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Hiring a Coach

When hiring a coach for your club there are a number of questions that you need to address before undertaking the process. What programmes will you be offering? WHat type of coach do you need? What qualifications are you looking for? What will the club pay the coach? These questions are all outlined within the Guidelines to hiring coaches document.

It also looks at the hiring process and has sample interview questions and contract clauses.

This resource was made by Swimming Waikato, SportsForce and Waikato Institute for Leisure and Sports Studies. Thank you Swimming Waikato for permission to use this resource.


Guidelines to hiring a coach


Assistant Coach Job Description

This resource is a sample job description for assistant coaches that clubs can use when hiring a new assistant coach.


Assistant Coach Job Description