The Irish Olympic Handball Association is currently recruiting for two key positions in relation to national teams. These are High Performance Director and National Team Coach. Full Job Descriptions and Application details are below.
High Performance Director (HPD):
The role of the HPD is vital in implementing systems and strucutures to allow the national team to realise their potential on the court. Working closely with the High Performance Program Committee, you will be responsible for developing, producing and implementing a high performance plan alligned to the Strategic Plan of the IOHA using the Irish Institute of Sport template. This is a consultancy based role which will require quarterly reports to the board of the IOHA.
This role will ideally suit someone already in fulltime employment, with a proven track record in the area of high performance in sport. Handball experience and knowledge is desirable, but not essential as this is a compotencies based role.
National Team Coach:
Do you enjoy a challenge? The Irish team needs an experienced professional coach to lead them up to the next tier of handball in Europe. Beginning with European Championship pre-qualification tournaments in summer 2012, this role will culminate in Ireland taking the court in World Championship Qualifiers in 2014.
The squad is a mixture of experienced and young players who are ambitious as a group and hungry to learn. The National Team Coach will be supported with a National Team Coordinator, Fitness Coach, Medical Team, Sports Psychologist and Administration support from the IOHA.