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Hockey coaches are invited to apply for the following coaching position for 2018:
Men’s 1st Team Coach


Hockey coaches are invited to apply for the following coaching position for 2018: 

Men’s 1st Team Coach 


Each candidate shall be required to meet the following minimum requirements in order to be considered for shortlisting: 

1. Applicable Hockey Coaching qualification. (Endorsed by provincial/national federation) plus 3 years coaching experience or 8 years playing experience at first team level 

2. Proficiency in English 

3. It would be advantageous to have a valid driver’s license. 

4. Thorough knowledge of hockey structure and policies of SAHA, WP Hockey Association. 

5. Nature of work requires after hours and weekend duties/responsibilities 

6. Willingness to develop his/her coaching skills further through courses and workshops 

7. Computer Literacy 

8. Basic first aid qualification 

9. Foreign candidates must have valid passport/VISA/work permit. 


Design and Implementation of progressive coaching sessions. 

Appoint his/her technical team including a Team Captain 

Submit semester and event specific reports to the Sports Administrator 

Work closely with other coaches to ensure synergy between his/her team and other teams within the Club 

Responsible for the recruitment and retention activities. 

To ensure he/she selects the best possible players to form a team and maintain a transparent process of team selection 

To be a positive role model to players and other coaching staff 

Work closely with the team manager to keep record of all equipment and report any damage/loss to the Sports Administrator 

Active involvement in any of the UWC Hockey programmes as requested by the Hockey administrator. 

Ensure that discipline is upheld in the team and carry out disciplinary sanctions where necessary. 

Supervising and organizing trials. 

Hold fortnightly meetings with the Sports Administrator to give and receive updates 

To assist in other coaching activities related to the UWC Hockey development plan. 


Must be highly organized and able to meet deadlines. 

Ability to manage/communicate effectively with student-athletes and administrators 

Proficient at playing and training players in the game of hockey 

Highly efficient at handling multiple responsibilities simultaneously 

Excellent planning and strategizing abilities 

Leadership attributes. 


Applicants are requested to send their CV with a cover letter; Nadia Mgulwa: 

Applications close on Thursday, 14th December 2017. ​


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