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Wanted: Weightlifting Coaches for BWL

Expression of Interest – Weightlifting Coaches (contracted)
Salary: To be confirmed
Closing Date: 1st July 2013
Region: All regions
Based: Flexible
No. of days 15 to 30 days per year

In line with Sport England’s Talent Funding, British Weight Lifting is looking to appoint 3 experienced weight lifting coaches in the positions outlined below. They would form part of the BWL Talent Development team and contribute to the development of weightlifters regionally and nationally.

We are interested in hearing from committed coaches that understand elite sport and have experience and passion for athlete development.

You must have

• At least a Level 2 BWL coaching qualification or equivalent
• Understanding of long term athlete development
• Demonstrable experience in working in high level sport
• Extensive, demonstrable experience in the development of weightlifters with respect to technical, physical and mental abilities
• Experience of working within a team

Lead England Talent Development Coach x 1

30 days per year


Key Responsibilities:
• Lead coaching and organisation of England Talent camps
• Lead coaching and organisation of Regional Training Days at agreed training venues
• Provide coaching support at BWL Talent camps
• Provide coaching support as required at International competitions
• Proactively contribute and support BWL’s Talent Pathway Manager in activities relating to the Talent development program

Regional Talent Development Coach x 2

15 days per year


Key responsibilities:

• Lead coaching and organisation of Regional Training Days at agreed training venues
• Provide coaching support at England Talent camps
• Provide coaching support at BWL Talent camps as required
• Proactively contribute and support BWL’s Talent Pathway manager in activities relating to the Talent development program

Those who wish to express an interest in the above positions should forward a copy of their CV and covering letter no later than 12pm GMT on 1st July 2013 to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Interviews will take place on the 5th July 2013.

As part of your covering letter please specify which position you are interested in.