IABA Ulster Regional Performance Coach

The Irish Athletic Boxing Association (IABA) is wishing to recruit a Regional Performance Coach, with the successful candidate to work in the Ulster High Performance Unit in Jordanstown, Belfast. Boxing is Ireland’s most successful Olympic sport with a rich history of medal winning performances across multiple Games. Northern Ireland (NI) has produced some of the countries most talented boxers and Ulster Boxing contributes significantly to Team NI and Commonwealth Games success.

The Ulster program is an important part of the overall IABA approach to high performance development and sustainable world class performances on an international stage. This is a great opportunity for a suitably qualified and motivated coach to make a difference in both a local setting and to the National program.

This exciting role will require a strong technical and tactical knowledge of Boxing, high-level planning and communication skills, proficient computer literacy, a good understanding of athlete development and a proven commitment to the development of high performance Boxing.

Role Locations:
Ulster High Performance, Ulster University, Jordanstown, Newtownabbey, BT37 0QB with some training camp involved with the National High Performance in Dublin, with domestic and oversee travel.

Application Process

Interested persons are invited to submit the following by email to hr@iaba.ie:
– CV including 2 referees
– Cover letter outlining how they meet the essential skills and qualifications by providing examples of how they have previously fulfilled the duties and responsibilities of this type of role

Application closing date: Friday 25th March 2024 at 5pm
Shortlisting: 25th-31st March 2024
Anticipated Interview Dates: Stage 1: 10th April 2024 (Online)

Stage 2: 12th April 2024 (In person)

Please note that interviews will address the essential skills of the role, core competencies and a practical element involving performance planning and assessment of delivery.

Further Details

Final Ulster HP Coach JD March 2024

The Irish Athletic Boxing Association (IABA) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post holder is required to undergo Safeguarding Training, to be agreed with the Head of Safeguarding. The successful candidate will be required to complete the necessary AccessNI checks prior to appointment.

The Irish Athletic Boxing Association is an equal opportunities employer

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