We are looking for a new National League Ladies Coach

Coventry & Warwick Riga VC is looking to appoint a new Ladies National League coach.

About the role:

The coaching role is to work with our established Ladies National League Division 3 team to run trainings and match day coaching. Typically training is Tuesday evenings (7.30 – 9.30pm) at Centre AT7 in Coventry and matches are on weekends (every 3 weeks or so) in Coventry or at the away venue in a triangular format.ย 

The successful candidate will develop and deliver a training programme over the season. These sessions are held from August to the end of April and this role would be expected to deliver the majority of the sessions.

The role is voluntary but you would be joining with the support and infrastructure of the Club including established players, venue and a dedicated committee.

Coventry & Warwick Riga Volleyball Club is an established club in Coventry and won the latest Volleyball England Club of the Year award.
The ladies coach of our Division 1 team is internationally qualified so gives good development opportunities.
We currently run three NVL teams, a recreational section and have a flourishing junior programme.
ย Qualified coaches are an essential part of our set up to help all of our players reach their volleyball potential.

Key responsibilities:

  • Deliver high standard of technical coaching for the various players
  • Design and deliver a training programme across the season which develops technical, tactical and physical skills of the team
  • Match day coaching of the team to assist the team in reaching its goals in competitive competition 
  • Collaborating with Ladies Division 1 coach on training and player development
  • Drive towards specific goals agreed by the club committee

Role requirements:

  • Volleyball England Qualified Level 1 or above (if Level 1 coach should have a willingness to work towards Level 2). If you have the skills and experience the Club is willing to support you obtaining your Level 1
  • Able to attend training weekly and matches on weekends
  • Experience in coaching competitive adult teams
  • Always have a current DBS check (this can be completed by successful candidate on appointment)
  • Willingness to work with both experienced players and junior/development players to ensure sustainability of the squad. 

About the team:

Our Div 3 Ladies Team has been growing in success, year on year.
After winning the regional league, they moved to NVL Division 3, where last year they finished mid-table. In the new season, they’re looking to keep making progress ๐Ÿ’ช This is a very friendly, strong team, looking for guidance, growth and support from each other.

Applying for the role

If you have any questions about the role or to apply, please contact Clare atย general@rigavolleyball.com. To apply please send a covering email setting out why you would be suitable for the role to the same email address.ย 

Not quite what you’re looking for?

We are also expanding our junior programme so we’re always interested to hear from coaches who would be keen to get involved in coaching junior volleyball too. Please get in touch if interested in this type of role.