University of Nottingham - Lead Sprints Coach (Athletics)

University of Nottingham


Closing date:   1 March 2020
Location:   Nottingham
Region:   East Midlands
Employment type:   Part Time
Salary:   Competitive


The University of Nottingham is investing significantly in it’s sporting infrastructure, with a £40m Sports Village and substantial investment in it’s coaching and development support for it’s 75 sports clubs and 125+ active BUCS teams. We are currently seeking a Lead Sprints Coach for the Athletics & Cross Country Club. The club consists of over 150 members; ranging from complete beginners to national level athletes.

We are looking for an experienced coach to lead the delivery of the sprints programme in line with the UoN Vision for Sport that ensures sustained performance success and outstanding student experience across the wider club. The contract period will run until June 2020, within this contract period the Lead Coach, required to hold a minimum of Level 2 (Athletics Coach) coaching qualification, will deliver an innovative and effective sprint programme to support the development of elite, competitive and participation athletics within the club. The deliverer must also hold appropriate insurance.

The duties of the role shall include coaching delivery, attendance at events/competitions*, club development, recruitment and general administration. The current delivery days and times of the sprint squads are listed below, which can be negotiated if required: Monday: 7pm – 8:30pm at Harvey Hadden Sports Stadium (Open Session) Wednesday: 5pm – 7pm at David Ross Sports Village HPZ (Performance Squad) Thursday: 7pm – 8:30pm at Harvey Hadden Sports Stadium (Open Session) Saturday: 10am – 12pm at Harvey Hadden Sports Stadium (Performance Squad) Sunday: 10am -12pm at David Ross Sports Village HPZ (Performance Squad)

For any informal enquires or to express an interest in the role please contact or call 07970922182 *Attendance at events/competitions is desirable but not essential.

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