The IIHA invites applications for the position of Head Coach of the Women’s Irish National Team.
The position is voluntary and the successful candidate will commence work in July 2010. The immediate work will concern the preparation of the Women’s Irish National Team to compete in the 2011 IIHF World Women’s Championship Division V in Sofia, Bulgaria (14th – 20th March 2011).
To apply for this position you must:
•be free to travel on the dates of this tournament (14th – 20th March 2011)
•provide references upon request
•be vetted by the appropriate authorities once appointed
•become a member of the IIHA and continue to be a member throughout the period that you hold the position
•be proficient in the use of email
•email your application to firstname.lastname@example.org or send by registered post to:
Re: Women’s Head Coach Position,
Irish Ice Hockey Association,
13 Joyce Way,
Parkwest Business Park,
The deadline for applications to this position is Friday, 2nd July 2010.
If you do not receive confirmation that your application has been received you should contact the IIHA immediately at email@example.com.
Your application must include your:
•date of birth
•details of any club affiliations
•Curriculum Vitae outlining any relevant experience (hockey or otherwise) which may be of interest or value to the position.
A select number of applicants will be called for an interview and following these interviews the Head Coach of the Women’s Irish National Team will be appointed.
The length of term that the successful candidate will have shall be discussed at the interview stage. However, the position will be subject to regular evaluations including an Annual Review.
The main roles and responsibilities of the Head Coach will include but are not limited to:
•With the help of the General Manager, appoint coaching staff who will assist with the team’s preparations.
•Take full charge of on ice sessions.
•Prepare a season plan that is to be distributed to the Executive Committee, General Manager and players alike
•Work with coaching staff (particularly the General Manager) to determine tryouts, practice sessions, games and fundraising events.
•Assist the General Manager in organising and informing players and coaches alike of said tryouts, practice sessions, games and fundraising events
•Report on the progress of the team to the General Manager and Executive Committee through meetings, emails and phone calls
Immediate tasks will include but are not limited to:
•creating a season’s plan in conjunction with the General Manager and Executive Committee for all events i.e. tryouts, practice sessions, games and fundraising events
•assisting the General Manager in determining and organising fundraising events
•will involve approximately 2 – 5 hours of work per week
•will be subject to regular evaluations including an Annual Review
The Executive Committee will at all times support you in your role by providing guidance and assistance whenever required.
If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.