Application '23-'24: District Coaches & District Goalkeeper Coaches

The aim of the District program is:

  • To detect young talented U13 and U14 players and guide them in their further development.
  • To introduce young promising coaches to top hockey under the guidance of a mentor and in close collaboration with the BeGold National staff.
  • To introduce and coach young promising umpires to high level Youth games under the guidance of umpire – coaches.


We are currently looking for field coaches and goalkeeper coaches to join the District program 2023 – 2024. Please find hereunder the requirements.

Key responsibilities

  • Select in an objective and accurate way according to established District criteria
  • Identify and develop the talents of target group according to District standards
  • Provide high quality training according to pre- defined District program
  • Create a fun and learning environment with the development of the player/ goalkeeper as a central value
  • Develop you own experience as a coach


Skills and abilities

  • Age requirement: 21 years
  • Coaching experience: minimum of 4 years coaching experience with a Belgian Youth team (U14 – U19) or an equivalent international competition
  • Languages:
    • Fluent Dutch and/ or French speaking
    • English: all meetings and communication within District staff are in English.
  • Levels: the minimum requirements are:

           – VHL: “Initiator” and willing to pass this season “Trainer C”

           – LFH: “Initiateur” and willing to pass this season “Educateur”

  • You have transportation.


Personal attributes

  • Respect of the BeGold values
  • You can work within a staff
  • You can follow the full District schedule
  • You can make a commitment for a period of 2 seasons
  • You have a willingness to develop high level players
  • You are dedicated, proactive, dynamic, creative and quality conscious.
  • You have the capacity for analysis, adaption and self – reflection.
  • You maintain an exemplary and irreproachable behaviour at all time



The District program is published on the District website; we expect your presence at all District activities.
Most activities take place on Sunday evening from 1830 till 2030 and there is 1 Camp Day
You are to attend the 2 à 3 District staff meeting that will be scheduled throughout the program > during these meetings you will enjoy High Performance presentation and workshops.



  • You participate in the players selections of District teams
  • You work the whole season with the same District team
  • You are in contact with the highest level of the Belgian national programs (COMPASS)
  • You develop as a high-performance coach for Youth teams
  • You benefit from the expertise of the BeGold staff through meetings, trainings and mentoring.
  • You enjoy a predefined year program
  • You enjoy an attractive compensation
  • You may use District equipment and uniform


Please send your complete cv with picture to Anouchka Vandersmissen – District manager – via mail to