27 Jan

Appointment of Guernsey Athletics Team Manager for Jersey 2015

GIAAC is looking to appoint a team manager to oversee preparation and performance of the Guernsey Athletics team at the 2015 Nat West Island Games in Guernsey

The 2015 Island Games is a key event for the development of athletics in Guernsey. We expect to send a team of 30-40 athletes who will be a combination of juniors through to elite athletes. We expect to have representation in almost all sports disciplines.  Our aim for the island Games is to regain our position of topping the medal table but more importantly we will seek to ensure that every athletes hits their target regarding performance levels

We are seeking to appoint a team manager who will liaise with the Guernsey Island Games Association, athletes, parents and coaches to ensure that the team is well-prepared for the Games. He/ She will also appoint an assistant team manager and ensure that athletes have every opportunity to maximise their performance during Island Games Week  Sat 27 June – Fri 3 July 2015.

The key responsibilities of the Team Manager will be:

  • To review and establish entry criteria
  • To represent athletics at Island Games meetings
  • To draw up a long list of Island Games Athletes, to be approved by the GIAAC Board in spring 2014
  • To liaise with coaches and athletes during the preparation for the Games – including the 2014 season
  • To propose the team selection to the GIAAC board in Spring 2015
  • To appoint the team management – Autumn 2015
  • To oversee arrangements for the team during the week of competition

The qualities that we are seeking are:

  • Coaching qualification
  • Ability to work with athletes, coaches and parents
  • Organisation Skills
  • Ability to liaise with various organisations
  • The post is voluntary but all expenses for the Island Games will be covered.

If you are interested in applying for this post please contact James Sermon/ Sarah Mercier – athlete representatives on the selection committee for more information.;

If interested please forward a  letter of application is to be emailed by Friday 7th February. Please send to Josh Allaway, athletics officer  at


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