26/03/2021- Vacancies


The English Institute of Sport is looking for an Assistant Performance Coach position for the Wheelchair Fencing World Class Programme. 

From the English Institute of Sport:

The English Institute of Sport has an open vacancy for a Level 2 fencing coach for the role of Assistant Performance Coach in their Wheelchair Fencing World Class Programme. The primary place of work is the University of Bath, and some elements of the role can be performed flexibly. This role may require you to travel and work at other training sites.

Interviews will be held on Monday 26th April 2021.

About the role:

This role involves delivering technical and tactical performance coaching to funded athletes on the Wheelchair Fencing World Class Programme (WFWCP).  This includes developing the annual training programme and delivering personal 1:1 coaching to WFWCP funded athletes; providing sport specific direction and effective working as part of a multi-disciplinary team to create a world class, high performance training environment.

The role is primarily responsible for the attainment of agreed medal targets at key milestone events through:

  • Working with the Performance Manager and Lead Performance Coach to produce a performance plan and individual athlete plans aligned to Paris 2024 Paralympic medal targets.
  • Contributing to an optimal preparation programme, culture and environment for named WFWCP athletes that enhances and evolves the programme
  • Providing competition coaching and developing a competition environment for named WFWCP athletes that achieves the performance targets.

You should enjoy coaching in high performance environments, problem solving and working as part of an innovative team.


For more information about the role and how to apply, please download the job description here, and visit the EIS page here.

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