Job Opportunity: Sprint Futures Coach (Belfast)

Belfast Boat Club, in partnership with the Canoe Association of NI (CANI), are seeking to recruit a part time coach (15 hours per week) to run their exciting Sprint Futures programme, starting early in the new year.

Outline details are below, or if you would like further information including a full job description and personnel specification, please email David Boyle, Paddlesports Manager, at

Job Title:                     Sprint Futures Coach

Responsible to:           Paddlesports Manager (BBC)

Location:                     Belfast Boat Club

Hours:                         15 hours per week dedicated to the Sprint Futures Program, with possibility of increasing of hours through further BBC Paddlesports programs

Salary:                         Circa £26,500 per annum pro rata

Contact Period:          Fixed term until 31st March 2021, subject to funding from Sport NI

To apply, please send a covering letter and relevant CV to the Paddlesports Manager ( by end of day 30th December, 2019. Interviews of Shortlisted applicants will occur week commencing 6th January

Job Purpose:

The Sprint Futures Coach will operate within the CANI and British Canoeing Athlete Pathway, supporting the development of a high-performance Talent Delivery Centre in Belfast to prepare the athletes for National Programme selection. The Sprint Futures Coach will work along-side the CANI Head/Performance Sprint Coach to develop programmes across Northern Ireland that will impact the targets in the CANI strategy and operational plan.


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