The Icelandic Taekwondo Federation is looking for a new National Poomsae Coach


The Icelandic Taekwondo Federation (TKI) announces the opening of the position for the Poomsae National Coach in Iceland.

The primary function of the coach will be to select, train and coach the Senior/Junior National Poomsae team.

The federation is looking for an individual who:

  • has passion for the sport,
  • has experience as a competitive poomsae coach at an international level
  • has passion for the development of athletes at an international level
  • will separate club interests from national federation interests
  • will work in a structured and goal-focused way
  • can speak foreign languages; fluent English is a must
  • is a good communicator, able to maintain a good relationships
  • is up to date with training and coaching methods
  • has some insight into or has interest in learning about the psychological aspect of being an elite athlete.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Select the members of the national team
  • Coach and develop the national team and prepare selected competitors for international tournaments
  • Select competitors from the national team to represent Iceland at international tournaments
  • Participate in international tournaments with the selected competitors
  • Develop the selection criteria for the national team in poomsae

What TKÍ can offer:

  • Fixed salary: to be discussed further during the interview.
  • coverage of all travel expenses related to training and tournaments
  • an opportunity to impact the Icelandic Taekwondo poomsae development.

The position is to be filled as soon as possible.

Application deadline: June 1, 2022.

Please send your application via email to: