Job Posting: Assistant National Coach (Canoe Sprint)

January 12, 2015 in Featured, Recruitment by Singapore Canoe Federation

JOB POSTING: Assistant National Coach (Canoe Sprint)

APPLICATION START DATE: 12 January 2015

APPLICATION CLOSING DATE: 25 January 2015

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Singapore Canoe Federation (SCF), the national governing body responsible for canoe and kayak racing in Singapore, is seeking an assistant coach for the National Canoe Sprint – Kayak (CSP-K) Team. The assistant national coach will work under the direction of the Head National Coach and the High Performance Committee to assist with coaching, planning, and monitoring of Singapore’s National CSP-K Team.

 

Main Responsibilities

  • To assist the Head National Coach in developing and implementing well-structured training programmes
  • To provide pre-race and post-race feedback to the Head National Coach, athletes, and the High Performance Committee
  • Supervision of National CSP-K Team athletes participating in international championships and overseas competitions
  • To maintain close working relationships with the Singapore Sport Institute (SSI) and Sport Singapore (Sport SG) to contribute to the High Performance Programme and the creation of a pool of knowledge and practice for the benefit of Canoe Sprint in Singapore
  • To assist in the junior programmes and talent development
  • To provide regular technical feedback and advice to the athletes
  • Be able to participate in all team activities and meetings when required
  • To assist in the selection process of athletes for major games and for entry into the national team
  • Remain up-to-date with new technical developments and advise on implementation

 

Requirements

  • Must be physically fit
  • Demonstrate personal integrity, honesty, respect, and show an ability to handle pressure and stress in an appropriate manner
  • Highly motivated and passionate about the sport
  • Must be able to form effective working relationships with the Head National Coach, athletes, and the Federation
  • Previous experience competing at or coaching at World Championships, Junior World Championships, and/or World Cups
  • Possess strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must put the Federation’s interest as top priority when performing the role of an assistant national coach
  • Ability to liaise with athletes and the Head National Coach
  • Good organisational and multi-tasking skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Willingness to assist the team and the Federation as needed and when required

 

Remuneration

The coach will be paid a monthly wage that will commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Interested and qualified candidates should submit in confidence a resume and salary expectations by 25 January 2015 to highperformance@scf.org.sg.