Coaching Opportunities

The Singapore Disability Sports Council (SDSC) is the national sports body for the promotion and development of disability sports.  We run a wide range of disability sports programme and are looking for dynamic individuals to join our team as a coach.


Period of contract: 1 Oct 2020 till 30 September 2022 with an option to extend till 30 September 2023.


Planning, Administration & Implementation

  • produce personalised yearly training programmes for different athletes
  • implement and monitor training plans; review plans and provide reasons for modifications where necessary
  • maintain records of athletes’ performance
  • coordinate and maintain records of athletes’ attendance at training
  • recommend appropriate competitions for athletes, especially athletes in the elite squad

Coaching and Performance Management

Be able to:

  • coach athletes in the specific sports; ensure athletes development and acquisition of skillfulness required for high performance
  • evaluate performance and providing suitable feedback, balancing criticism with positivity and motivation
  • assess strengths and weaknesses in athletes’ performance and identifying areas for skill correction, improvement and/or further development
  • adapt coaching and instruction skills to meet the needs and interests of group or individual athletes
  • communicate instructions and commands using clear, simple language
  • ensure that athletes train and perform to a high standard, maintaining health, wellness and safety of athletes’ at all times
  • share knowledge and understanding of fitness, injury, sports psychology, nutrition and sports science with athletes
  • monitor, measure and report athletes performance regularly
  • liaise with other partners in performance management, such as SDSC sports officers, physiotherapists, doctors and nutritionists

If you are a highly motivated, engaging and enthusiastic coach with an understanding of the needs of athletes with special needs and if you want to work and excel in a challenging environment, we invite you to join us.


  • At least 21 years of age
  • Preferably with the relevant para sport coaching certificate from respective International Federation and/or National Federation
  • Must be registered with Sport Singapore’s National Registry of Coaches (NROC)
  • Preferably with IPC Introduction to Para Sports Coaching Certificate
  • Preferably at least 600 hours in coaching para sport
  • A deep understanding of talent development, athletes’ development pathways and Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD)


We will use the following criteria for evaluating your ITQ submission:

  • Price
  • Coaching qualifications
  • Coaching track record


Vendors to submit your response by using the attached COACHING SERVICES RESPONSE template.

Deadline for submission: 30 June 2020, 5.00pm

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.


For further clarifications or queries, please contact:

Mr. Justinian Chua

Pathway & Participation Manager