Elite Coach

Posted on: 22nd Oct 2018

Vacancy

  • Club/Employer Name: GKG Golf Club
  • Club/Employer Website: gkggolf.is
  • Job Title: Elite Coach
  • Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Salary: To Be Discussed

Job Description

GKG golf club is hiring an elite coach from 1st January 2019. The elite coach is a key member in the club´s daily functions and Elite Player Development program. The main responsibility is training/coaching the current elite and prospective elite players in the club. Moreover, the elite coach is also involved in basic junior training.

Education and other requirements:

  • Accredited PGA education

  • Experience with elite coaching

  • Strong leadership and organizational skills

  • Strong written and verbal skills

  • Positive outlook and ability to work well with others

  • Knowledge and use of Trackman highly preferred


GKG golf club (www.gkggolf.is; www.gkg.is) is the second largest club in Iceland with over 2000 members. The club´s primary mission is to be a family oriented club. At GKG it is common for three generations to play golf together.

GKG has by far the biggest junior program in Iceland, and possibly in the world, with approximately 800 juniors going through the club‘s programs every year. The training season is 10,5 months per year, 6,5 months indoors.

The number of players in our EPD program total around 50 players, 21 years and younger. Our top players rank among the best in the country, several playing for the national teams.
Our top class indoor facilities make our long winter season very productive and beneficial. We currently have 9 indoor Trackman, with near future plans adding another 20 units. The current PGA coaching staff totals 5 coaches at GKG.

The facilities and ambitious EPD program make GKG an exciting workplace where the right individual will thrive as a person and a coach.

Please send enquiries to Ulfar Jonsson, Sport director at GKG, ulfar@gkg.is. A detailed CV must be sent before November 9th to to the same email address.

Qualifications

Education and other requirements:

  • Accredited PGA education

  • Experience with elite coaching

  • Strong leadership and organizational skills

  • Strong written and verbal skills

  • Positive outlook and ability to work well with others

  • Knowledge and use of Trackman highly preferred

Where to Apply

To apply send an CV and covering letter to ulfar@gkg.is.

Closing Date

09/11/2018

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