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Part Time Judo Coach

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a part time Judo coach at University of Nottingham Sport Judo Club. UoN Judo are seeking a Level 2 coach to lead one of their four judo sessions a week as well as providing mat-side coaching support at various competitions.

The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic individual who is passionate about helping young people to reach their potential in sport. They will have the ability to adapt training sessions to meet the requirements of mixed ability groups as well as a good working knowledge of the current IJF rules. They will be committed to the success of the athletes and be able to co-operate with student coaches in order to deliver a comprehensive judo programme.

Rate of pay dependent on individual experience/qualifications. Expenses paid for travel to competitions where applicable.

Closing date: 12/09/2014

Start date flexible but ideally from late Sept / early Oct 2014.

About the club:

UoN Judo is in its 7th year of operation and in that time has excelled competitively winning over 300 medals at a variety of levels - 2013 saw the team win the London Universities Championships and the club regularly competes at area and regional events. The club comprises players of all levels predominantly between the ages of 18 and 24 with many students returning to judo when they come to university after leaving the sport during their teenage years. The club also attracts several elite players and has seen players medal nationally during their time at the University. Amongst the athletes there is an outstanding atmosphere of friendship and enthusiasm and the players regularly socialise outside of training sessions.

UoN Judo runs 4 sessions a week as well as strength and conditioning sessions. The club operates holistically striving to support beginners to gain success at local level and intermediate-advanced players to gain success at the British Universities Championships and beyond.


  • Valid Level 2 UKCC Judo coaching qualification.
  • Confidence in ability to lead sessions for a mixed ability group ranging from beginners to performance players.
  • Ability to deliver a structured plan to achieve maximum development in player abilities.
  • Willingness to work as part of a team of coaches to co-ordinate training sessions.


  • Experience of working with intermediate and advanced judo players on the performance pathway particularly between the ages of 18 and 24.
  • Knowledge of University competition circuit or experience of working within a student environment

Please send CV and covering letter to Megan Douglas (President) – ml.douglas@yahoo.com

For further info or any queries please contact the above or call on 07758983118.




BJA National Coaching Commission Members


The National Coaching Commission (NCC) is being re-formed under the chairmanship of BJA Director Peter Blewitt and he is currently seeking applications for Commission members who have an interest in the development of coaching and in coach education in the UK. 


The work of the NCC is important and at times complex, and as such a considerable expertise in the area of coach education and coach development is an essential requirement. Members must be able to contribute to the development of coaching and must be prepared to make a considerable time commitment to attend a variety of meetings and do the necessary work that the role entails. Excellent IT and communication skills are an essential requirement.


Applicants require approval by the BJA Technical Panel based on a recommendation from the NCC. If approved, they will become the members of the NCC where they will have a UK-wide responsibility for coaching matters.   


Interested applicants should submit their CV outlining their judo experience and coaching background along with a covering letter, detailing the areas where they feel they can contribute to the work of the Commission. They should be prepared to attend an interview if required.


The completed CV should be sent to Joyce Heron, Education and Training Manager at: joyce.heron@britishjudo.org.uk 


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