Director of Hockey Development Role

Alistair Murrell Standard

Epsom Hockey Club is seeking a talented and proactive Director of Hockey Development to push forward the club’s vision of growth and success at every level.

The Club currently has 565 playing members (195 adults, 370 juniors). The Club fields 18 senior teams (8 men’s, 6 women’s, 3 masters and 1 mixed) and runs a thriving junior programme from U8s through to U18s. The 2018/19 season saw the opening of the Club’s new pitch at Old School’s Lane in Ewell and the Club is now focused strongly on raising the remaining funds needed to build a clubhouse at the site.

The Director of Hockey Development will be responsible for helping the Club produce and implement a 5-year development plan, overseeing and delivering the coaching programme, leading and managing the development of junior section coaches, building school-club links, coordinating holiday camps and working closely with the General Committee to raise and maintain the profile of hockey in the local community.

In terms of the school’s outreach programme, this role also sits at the heart of a strategic partnership between Epsom Hockey Club and Epsom College. During term time a core aspect of the role will be to deliver 16 hours per week of specialist hockey coaching at the College.

If you have any questions about the role, please contact Penny Woods, Chair, Epsom HC (chair.hockey@epsomsportsclub.co.uk). To apply, please send your CV with a supporting covering letter to Penny by 30 September 2019. In your covering letter, please highlight what you consider to be the most relevant aspects of your skills, knowledge and experience and what you feel you can bring to the position and to the Club. Interviews will be held in October 2019

Full job description at http://www.epsomhc.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Director-of-Hockey-Development-Epsom-HC-Final.pdf