May 12, 2008

Applicants wanted for RCCC coaching position

Because Rhona Martin has taken over the position as RCCC Performance Development Coach, there is a vacancy at the West Area Institute. This post has been advertised today.

The advert can be found here.

In summary, the post is a temporary one, until August 2010. The successful applicant will play a role within the West Area Institute coaching programmes for curling under the guidance of Rhona and the West Area Manager. This role will include practical coaching, but also programme planning, development and management aspects. The coach will support Rhona in the delivery of the National Academy and Regional Academy programmes. The job will include some team management and coaching responsibilities for National Academy teams overseas.

The specific functions of the successful applicant will be to:

(1) Provide hands on coaching to Area Institute curlers and Academy level curlers.
(2) Provide annual individualised integrated training and competition plans for identified curlers.
(3) Provide support to Academy teams at international competitions.
(4) To represent the RCCC and the Area Institutes positively and proactively in all environments.

The post is a full time appointment with the Royal Club. The coach would not be able to continue to curl competitively at National Championship level.

A full information pack can be downloaded from the Royal Club here. Or by contacting Cairnie House. Closing date for applications is June 2.

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