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Coach/ Sports Officers x5

Zave Sports a Zambian leading sports provider seeks to recruit Five (5) Coach/ Sports Officers

The Coach/ Sports Officers will be responsible for coordinating all of the marketing, communication and promotion activities related to the sports company. As a sports coach, you’ll help people participating in sports to work towards achieving their full potential.

You will need to bring out ability by identifying needs and planning and implementing suitable training programmes. You will need to developing the participants’ physical and psychological fitness and providing the best possible practical conditions in order to maximize their performance.

Responsibilities

  • Performance management
  • evaluating performance and providing suitable feedback, balancing criticism with positivity and motivation
  • assessing strengths and weaknesses in a participant’s performance and identifying areas for further development
  • adapting to the needs and interests of group or individual participants
  • communicating instructions and commands using clear, simple language
  • demonstrating an activity by breaking the task down into a sequence
  • encouraging participants to gain and develop skills, knowledge and techniques
  • ensuring that participants train and perform to a high standard of health and safety at all times
  • inspiring confidence and self-belief
  • developing knowledge and understanding of fitness, injury, sports psychology, nutrition and sports science
  • working with IT-based resources to monitor and measure performance
  • acting as a role model, gaining the respect and trust of the people you work with
  • liaising with other partners in performance management, such as physiotherapists, doctors and nutritionists
  • working to a high legal and ethical standard at all times, particularly in relation to issues such as child safeguarding and health and safety requirements.
  • Planning and administration
  • producing personalised training programmes
  • maintaining records of participant performance
  • coordinating participants’ attendance at meetings and other sports events
  • planning and running programmes of activities for groups and individuals
  • transporting participants to and from training sessions and sports events
  • seeking and applying for sponsorship agreements
  • finding appropriate competitions for participants
  • marketing and promoting your services, if you’re self-employed
  • planning your own work schedule.

Skills required

  • Excellent communication skills
  • The ability to inspire confidence and motivate participants
  • The ability to assess and solve problems
  • Determination and patience
  • Dood organisation skills
  • A sensitive and supportive approach
  • Physical stamina

Qualifications

  • Relevant degree/ diploma in
  • Health science
  • Sport coaching
  • Sports management
  • Sports science.

How to Apply

You are strongly advised to call before you forward the CV:

0955-374668/0955-374497/0966781091

Email applications to
jobs@zavesports.com
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