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Performance Coach [Two roles: Women’s Coach & Girls’ Coach]

Scottish Golf

Scottish Golf is the national governing body for the sport of golf in Scotland. Our aim in to make golf Scotland's game for everyone.

2 Apr 2024
Contract - Fixed Term
Part Time
Closing date
19 Apr 2024

JOB TITLE: Performance Coach [Two roles: Women’s Coach & Girls’ Coach]
REPORTS TO: Head of Performance and Pathway
EMPLOYED BY: Scottish Golf Ltd
LOCATION: Home based, travel within Scotland and overseas required
CONTRACTED DAYS: c60-80 days

Scottish Golf is seeking two driven Performance Coaches to contribute to the Scottish Golf strategic goal of Growing the Game, Nurturing Talent who will work with the Performance Team to develop and deliver the National Women’s or Girls Performance programmes.

Scottish Golf

Scottish Golf is the internationally recognised governing body for amateur golf in Scotland. With more than 220,000 active golf club members and over 575 golf courses across Scotland, the organisation works across many areas of golf. Our commitments to the game are to make golf Scotland’s game for everyone, where we inspire a nation to embrace the sport in all its forms and contribute to a healthier Scotland.

To support this, Scottish Golf’s strategic goals are:

Sustainable clubs prepared for the future: A healthy, robust network of golf clubs and facilities supporting golf in Scotland
Growing the game, nurturing talent: More golfers, from beginner to winner
Showcasing the game as a welcoming, accessible sport: Cultivating a culture of confidence and openness that is inclusive
Enterprising, responsible resources: Collective responsibility for the performance of our people and finance
Success through collaboration: Delivering through successful partnerships that enable the growth of the game

The role of Performance Coach presents an exciting opportunity for the postholder to contribute to the development of the Performance Pathway for amateur golf in Scotland.

Each Scottish Golf Performance Coach will be responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive Women’s or Girl’s squad training and competition programme, preparing individuals and teams for National and International competition.

The Performance Coach will work alongside the players and personal coaches to develop an individual plan for each player. In addition, the Performance Coach will report on player progress to the Scottish Golf Performance Team and work with supporting staff as required.

The role will work closely with a number of stakeholders including players, parents, national coaches and a number of key external groups.

This role requires an enthusiastic, team worker who is a great communicator with the ability to build and maintain strong working relationships.

Full job description can be found here.

This self-employed position carries a fixed annual fee, based on an agreed number of days, payable during the year on evidence-based completion of an agreed programme of work.

How To Apply:

Please click 'Apply Now' toenail your CV and covering letter detailing why you meet the requirements to our recruitment team.

All applicants should also complete our Equality Monitoring survey here.

If applying for both women’s and girl’s coach roles, please indicate this on your covering letter.

Scottish Golf is an organisation that values diversity and inclusion, and we actively welcome applications from candidate from under-represented groups.

We are a Disability Confident employer. If you have any difficulties with your application because of a disability, please contact [email protected] we will discuss how we can help you.

For an informal discussion about the roles please contact Clare Queen, Head of Performance and Pathway on [email protected]

Closing date for completed applications: Friday 19 April at 12 noon.

Interview dates: Monday 29 & Tuesday 30 April.

Additional Information

Contract - Fixed Term
Part Time
Job Type
High Performance

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