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Skating Coach

Hong Kong Sports Institute Limited (HKSI)
Location Hong Kong, Asia
Posted 16/05/2019
Closes 22/05/2019
Sector Elite Performance & Coaching
Function Coaching & Sports Development
Contract Type Contract
Hours Full Time
Salary Competitive

Job Description

The job:

Reporting to the Head Skating Coach, the Skating Coach will be responsible for the following duties:

  • To coordinate, implement and oversee different training programmes of elite figure skating athletes in Hong Kong;
  • Responsible for choreography and daily training of the elite figure skating athletes;
  • To fully utilize and integrate scientific, medical and other athlete support services into the elite training programme to enhance elite training outcomes;
  • To monitor athlete performance through comprehensive, multi-method assessment and regular evaluation;
  • To provide timely and critically analyzed progress reports to the HKSI and Hong Kong Skating Union;
  • To be responsible for administrative matters related to local and overseas squad training and competitions;
  • To supervise Assistant Coaches and part-time coaches; and
  • To assist the HKSI and Hong Kong Skating Union with coach education programmes.

The requirements:

  • University degree or its equivalent;
  • Holder of a recognized coaching qualification equivalent to Hong Kong Coach Accreditation Programme Level 3 Certificate;
  • A minimum of 5 years’ professional coaching experience and proven record of achievement in coaching figure skating athletes at national level or its equivalent;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • High level of computer literacy; and
  • Awareness/ knowledge of Child Protection in sport and equal opportunity issues in the context of Hong Kong are an added advantage.

[Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisements need not re-apply. Their applications are being considered accordingly.]


Please send full resume with current and expected salary, contact telephone number, email and postal addresses, and availability on or before 22 May 2019.  Application forms can be downloaded from. Please quote reference no. GS-20190516-SKC in the application.

Appointment will be on a fixed term contract.

Applicants who are not invited for interview within six months may consider their applications unsuccessful.

All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence. Data collected will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes only.


Hong Kong Sports Institute Limited (HKSI)

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