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Director of Coaching

Fleet & Ewshot Hockey Club

Fleet & Ewshot Hockey Club is a field hockey club based in Hampshire with 4 ladies teams, 4 mens teams and a thriving junior section.

Posted
1 Aug 2022
Status
Part Time
Location
England
Closing date
19 Aug 2022

Fleet & Ewshot Hockey Club are looking for a Director of Coaching to provide coaching support and strategic direction.

FEHC is a friendly club with 4 mens' and 4 womens' teams, and junior teams represented at every age. M1 and L1 both play in South East Oaks Division 1.

Responsibilities:

Coaching Support

  • Ensure high quality coaching throughout the club
  • Provide consistency across the club whilst accommodating different coaching styles, and team and individual needs
  • Provide feedback to coaches offering development opportunities
  • Provide matchday support and feedback on team performance / areas for improvement
  • Stand in for coaches when unavailable
  • Deliver occasional masterclasses
  • Host monthly coaching forums (online or in person) to discuss coaching strategies, concerns and player progression

Selection Support

  • Develop knowledge of player groups across the club to support and coordinate captains' and coaches' selection process
  • Ensure selection principles are followed

Player Development

  • Identify individual potential amongst players
  • Offer limited bespoke 1:2:1 advice to players
  • Oversee junior to senior pathway for young players entering adult hockey

Communication

  • Engage regularly with players, parents and supporters
  • Encourage all to demonstrate club ethos and values
  • Engage with local / affiliated clubs and EH to identify development opportunities

Revenue Generation

  • Organise festivals, camps and courses (adult and / or junior) to support year-round hockey opportunities
  • Fundraising target of £3,000.

Typical Commitment

26 - 28hrs per month

  • 2 Tuesdays per month (2-3hrs)
  • 2 Thursday per month (2-3hrs)
  • 1 Wednesday per month (2hrs)
  • Saturday adult home matches (3-4hrs)
  • Selected Sunday home junior matches (1-2hr)

Skills, Experience and Qualities:

  • A talented, committed, and passionate hockey coach with experience working with adult teams and children of all ages
  • Evidence of recent professional development, and engagement with England Hockey
  • Experience working with other coaches, and as a coach developer
  • Appropriate coaching qualifications (eg Level 2 or Sessional)
  • Safeguarding trained and DBS certificate

Remuneration:

We have a budget of around £5,000 for this position, linked to revenue generation.

HOW TO APPLY

Please click 'Apply Now' to email FEHC Vice Chair Kate Cradden providing a hockey CV and covering letter.


Additional Information

Status
Part Time
Job Type
Coaching
Sport
Hockey
Salary information
from £5,000

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