Job Opportunity: Head Coach

Following the recent news that club founder and current Head Coach Matte Hart will be moving on to a new project in the coming months, 1066 Gymnastics is seeking a new Head Coach to lead its team of coaches, volunteers and coordinate training in its purpose built training facility in Bexhill-on-Sea. 

We have two training gyms offering recreational and competitive opportunities across a range of disciplines. The Head Coach shall take overall responsibility for training content, coach development and help progress all aspects of the club’s progression by taking a place on the club’s management committee.


The Club

1066 Gymnastics launched its purpose built facility in 2009. In 2011 the facility expanded to include a Freestyle Gymnastics dedicated training gym; the first of its kind in the UK. The club offers training opportunities for local children, teenagers and adults between one and ten hours per week. Our a successful recreation programme supports Men’s Artistic, Women’s Artistic and TeamGym training programmes as well as a strong Freestyle programme. A dedicated group of coaches fills each programme and sees coaches ranging from trainees and level 1 through to level 4 and HPC all working together as a team. Several of our coaches have been with the club since they were gymnasts themselves. We are a registered charity. A Board of Trustees oversees the governance and running of the club, which is handled by the Club Management Committee.


The Position

The successful candidate will hold a British Gymnastics coaching qualification at level 3 or above in General Gymnastics, Men’s or Women’s Artistic or TeamGym. They should have experience in planning training, leading a team and working effectively as part of a team and strong communication and organisational skills. The position is full time (minimum five days per week) with timetable and salary subject to negotiation with the club’s Board of Trustees.


1066 Gymnastics is based at Units 3A & 3B Brett Drive, Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex, TN40 2JP. We are conveniently located next to Ravenside Retail & Leisure Park which includes a swimming pool, supermarket and several high profile stores. We are also next to Bexhill beach. Access to the beach is off the retail park. Some travel is likely to be required of the role to attend competitions, training and other events.


Why Apply?

We are a club proud of our facility, professional service to our members and community. We actively seek continued professional development opportunities for all staff members. We also enjoy providing social events for members to enjoy and fundraising opportunities to further develop the facility and coach development.



Please email to register your interest and obtain a full job description and application form.

Deadline 31st January 2017.