Saturday May 27th 2017

Single-A Team Manager

 

Team Manager (Single-A League)

 

Location

Home games and training sessions at Grovehill Ballpark in Hemel Hempstead. Away league games at venues around the South East of England.

Financial terms

£90 per season

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 18 and 22 events (games and/or training), from January to September. Games/training sessions take place on Sundays and last around 3 or 4 hours each. They usually start at 12:00am and end around 4:00pm. If the coach is unable to cover all of the scheduled sessions, the above financial terms will be adjusted to reflect this.

Project description

The team will play in the Single-A League of the BBF. This is the fourth (bottom) tier of the BBF league system.

This project will involve work with male and female players, aged between 14 and 55+. Many of the players are likely to be new to the game of baseball.

The aim is to give the team the full baseball experience of playing for a team in a league competition. This is part of the club’s player development system where players join the club and grow through the ranks alongside their teammates in a family-friendly and enjoyable baseball environment. The team welcomes all players regardless of whether they are aiming to play at the highest level or simply enjoy being part of the team and the club.

Responsibilities

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

·         Build team spirit and encourage participation.

·         Remain positive and encourage players regardless of league position and game results

·         Welcome new players

·         Develop individuals’ skills, confidence and fitness.

·         Manage the team during games and set tactics.

·         Manage the use of team and field equipment

·         Communicate event and other details to players by email, telephone, in person or using the club’s online tools.

·         Communicate with opponents and league contacts

·         Manage and monitor player availability for upcoming events

·         Appoint coaches and other assistants and delegate duties accordingly, including appointing a deputy when away

·         Determine the team’s season awards winners

·         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

·         Candidates with previous experience as a baseball coach will be given priority but all applicants will be considered regardless of the level of their coaching experience.

Special conditions

·         TBC

Application process

To express interest and/or apply for this role please contact us

Applications Deadline

TBC