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Performance Director - High Performance Curling Programme

British Curling / UK Sport / sportscotland / Royal Caledonian Curling Club (Great Britain)

The World Class Curling Programme was created in partnership with British Curling, UK Sport, sportscotland and the Royal Caledonian Curling Club and in the last four years has delivered several notable successes on the world stage, such as:

• 2014: Sochi Winter Olympics: Men’s Silver and Women’s Bronze
• 2014: Paralympic Bronze
• 2013/14: Women’s European Silver, Men’s European Bronze, World Uni Men’s Silver
• 2012/13: Women’s World Gold, Men's World Bronze, Women’s European Silver
• 2011/12: World Men’s Silver
• 2010/11: World Men’s Silver, World Wheelchair Silver

There are ambitious plans in place for the next Olympic/Paralympic quadrennial that will build on the these successes to further develop a world class sporting system.

Based at the sportscotland Institute of Sport in Stirling, Scotland the Performance Director will lead the High Performance Curling Programme. The successful candidate will have an exceptional understanding of High Performance sport and possess the skills to set up a World Class Performance programme within a recognised “Winning Formula” model.

Excellent leadership and motivational skills and the ability to devise and deliver a strategy for the World Class Performance Programme for Curling are essential, as are excellent communication skills and the ability to withstand the pressures of a performance environment.

Curling knowledge and experience is not essential but a strong track record in the sporting field as a leader in a Head Coach/manager capacity or similar is required.

It is anticipated that selection assessments will take place during the month of May.

sportscotland is an equitable employer and operates a child protection policy.

For an application pack, please visit our website www.sportscotland.org.uk/jobs

Closing date for completed applications: 23rd April 2014

For more information, please download the Job Description and Job Advert at the bottom of this page.

Curling Coach

Shanghai University of International Business and Economics (China)

Shanghai University of International Business and Economics (Suibe) is seeking a curling coach.

Located in No. 1900 Wenxiang Road, Songjiang District, Shanghai, China, SUIBE has 10,000 undergraduates.

Founded in 1960, formerly known as Shanghai Institute of Foreign Trade, SUIBE now is one of the most renowned universities of Foreign Trade and International Business in China.

SUIBE’s curling team was co-established by Shanghai Municipal Education Commission, Shanghai Sports Bureau and the university in February 2012.

There is a curling rink with two sheets of curling ice next to the SUIBE campus.

SUIBE has founded a Men’s team and a Women’s team, the players of which are all undergraduates.

Both teams won awards in the national curling games. In September 2013, both teams went to Canada and participated in training and games, and the women’s team won third place in a cashspiel held at Abbotsford Curling Club.

The women’s team also represented China in the 26th World Winter Universiade and beat Japan and Italy, finishing with a final ranking of ninth.

REQUIREMENTS
- Age between 30-55
- Certified (Canadian) Level 3 in Curling or equivalent at a minimum
- More than 5 years’ experience of leading a competitive level curling team
- Bachelor’s degree
- In good health
- With a strong sense of responsibility

JOB DESCRIPTION
Working hours:
At ordinary times: 20 hours per week (on average).
During training camps: 30 hours per week (60 days training camps per year).

Contract for 1 year from May 2014 to April 2015 (contract may be extended).

Payment:
1. $4000 CDN per month (after tax) and possible bonus
2. Accommodation provided

To find more details and apply, please email zhangbo20042008@163.com and wenting_bai1988@126.com

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 sportscotland/British Curling: Performance DiDOCx107Kb   
 sportscotland/British Curling: Performance DiDOCx177Kb   

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