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The Singapore Disability Sports Council (SDSC) is the national sports body for the promotion and development of disability sports. We run a wide range of disability sports programmes and are looking for dynamic individuals to join our team as:

ATHLETICS COACH (Elite and Developmental)
Renewable one year contract

Job Scope

  • To train our elite athletes in preparation to participate in local and major international games as defined by SDSC
  • To conduct strength & conditioning training for athletes
  • To conduct at least 2 hours training session, at least 4 times a week
  • To conduct time trials & selection trials bimonthly
  • To ensure safety during trainings
  • To look after the nutrition of the athletes
  • Submission of training plans, athletes training attendance and progress reports
  • Yearly Performance Indicators for athletics programme
  • Meeting of updates with SDSC sports personnel on bi-monthly basis.
  • To attend all overseas training/competitions with the athletes as directed by SDSC
  • Create and maintain a database of all athletes’ performance
    • Training Timing
    • Competition Timing
    • Dates of timing being recorded

For developmental :

  • To run development programs for people with disabilities
  • To identify and develop talented athletes to become part of elite training programme
  • To work with SDSC Sports Officer to recruit 35 athletes
    • Visually Impaired: 5 athletes
    • Intellectually Disabled: 20 athletes
    • Physical Disabled: 10 athletes


  • IAAF coaching certificate and/or its equivalent
  • Singapore Sports Council’s National Coaching Accreditation Programme (NCAP), minimum Level 2 certification
  • Preferably to possess a Diploma / Degree in Physical Education / Sports Science / Coaching or its equivalent
  • Minimum 3 years coaching experience at national level in both developmental and competitive coaching.
  • Preferably with experience in coaching people with disabilities
  • Has in-depth technical knowledge in coaching and organizing programmes

We offer an competitive remuneration package, medical benefits, annual leave, insurance and a wide range of opportunities for professional career development. Please submit your application with full resume, expected salary and a recent photograph to: hradmin@sdsc.org.sg

We regret that only short listed candidates will be notified.

17th Mar 2011
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Founded in 1934, SA's historic footprints began more than 60 years ago when we opened our doors to Singapore's early athletes at the Farrer Park Stadium. Since then, the SA has toiled and grown, and is now poised to chart new territories for the future. Under the helm of a new dynamic team of volunteers and full-time secretariat, the association will take bold strides to nurture talents and work towards a holistic athlete development and making competitive athletics a viable career, read more »
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