Friday 25th November 2022

Scottish Student Netball National Squad Team Manager

We are looking to recruit a Team Manager for the National Netball Squad

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Role Title: Scottish Student Netball National Squad Team Manager

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 Team Manager 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:

  • Work with the SSS Competitions Staff and Scottish Student Netball Development Group to appoint the coaching team
  • In conjunction with the SSS Competitions Staff and Scottish Student Netball Development Group, organise Trial(s) for the programme
  • In conjunction with the SSS Competitions Staff and Scottish Student Netball Development Group, and the coaching team – plan and organise the training schedule
  • Confirm kit requirements with HOC. Manage kit distribution, maintenance and retention over the course of the season
  • Liaise with student clubs about programme schedule and requirements, as well as about individual players
  • Liaise with Netball Scotland about programme schedule and requirements, as well as about individual players
  • Work with SSS Competitions Staff and Scottish Student Netball Development Group to organise opposition and fixtures for the season
  • Work with SSS Competitions Staff and Scottish Student Netball Development Group to ensure all logistics are organised for all activity, including facility, accommodation, travel bookings, as well as kit and equipment
  • Attend all training sessions & fixtures for the programme
  • Work with the Scottish Student Netball Development Group and SSS Communications Coordinator to promote the squad and it’s activity
  • Sit on the Scottish Student Netball Development Group

Required skills, qualities, and experience:

  • Knowledge of student netball in Scotland
  • Knowledge and understanding of netball landscape in Scotland
  • Knowledge and understanding of key requirements of a performance environment
  • Understanding of different requirements of a representative squad, including team building/squad cohesion
  • Ability to build relationships, internally and externally to grow the programme
  • Ability to work with a range of stakeholders, including written and spoken communication skills
  • Strong diplomacy skills to ensure that the differing demands on the programme (players, coaches, clubs, budget) exist in harmony
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Proactive approach to problem solving
  • Willingness to take on roles as required beyond the standard role description
  • Experience of logistical support of a netball squad

Reasonable expenses will be covered

Recruitment process:

  • Application is by CV and cover letter to Scottish Student Netball Chair, Emma Cartmill, on ScotStuNetball@outlook.com
  • Application deadline is 5pm on 14th December 2022

The full role description can be downloaded HERE.

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