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Head Coach - Women's Lacrosse

NTU are seeking an individual who is able to deliver high quality coaching services and make a significant contribution to the performance programme within Women’s Lacrosse.

Nottingham Trent University, NG11 8NS

About Head Coach - Women's Lacrosse

This role is 0.5 FTE (18.5 hours per week)​​​​​​​​​​​

​​​​​​​Doing things Differently

If you are passionate about increasing sport and physical activity for university students, this is an amazing opportunity to join us at NTU Sport. We are committed to providing high quality sporting opportunities for our students, irrespective of their experience. We aim to create a culture where regular participation in physical activity is the norm, thereby making a significant contribution to the wellbeing and academic achievement of the NTU community. ​​​​​

Our Aim: To have a minimum of 70% of NTU students are regularly participating in physical activity by 2025.

We are seeking an individual who is able to deliver high quality coaching services and make a significant contribution to the performance programme within Women's Lacrosse. You will possess an in-depth understand of coaching styles and practical delivery and the needs of performance athletes. You will also have an understanding of student-athlete recruitment and an ability to assist with our recruitment of high performance athletes to NTU both from the U.K. and abroad.

You will have experience of working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, and a proven track record of delivering results whilst coaching at a high performance level and knowledge of the BUCS competition structures would be advantageous.

The successful candidate will be conscientious with good communication, influencing and team working skills. You will need to be adaptable and have a flexible approach to work across the academic year, including the availability to work evenings and weekends where necessary, and also away from the university, both within the U.K. and abroad.

Interview Date: TBC

If you have queries about this role, please contact Sam Patterson, Head of Lacrosse at sam.patterson@ntu.ac.uk

​​​​​​​​​​​​​Empowering Our People

NTU is a great place to work. We take care of our colleagues with flexible and competitive packages, and the opportunities for genuine professional progress. We respect and value all our staff, because we know that it takes a strong and diverse workforce to maintain the kind of success we've achieved.

At NTU, we can offer you a career with a difference, as together we shape futures, change lives and create the university of the future.

We'll look after you with ongoing support, good development opportunities and a competitive salary that rewards your contribution. We also offer generous holidays, flexible working options, a pension scheme, great facilit​​​​​​​ies and wide range of savings, discounts and benefits.​​​​​​​

NTU is a university at the peak of its powers, but we know we can still go even further. Join us in our mission to become 'the university of the future' — seize the challenge and adventure of working with an organisation where progress never stops.

This is your career, reimagined.


​​​​​​​Doing it Right

NTU prides itself on being an inclusive employer. We value and celebrate equality in opportunities, and we welcome applications from people who reflect the diversity of our communities.

We're proud of how far we've come. With a shared vision, we are a community of more than 4,000 colleagues, all committed to our goal of becoming 'the university of the future'. Do you have the passion to help us to go even further? www.ntu.ac.uk

This role does not meet the minimum requirements set by UK Visas & Immigration to enable sponsorship of migrant workers. Therefore, we cannot progress applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK. Please ensure that you have the appropriate right to work in the UK for this role and consult the Home Office website for further information.​​​​​​​

Please note that this role is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and successful applicants will be asked to declare any unspent criminal convictions.

Supporting Documents:

job-description-person-spec-womens-lacrosse-hc-(2).pdf (PDF, 142 Kb)

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