Coaching vacancies 2014/15

June 4, 2014

LSBU Brixton Topcats have some exciting coaching vacancies for the upcoming 2014/15 season. 

The recently promoted Lady Topcats will be competing in the brand new WBBL next season and the Men’s team will again look to fight for promotion back into the top flight competing in Division 2. Head Coaches Steve Vear and James Markham will be looking to add to their coaching staff both requiring voluntary roles for an Assistant Coach and Team Manager.

Assistant Coach

Duties

  • Organise and deliver individual/team practice sessions as directed by the Head Coach.
  • Assess player skill development, monitor players during competition and practice.
  • Assist the Head Coach in managing and directing the team.
  • Assist with determining game strategy.
  • Collate vital stats during games and practices.
  • Lead on scouting reports of opponents.
  • Attend staff meetings, clinics and other professional activities to improve coaching performance.
  • Assist in managing half term basketball camps if applicable.
  • Assist with fund raising events if applicable.
  • Perform any other related duties assigned by the Head Coach.

Requirements

  • A minimum of England Basketball Level 1 coaching qualification is required.
  • An up to date CRB check is required.
  • Be able and willing to drive the minibus to away games.
  • Preference of coaching or playing experience.
  • Willingness to learn with goal to becoming a Head Coach.
  • Be able to work alongside the Head Coach and Team Manager.
  • Commitment: It is crucial that if you apply for this position that you can fully commit to a full season of coaching a minimum twice a week in the evenings and every weekend game.

Start Date: 6th August 2014
End Date: End of April 2015

 

Team Manager

Duties

  • Lead on registration of players/in charge of player licence cards for the entire season.
  • Manage and organise the team on away games.
  • Record stats during practice and games if applicable.
  • Film all games.
  • Organise and maintain accurate inventory of basketball equipment and uniforms.
  • Update social media platforms during games.
  • Write match reports post games.
  • Gathering team lists from opponents and supplying for match day programme.
  • Coordinate scouting with Assistant Coach and tape exchange between opponents.
  • Coordinate facility needs of visiting teams.

Requirements

  • A keen interest in basketball.
  • An up to date CRB check is required.
  • Be able and willing to drive the minibus to away games.
  • Organised, good planner and communicator.
  • Good skills with email and word documents.
  • Be able to work alongside the Head and Assistant Coach.
  • Commitment: It is crucial that if you apply for this position that you can fully commit to a full season of attending a minimum two nights a week for practice and every weekend game.

Start Date: 6th August 2014
End Date: End of April 2015

 

If you are interested in applying for any of the above voluntary positions with either the Men or Women’s team please send an email to info@brixtontopcats.org with your CV. The closing date to apply is 31st July 2014.

 


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