Application for Assistant Coach for ActiveSG Canoe Academy
ActiveSG Canoe Academy (“ACA”) aims to support the existing Canoeing ecosystem by widening the participation base of the sport and complementing the high performance pathway in partnership with the Singapore Canoe Federation (“SCF”). Participants in the Academy will pick up paddling skills in a fun, positive and safe learning environment, make new friends through sport, and further develop values, character and life skills in the great outdoors.
ActiveSG Canoe Academy is offering coaches who are passionate about guiding and mentoring young athletes in the sport the opportunity to join the Academy as an Assistant Coach. Successful applicants will accumulate practical experience in a well-structured environment and stand to develop their capabilities through coach education initiatives.
Coaching sessions are available year-round, on weekdays and weekends. Currently, ACA runs our programmes at Marina Reservoir and MacRitchie Reservoir.
To be considered for the position of Assistant Coach, applicants must have a valid registration in the sport of Canoe with the National Registry of Coaches (“NROC”), either as a Full Member or Provisional Member. Applicants with the following will be considered favourably:
- Coaching Experience: Track record in coaching and nurturing children and youth
- Paddling Experience: Track record as an athlete in Canoe Sprint*
*Please note that we are only considering kayak coaches at this stage.
Assistant Coaches in the Academy will be paid for providing coaching services based on their level of certification: S$70/h for full NROC and S$40/h for provisional NROC. The main duties of the Assistant Coaches include:
- Commit to coaching regularly for the full season (Each season spans ~3 calendar months.)
- Deliver the coaching sessions in accordance to the Academy’s curriculum and training plans
- Attend training sessions and work meetings as required
- Maintain a valid registration with NROC
- Attend coach education initiatives as required
To apply, email your curriculum vitae (CV) detailing your qualifications and relevant experiences, as well as all supporting documents and certificates to ACA@sport.gov.sg. Applicants intending to coach from September 2021 should send in their application by Wednesday, 21 July, 2359. Please also indicate your coaching availability for weekdays and weekends, as well as your preferred coaching venue, if any. All submissions will be evaluated and shortlisted applicants will be contacted thereafter for an interview.