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Team Norway is hiring Team Management

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Team Norway Recruitment Committee is pleased to announce three vacant positions for Team Norway.

 

About Team Norway

Team Norway will represent Norway and Norwegian Roller Derby in international tournaments and single games. Team Staff are employed for 2 years at a time, with a possible extension up to 6 months (depending on tournaments of importance within that time-span). In the initial phases of training and tryouts, Team Norway will consist of 30-40 players, thus a large group of players.

It is a requirement that within this large group of players, a minimum of 4 different Norwegian roller derby leagues must be represented. All players are eligible for the final team selection of maximum 20 players for tournaments and 15 players for single games. There is no requirement of league affiliation for the final Team Norway. The Team Management will decide when the final Team Norway will be selected.

The Team Management will work according to the mandate provided by the Team Norway Recruitment Committee. This mandate will be provided to those applying for one of the positions.

 

Info about the vacant Team Management positions

The Team Management has several functions. However the overarching goal is to build a strong Team Norway. To achieve this goal, the management needs to provide a healthy training environment and quality trainings. They are to give all players equal opportunity to be selected to rosters through individual and group feedback specified to the players level of play.  The Team Management will focus on giving the rostered team time and opportunity to become a coordinated and functional team, strategically and on track, as well as having its own team culture.

All positions are unpaid. However, Team Norway should aim to pay back as much as possible of expenses to Team Management and Team Members depending on the team finances.

 

Team Management Positions

  • Head Coach
  • Assistant Coach
  • Team Manager

 

The Team Management should ideally be represented by more than one roller derby league in order to secure unbiased leadership. Persons without any league affiliation are also welcome to apply.

 

Head Coach responsibilities and criteria:

  • Have prior experience as a trainer and coach in Roller Derby (preferable)
  • Plan and conduct tryouts for Team Norway in collaboration with Assistant Coach and Team Manager
  • Have main responsibility of maintaining the athletic development and team building both on and off track for Team Norway, in collaboration with Assistant Coach.
  • Plan and conduct training camps with Assistant Coach and Team Manager
  • Provide individual guidance and feedback to the players
  • Analyze own and opponents gameplay
  • Have the strategic responsibility
  • Have main responsibility to select those players that together form the best Team Norway
  • Participation in all training camps, travels and games of Team Norway
  • Responsible for delegating bench crew tasks for Team Norway in games. May function as Bench Coach.  

 

Assistant Coach responsibilities and criteria:

  • Plan and conduct tryouts for Team Norway in collaboration with Head Coach and Team Manager
  • Maintain the athletic development of Team Norway in collaboration with Head coach.
  • Plan and conduct training camps with Head Coach and Team Manager
  • Provide individual guidance and feedback to the players
  • Analyze own and opponents gameplay
  • Assist head coach in selecting players that together form the best Team Norway
  • Can be assigned a bench crew role for Team Norway in games.

 

Team Manager responsibilities and criteria:

  • Responsibility for the organization and logistics of Team Norway, as well as delegating tasks within the team and management
  • Responsibility for administrative tasks and delegating tasks to team members when needed. This could include finding/booking training venues, organize and follow up on the different groups created within Team Norway and be responsible for the logistics of tryouts, training, games, travels etc.
  • Have the main responsibility for further employments of team staff, such as physiotherapist, support staff etc if needed.
  • Head of economics for Team Norway, working in close partnership with a small group of team members sharing financial responsibilities and tasks.
  • Can be assigned a bench crew role for Team Norway in games.

 

Application keys:

Essentials:

  • Name and contact info.
  • Relevant qualifications and professional experience.
  • Written reference(s) with name and contact info of the reference.
  • A short written example of how you would solve/delegate tasks related to the position you are applying for. You are welcome to use related earlier experience.
  • Final statement of why you should be chosen for the applied position

 

Desired skills:

  • Organized  and motivated
  • Pro-active attitude
  • Experience in people management
  • Must be able to delegate and follow up tasks
  • Good communication skills

 

Deadline application

Deadline for all applications is 10.01.2019. Your application may be written in English or Norwegian. Send the application as a .pdf attachment to teamnorwayrecruitment@gmail.com with the subject “TEAM NORWAY MANAGEMENT APPLICATION”

 

Do you have questions about the application or the management role descriptions above?

Please send an e-mail to teamnorwayrecruitment@gmail.com marked with “TEAM NORWAY MANAGEMENT QUESTION”

 

Sincerely,

Team Norway Recruitment Committee