Head Coach Vacancy

Flip, Twist, and Lead at Spalding Gymnastics!

Spalding Gymnastics, a vibrant community club in the heart of South Holland, Lincolnshire, is seeking a dynamic and experienced Head Coach to lead our passionate team and propel our club to even greater heights. For over 40 years, we’ve nurtured a love for gymnastics in gymnasts of all ages and abilities.

Shape the Future: This is an exciting opportunity for a visionary leader to play a pivotal role in shaping the future of our club. We have an excellent facility and a thriving membership of 350 gymnasts across recreational and competitive programs.

Lead with Passion:  As Head Coach, you’ll be responsible for:

  • Developing and delivering dynamic, appropriate gymnastics programs that foster a love for the sport and cultivate a positive learning environment.
  • Prioritising safety take responsibility for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and by conducting thorough risk assessments for classes, skills, and events.
  • Leading our coaching team, ensuring appropriate staff ratios and skillsets to deliver exceptional instruction.
  • Guiding our competitive program: Manage competition entries, attend with gymnasts and strategically plan based on the regional and wider competitive schedule.
  • Building relationships: Effectively communicate with parents, collaborate with the management team, and contribute to planning club events and holiday programs.
  • Mentoring and upskilling: Empower your team by providing ongoing coaching development opportunities.

Who We Seek:

  • A passionate and qualified coach (minimum Level 3 WAG Coaching Qualification – British Gymnastics) with a proven track record of success in developing gymnasts.
    • Level 2 applicants with a commitment to achieving Level 3 will be considered
    • Desirable: MA Qualifications.
  • A natural leader with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience managing a team and day-to-day operations is a plus, but not essential.
  • A commitment to fostering a positive and inclusive environment.
  • In conjunction with British Gymnastics, we are jointly committed to safeguarding children and ensuring all young people have a positive experience in the sport. You must be fully committed to these values
  • Successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

We offer a competitive salary and attractive benefits package to reflect your experience and qualifications. 

To apply please email: chair@spaldinggymnastics.co.uk to arrange an initial informal conversation.  

Visit our site: spaldinggymnastics.co.uk