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  • Basketball Head Coach
    with Fife Steel Basketball Club

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO97473 - Created/last updated: 15/07/2024


    About this opportunity:Fife Steel Basketball Club (FSBC) are looking for enthusiastic Basketball Head Coaches to be responsible for instructing players during practice and games. The responsibilities of a Head Basketball Coach is to deliver fundamental basketball skills to players at a high level, including creating team sportsmanship, maintaining players enjoyment in the sport, and providing mentorship.
    To be successful as a Head Basketball Coach, you should have solid knowledge of basketball and its rules, be able to develop winning strategies, and have good communication skills. They are looking for a Head Coaches who can enthuse players by delivering the sport of basketball to players of various ages through different evening training sessions during the week.
    They deliver Basketball Sessions to a wide group abilities and ages from 7 years to 76 year olds, for both Boys, Girls, Men and Women.

    Takes place:
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:The person will be given an initial induction to the club, then asked to shadow existing Coaches, the Head Coach will be given training by Basketball Scotland to Team Coach level. The Head Coach will also be required to have a new PVG with Basketball Scotland and valid First Aid Certificate. The Head Coach will be supported by Fife Steel Basketball Club Lead Head Coach.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Travel expenses will be discussed with volunteers on an individual basis.

    Experience required:Understanding of game and the rules and previous experience with basketball. Teaching/coaching experience would be advantageous. Ability to develop ideas to optimise performance. Follow Basketball Scotland fundamentals requirements. Must be in good physical condition. Be able to motivate players and have good leadership skills.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Application Form; Induction/Training; Informal Chat; PVG membership required; Trial Period

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsFife Steel Basketball Club is based in Kirkcaldy delivering the sport of basketball to the local community of Kirkcaldy and Central Fife. Training sessions are delivered mainly at Balwearie High School, St Andrews High School and Windmill Community Campus at various times from 6pm to 9pm.

    Saltire AwardThis opportunity is compatible with the Saltire Awards for volunteers aged 12-25.

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