Netball NI would like to appoint a dynamic S&C Coach to lead on the physical development of netballers on national squads, providing a regular training environment to prepare netballers to cope with additional training load and for the intensity of international game.
After finishing 8th at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games and 9th at the 2019 Netball World Cup, the Northern Ireland Senior team are entering a new cycle in preparation for the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games and 2023 World Cup.
The Northern Ireland U21 team will seek to qualify for the 2021 World Youth Cup at the European Qualification tournament in October 2020.
We see the Strength and Conditioning Coach role playing a key part in the Senior and U21 national teams’ preparation for these events .
Work with netballers on senior and U21 squads across 2 sessions per week
Deliver direct support to netballers based at home, and link with overseas athletes
Work with the national head coaches to deliver effective programmes for athlete development and competition preparation
Run testing as required to track and monitor progress
Support injury risk management and deliver exercise-based rehabilitation to squad and assist with return to play programmes (in partnership with the squad physio)
This is a fixed term contract to 31st March 2021 with possibility of extension subject to funding
Salary for this post is £30/hr (apx 4hrs per week)
Please download the Job Description and Personnel Specification for more information
To apply, send a full CV and covering letter detailing how your experience meets the requirements of the post to Noleen Armstrong at firstname.lastname@example.org by 4 pm on Monday 16th December.
It is anticipated that initial interviews will be held week beginning 6th January 2020.