551905_421670087880169_1906959836_nRathgar Hockey Club are seeking a men’s first team coach for the upcoming 2019/2020 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 Tuesdays and Thursdays
  • To attend matches on Saturdays (and sometimes Sundays, depending on the competition)
  • 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 the highest level
  • Being responsible for team selection


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


Previous coaching experience and a minimum IHA Level One coaching qualification would be an advantage. Rathgar Hockey Club will also consider the option of a player/coach if the applicant is interested in such a position.

Rathgar are very keen to provide the opportunity for an aspiring coach to assist the club with its long-term goals. If you would like to apply for the position, all interested candidates should contact Club Captain Mark Collins at collins7890@gmail.com / 086 3993609 before Friday, 24 May 2019.