual player support and continued professional development.

Key Responsibilities

The main purpose of the position will be to prepare and coordinate all aspects of the men’s squad for competition. This includes the designing, implementation and management of a periodised programme for each individual at squad camps and in their home training environment. There is also a requirement to work closely with the performance director, performance manager and squad manager to:

  • Design and implement a planned and strategic approach to the performance environment
  • Design and implement an optimal learning environment to impact each player’s performance needs
  • Design and manage an appropriate support structure and world-class performance service to facilitate improved performance
  • Liaise, build and develop excellent working relationships with each player’s personal coaches
  • Lead in the development of each player’s personal development plan
  • Communicate between national lead coaches on all aspects of player development as players move along the pathway
  • Assist, in an advisory capacity, in the search, selection and development of golfers for England boys’ and men’s squads and teams
  • Develop and drive a winning culture and strong work ethic
  • Provide regular progress reports to the performance director

England Golf Safeguarding and Protecting Children Requirements

This role has been identified as involving access to adults at risk and/or children and, in line with England Golf policy, persons undertaking this role will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service Disclosure Check and must also have attended a Safeguarding and Protecting Children course (SPC) or be willing to undertake one.

How to apply

Please click 'Apply Now' to upload your CV and covering letter as a single document detailing why you would be suitable for the role.

The full job description and person specification is available to download here - Job Description

For more information, please contact Nigel Edwards, performance director via email at [email protected].

Closing date for applications is Friday 19 August 2022

First interviews by Microsoft Teams video call will take place on Friday 9 September 2022 with second interviews for shortlisted candidates taking place on Wednesday 14 September 2022.

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