England Assistant National Coach – Contract for Service - British Gymnastics

England Assistant National Coach – Contract for Service

England Gymnastics are looking for an England Assistant National Coach for Double Mini Trampoline (DMT) on a Contract for Service to assist the England Lead National Coach with the technical and practical delivery of the programme. The programme delivery is fully aligned to the GBR DMT Performance Pathway Programme and is focussed around the development of England gymnasts and their personal coaches selected onto the programme, assisting with their progression up the Pathway.

Key Work Areas to include

1. Training and Preparation – Coach on the England Camp Programme

  • Assist with the delivery, review and coach/gymnast feedback after each camp
  • Assist with mentoring and guidance of the personal coaches
  • Assisting with the delivery and pastoral care duties during the 5 England Camps each year (2 in 2020) based at Lilleshall National Sports Centre:
     2nd – 3rd May 2020
     3rd -4th October 2020
  • Possibility of assisting with the following International Events:
     Frivolten Cup May 20-24th 2020
     Loule Cup Oct 28th – Nov 1st 2020
     Home Nations Competition Nov 3rd – 5th 2020

2. Programme Curriculum Development

  • Coaches will be involved in the development of annual programme content under the guidance of the England Lead National Coach, Performance Pathway Manager and EGA Technical Chai
  • Assist with the provision of operational programme information and feedback reports to review the England DMT programme activities to ensure the effective and efficient delivery of the programme

3. Continued Professional Development

  • As part of ongoing CPD, this role will be expected to be available for any opportunities that may be offered to shadow GBR National Coaches

Key Attributes

  • HPC Coach
  • Medal-producing background at a domestic level and have competitors within the last cycle who have represented England or a competing nation at an international level
  • Knowledgeable and familiar with the domestic and international competitive rules, and able to guide the personal coaches as required
  • Highly motivated, able to support and encourage coaches and gymnasts to produce at international level
  • Able to help assist the England Lead National Coach to coach gymnasts at different ages and stages of their gymnastics development
  • Assist the England Lead National Coach to mentor coaches at different stages of their gymnastics development
  • Excellent ‘people skills’ and be able to encourage, motivate and help lead all involved in the development and support of gymnasts

Additional Requirements

  • Current enhanced DBS
  • Valid Safeguarding and Child Protection Awareness Certificate
  • Current full BG Membership

If you are interested in this opportunity please forward your expressions of interest along with an up to date CV to [email protected] by no later than midnight on Sunday 23rd February 2020

Individuals meeting the key attributes and requirements will be invited to a meeting to review their expression of interest on 26th February 2020. Individuals selected to move on will be invited back for a further meeting including a practical element on 7th and 8th March.