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Sports Coach

Ultimate Sports Academies

Closing date: Sunday, 1 August 2021


Competitive Salary based on qualifications and experience

Ultimate Sports Academies offer elite sports coaching in cutting-edge skills and strategies to young sportsmen and women aged 7-15yrs during the school holidays. We are looking for inspiring, enthusiastic and qualified coaches to assist in the delivery of our 2-4 day hockey academies throughout the school holidays. We deliver academies in athletics, cricket, football, hockey and netball and we are recruiting for passionate, experienced coaches.


Sports coaches will be required to:

  • Deliver excellent, energetic coaching sessions where all children can develop their skills, be challenged, and have fun.
  • Show a positive attitude with energy and enthusiasm.
  • Demonstrate the ability to develop and progress coaching sessions for varying ages and abilities.
  • Provide challenging content in a safe learning environment.
  • Communicate effectively with children and their parents/guardians if required.
  • Analyse performance and suggest areas of improvement.

Essential Requirements

  • Ideally hold a Level 2 qualification from the relevant national governing body. Level 1 qualifications will be considered alongside significant coaching experience.
  • Experience in coaching and/or playing to a high level.
  • Hold a valid enhanced DBS certificate for the child workforce issued within the last year 12 months.
  • Have an excellent working knowledge of their sport – technical, tactical and physical.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Approachable, patient, and above all, passionate about their sport!

Further Info

  • Dates: Work available in the school holidays during half-terms, Easter and Summer.
  • Hours: 8:30am to 4:30/5:30pm.
  • Lead Coach positions available to more experienced coaches.
  • Branded uniform provided.
  • All coaching appointments will be subject to relevant pre-employment checks required to work with children including references, enhanced DBS checks and other necessary vetting processes.
  • Pay rate: £80 - £125 per day, dependent on hours, experience and role.


  • Athletics – Essex & Oxfordshire
  • Cricket  - Oxfordshire
  • Football  - Essex, Oxfordshire, Reading & Surbiton
  • Hockey – Kingston & Oxfordshire
  • Netball – Newbury, Oxfordshire & Sutton

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