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21 Jun 2022

Part-Time Director of Hockey

Southport & Birkdale Hockey Club – Posted by George Finegan Southport, England, United Kingdom

Job Description


Based at our home ground at Greenbank High School, Southport, Merseyside, we have a fantastic opportunity for a Director of Hockey / Club Coach to join us, with the energy to drive the club’s growth and development strategies long-term.

About the Club

Founded in early 1900s, Southport Hockey Club is a ClubMark accredited, family-friendly establishment with 3 Mens teams, 2 Womens teams and a Junior team (age 11-13). Currently boasting 80+ members, 30+ Juniors, with playing experience up to National League, and current England Hockey Pathway players in AC and PC.

The Role

With the support of current Level 1 and 2 coaches, you will instil a club way of playing and oversee the implementation of a coaching standard across all teams, assisting and mentoring the development of our current coaching outfit. You will be ambitious, with a drive to continue the success the Club has enjoyed over the past 4+ years. Our Club has a strong record of success in developing youth hockey organically, and therefore you will be available to create and build school / club partnerships and relationships to keep the junior section strong. As part of Southport & Birkdale Sports Club, you will participate in S&B projects outside of training/matchday hours.

You, the Coach

Essential experience;

– Sessional Coach certification (Level 2) minimum
– Coached at a variety of different standards from Juniors upwards
– Fantastic and inspiring people skills and time management
– Calm, patient and compassionate approach to club player and coach development

Desirable Experience;

– England Hockey Pathway at AC and PC
– National League coaching experience
– Previous Director of Hockey / Club success

What’s in this for you

– This is a salaried role, negotiable depending upon experience
– Be part of a success story about taking a well-established club to a new level
– Have the support of a small team of level 1 and level 2 coaches to help deliver your sessions
– Basic equipment set to deliver training
– Within reason, a budget for further equipment depending on what is needed to deliver your sessions
– Social and other sporting facility benefits from Southport and Birkdale Sports club.

Pitch Times


– 6-7pm Juniors
– 7-8.30pm Womens 1s and 2s
– 8.30pm Mens 1s, 2s and 3s


– League and Cup fixtures for all 6 teams across North West.


– 10-11.30am Junior and Community Development

We look forward to hearing from you soon.

George Finegan

How to Apply

For more information or to express an interest in the role, please send your Hockey and Coaching CV to or call George on 07902451848.

Job Categories: Hockey Coaches. Job Types: Part-Time. Job Tags: #hockey #Hockeyjobs #hockeyplayers, coach, Director, golden thread, and sessional. Salaries: Less than 15,000.

Job expires in 78 days.

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