Junior Rhythmic Gymnastics Coach - NHG Gymnastics Xtreme RhythmiX - Closing date 7 Jul 2022

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  • North Shore, Hauraki, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Jun 09, 2022
Full time, Part time coaching Gymnastics

Job Description

The position is minimum 20 hours a week but could be full time (40 hours) depending on the candidate.

Xtreme Rhythmix at NHG Gymnastics is a leading rhythmic gymnastics club in New Zealand. The club caters to all level of gymnasts from beginners to elite athletes. We have over 100 gymnasts spread over four locations in Auckland Central and the North Shore, Xtreme RhythmiX has one of the largest performance squads in New Zealand and our gymnasts have represented New Zealand in World cup competitions, World Championships, the Commonwealth Games, Pacific Rim Championships, and New South Wales Championships and have occupied top placings in the regional and National Gymsports competitions each year.

We are currently looking for a junior coach who will work alongside our coaching staff. The position would begin in September 2022 or as soon as possible. The successful applicant will be fluent in English and legally able to work in New Zealand. A thorough understanding of the current Rhythmic Gymnastics Code of Points is a must. The coach must be willing to work with gymnasts of all levels. We are a very dynamic, friendly, athlete orientated club.

Job duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist the Head Coach with planning and mentoring junior coaches
  • Assist with music selection
  • Manage schedules and coaching
  • Judge/Coach at competitions
  • Assist with recruitment and retention of gymnasts.

Other qualifications and skills we are looking for include:

  • Rhythmic Gymnastics Brevet judge (advantageous)
  • Sports Science or Coaching University Degree (an asset).
  • Holding a junior coach or FIG Level 1 coach qualification.
  • Proven technical ability in coaching gymnasts at a high level in both group and individual routines.
  • Ability to choreograph both individual and group routines to a very high standard.
  • Computer literate and assist with administration.
  • Enthusiastic team player with lots of energy is a must!

Essential Requirements