Trainer/coach | Fyrfad volleyball, team Ladies 1 | UM Sports

Trainer/coach | Fyrfad volleyball, team Ladies 1 | UM Sports

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13 Mar 26 Mar Maastricht

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Job description

The Maastrichtse Studenten Volleybal Vereniging Fyrfad is an active volleyball association with approximately 180 members divided over 13 teams that all play in the regional Nevobo competition. This makes Fyrfad one of the largest students sport association in Maastricht! Within Fyrfad students can play at any level, from 4th class up to 1st class or in our beginners team. Fyrfad is more than just volleyball and plays a big role in personal development and social life of its members. We organise many activities throughout the year, from members weekend to attending Eredivisie or Liga matches, from our famous canti to Hajraa Outdoor. The teams themselves often become close friends during the season.

For the upcoming season (2023 – 2024) UM SPORTS is looking for a trainer for Fyrfad Ladies 1. The level of this team is Eerste klasse (1st class, 3rd highest regional level).

In case you have specific questions for the sports association or in case something is not clear, please contact Sander de Koe, Technical coordinator via

Practical information
Start date
1 September 2023

Training hours:
3,5 hours per week. Day and time to be decided. Currently, the team practices Monday and Wednesday evening for 1,5 or 2 hours respectively.

Commission at UM SPORTS in accordance with VSNU (UFO-profile sports instructor 3 or 4). A self-employed construction (zzp/ondernemer) may also be possible.

University Sports Centre Maastricht 
P. Debyeplein 15, 6229 HA Maastricht


Maastricht University (UM)


Do you have the following qualities and skills?

  • You have experience in coaching volleyball at a significant level (at least 1st class, or foreign equivalent), or you have recently obtained a Nevobo VT 3 license or higher (or foreign equivalent, to be accessed by the Dutch Volleyball Association).
  • You have affinity with student sports and its culture.
  • You are enthusiastic, you have a proactive work attitude and you are motivated.
  • You are available in weekends for coaching Ladies 1 in the weekend for both home and away games. Games are usually played on Saturdays.
  • Because of the many international members within the association, you speak and write English proficiently and you know the English technical volleyball terms.

Conditions of employment

Temporary employment for 1 season; the temporary contract can be extended when performance is satisfactory.

The period in which you will work runs from 1 September – 1 July (excluding pre-set fixed and bank holidays). In this period of 40 weeks you will work 3,5 hours per week.

The vacancy concerns a job position within scale 7 (Sports Instructor 4, min € 2,471 and max € 3,336  gross monthly salary, with full-time appointment) or scale 8 (Sports Instructor 3, min € 2,818 and max € 3,764 gross monthly salary, with full-time appointment) in accordance with the Collective Labor Agreement (CLA) of the VSNU (Association of universities in the Netherlands).

The terms of employment of Maastricht University are set out in the Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities (CAO). Furthermore, local UM provisions also apply. For more information look at the website > About UM > Working at UM.


Maastricht University

Maastricht University is renowned for its unique, innovative, problem-based learning system, which is characterized by a small-scale and student-oriented approach. Research at UM is characterized by a multidisciplinary and thematic approach, and is concentrated in research institutes and schools. Maastricht University has around 22,000 students and about 5,000 employees. Reflecting the university's strong international profile, a fair amount of both students and staff are from abroad. The university hosts 6 faculties: Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Faculty of Law, School of Business and Economics, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience. 
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General information UM SPORTS

UM SPORTS is a department of the Student Services Centre (SSC) of Maastricht University and organises the sports programme for Maastricht University’s students, staff and alumni, and for students of Zuyd University of Applied Sciences. With its wide selection of sports (± 60 activities), 31 Student Sports Associations (SSA’s), fun events and student-friendly prices, UM SPORTS offers a healthy and fun sports experience with something for everyone.
UM’s international character is also strongly present at UM SPORTS, in both its members and employees. Most activities are offered in English, so everyone can join in.

UM SPORTS, with all its trainers and instructors, service desk staff and management team, has more than 130 employees. Many of our staff members are, or once were, students at Maastricht University. They all share a passion for sports and exercise.


  • Support staff (clerical, administrative, facility)
  • Health
  • max. 3.5 hours per week
  • €2471—€3764 per month
  • AT2023.115 ENG


Maastricht University (UM)

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P. Debyeplein 15, 6229 HA, Maastricht

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