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21 Jun 2022

Part-Time Junior Development Lead Coach

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 Junior Development Lead 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

Our Club has a very strong record of success in developing youth hockey organically, therefore, with the support of current club coaches, you will take ownership of development and growth of our Junior section. You will liaise with our Coaching leadership group about guiding the pathway of youth talent into the adult teams, and feed the connection with Academy and Performance Centres. A key requirement of this position will be to passionately develop new and maintain current relationships with local schools, with the view to attracting new players to the club and enthusiastically taking our great sport into the community.

You, the Coach

Essential experience;

– Sessional Coach certification (Level 2) minimum
– Coached Juniors aged 6 and upwards
– Fantastic and inspiring people skills and time management
– Calm, patient and fun approach to club player development

Desirable Experience;

– England Hockey Pathway at AC and PC
– Coached other sports at junior level

What’s in this for you

– This is a part-time role, salary negotiable depending upon experience
– Be part of a success story about taking a well-established club to a new level
– Have the support of coaching leadership
– Basic equipment set to deliver training
– 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 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, junior hockey, and sessional. Salaries: Less than 15,000.

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