28/03/2023- Coach


Crawley Sword Club is looking for a Level 2 BF registered coach for two hours on a Monday and/or a Wednesday (7pm-9pm).

From Crawley Sword Club:

Salary: Currently £35 per hour

Location: Crawley, West Sussex (20mins drive from junction 7 of the M25 with easy access from Surrey, Sussex & Kent)

We are a large club with both competitive and community fencers, looking for a coach to join the team. Ideally we are looking for foil experience, although epee & sabre experience is also welcome.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Deliver footwork and 1 to 1 coaching sessions
  • Manage on the box sparring scenario sessions
  • To provide practical day-to-day coaching, as well as devising and implementing long and short-term strategies and development plans.
  • Attend competitions as well as training sessions.


Qualifications and Training:


Work Experience:

  • Experience of coaching, at least at an intermediate level
  • Experience of developing athletes and long-term athlete development plans Skills and Abilities
  • In-depth understanding of coaching styles and practical delivery
  • An understanding of Long-Term Athlete Development
  • Good at engaging and manage a variety of age groups, from under 18s to veterans
  • Ability to encourage and develop a wide variety of abilities, from beginners to international fencers
  • Ability to work independently on own initiative and as part of a team


For more information please email [email protected]


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