Wushu Coach (Sanshou)
To coordinate, design, and implement training programmes for Wushu elite athletes in Hong Kong, especially the Sanshou group
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 Wushu Coach, the Wushu Coach will be responsible for the following duties:
l To coordinate, design, and implement training programmes for Wushu elite athletes in Hong Kong, especially the Sanshou group;
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 Wushu 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 Wushu Union with implenting programmes related to Talent Identification, Coach Education and athlete promotion programmes; and
l To 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 Wushu 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, equal opportunity issues and Prevention of Bribery Ordinance in the context of Hong Kong are an added advantage.
Please send the completed application form and your resume with indication of your current and expected salary.
Appointment will be on a fixed term contract.
Applicants who are not invited for interview within six months may consider their applications unsuccessful.
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