Team Leicester Coach (6422)



University of Leicester



Sundays either 7-8:30pm or 8:30-10pm






To facilitate the coaching of a Team Leicester Club across the academic year, being responsible for the organisation and delivery of coaching sessions. The coach will assist the club in preparing and competing in fixtures/competitions and will seek to develop students throughout.

We have the following coaching roles available:

Badminton - hours : one session a week, Sundays either 7-8:30pm or 8:30-10pm (1.5 hrs)
Volleyball - 2 to 6 hours per week

Duties and responsibilities
Responsible for planning, coaching and preparing a Team Leicester team playing/competing in the BUCS (British Universities and College's Sport) league and cup competitions/Regional and National competitions. Leading club training sessions and attending fixtures/competitions (where possible/applicable)
· Ensure the club sessions are safe and compliant within their National Governing Body/Sport Organiser.
· Working closely with the Club committee to ensure improvement in participation numbers and support the growth pf depth in the club competitive activity.
· Report regular progress updates and ideas for club development to the Club’s designated Development Staff
· Leading on the development of individual player’s skills.
· Lead on the selection of squads and teams for fixtures.

Skills and experience
· Level 2 Coaching Qualification (or equivalent)*
· Personal Coaching Insurance*
· Significant demonstrable coaching experience*
· Availability to attend Team Leicester Clubs Training Times and Fixtures/Competitions (where
possible and applicable)*
· Commitment to observe and implement the University’s policies and procedures.*

University of Leicester – Varied Locations

Additional information
How to apply Provide CV AND Covering Letter

Start date: ASAP

Dress code: Coaching Attire

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 because the appointee will have substantial access to young people and/or vulnerable adults. Therefore, an appointment to this post will be subject to checking through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The successful applicant(s) for this post will, therefore, be required to give consent for the University to check and obtain appropriate clearance with the DBS for the existence and content of any criminal record in the form of an Enhanced Children and adult workforce

Information received from the DBS and the police will be kept in strict confidence and will be destroyed once the University is satisfied in this regard.

Departmental Contact for queries:
Steve Bayley –

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