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Regional Strength and Conditioning 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.

Posted
12 Sep 2022
Status
Contract - Fixed Term
Location
England
Closing date
28 Sep 2022

The Role:

To provide on-site support at agreed regional camps and ongoing support in line with an agreed work plan with the Regional Programme Management team. This should include individual situational assessment and programme design utilising a mix of 1-to-1, small group and squad sessions to most effectively impact the athletic development of the golfer.

'Online' support should be made available with respect to effective communication channels. There is also a strong requirement for the successful candidate to collaborate and support the philosophy, development and implementation of the ambition and strategy for athletic development of England Golf.

Main Duties and Key Responsibilities:

  • Support and develop the regional performance environment
  • Design and implement an optimal learning environment to impact on each player’s performance needs
  • Work within a multi-disciplinary programme
  • Develop effective player-coach relationships
  • Communicate with the SS&SM Lead on all aspects of player athletic development as players move through the pathway
  • Support and drive a winning culture and strong work ethic
  • Provide regular progress reports to the performance managers and SS&SM lead
  • Actively engage with the England Golf coaches in your region to design the best delivery model for the athletes in your region as evidenced through an agreed work plan
  • Provide the performance managers with a final and agreed delivery model for the forthcoming year on the last day of October annually
  • Conduct annual reviews with your regional coaching team to ensure your regional model is delivering a world-class service
  • Provide an annual programme which equates to a minimum of 20 days (eight hours = one day), consisting of 10 days for the girls’ and 10 days for the boys’ U18 programmes (joint sessions may be possible). Multiple sessions are required of squad based, small group or individual activity. These are broken down into full day, half day or two-hour sessions across the coaching year
  • Contribute to and attend online CPD activities hosted by the regional S&C team
  • Attend two CPD and programme development days annually (November)
  • Conduct two annual physical evaluations in line with England Golf standard protocols and feedback the results to the performance managers
  • Provide feedback to athletes in the programme using the England Golf reporting document.

Essential criteria, experience and knowledge:

  • Accredited S&C coach through the UKSCA (or equivalent e.g. NSCA/ASCA)
  • Access to a performance training facility within the region
  • Documented and referenced experience of at least three years’ work in development systems in performance sport, preferably with experience in golf
  • Significant commitment to personal and professional development, as evidenced by current and comprehensive CPD records and plans
  • Significant knowledge of all areas influencing performance including nutrition and injury risk reduction
  • The ability to work with coaches and other specialists to produce appropriate plans and interventions for developing players
  • Able to connect with young people through appropriate personal communication skills
  • Can evidence and demonstrate the ability to support improvements in movement within a sporting action through appropriate physical preparation solutions

How to Apply

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Additional Information

Status
Contract - Fixed Term
Job Type
Fitness & Recreation
Sport
Golf
Pay Information
Competitive

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