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Job Title: Team GB Men’s Assistant Coach

Reports to (Line Manager’s Job Title): Team GB Technical Director/Head Coach

Direct Reports (if applicable): 0

Hours: Approx. 100pa

Primary Locations: UK (Bordon, Cardiff, Lutterworth, Sheffield)

Salary: Voluntary

British Inline Skater Hockey:

British Inline Hockey was officially recognised as a UK Sport in the 1980’s and was formerly known as Street Hockey played in Inner Cities. As the sport evolved so did the International Organisation (IISHF) and since the 1990’s Team GB have competed at International Level collecting many medals at all age groups.

Team Great Britain:

Team GB Men is made up of a Squad of 20-30 players which train regularly at the home of BISHA Hockey which is the Bordon Rink, Hampshire, other UK locations will be introduced pending the location demographic of the team. In addition to this role the management team which supports the players comprises of a Technical Director, Head Coach, Team Manager, Fitness Coach, Nutritionist.

A team of 14-19 players are selected to play at an International Event annually and the tour is usually a 5 day trip in the Autumn.

Role Purpose:

To support the Head Coach with Strategy, Team/Player Analysis (Rinkside & Digital), Squad Motivation, Training Preparation, Player Scouting, Bench Management duties and Tour Structure. The individual should also have the capability to deputise for the Head Coach due to any unforeseen circumstance.

The Assistant Coach will act within the BISHA guidelines and to follow IISHF regulation in advance and during International Events.

Responsibilities:

Training:

· Support Head Coach with preparation of each training and ensuring this is aligned to strategy. This should be based upon previously identified insights and team/player development areas

· Lead training drills with the Head Coach and to clearly articulate the format and benefit of the drill

· Structuring & Facilitation of Classroom Player Insight/Education sessions

· Work closely with Fitness Team to draw physical observations and shape fitness routines aligned to game play

· Feedback to coach on team/player performance at post training debriefs

Tournaments:

· International Team Scouting

· Tournament Rink Training Session (see Training responsibilities)

· Support Team Manager with mobility of players ensuring the players are in time with the tour itinerary

· Regular assessment of players at Team Fitness Sessions and consultancy with Fitness Team

· Contribute to pre-match briefing sessions with Head Coach

· Support match bench management… Head Coach consultation, recording of match insights, line re-structuring, hockey board presentations, shift timing, player equipment support, player motivation etc.

· Contribute to post-match briefing sessions with Head Coach

· Continuous interaction with players to offer guidance & support throughout tournament

· Act responsibly on Team GB Bench during International matches and converse with all officials throughout the tournament with a degree of diplomacy

· Attend IISHF compulsory meetings during events and act as Team GB ambassador

Person Specification

The ideal candidate must be professional under pressure, have strong interpersonal skills to work within Team GB Management Team, drive and focus to succeed in challenging environments. The candidate will also contribute positively to BISHA culture and have the ability to take accountability and operate under their own initiative. The candidate should also be open to embracing new sporting technology and the best coaching practices from other sports.

Essential Skills:

· Experience of managing athletes

· Excellent planning and organisational skills

· Strong written and oral communication skills,

· Exemplary leadership and man management skills

· 3+ Years Men’s Team Coaching role at Club, Regional or National level (any hockey code)

Desirable Skills/Qualifications:

· 5+ Years Inline Hockey Playing/Coaching Experience

· Thorough knowledge of BISHA Rulebook

How To Apply/Application Process:

Please send a CV and a covering letter detailing your suitability for the role to Team GB Technical Director Jan Dickinson (jan.dickinson@ntlworld.com).

Interview will be conducted by Team GB Technical Director and Team GB Head Coach. Final approval for appointment will be sanctioned by the BISHA Board.

Job Title: BISHA IISHF Liaison Officer 

Reports to (Line Manager’s Job Title): BISHA Board 

Direct Reports (if applicable): At the discretion of the roleholder 

Hours: Approx. 100pa Primary Location: Remote 

Salary: Voluntary 

British Inline Skater Hockey: British Inline Hockey was officially recognised as a UK Sport in the 1980’s and was formerly known as Street Hockey played in Inner Cities. As the sport evolved so did the International Organisation (IISHF) and since the 1990’s Team GB have competed at International Level collecting many medals at all age groups.

BISHA Board: 

The New BISHA Board was formed in 2020 with the remit to ensure we have a structure & constitution in place to develop and implement strategic growth and be accountable for the execution. The new board is very diverse and committed to our historic values, but also determined to embrace new working practices, process and technology to both cultivate and excite the current and prospective membership and continually keep the BISHA Hockey community informed. 

Role Purpose: 

To ensure the organisation has excellent two-way communication with the IISHF as its governing body for all matters relating to strategy, rules, events, discipline, innovation and development of the sport 

Responsibilities:

 • Act as ambassador for BISHA and conduct all engagement with diplomacy 

• Attend IISHF AGM carrying the BISHA vote and voice, ensuring all proposals are shared and discussed with the board including proposed recommendations 

• Regular engagement with BISHA Marketing Team to ensure communications are interpreted and shared within the organisations appropriately via the multitude of messaging channels. British Inline Skater Hockey Association Job Profile 

• Maintain excellent relationships with the BISHA Board and IISHF Officials by applying consideration to all messaging, ensuring sensitivity and relationships are maintained. 

• All actions raised by BISHA/IISHF are clearly recorded and managed to ensure clarity and progression of the sport both within BISHA and Internationally

 • Regular attendance and updates provided at BISHA Board Meetings

 Person Specification 

The ideal candidate must be dynamic, professional and diplomatic, encourages and embraces change, have strong interpersonal skills to work with different cultures, excellent organisation skills. The candidate will also contribute positively to BISHA culture and have the ability to take accountability and operate under their own initiative. 

Essential Skills: 

 Strong planning and organisational skills 

 Passion for Change

  Excellent diplomacy skills 

 Ability to analyse and interpret detailed documentation 

 Strong negotiation & personal skills Desirable Skills/Qualifications:

  Experience with International Business

  Knowledge of IISHF Rulebook

How To Apply/Application Process: 

Please send a CV and a covering letter detailing your suitability for the role to Steve Dickinson steven-dickinson@hotmail.co.uk Closing date of application will be Friday 10th July. Interview will be conducted by members of the BISHA Board (individuals TBC)

Job Title: BISHA Technical Director 

Reports to (Line Manager’s Job Title): BISHA Chief Executive Officer 

Direct Reports (if applicable): 3+ Members of the Sports Committee 

Hours: Approx. 150pa

Primary Location: Remote Salary: Voluntary

British Inline Skater Hockey: 

British Inline Hockey was officially recognised as a UK Sport in the 1980’s and was formerly known as Street Hockey played in Inner Cities. As the sport evolved so did the International Organisation (IISHF) and since the 1990’s Team GB have competed at International Level collecting many medals at all age groups.

BISHA Board: 

The New BISHA Board was formed in 2020 with the remit to ensure we have a structure & constitution in place to develop and implement strategic growth and be accountable for the execution. The new board is very diverse and committed to our historic values, but also determined to embrace new working practices, process and technology to both cultivate and excite the current and prospective membership and continually keep the BISHA Hockey community informed.

Role Purpose: The purpose of this role is to be accountable for our leagues and tournaments which should be facilitated in accordance with BISHA constitution and IISHF rules. In addition to the organisation and resourcing of events the role holder will be expected to introduce new operational enhancements and attract/educate/develop our officials and membership alike.

Responsibilities: 

• Provide strategy and development of all event / fixture practises including; arrangement & scheduling, checking provision & equipment, safety checks, official & organiser conduct, administration and recording British Inline Skater Hockey Association Job Profile 

• Develop and implement a programme for training of officials of all levels including progressive monitoring and education.

• Form and lead an officials network to attract/educate/ develop our officials and to ensure that they feel part of a team, regular meetings either face to face or digitally should be maintained throughout the year 

• Work in partnership with IISHF Ambassador to ensure the organisation is in compliant with IISHF Rules and changes are clearly communicated to Officials and wider membership

 • Accountable for calendar of fixtures/nationals/tournaments are planned at the beginning of each season with allocated officials that are clearly communicated to the Stakeholder Management 

Person Specification 

The ideal candidate must be professional under pressure, encourages and embraces change, have strong interpersonal skills to work within Team, excellent organisation skills are required and drive succeed in challenging environments. The candidate will also contribute positively to BISHA culture and have the ability to take accountability and operate under their own initiative. 

Essential Skills: 

 Has excellent planning and organisational skills 

 Has excellent written and oral communication skills, 

 Has strong negotiation & personal skills to work with Players, Management & International Organisation Officials Desirable 

Skills/Qualifications:

 Previous Senior Team Management Role (Any Business / Sport) 

 Strong knowledge of IISHF Rulebook 

How To Apply/Application Process: 

Please send a CV and a covering letter detailing your suitability for the role to Steve Dickinson steven-dickinson@hotmail.co.uk Closing date of application will be Friday 10th July. Interview will be conducted by members of the BISHA Board (individuals TBC)