Ladies 4s Coach needed for 2017/2018 season

Rathgar Hockey Club are seeking a Ladies’ 4th team (Div. 11) Coach for the upcoming 2017/2018 season.

The role will comprise of the following duties:

  • To produce and implement a well-structured and progressive coaching programme to meet the needs of players
  • The preparation, organisation and execution of training sessions from 7-9pm on Mondays and Wednesdays
  • To appropriately plan for and attend matches on Saturdays (with occasional Sunday and midweek matches) throughout the season.
  • To be a positive role model, creating a positive and enjoyable environment in which to motivate players and encourage participation
  • To develop players’ skills to compete at Division 10 and above.
  • Being responsible for team selection
  • To develop and integrate young players into the senior squad
  • Liaising with relevant members of the club committee other Coaches and Team Managers as required


Potential candidates should have the following skills:

  • Ability to develop and implement high quality, varied and creative coaching sessions, focusing on player skill development and creating tactical awareness
  • Ability to communicate in a highly effective manner with players and have excellent team-building skills
  • Ability to organise with attention to detail and in an efficient manner
  • Ability to instruct and lead players
  • Ability to motivate players to perform to the best of their ability
  • Ability to manage a squad with potentially different abilities

For the 2017/2018 season Rathgar are targeting a top 2 finish for our 4’s in order to be promoted to Division 10.


Suitable candidates:

  • Should ideally possess a Level One Hockey Coaching qualification or relevant coaching experience
  • are subject to Garda Vetting and will be required to agree to the LHA Code of Conduct for Sports Leaders and complete a code of ethics course

If you would like to apply for the position or have any queries, please contact

Club Captain Liz Kehoe at / 087 2891169 before Monday 31st July 2017.

Appropriate remuneration will be discussed with potential applicants during the interview process.