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Athetics Lead Coach - Brentwood

Location
Brentwood, Essex
Salary
£110 to £150 per day
Posted
11 May 2019
Closes
08 Jun 2019

Athetics Lead Coach - Brentwood

Academies of Sport offer elite sports coaching in cutting-edge skills and strategies to young sportsmen and women, aged 9-15yrs, during the school holidays. We are looking for inspiring, enthusiastic and qualified coaches to lead in the delivery of our 2 - 4 day athletics academies throughout the school holidays.

Responsibilities

Lead Athletics Coaches will be required to:

  • Be responsible for ensuring the coaching programme is delivered to a high standard
  • Manage a small team of coaches to help deliver energetic athletics sessions (track and field)
  • Liaise with parents when dropping off and picking up athletes, providing feedback where appropriate
  • Develop and progress coaching sessions for the various ages and abilities
  • Provide challenging content in a safe learning environment
  • Analyse performance and suggest areas of improvement
  • Show energy, a positive attitude and enthusiasm
  • Have excellent knowledge in all aspects of your sport (technical, tactical, physical and mental)

Requirements

  • Ideally hold a minimum UKA Coach qualification or equivalent (minimum Level 2)
  • Ideally experienced at national level, either competing or coaching
  • Ideally first aid qualified
  • Experience coaching younger athletes and dealing with parents
  • Skilled to deliver excellent structured coaching sessions where all children are learning, developing, being stretched, challenged and having fun
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Approachable, patient, and above all, passionate about athletics!

Further Info

  • Dates: Work available in the school holidays: Half Terms, Easter and Summer
  • Hours: 8:30 – 4:30pm
  • Opportunities nationwide
  • Branded uniform provided
  • All coaching appointments will be subject to relevant pre-employment checks required to work with children including references, enhanced DBS checks and other necessary vetting processes
  • Flexible options available!

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