GB Under 21 and 25 Target Rifle Team Manager Applications Invited

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Applications Invited

GB Under 25 Target Rifle Team Manager & GB Under 21 Target Rifle Team Manager

Adult managers to oversee the GB U25 & U21 TR Teams during their preparation for and participation in the World Long Range Championships in South Africa in March 2023.

These are exciting and important roles that will shape the performance of Great Britain’s young shooters on the World stage.  It is expected that the successful applicants will have experience of touring overseas with teams, ideally as Captain, Vice-Captain or Adjutant, and of delivering TR skills training.

Responsibilities include:

U25 Team Manager:
Assisting the planning and delivery of individual and team development training to the wider Under 25 TR squad (not just those hoping to be in the U25 team).
Advising and assisting the U25 TR Team Captain to:  select their team training squad; plan and deliver a training programme that addresses both individual and team development; plan and budget the tour; and raise funds.
Overseeing the operational, financial and travelling arrangements.
Advising the U25 TR Team Captain in the selection of their team officers, the final team and reserves.
Overseeing the welfare and good conduct of the U25 team members on tour.
Advising and assisting the U21 Team Manager and, where possible, co-ordinating the U25 and U21 training activities.

U21 Team Manager:
Acting as the U25 Team Manager’s Deputy.
Selecting an U21 team squad; planning, organising and delivering training days at Bisley (mainly weekends and, where possible, co-ordinated with the U25 squad).
Planning and managing the U21 team’s operational, financial (including fundraising), travelling and tour arrangements.
Selecting the U21 travelling team, team captain and reserves.
Ensuring the welfare and good conduct of team members during training and on tour.

The roles are unremunerated but there may be a contribution to reasonable travel expenses if required.

Candidates are invited to submit their application to include:

  • Which post(s) you are applying for (U25, U21 or either)
  • Short Personal statement
  • Shooting CV, to include team touring experience, coaching qualifications and experience of planning and delivering TR training
  • Indication of likely contribution from the NRA for travel expenses

Applications by post to the Secretary General, National Rifle Association, Bisley Camp, Brookwood, Woking, Surrey, GU24 0PB  or email to Andrew.mercer@nra.org.uk  to be received no later than 5pm on 15th January 2021.

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