Vacancies

We’re looking for great people to help grow hockey in New Zealand. Here’s where you’ll find current job vacancies around the country in the hockey community.


Regional Development Manager

Nelson Hockey Association

We have some big shoes to fill as our current Regional Development Manager is off on a new adventure, so we are looking for a dynamic, energetic individual to fill the role. If you are keen to get fully immersed in community sport and be a key contributor to the Associations purpose of “providing a great sport for life” we are looking for you!

Your role will be responsible with increasing participation, providing outstanding delivery of hockey at a school and club level, organising the local competitions and tournaments, and enhancing the experiences of all our current members.  You will also be a key in connecting our club and school communities.

Ideally, you’ll be experienced in sport development whether this is within hockey or sitting with another sports code. You will be enthusiastic!  Awesome communication will come naturally, and you will be able to demonstrate great leadership abilities. You must be able to show versatility and confidence.  Having experience in dealing with volunteers of different ages would be a bonus too.

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For a full role description or further information please contact

manager@nelsonhockey.org.nz                 

Applications close: Wednesday 25th November

Interviews will be held the week beginning 30th of November in Nelson.


 Coach Development Manager

Bay of Plenty Hockey Association

Bay of Plenty Hockey Association have a vacancy for a full or part-time Coach and Player Development Manager within our organization (the hours are flexible dependent upon successful applicants skills and availability)

The BOPHA Coach Development Manager will be responsible for developing Coaches at all levels and to deliver and manage programs and initiatives that align with Hockey New Zealand, and to improve the quality and quantity of Hockey Players within our three centres, Rotorua, Whakatane and Taupo.

The role involves regular travel within Rotorua, Whakatane and Taupo so a full license is essential, however, the successful applicant can be based at any of these locations.

Must have knowledge of hockey and coach delivery.

Applications and CVs are to be emailed to our office and close at 12pm, Friday 11th December 2020

admin@bophockey.co.nz


Hockey Development Officer

Taranaki Hockey Association

 We are looking for a dynamic, energetic individual to fill the newly formed role. If you are keen to get fully immersed in community sport and be a key contributor to the Association’s future growth, read on. 

 Your role will be responsible for increasing participation, providing outstanding delivery of hockey at a school, club and representative level, developing players and coaches, enhancing the experiences of all members. You will also be a key in connecting our club and school communities. 

 Ideally, you will be experienced in sports development within hockey or have experience in play or coaching at a higher level. You will be enthusiastic! Awesome communication will come naturally, and you will be able to demonstrate great leadership abilities. You must be able to show versatility and confidence. Having experience in dealing with volunteers of different ages would be a bonus too. 

 Qualification and Experience preferred 

  • Experience coaching/teaching children and adults. 
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels. 
  • Ability to plan, implement, manage, and develop a programme. 
  • Previous experience in a Community Sport or High-Performance programme preferred. 
  • Ability to work as part of a team to achieve the desired outcome. 
  • Ability to work in a high-pressure environment. 
  • Ability to motivate others. 
  • Competent in IT 

Personal attributes 

  • Passion to succeed and achieve results 
  • Enjoys working with people 
  • Commitment 
  • Attention to detail 
  • Self-motivation 
  • Adaptability 

For a full role description or further information please contact denise@taranakihockey.org.nz or 0211909430 

Applications close: Sunday 6th December 2020 


Sommerville Hockey Club Premier Men’s Coach

Somerville H.C. is seeking to fill the position of Head Coach within its Premier Men’s Programme. The Premier men’s team has contested the Top 6 finals for the past 2 seasons and boasts 4 current and former Blacksticks, a number of regional players along with some rising stars from one of the country’s largest junior programmes.

The Premier men’s Head Coach position is supported by an assistant coach (former BS captain Simon Towns) a manager and trainer. The position reports to the clubs Coaching Director.

The club, based in the central suburbs of Auckland New Zealand has a membership of approximately 600 with a history dating back to 1915.

  • Position: Somerville H.C. Premier Coach
  • Contract: 2021 – renewable
  • Salary: On application.

For inquiries and Job Description please contact.

Simon Norton

Coaching Director

Somerville Hockey Club

coachingdirector@somervillehockey.org