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UWC SPORT COACHING VACANCIES

 UWC SPORT COACHING VACANCIES 

Hockey coaches are invited to apply for the following coaching positions for 2017: 

• Hockey Men’s 1st team 

• Hockey ladies 2nd team 

REQUIREMENTS 

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

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

• Proficiency in English 

• It would be advantageous to have a code 8 drivers licence 

• Thorough knowledge of hockey structure and policies in South Africa 

• Basic first aid qualification 

• Ability to work after hours and over weekends 

• Ability to travel with teams for out of town fixtures 

• Ability to travel with teams for USSA tournaments in July/December 

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

• Must have basic knowledge of computer packages such as MSWord and Excel 

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

DUTIES 

• Design semester coaching program for UWC Hockey 

• Conduct coaching sessions as per the coaching program 

• 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 

• Design a community outreach/development program for the hockey 

• Assist senior players and volunteers in the implementation of outreach/development programs 

• Advise the Sports Administrator with regards to procurement of equipment and delivery deadlines 

• Keep records of all equipment and report any damage/loss to the Sports Administrator 

• Provide management and administrative assistance to the Sports Administrator and the Club 

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

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

WORK HOURS 

The Coach will report to the Club’s Sports Administrator and shall be expected to work for at least a minimum of twelve hours per week, excluding traveling. 

TO APPLY – submit a CV with a covering letter to: Nadia Mgulwa: nmgulwa@uwc.ac.za before/by 15 January 2017.