Rathgar HC seeking Division 1 Ladies Coach for the 18/19 season – check it out!

The role will comprise of the following duties:

  •   The preparation, organisation and execution of training sessions from 7.00 – 8.45pm on Mondays and Wednesdays
  •   appropriately planning for and determining game strategy while also attending matches on Saturdays (with occasional Sunday and midweek matches) throughout the season.
  •   Liaising with relevant members of the club committee other Coaches and Team Managers as required
  •   To be a positive role model, creating a positive and enjoyable environment in which to motivate players and encourage participation
  •   To develop players’ skills to compete at the highest level
  •   Being responsible for team selection
  •   Conducting trials of prospective team members during pre-season

Potential candidates should have the following skills:

  •   Ability to develop and implement high quality, varied and creative coaching sessions, focusing on player skill development and creating tactical awareness
  •   Strong interpersonal skills enabling confident communication with players of varying ages with the ability to understand personality differences and manage them appropriately.
  •   Good leadership skills with an ability to motivate individuals and create a team ethos with commitment and hard work from the players.
  •   Ability to organise with attention to detail and in an efficient manner
  •   Good observational and analytical skills
  •   Possess knowledge of the rules, regulations, strategies, and techniques of the sport.

 For the 2018/2019 season Rathgar are targeting a top 5 finish in Division 1.

 Suitable candidates:

  • Should possess a Level One Hockey Coaching qualification or equivalent coaching experience
  •   Ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion
  •   Ability to manage and resolve conflict efficiently and effectively.
  • Are subject to Garda Vetting and will be required to agree to the LHA Code of Conduct for Sports Leaders and have  completed a code of ethics course
All interested candidates should apply with their C.V. to Ladies Club Captain Liz Kehoe @  lizkehoe38@gmail.com before Friday 29th June 2018. Appropriate remuneration will be discussed with potential applicants during the interview process.