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

• Hockey Men’s 1st team 

• Hockey ladies 2nd team 


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. 


• 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 


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: before/by 15 January 2017.