The Hong Kong Sports Institute Limited (“HKSI”) is the Government’s delivery agent of elite sports training systems. The HKSI’s mission is to provide an environment in which sports talent can be identified, nurtured and developed to pursue excellence in the international sporting arena benchmarked at Major Games results. We are now inviting suitable candidates for the following vacancy:
Reporting to the Head Skating Coach, the Skating Coach will be responsible for the following duties:
l To coordinate, implement and oversee different training programmes of elite short track speed athletes in Hong Kong;
l To monitor the routine training of the elite figure skating athletes
l To fully utilize and integrate scientific, medical and other athlete support services into the elite training programme to enhance elite training outcomes;
l To monitor athlete performance through comprehensive, multi-method assessment and regular evaluation;
l To provide timely and critically analyzed progress reports to the HKSI and Hong Kong Skating Union;
l To be responsible for administrative matters related to local and overseas squad training and competitions;
l To supervise Assistant Coaches and part-time coaches;
l To assist the HKSI and Hong Kong Skating Union with coach education programmes; and
l Perform any other appropriate duties as assigned by supervisor
l University degree or its equivalent;
l Holder of a recognized coaching qualification equivalent to Hong Kong Coach Accreditation Programme Level 3 Certificate;
l A minimum of 5 years’ professional coaching experience and proven record of achievement in coaching short track speed skating athletes at national level or its equivalent;
l Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
l High level of computer literacy; and
l Awareness/ knowledge of Child Protection in sport and equal opportunity issues in the context of Hong Kong are an added advantage.
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.