U16's Boys Coach Required for the 2018/2019 Season


Newbridge College & Naas Sports Centre

Hours (per week):

Wednesday 7.30-8.30 (Naas) Sunday 12-1.30pm (Newbridge College)

Responsible to:

Sandra Whelan Junior Co-ordinator, Newbridge Hockey Club Committee


Over the past number of years, Newbridge HC have been striving forward with the boys underage section. In 2016 for the first time, Newbridge fielded an 11 a side U14 boys team in Leinster. In 2017 Newbridge HC continued to develop the boys 11 a side team. We are now looking for someone to bring this group of boys to the next level. We would endeavour for the boys to train twice per week, however please note this may be subject to availability/commitment of the players.

Job Purpose

To co-ordinate and deliver a high quality coaching programme for the Newbridge U16 boys 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 ensure all equipment associated with the coaching programme is correctly set up, maintained, stored and returned on completion of the coaching programme

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

Personnel Specification



  • Hold a valid First Aid Certificate;

  • Hold a Level One Coaching Qualification



  • A minimum of 1 years sports coaching experience in a paid or voluntary capacity,

Skills & Competencies


  • 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

Remuneration of €20 per hour for level 1 coach, €15 per hour for experienced coach. Please note game time capped at 2.5hrs (including travel time).

To apply or register your interest for this role, please send your CV together with a cover letter outlining your suitability and match to Junior Co-ordinator Sandra Whelan via email at newbridgehockeyclub@outlook.ie

Closing date for applications July 31st 2018.

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

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