Men's Artistic Gymnastics Coach

on Monday, 23 July 2018.

Men’s Artistic Gymnastics Coach

*Full-time 40 hours*

Salary subject to qualifications and experience

Notts Gymnastics Academy is dedicated to providing opportunities for all. We are looking for a suitable candidate to join our experienced coaching team to work within our highly regarded Men’s Artistic Discipline.

The Men’s Artistic discipline is led by Performance Lead, Sergey Sizhanov and Head Coach, Josh Champion. Over the last three years, the squad has undergone a significant overhaul, rebuilding the squad into what is now one of the leading High-Performance Gymnastics programmes within Great Britain.

In addition to the selection of our athletes for the Junior and Senior European and World Championships in 2018, we also boast a number of national champions, as well as representatives at multiple age-group internationals. We are currently home to 8 GB National Squad members, and we are striving to produce a world leading ethos and culture within our Academy to ensure all of our gymnasts love their gymnastics, and have the opportunity to reach their full potential. 

We are seeking:

  • A dynamic and motivated individual
  • Proven track record as a Men’s Artistic coach (other qualifications an advantage)
  • Ability to work successfully as part of a team both within Men’s Artistic and the wider Academy
  • Well organised, efficient and committed
  • A coach who will join our team and embrace the Academy values and vision of the Men’s programme

What we can offer:

  • One of the largest and most successful clubs in the country
  • A highly regarded and growing Men’s Artistic discipline
  • Support, expertise and guidance from highly experienced coaches and staff
  • A club which is committed to helping gymnasts and coaches reach their potential

The successful candidate will be required to contribute up to 10 hours of the working week, supporting our Gymnastics For All and/or Women’s Artistic programmes.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK and produce evidence of visa documentation if required.

How to apply

Please email your CV and a covering letter, considering the attached person specification and job description to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. marking the subject as “Men’s Artistic Coach”. CV must state experience, qualifications and DBS check. If you have any questions regarding the post, please email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Closing date for applications: Friday 8th February 2019

Job Description

Person Specification

Level 2 Gymnastics Coach

on Thursday, 01 March 2018.


Job Title:

General Gymnastics Coach GFA (Level 2 +)


Notts Gymnastics Academy, Boundary Road, West Bridgford, Nottingham NG2 7BY

Reports to:

Head of Gymnastics for All

Hours of work:

Varied throughout the week. Will include weekends.

Salary Range:

Rates vary depending on qualification and experience.

Start date:

As soon as possible

About Notts Gymnastics Academy:

NGA has a proud history of providing opportunities for every gymnast to reach their potential at various levels within the sport.

NGA caters for a wide range of gymnastics abilities and ages with classes running from preschool and Gymnastics For All through to elite level in both Men’s and Women’s elite artistic.

The Academy also has an inclusive programme for those with additional or specific needs, popular adults and university sessions and regularly runs additional events such as parties, holiday camps, and taster sessions.

Under the Academy Performance Director, Adam Folwell, Notts is building for the future, working towards our core NGA values - Happy Souls + Do the Right Thing + Be Our Best = #TeamNotts.

What we are looking for:

We are looking for an enthusiastic, experienced and committed gymnastics coach to join our excellent coaching team, who can feel proud of our ethos of striving to Be Our Best.

Our new team member will coach primarily within our GFA sessions. You will contribute to delivering quality sessions, and enable our members to benefit from taking part in gymnastics. You will help them to: develop physcially through learning fundamental movement skills, learn discipline, perseverance and resilience, build their self-confidence through their gymnastics achievements, and to make new friendships.

There will also be the opportunity to support with gymnastics parties and holiday camps.


  • BG level 2+ General Gymnastics Coach (MAG and WAG also considered)
  • DBS (support can be given with your online application; however, this must be received before coaching role commences)
  • Safeguarding training
  • First Aid qualification
  • Current British Gymnastics Membership
  • You must have the legal right to work in the UK


  • Safety and welfare of the gymnasts will be at the heart of what you do. We believe that people thrive when they are happy. We want our staff to model a positive attitude and outlook, making our gymnasts feel welcomed and excited to come to sessions, as this will enable all our members to progress, achieve and learn through their gymnastics
  • You will demonstrate good coaching practice in line with NGA and British Gymnastics codes of conduct
  • You will be enthusiastic, motivated, professional, and reliable. You must be able to work independently, use initiative, have a mature attitude, and be a team player
  • You will have excellent communication skills, both in your coaching and with our parents and staff

How to apply:

Please send a completed application form, and CV if you wish, to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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