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1st XI Coaching Opportunity

1st XI Coaching Opportunity

Sue Haslam12 Apr 2022 - 15:35
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Ballymoney Hockey Club seeking 1stXI Head Coach for the 2022/23 season

Ballymoney Hockey Club is an ambitious, community centered club. In the
upcoming season the 1stXI team will have an opportunity to play in the EY2 league,
as well as playing in the Premier League in Ulster.

The season runs from August (preseason) to late April/early May. Training is on
Wednesday evenings and is based in the Joey Dunlop Leisure Centre, Ballymoney.
Remuneration based on experience. Travel expenses available if required.

Qualifications, skills and attributes
● Experience coaching at senior level
● Minimum of Ulster Hockey / Hockey Ireland Level 1 Coaching Qualification or equivalent
● Excellent management, interpersonal and communication skills
● Completed relevant Safeguarding Course / training
● References must be made available at request of BHC
● Be eligible to work in Northern Ireland (UK/Irish passport or valid work permit)

● To produce and implement a well-structured and progressive coaching programme to meet the squad and individual needs of Ballymoney Hockey Club 1stXI
● To abide by the values and Code of Conduct of the club
● Coach the squad during match day fixtures
● Oversee selection for league matches, in line with the Club Selection Policy
● To work in a collaborative manner with the senior coaching team, as well as key club personnel. This requires excellent communication skills.
● Support the integration of our junior players into the senior training/playing environment and development of all players.
● Support retention and return of Senior Players to the club by offering regular constructive
feedback to individuals and the squad
● Involvement in the recruitment of team managers / assistant coaches in conjunction with BHC Committee
● Communication with media regarding the 1st XI and to ensure a high profile for club sponsors, where appropriate

To apply, or for more information, please contact or call club Chairperson,
Sue, on 07465947447.

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