Job opening: Danish Shooting Union is looking for a national rifle coach

A high level of technical knowledge is required, as long as a good level of preparation in the physical and mental training.

The Danish Shooting Union is currently looking for a national rifle coach who could work step-by-step focusing on the development of the athletes.


Required qualifications:


  • You are a high-level coach who works with the development of the whole athlete, both physical, technical and mental development but also good diet and that the athletes have a good environment around her/his shooting with the club, family, friends and education/work and so on;
  • You have experience working with world class athletes;
  • You have a high level of education as a rifle coach;
  • You have good cooperation skills;
  • You are clear in communications.


The job is fulltime and it involves:


  • In cooperation with the sport manager, leading the development of the rifle athletes;
  • Working with each athlete’s individual development plan and together with the athlete keeping the plan updated;
  • Daily training with the athletes in Herning;
  • National and international training camps with Team Denmark athletes;
  • Being the responsible coach for rifle during international competitions;
  • Close cooperation with the sports leader group around operation and development tasks;
  • Working in a professionally driven elite section but at the same time understanding the democratic background of Danish Shooting Union.


We offer:


  • An exciting challenge to work with world class athletes where you have the possibility to affect and develop your own working environment and to develop Danish shooting sport;
  • A professional elite section with a young sports leader group that all work together to achieve the same goal: our athletes winning medals at the European Championship, World Championship and Olympic Games;
  • The place for daily work is Herning, but there will also be camps and competitions with the team around the world. We can also be open for other solutions regarding workplace and the level of worktime for the right competence.


The position is expected to be occupied from January 1st, 2018 or as soon as possible after that.


Please send your application letter, resume and other attachments to sports manager Linda Andersson via email: within December 3rd, 2017.  Interviews are planned to be in Brøndby from the 15th to the 19th of December. For any further questions please contact Linda via email or phone +45 21 66 50 13.


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