The University of Canberra Hockey Club is seeking quality and aspiring coaches for our Capital League 1 Women’s and Capital League 2 Men’s teams.
The coach will have the ability to sculpt their team and implement ways to maximise performance. The successful coach will work collaboratively with other club coaches, players and officials to create a supportive environment both on the field for games and trainings and off the field as a key leadership role in the club.
The successful applicants will be expected to plan and deliver training schedules and activities, prepare game strategies and conduct competition evaluation as well as encourage their team to be actively engaged in socially with the club
Work with the University Canberra Hockey Club, Board of Members and other club coaches to determine the individual performance needs of club members
Develop and implement effective training and development schedules support team performance
Evaluate own and opposing team capabilities to determine winning game strategy
Assess players’ skills and team positions in consultation with other club coaches.
Support and encourage players to harness the talents and energy of the team
Deliver on and off field outcomes as set by the Board of Members
Commitment to challenging and improving your current coaching knowledge and skills
Work closely with reserve grades to ensure development of future players
Uphold the values of the University of Canberra Hockey Club
The ability to identify opportunities for improvement
The ability critically assess performance and skill
Excellent communication skills
The ability to gain the cooperation and assistance of a range of people to ensure effective working relationships.
Coordinate effective training, development and fitness sessions to achieve strategic goals
Must have Level One Hockey coaching accreditation
First Aid Certificate
Working With Vulnerable People
Prior coaching experience
Approx. 6 Hours per week including training sessions plus game day attendance
Attendance and involvement in team selections during February/March
Evening and weekend work will be required
Honorarium packages are negotiable based on the applicant’s experience