04/05/2022- Coach


Pentathlon GB is looking for a BF registered coach to join their team and play a role in leading, inspiring and developing future Olympic Champions.

From Penathlon GB:

Why Pentathlon GB?

Pentathlon GB is the National Governing Body for the sport of Modern Pentathlon with a rich history of Olympic success. Since the inception of National Lottery funding in 1997, Pentathlon GB have been the most successful nation at the summer Olympics with 7 medals in total and 3 Olympic Champions in Stephanie Cook, Kate French and Joe Choong. Our aim is to continue this long line of success and this role will be a key part of achieving our ambitions.

The role

We have an exciting new opportunity for a driven, collaborative, and experienced individual.  They will make a significant contribution to our performance ambitions through leading our fencing programme in partnership with our Lead Pentathlon Coaches to create a world leading training environment, preparing athletes for success at major events and the Olympic Games. Blending technical development, tactical execution and physical preparation for fencing, the fencing coach will design the strategy and provide the direction for fencing in the performance pathway. Working with the Lead Coaches and a wide-ranging performance support team, our aim is to develop the best all round athlete with fencing at the heart.

The role is predominantly based in Bath at the NTC, providing fencing lessons and overseeing free-play, however will be required to attend competition and camps periodically, both in the UK and overseas.

How to apply

To apply please submit your coaching CV and covering letter to [email protected] by 5pm on Friday 20th May. We positively welcome applications from people from diverse backgrounds.

Interview Process

The interview will be a mixture of practical coaching sessions and panel-based assessment. They will take place during the week commencing 13th June.

Role Profile

Click here to read the Role Profile.

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