PNSC Captain Role


The Portsmouth Northsea Swimming Club (PNSC) club captain provides a central point of contact, and is the vital link, for athletes within the club. 

Every season PNSC will be looking to appoint the following roles:

  • Club Captain – Male lead
  • Club Captain – Female lead
  • Club Junior Captain – Male lead
  • Club Junior Captain – Female lead

Please note that Junior Captains must be 12 years old or younger at the 31st December 2021.


Who are we looking for? 

  • You will be enthusiastic with a good knowledge of the club and athletes. 
  • You will be approachable and friendly. 
  • You will have the ability to seek and represent the views of others. 
  • You will be an excellent communicator with good verbal, written and IT skills. 
  • You will be a good listener. 


What do we and the club expect from you? 

  • To be a point of contact for athletes to express any questions or feedback, communicate with fellow team members and provide support and advice where needed. 
  • To provide a voice for athletes at the club and raise any issues to the committee when necessary. 
  • To be a positive role model for all members of the club. 
  • To encourage club members to be involved in social and voluntary activities. 
  • To welcome new members to the club.
  • An important part of this role will be assisting with the promotion of club activities and success through physical, online and social media publications. 


Level of commitment required 

  • Meet the Coaching Leadership Team once per training cycle to discuss topics related to/impacting athletes.
  • Support to Club trials, competitions (including Level X) and social activities.


What support can you expect from Swim England? 

  • Access to resources and guidance via the ‘Club Hub’. 


What will you gain from the experience? 

This is a central, people-orientated role which success and impact on the club will be determined by your own motivations and enthusiasms. As well as your ability to be a positive role model for club members, it is an opportunity to take on a new challenge and engage, and provide a voice for athletes in your club.



Please fill in the application form available to download here and return to [email protected] by 15th May 2021.