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Performance Development Coach

Posted: February 23, 2017

Title of Post:  Performance Development Coachimage001

Post Scope:  Full time

Contract duration:  Open Ended

Salary Level:  UE04 (£18,940-£21,220 per annum + 15% Premium Band)

Office base:  University Sport and Exercise, University of Edinburgh, 46 Pleasance, Edinburgh, EH8 9TJ

Edinburgh University Boat Club (EUBC) is one of the most progressive and exciting rowing programmes in the UK. It is recognised and supported by GB Rowing, Scottish Rowing & sportscotland.  EUBC has a track record of coaching rowers to challenge for a place in the GB Rowing National Squads and is committed to Rowing's World Class Performance Strategy

We seek a Performance Development Coach to support the Head of Rowing and his coaching team to develop further the EUBC programme, setting out structured, innovative and challenging sessions (daily / weekly / monthly) to achieve optimal rowing performance. The post holder will deliver coaching, planning and development of the University’s critical feeder ‘novice/performance development’ group.  

You will be experienced in rowing, ideally with a UKCC L2 qualification (or equivalent), have demonstrable experience of supporting high performance rowing plans and at least 2 years’ experience in high performance rowing and/or coaching

A commitment to self-improvement is imperative alongside a desire to play a key role within a pioneering and ambitious performance sport environment.  

The post is promoted on an open ended basis. Significant personal development opportunities are a feature of this position.

Interested coaches can download the full job specification and apply online via the University’s recruitment website ~ www.jobs.ed.ac.uk (please note CVs emailed in will not be accepted).  Reference: 039086

Further information and queries can be directed to Colin Williamson, Head of Rowing, Colin.Williamson@ed.ac.uk or Claire Cruikshank, Performance Sport Manager, Claire.Cruikshank@ed.ac.uk

The closing date for completed applications is: Friday 10th March 2017

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 28th March 2017