U14 Girls Head Coach Required

October 3, 2016




Job title:

Newbridge U14 Girls Coach



Newbridge College & Naas Sports Centre


Hours (per week):

Mon 7.30-8.30 (Naas) Sunday 12-1.15pm (Newbridge College)


Responsible to:

Sharon Whelan Junior Co-ordinator, Newbridge Hockey Club Committee


Job Purpose

To co-ordinate and deliver a high quality coaching programme for the Newbridge U14 girls team that increases participation and performance.



Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • To create and implement a high quality coaching programme, to maximise participation and performance of competitive teams;

  • To undertake the necessary planning for each activity session to ensure the programme demonstrates progression throughout,

  • To create pathways for continued participation at U16s level;

  • To adhere to Newbridge Hockey Club’s Code of Ethics and Conduct for Sports Coaches


Personnel Specification


Qualifications - Desirable

  • Hold a valid First Aid Certificate;

  • Hold a Stepping Stones or Level One Coaching Qualification


Experience - Desirable

  • 1 years sports coaching experience in a paid or voluntary capacity.


Skills & Competencies - Essential

  • Demonstrate strong leadership qualities and have the ability to delegate effectively

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Strong planning ability with excellent organisational skills

  • Must be self-motivated with the ability to enthuse a wide range of participants

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Ability to manage a group of participants effectively

  • Attend all fixtures/training sessions

  • Resilient with a can do attitude


Further Info

This is a volunteer role however in lieu of remuneration Newbridge Hockey Club will arrange for you to complete you hockey coaching courses, and any other courses that are beneficial to your development as a coach.


All Applications will be treated with confidence. All applicants are subject to Garda Vetting.


Applications can be made to Sharon via FB messenger or email to newbridgehockeyclub@outlook.ie

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