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Squash NZ is calling for expressions of interests for 2019/2020 National Junior Squad Lead Coach positions.

We are looking for coaches to create a high-performance environment that is cohesive, inclusive, supports growth and produces athletes capable of learning and succeeding on the world stage as per the goals of the high-performance mission.

Coaches must demonstrate alignment to Squash New Zealand’s coaching attributes, core beliefs and the values of Haeta Poiatu.

The JDS squad is entry to the Squash NZ Performance Pathway for competitive squash players with HP aspirations and learning the foundations of performance. Approximately 12-15 years of age.

The Elite squad (former Emerging Squad) is introduction to HP environments and international competition for athletes demonstrating potential for future high-performance involvement. Tracking towards national team representation in 1-3 years’ time. Athletes aged 13-16.

The World Junior Squad (former Elite Squad) is preparation for the world junior championships and transition to full time high-performance training

The one-year lead coaching roles available are:

  • Junior Development Boys Lead Coach
  • Junior Development Girls Lead Coach
  • Elite Girls Lead Coach
  • Elite Boys Lead Coach

For the national junior squad role description please click here: National Junior Squad Lead Coach Role Description

The two-year lead coaching role available is:

  • 2020-2021 World Junior Girls Squad and World Junior Girls Championships Team Lead Coach

For the WJG Squad and Championships Team role description please click here: World Junior Girls Lead Coach Role Description

Interested coaches should send a cover letter outlining how they would add value to the Squash NZ High-Performance Programme, their CV and the role they are applying for including:

• Skills Summary

• Experiences and Accomplishments

• Coaching Qualifications

• Any other relevant awards and information

• Referees.

Please email your cover letter and CV to HP Manager Shelley Kitchen at shelley@squashnz.co.nz by Friday 27th September 2019. The successful candidates will be named shortly thereafter.


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