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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:

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.