Central Seeks District Coach


Job description

Squash Central require a career focused mature professional to lead our success driven coaching programs that have produced national and international level athletes.

We are looking to fill this important role for up to 10 hours per week from March 2017 through until September/October 2017. There is a fantastic opportunity for a self-starter to build a sustainable private coaching business on top of the role at our Clubs throughout the Region.

As the District Coach you will be responsible for maintaining the growth of our Junior and Senior programs as well as Coaching at regional and national events.

To be considered for this position you must be a self-starter with a solid coaching background, have very good planning skills, time management, a positive outlook, played the sport to a reasonably high level, love the sport of squash, motivated, self-driven and mature. You must be able to work autonomously and enjoy teaching and working closely with groups of kids and adults, receiving full support of the Squash Central committee.

Some key skills will include excellent written and oral communication producing written plans for coaching resources and monthly reporting to the Squash Central committee. You will be an important link between the Regional Sports Trusts and Squash Central, building positive long-term relationships.

Our District spans from New Plymouth across to Ohakune, Dannevirke and reaches as far South as Levin.

Some of the Key Duties include:

  • Oversee coaching of players and various coaches within the Squash Central Region.

  • Prepare and implement a District wide ‘coaching plan’ in conjunction with other appointed Central coaches throughout the District to meet the committee’s goals and further player and coach development.

  • Communicate all things ‘coaching’ with Squash New Zealand and attend the annual National Coaching Conference.

  • Achieve agreed upon coach growth targets. (tbc)

  • Ensure coaching requirements of funding providers and SNZ are met through CoachForce and

    Kiwi Squash in Schools

  • Encourage coaching programs and attendance at modules.

    Remuneration for the position is based on experience, additionally Squash Central will pay for any professional training that is required to bring the District Coach up to SNZ CoachForce facilitator standards, in this instance you will also be building a national network. Coaching equipment will be supplied however you will need your own vehicle where you will receive a travel allowance.

    Please send cover letter and CV to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. applications close on 17th February.