Job Vacancy

American Football

Head Coach - American Football Club (UH)

Thursday 11 July, 2019

SALARY:     Negotiable based on relevant experience and qualifications

4-10 Hours per week

12 month Contract


The University of Hertfordshire has a long and outstanding history in American Football with the Hurricanes at the forefront of the sport within the university sector for a number of years. The University has an exciting and challenging position for a new Head Coach to lead and drive the programme forward for the season 2019-20.




  • To Lead and be responsible for the delivery of the University of Hertfordshire American Football Performance Programme
  • Lead and coordinate all club training sessions in conjunction with support coaches and staff
  • Lead and coach the team during all organised fixtures
  • Lead, support and coordinate the assistant coaches and support staff throughout the season
  • Work in partnership with the Performance Sport Manager and HertSquad staff team

to ensure the delivery of the athlete support services throughout the season.

  • In conjunction with the HertSquad Performance Staff, plan, organise and implement a player & coach recruitment strategy to ensure the ongoing success and development of the programme.




  • Experience of coaching American Football
  • Knowledge / Awareness of University Sport
  • NGB Level 2 Qualified Coach. (Or a commitment to gain in near future)
  • A commitment to the University and Performance Sport
  • A confident and professional manner able to represent and act as a positive ambassador of the University at all times.
  • Motivated, enthusiastic and energetic with the ability to connect with and inspire developing athletes & coaches.




  • The Team play in the BUCS Southern Premier League and National Finalists in 2018-19
  • 2 x min team sessions per week with additional weekly Gym and S & C sessions
  • Classroom and Performance Analysis sessions
  • Weekend league and cup fixtures
  • Excellent match and training equipment available.


Application Details


To apply for the role please submit a CV and covering letter outlining your experience and suitability for the role to the contact e-mail below:


Contact name:                           Bryn Clark – Deputy Director of Sport

Contact e-mail:                

Closing date:                              Friday 26th July 2019

Start Date:                                  September 2019


For an informal discussion regarding the position please contact Bryn Clark on the e-mail above or contact number: (01707) 281194.

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