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UWC SPORT COACHING VACANCIES

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

UWC SPORT COACHING VACANCIES 

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

Men’s 1st Team Coach 


REQUIREMENTS 

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


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.


DUTIES 

 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.


SKILLS, ABILITIES: 

 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.  


HOW TO APPLY 

Applicants are requested to send their CV with a cover letter; Nadia Mgulwa: nmgulwa@uwc.ac.za.

Applications close on Thursday, 14th December 2017. 

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