Women's Volleyball Coach

University of Strathclyde Volleyball Club


Closing date:   9 August 2024
Location:   Glasgow
Region:   Scotland
Employment type:   Part Time
Salary:   £225 per month


Club training sessions take place on Tuesday at 7:00 am, Wednesday at 6:00 pm and Saturday 4:00 pm at Strathclyde Sport with attendance for at least one session per week required. Both sessions have a duration of 2 hours. Competitive fixtures take place on Sunday afternoons and home games will take place at the same venue with mandatory attendance for them.

The successful candidate will create a positive, responsive and productive relationship with the Club and support the development of team(s) in training and competition. The role is for a maximum of 4 hours per week and the successful candidate will be expected to be registered/register as Self Employed with HMRC and hold their own coaching insurance policy. The candidate will be expected to coach the Men’s 1s Team twice a week and Men’s 2s Team once a week at our listed training sessions.


• Lead coaching at training sessions and on match days

• Attempt to improve technical and tactical development of players.

• Contribute to the enhancement of the student experience through high quality coaching which engages, sustains and increases participation.

• Maintain accurate records on training attendance, team selections, tactical, and technical analysis of Strathclyde players and opposition teams.

• Regular evaluation of team performance.

• In partnership with the committee, responsible and accountable for team selection, determining methods of selection and providing feedback to those not selected. • Maintain regular communication with the Volleyball Club Committee, and Sports Union where required.

• Support the development of student leadership skills, particularly with club committee members

• Make sure all sessions comply with Health & Safety standards and maintain high standards with regards to Equality & Diversity.

-Person Specifications Essential

• A volleyball coaching qualification

• Excellent inter-personal skills

• Excellent motivation skills

• Excellent verbal communication skills

• Experience of university sport

• Able to attend Sunday games (home and away) Desirable

• Competitive experience at performance level in volleyball

• Level 2 or higher volleyball coaching qualification

• A clean driving license

• A first aid certificate Applications are considered via a CV and Cover Letter by email outlining the following:

• Coaching experience

• Why you are interested in this role • Availability to Coach on Tuesday at 7:00 am, Wednesday at 6:00 pm and Saturday at 4:00 pm.

Please submit applications to Lucy Cross, Club President on [email protected] by 5pm on 9-Aug-2024.

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