m) Sports & Coaches Manager

A Sports and Coaches Manager’s main role is to help players grow and develop their skills. Coaches also have a major influence over the player’s enjoyment of their sport. It is essential that coaches provide children in particular with the best possible sporting experience. Ensuring that your club has sound coaching practices and ethics will help create a safe and supportive environment for players.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Selecting and preparing the team for matches
  • Planning and preparing for training sessions and activities
  • Ensuring all players get equal opportunity to take part in all club/team activities
  • Setting the right example for players on and off the field
  • Educating players in the values of being a true sportsman
  • Be fair in the treatment of all players at all times
  • Conforming to all club policies on young children in sport
  • Attending coaching courses
  • Ensuring all activities are safe and supervised at all times
  • Specialist equipment is used only if there are qualified supervisors present
  • Medical kits are immediately available for both training and matches
  • Observing player’s performances to determine the level of instruction required
  • Teaching techniques for players to acquire additional skills or improve existing skills
  • Planning, conducting, monitoring and adjusting an individualised long term, high performance training program, that incorporates water-based training
  • Implementing sports first aid procedures and applying sports first aid
  • Supervising the physical development of athletes
  • Aiding in the psychological preparation of athletes to meet the need of high level training and competition
  • Providing information about drugs in sport issues
  • Applying the principles of eating for peak performance
  • Organising and liaising with sports science support staff
  • Planning and directing competition strategy
  • Analysing the progress of competitions and giving signals/instructions to athletes
  • Carrying out after competition analysis and evaluation of strategy and performance
  • Undertaking related administrative tasks such as booking venues, organising tours
  • Budgeting and arranging entry into competitions
  • Implementing a talent identification and development program
  • Recruiting players and other support staff

Knowledge and skills required

  • Thorough understanding of preferred sport
  • Good communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Enthusiastic, disciplined and dedicated
  • Flexible and innovative
  • Prepared to travel and to work long hours, evenings and weekends

More Roles & Responsibilities

a) President
b) Secretary
c) Treasurer
d) Junior Development Co-Ordinator
e) Sponsorship Manager
f) Recruitment Officer
g) Social Media Co-Ordinator
h) Marketing and Promotions Officer
i) Council Liaison Officer
j) Social Officer
k) Club Team Manager
l) Database Manager
m) Sports & Coaches Manager
n) Volunteer Co-ordinator
o) First Aid Officer
p) Safety Officer
q) Grounds / Facility Manager
r) Media Manager
s) Clothing Co-ordinator

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