Friday 9th August 2019

Volleyball Coach

The University of Stirling are looking to recruit a volleyball coach for the upcoming season. Please see below for more information about the role and who to contact if you are interested!

The Role

The University of Stirling wishes to appoint a Volleyball Coach to deliver services to the University of Stirling’s Women’s and Men’s Volleyball Team that compete in Scottish and British Universities’ competitions. You will be required to provide coaching services on a weekly basis and attend competitive matches on Sundays across the two academic semesters throughout the year. Coaches will be required to implement an effective programme that produce winning performances in student and mainstream sport competitions. Opportunities exist to liaise with appropriate sports science and strength and conditioning staff to help design and monitor the volleyball performance programmes.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

• Implement an appropriate volleyball performance programme in keeping with the aims and objectives of the Sports Union and Sports Development Service.

• Coordinate with key members of staff regarding other support such as S&C.

• Manage effectively a select squad of performance volleyball players. This includes establishing performance targets, devising appropriate competition schedules and developing an integrated timetable for volleyball, academic and lifestyle commitments for each player.

• Design and deliver an effective coaching programme that helps improve the performances of student players and which attains performance objectives as indicated by the Sports Union.

• Attend appropriate competitions with teams.

• It is not essential to be at all training sessions – availability would be agreed on appointment. The current training Times are the following:

Monday 17:00-18:30
Tuesday 18:00-20:00
Wednesday 08:00-09:00
Thursday 07:00-09:00
Thursday 16:00-17:00
Friday 18:30-20:30

Pay: Hourly rate dependant on experience

Please contact: To apply please submit a CV and cover letter to

Closing date: 23/08/2019 at 5pm

Job Description: For a full job description including person specification please see attached.

Stirling Uni Volleyball Coach Job Description