Want to coach at Whitehorse Chevaliers?

We want to expand our programs in 2018, and to do this we need more coaching staff!

This includes paid roles for assistant coaches!

The pay rate may vary depending on experience and extent of class coaching taken on. This position is an entry-level position, we are happy to accept new coaches into the role and to assist with your further development.

If you are interested, please contact the Head Coach (Lisa) at coach@whitehorse.riposte.com.au


Job Title
Assistant/Junior Coach

Assist the head coach with running classes and supervising fencers.
This may include running warm-ups, group drills, stretching and fitness training.
Share responsibility for maintaining a safe and inclusive club training environment
Provide a positive and supportive environment for all fencers
Support fencers at competitions where appropriate.
Maintain and develop your coaching skills and accreditation.

Time Commitment
Hours to be covered by one or more assistant coaches include:
Saturday 9:30am-12:30pm
Tuesday 7:30pm-9pm
Opportunities to coach during Mon-Fri business hours, and additional evenings later in the 2018 may also be available if desired.  Assistant coach role is suitable for job sharing.

Attendance for at least 90% of agreed timeslot(s) is required.

Skills and Competencies
At least a Level 0 coaching qualification, or commitment to acquire this by Q1 2018.
Appropriate affiliation with Fencing Victoria (coach or full)
Working with Children Check

Ability to manage a group of up to 12 fencers, with guidance from the head coach.
Willingness to work with a variety of ages and skill levels
Lead by example to teach respect, timeliness and responsibility to young fencers.