Sunday November 19th 2017

Head Coach-Satellite-HH

Baseball Head Coach (Satellite Club – Hemel Hempstead)



Astley Cooper School, Hemel Hempstead


Financial terms

Between £208 and £390 depending on the number of sessions and the coach’s level of coaching experience and qualifications, if applicable.


Employment status

Self-employed status in accordance with HMRC guidelines. Self-employed individuals are responsible for calculating and paying their own tax and NICs on any payments made to them.


Time commitment

Between 13 and 15 weekly sessions, from mid-April to mid-July. Sessions take place on a weekday (most likely Tuesday) from 3:30pm to 5:30pm. If the coach is unable to cover all of the scheduled sessions, the above financial terms will be adjusted to reflect this.


Project description

Herts Baseball Club is looking to create a partnership with local schools and run after-school baseball clubs (known as satellite clubs).  The objective of these satellite clubs is to give students the opportunity to play baseball and increase participation in sports in line with Sport England’s mission to increase the number of 11 to 25-year-olds playing sport once a week.


This particular project will involve work with boys and girls, predominantly aged 11 to 15.


The aim is to create one or more teams playing in a school league competition on weekdays, while at the same time provide path for them to join Herts teams and compete in regional and national league competitions on weekends.



·         Plan and run safe, effective and enjoyable training sessions.

·         Build team spirit and encourage participation.

·         Develop individuals’ skills, confidence and fitness.

·         Manage the team during games and set tactics.

·         Manage the use of team and field equipment

·         Promote fair play, team standards and Codes of Conduct.


Skills required

·         Good communication skills.

·         Reliability and responsibility.

·         The ability to lead by example.

·         Enthusiasm

·         Good management and organisational skills.

·         Friendliness and approachability.


Qualifications required

·         Previous experience as a baseball coach is required (Level 2 or higher will be given priority but all applicants will be considered regardless of the level of their coaching certification)


Special conditions

·         This project involves work with children and the successful candidate must carry out a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check (previously CRB-check). If you don’t have an up-to-date DBS certificate, we can assist with the DBS-check process, free of charge.

Application process

To apply for this project, please complete this online application form

Applications Deadline

No specific deadline has been set. Applications are still being accepted.