We are looking for both a voluntary Team Manager and voluntary Team Coach for the Wales team for the Commonwealth Festival of Lifesaving 2019 taking place in Leeds United Kingdom.


21 November – 23 November 2019 (travel dates to be confirmed nearer the time).

Role description

  • Ultimate responsibility for the behaviour, conduct and well-being of the team and staff alike during the preparation phases as well as the Games period.
  • Manage all aspects of the Team at the Commonwealth Championships
  • Act as an ambassador for RLSS UK 


  • To act as the main point of contact for the team.
  • Liaise with RLSS UK Performance Director on the development of selection process and criteria
  • To support the preparation of athletes in the run up to the games.
  • Head up the selection panel for both additional team management members and athlete selection
  • Travel arrangements in conjunction with RLSS UK.
  • Where team members are required to contribute personal funding, ensure that this is received within agreed deadlines, and follow up where required.
  • Arrange the required clothing and uniforms for all team members and management
  • Ensure effective completion of any pre-entry and final entry forms
  • Ensure compliance with all requirements of Anti Doping Policy
  • Seek sponsorship for team


  • Responsible for managing the safeguarding, discipline and behaviour of the team.
  • Arrange all required transportation, training and catering requirements.
  • Regularly check with the organisers for latest information, practice schedules and competition schedules.
  • Ensure team members attend specials functions and adhere to dress codes.
  • Discuss selection for events with the coaching team but take the final decisions regarding participation in each event


  • Responsible for producing a comprehensive post Games report within 1 month of the closing Ceremony
  • Remuneration

This is an honorary position

How to apply

The closing date for applications is by 2 January 2019.

Please send CVs to [email protected] by 2 January 2019

If you would like further details regarding the roles please email [email protected]