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Badminton Scotland is the governing body for the sport in Scotland. Its role is to develop participation, memberships and performance, and accelerate the growth of the sport across the country. A key part of our strategy is to transform our Performance Programme to achieve success at both World and Commonwealth level.

Badminton Scotland has recently recruited a new Head Coach and a National Junior Performance Network Manager (NJPNM) and is now looking to appoint a Performance Coach to further strengthen the Performance Coaching team. The recent success for Scotland reaching the Uber Cup Finals and ongoing success of our top male players demonstrates the potential of the current squad. We are looking for an ambitious coach to further develop this potential and positively contribute to the establishment of our High Performance culture in Scotland.  

The successful candidate will work under the leadership of the Head Coach and deliver coaching programmes primarily for the Senior National Squad Singles players from our training centre at Scotstoun National Badminton Centre They will also provide input to the development and implementation of programmes designed to grow the capacity and competence of individual players within the overall performance programme.  They may also be required to support the NJPNM to deliver programmes to identify and develop potential high performing athletes through our Regional Performance Programme.

The successful candidate must have at least 3 years’ experience of working with performance athletes, including planning and delivering programmes within a High Performance environment. Crucially the role requires excellent interpersonal skills to provide effective feedback to the players and work closely with the wider coaching team and colleagues across Badminton Scotland staff. They will also have a strong commitment to creating a positive and supportive team culture within the athletes and coaches. 

Knowledge and experience of the use of new performance analysis technologies would be an advantage.

This is an excellent opportunity for a high calibre individual to make a major contribution to the development of Scotland’s High-Performance Badminton strategy. For the successful candidate a

salary of around £32,000 is available along with the benefits you would expect from a sport national governing body.

To apply please send your cv and covering letter to: penny@badmintonscotland.org.uk

Closing date for applications is 29th May 2020.  It is anticipated that on-line interviews will take place w/b 15th June however this may change due to the current global situation.

If you require any further information, please contact our National Head Coach, Ingo

Kindervater:  ingo@badmintonscotland.org.uk


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