Singapore Squash Rackets Association (SSRA) is the National Sports Association (NSA) for the sport of Squash in Singapore. We are governed by Sport Singapore (SportSG) and is a member of the Singapore National Olympic Council (SNOC), South East Asian Squash Federation (SEASF), Asian Squash Federation (ASF) and World Squash Federation (WSF).

SSRA was formed in 1970 and we are an Institute of Public Character (IPC) charity organisation. SSRA aims to promote, support and advance the sport of Squash in Singapore through our core values of Integrity, Teamwork and Diversity


National Coach

The National Coach will be part of the national coaching setup, where he/she will play a pivotal role, together with the National Head Coach, in developing and implementing the mid and long term strategic and tactical campaigns of the Singapore Squash multi-year sports plan (MYSP) and objectives of the SSRA. The National Coach reports directly to the National Head Coach.

Roles and Responsibilities

HIGH PERFORMANCE

  • Develop, along with the Head Coach, and implement, the High Performance Training Programme.
  • Maintain and update meticulous records and files of individual athletes/teams with regular assessment of the players’ core capabilities, discipline, and development progress.
  • Prepare analysis and reports of training and competition achievements of athletes against the Key Performance Indicators (KPI) set.
  • Travel with players when required for training and tournaments to manage administration and provide coaching support.
  • Ensure players maintain discipline, and adhere to the Player’s Agreement and Code of Conduct.

        SPORT DEVELOPMENT

        • Develop, conduct and supervise the community training programmes in consultation with the Events team, with the aim to increase pipeline development, grassroots and outreach programmes.
        • Participate in marketing and outreach activities as and when required.
        • Identify and talent scout high potential talents for recruitment into the High Performance Programme – from SSRA tournaments and other events around Singapore.

        STAKEHOLDER AND RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT

        • Undertake all responsibilities with a clear understanding of the Singapore Squash’s MYSP, SSRA objectives and the Head Coach’s plans.
        • Maintain a clear channel of communication with all players and parents.
        • Build a strong relationship and maintain rapport with all the schools and community coaches and clubs in Singapore.
        • Assist with and attend SSRA organised events and tournaments as required.
        • Attend and contribute at all SSRA meetings as required.

        Skills, Qualifications and Personal Traits

        • 2 years previous coaching experience with elite, national or state players preferred.
        • Possess a coaching certification equivalent to the Asian Squash Federation (ASF) or World Squash Federation (WSF) Level 1.
        • Former Professional Squash Association (PSA) athletes or other elite competition experience would be an advantage.
        • Good communication and interpersonal skills are essential.
        • Should be self-motivated and driven individual who is result-oriented.
        • Must be technologically savvy to a certain extent. Experience in, or have willingness to learn, the Microsoft Office suite and other relevant applications required for the job.

            Please note that due to the nature of the work involved, individuals may be required to work on weekends and evenings and may be required to travel. In light of this, there needs to be some flexibility in working hours and where applicable, individuals will be compensated with time off in-lieu.

            Remuneration will commensurate with qualifications and relevant experience. Please send in your applications, together with your expected salary to [email protected]