Wednesday, April 14, 2010

UCD ladies on look-out for new coach

UCD ladies hockey club are now welcoming expressions of interest for the position of the first eleven coach for the upcoming 2010/11 season.

The committee welcome applications from individuals who can give the required commitment to a division one team, who demonstrate good organisational and interpersonal skills and desirably have previous experience coaching at this level.

UCD, following last year's victory in the Irish Senior Cup are currently training with a focus on their upcoming Euro Hockey Club Challenge competition in Prague, after which current head coach Mary Logue and assistant Nicky King will step down.

This year UCD achieved their highest ever Leinster league position, finishing in fourth place and look forward to returning to the Irish hockey league next season.

Logue, speaking about her time with UCD stated “I’m saddened to be leaving UCD, I have thoroughly enjoyed my time here and it has been a fantastic experience for me.”

Interested applicants can send a short résumé, detailing coaching qualifications, previous experience and any other information they feel is relevant to their application by Friday April 30 to For further information please contact Rachel Burke on 0876216363.

A spokesperson for UCD added "we would like to thank Logie and Kinger for the work they have done for the past two years and wish them well for the future".

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