Friday 25th November 2022

Scottish Student Netball National Squad Head Coach

We are looking to recruit a Head Coach for the National Netball Squad


Role Title: Scottish Student Netball National Squad Head Coach

Responsible to: Scottish Student Netball Chair and SSS Head of Competitions

Where (Location): Various within Scotland

Time commitment: Trials, Training Sessions and Games

Role duration: 1 academic year/season i.e. until June 2023. Potential to stand for the role again the following year

Scottish Student Sport (SSS), the organisation for student sport in Scotland, is seeking an energetic and committed individual to act as one of the lead volunteers within the Scottish Student Netball National Squad Programme.

The Head Coach will play a key role in the management of the Netball National Squad Programme.

They will have a focus on ensuring a high-performance playing experience and development for the respective recruitment, coaching, training and playing programmes for National Squad players.

Main tasks:

  • Determine the selection policy for this year
  • Work in partnership with Team Manager and Scottish Student Netball Development Group to design, coordinate and run trials
  • Determine final players to advance to training squads.
  • Communicate regularly with players, coaches, team manager and Netball chair
  • Deliver up to 3 training sessions
  • Finalise squad for each fixture
  • Attend each fixture to coach squad

Required skills, qualities, and experience:

  • Experience coaching at a Scottish institution
  • Experience of student Netball in Scotland
  • Knowledge of Netball landscape in Scotland
  • Ability to effectively communicate with a range of stakeholders

Reasonable expenses will be covered

Recruitment process:

  • Application is by CV and cover letter to Scottish Student Netball Chair, Emma Cartmill, on
  • Application deadline is 5pm on 7th December 2022

The full role description can be downloaded HERE.

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