Facts about the position and why we need you:
We want to be the number producer of top talents in Fencing Sweden as well as making sure that children start with fencing. As one of the most active fencing Clubs in Sweden we constantly strive for achieving more.

We are now looking for our next fencing coach, specialized in foil, but willing to work with epee as well. Job offer include work with our fencers during regular practices and coaching during competitions. We already have a well operated system for our practices and now we need more resources to develop further.

Facts about the club:
En Garde Fencing Club is located in Solna, 10 min north of the city center of Stockholm, the capital of Sweden. Our fencing hall has a very good location with close connections to buss, underground and commuter trains.

The club started 5 years ago and since then our head coach have done a great job together with fencers bringing in a lot of Medals in Youth, Cadet, Junior and Senior Swedish Championships as well as been qualifying several Cadets and Juniors for international Championships.

We have around 100 active fencers from 7 years old to senior. Trainings are arranged in groups according to five (5) levels; beginners, youth1, youth2, juniors and adult beginners.
Most of our fencers is focusing on foil, adult beginners practice epee, our juniors and seniors compete from time to time in sabre and epee.

We are practicing 5-6 days per week. The Hall is equipped with 8 full size fencing strips, and we have a separate place for individual lessons as well as a separate place for functional and strength practices. Our club is the base for a fencing program in the Solna High school which helps most talented fencers combining high school education and fencing practice during day time.

Facts about you:
You are energetic, pedagogical and a person with high ambitions in everything you do.
You are:
- A fencing coach, specialized in foil, good competency in epee
- Have at least one-year work experience
- A leader, people listen when you talk
- Speaks good English and is willing to learn Swedish
(Our head coach speaks Polish, Russian, English and Swedish, so knowledge in any of those languages makes communications easier)

Extra plus if candidate has below mentioned additional skills:
- Experience as a competitive fencer on international level
- Is still an active fencer
- Have additional courses like strength and conditioning practice, fitness etc.
- Is a fencing referee
- Has good knowledge and skills for fencing equipment reparation
- Has experience as a coach during competitions on international level

What we offer:
A 75% of full time assignment with start in September 2016.
There is possibility to earn additional salary for private lessons outside practice schedule.
Help will be provided to go thru residence and work permit (Not complicated for EU citizens)
As well as finding proper apartment or room in house depending on need.

The working agreement is on a 6 months trial contract (according to Swedish law) if successful the position will go into a permanent position after those months.

The Fencing coach job at En Garde Fencing Club consists of:
- Leading group and individual practice according to our schedule
- Coaching our fencers during competitions
- Together with head coach planning and developing practice and competitions for all levels and whole season
- Leading trainings camps
- Communicating with parents and fencers
- Helping during additional events (promotion, shows, etc.)

Working hours are Monday to Friday 16:00 - 21:00 and some weekends depending of competitions. Actual offer include around 16 hours of group practice per week. Vacation is adjusted to school holidays.

Our Head coach will guide the new coach during the whole contract and will be acting as contact person.

We are looking forward to your application, including a CV, personal letter and letters or recommendation.

En Garde Fäktförening Solna

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