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2013 Coaching and Managing Positions Available

CHC Coaching and Management Positions Now Available. Send your CV now to be part of a Dynamic Hockey Programme


The 2012 Season has now ended and all coaching / management positions have been declared vacant.

You are invited to apply for a range of coaching and management positions at all levels from Minis (ages 6-10) to Masters (over 35 years). Hockey activities commence January 2013.

If interested in being considered for any of these positions, please forward a copy of your CV to by NLT 30 November 2012. For more information call Cell: 0848000844.

In striving to promote a culture of excellence and to deliver a quality product accessible to all at affordable rates, CHC offers:

  • A well resourced and secure home venue with a top quality water-based Artificial Turf, a new Artificial Turf Practice Pitch (40m x 20m) and two (2) excellent grass pitches an welcoming club house.

  • An infrastructure that promotes hockey at all levels – Youth Boys and Girls, Senior Men and Ladies

  • Men’s and Ladies Division teams competing in the top Grand Challenge Leagues.

  • Men’s Division with three top teams and Ladies Division with two top teams competing in the “Astro Leagues”.

  • Men’s and Ladies Teams in the less intense and more “social” Grass Leagues.

  • Players with a mix of youth and senior experience at provincial and national level (Under 18, Under 21 and Senior).

  • A Partnership with the Community Interaction Programme, Stellenbosch University in collaboration with Kurt Cerfontyne, former SA Men’s U21 Coach and Senior Coach, MGC, University of Stellenbosch

  • A Partnership with the Sport, Recreation and Amenities, City of Cape Town which delivers projects to Community Centres and community based projects.

  • A Youth Development Programme that supports and encourages personal growth and development through formative primary, secondary and tertiary education years.

  • A proven track record of excellence at Youth and Senior levels with numerous officials and players representing the club with distinction at provincial and/or national levels.

  • Move on to enhance educational/business/professional interests and continue to be part of the CHC network.

Key Performance Areas:

  • Proper and efficient coaching of the Squad and generally do the things normally expected of a coach.

  • Administrative functions of the Squad with the assistance of a Manager of own choice and the Coaches Convener.

  • Determine appropriate coaching sessions and times in consultation with other coaches.

  • Attend all coaching sessions and matches / events in which the team participates. This obligation includes accompanying the team as official coach to any tournament or festival.

  • If not able to fulfill any training/fixture/tournament commitment, consult with the other coaches to make alternative arrangements and inform an Executive

  • Complete a weekly Time and Attendance Register, including times when filling in at training sessions / fixtures / tournaments for another coach.

  • Play an active role in Player Recruitment based on Club objectives and needs in collaboration with other coaches and club officials.

  • Utilize expertise and technical assistance (e.g. fitness training, goal keeping, video analysis, etc.) available from club resources and access external sources as the need arises.

  • Contribute to formulating and executing the Pre-Season and In-Season 2013 Training & Coaching Plan which will include squad objectives that are in line with overall Club objectives.

  • Provide weekly Match Reports, Mid-Season Review and End-of-Season Report.

  • In support of the Club’s Business Plan, KPA 6 “Capacity Building for Players”, provide input to the Coaches Convener to create a database of player profiles, identify gaps in profiles and devise strategies to address deficiencies. This data will inform player movement throughout season with due regard for club/squad/player objectives.

  • Encourage players to attend coaching and umpiring courses with a view to availing themselves as Youth and/or Senior coaches and/or umpires. Ensure that players umpire at least two (one per round) Youth or Senior fixtures per season. .

  • Submit a wish list of equipment needs before the 2013 Pre-Season Training Programme commences. Such equipment must be returned to the Club at the end of the Western Province Hockey Union 2013 Winter Season.

  • Instill a culture of responsibility and accountability for facility maintenance and preservation of equipment among squad members.

  • Host, together with the Squad, opposition Coaches/Managers/Players for all home fixtures (Minimum of 30 minutes post the match).

  • Provide the Executive Committee with input for Player Awards based on club criteria.