Coaching Director

The following are essential requirements to be a successful coaching director:

Minimum Requirements:

  • To have a genuine interest in the management and support of coaches
  • To have a thorough understanding of coaching philosophies and pathways advocated by New Zealand Football

Responsibilities:

The Coaching Director is responsible for the management of the club’s coaching programme and promoting the value of coaching within the club.

Duties:

  • In conjunction with Federation football development staff, ensure all club coaches hold appropriate qualifications.
  • Ensure there are enough coaches for the club’s requirements.
  • Develop a budget to assist club coaches to potential attend Federation/ NZF coaching courses.
  • Provide all relevant information to the Secretary to ensure records of club coaches and coaching qualifications are maintained.
  • Develop an understanding of the role of sports science in coaching.
  • Arrange appropriate coach training sessions, locations, dates and times.
  • Be available to assist at games if necessary.
  • Foster a positive club spirit amongst all coaches and encourage them to participate in a sporting manner.
  • Enhance feelings of self-confidence and self-esteem within the club coaches.
  • Meet regularly with coaches to discuss performance and provide feedback.
  • Arrange for, and conduct where appropriate, assessments of the club’s coaches.
  • Encourage maximum participation from the club’s coaches.
  • Liaise with other Committee members regularly.
  • Have a sound understanding of the club’s rules and regulations.
  • Constantly highlight the club’s support of the NZF National Code of Conduct
  • Continually seek out potential coaches and recruit whenever possible.

Estimated Time Commitment Required

The estimated time commitment required as the Coaching Director of Ferrymead Bays Football is 3 hours per week.

The appointment of the Coaching Director commences and ends at each AGM.

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