Head Coach

Lancaster University Hockey Club Lancaster University

Job Title: Head Coach - Lancaster University Hockey Club

Salary: £20 - £30 per hour (Based on qualifications and experience)

Contract Type: Part-time (1 year)

About Lancaster University Hockey Club:
Lancaster University Hockey Club is a dynamic and inclusive club catering to a diverse group of hockey enthusiasts. We pride ourselves on our competitive spirit and our commitment to developing both individual skills and team strategies. Our club is seeking a passionate, skilled, and dedicated Head Coach to lead our teams to success.

Job Description
As the Head Coach, you will be responsible for planning, organizing, and delivering high-quality training sessions. You will play a pivotal role in developing the skills of our players, fostering a positive team environment, and preparing the team for competitive matches.

Key Responsibilities
Training Sessions: Conduct training sessions on Mondays and Thursdays from 7 pm to 10 pm.
Game Days: Lead the team during home games, typically held on Wednesdays and Saturdays (approximately 2 hours per game). (This is not a neccessity)
Strategy Development: Develop and implement effective game strategies and tactics.
Player Development: Focus on enhancing the technical, tactical, physical, and mental aspects of players’ performances.
Team Selection: Assess players’ abilities and select team line-ups for matches, aid captains in team selection.
Mentoring: Provide guidance and mentorship to players, fostering a supportive and inclusive team culture.
Essential: A minimum of a Level 2 coaching qualification in hockey or equivalent, UK Visa, and own accomidation/ability to travel to training sessions.
Desirable: Experience in coaching at a university or club level.
Skills: Excellent communication, leadership, and organizational skills.
Personal Qualities: Passionate about hockey, enthusiastic, team-oriented, and able to inspire others.

Competitive hourly rate commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Opportunities for additional hours through involvement in home games.
A vibrant and supportive club environment.
Opportunities for professional development and coaching experience at a university level.


We look forward to hearing from you!

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