JOB VACANCY | Ladies 2nd Team Coach - East Prem

JOB VACANCY | Ladies 2nd Team Coach - East Prem

By Kate Costin
9th April
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BHC is looking for a passionate and committed matchday coach for their Ladies 2nd team for the 2019/20 season


BHC is one of the largest clubs in the Eastern region and now has 7 ladies' and 7 men's sides, as well as a thriving junior section and successful masters and mixed teams. The club is located on the eastern edge of Bedford, near to junctions 13 & 14 of the M1 and is in close proximity to Milton Keynes, Cambridge, Northampton and Luton.

The position we are recruiting for is a 2nd team coach within the ladies section and the key requirement is to attend home and away league games with the squad each week. We are also looking for this coach to act as an assistant coach for the main weekly training session for the 1st and 2nd team performance squads.

BHC Ladies 2nd team is a talented squad who will be playing in the East Prem this September after securing a fantastic promotion this campaign. Next season we are aiming to build on this achievement and finish as high as possible in East Prem. We are looking for a coach who shares the squad's ambition and can work with us to achieve our full potential. The team is a mixture of talented youngsters and more experienced players, so the successful candidate will need to have a track record in developing talent, have strong communication skills and be able to demonstrate successful team management skills (providing regular and constructive player and team feedback).

Personal Specification

. Committed, ambitious, passionate and motivating to give players belief & confidence.
. Delivers high intensity training sessions with skill development components and able to give strong technical and tactical input to the team.
. Excellent communication skills
. Demands high standards and proven success in delivering a positive team culture

Key Responsibilities

. Attend home and away matches with the ladies 2nd team squad
. Help deliver high quality, intensive training sessions (with the 1st team coach)
. Support the selection process with the 2nd team captains & rest of the selection committee
. Analyse performances and offer regular feedback to individuals and the squad as a whole

Qualifications and Skills

. Applicants should hold a minimum of Level 1 coaching qualification (L2 preferred) - BHC offers support towards gaining additional qualifications for the right candidates.
. Can demonstrate good technical, tactical knowledge and player development success
. First aid certificate, safeguarding certification and subject to a DBS check

Location: Bedford
Salary: Competitive
Deadline for applications Friday 3rd May 2019 – please email your hockey CV to Ladies Club Captain katecostin@btinternet.com or call 07513 025712 for an informal chat.

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