As a BSF Community Basketball Coach, your role will be primarily focused on the delivery of high-quality basketball coaching to children through our established and successful primary school programmes, community hubs and holiday camps. You will deliver educational and practical sessions to children and their families inspiring them to play basketball whilst promoting health and well-being.

You will play a key role in helping to grow participation in basketball and build the Bristol Flyers fanbase across the city. The post-holder will have a unique opportunity to further their sports coaching and sports development career with a forward thinking charity that harnesses the power of sport to positively change lives.

Individual Requirements

As a minimum, you must:

  • Hold a Level 2 UKCC basketball coaching qualification
  • A minimum of two years’ experience of coaching sport to children
  • A full valid UK driving license

You must have an understanding and commitment to equal opportunities in employment and sport, and an understanding of individual responsibility in complying with Health and Safety policies and arrangements. 

You will be able to communicate effectively and present a highly professional image when representing BSF, establish positive working relationships with professional staff in schools and balance a determined application of the role with a sense of fun and enjoyment. 

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Full time, fixed term contract starting on Monday, February 24th, 2020 and finishing on August 26th, 2020.


Branded coaching clothing, travel expenses, two complimentary Bristol Flyers, Bristol City Football & Bristol Bears Rugby tickets per home game, yearly performance incentive bonus, continued professional development opportunities and regular team social events


10 days plus public holidays


£15,000 – £17,000 pro rata (dependent on strength of application) plus bonus. Pro rata OTE £16,300 – £18,300.


If you are interested in joining The Bristol Sport Foundation team, please apply by sending your CV and a covering letter to and  Please email if you require further information.


  • Application deadline: Thursday, 2nd January 2020
  • Shortlisted candidates informed: Friday, 3rd January 2020
  • Interviews: Wednesday, 8th, Thursday, 9th, and Friday, 10th January 2020
  • Practical coaching review for shortlisted candidates: Tuesday, 14th or Thursday, 16th January 2020
  • Start date: Monday, 24th February 2020