Are you the new TeamGym head coach of Vågsbygd Gymnastics Club?

Vågsbygd Gymnastics Club is located in the city of Kristiansand on the Norwegian south coast. The club was founded in 2013 and has been growing steadily ever since. Currently we have 350 members from the ages 4 – 18.

Vågsbygd Gymnastics Club is a diverse club that offers children’s general gymnastics, artistic gymnastics and team gymnastics, both at recreational and competitive levels.

The club’s vision is to create an arena that allows all gymnasts to experience the joy of gymnastics, a feeling of mastery and development.

As our TeamGym head coach, you will be responsible for developing the club’s team gymnastics activities. You will contribute to ensuring that the club is able to assert itself at both local, regional and national levels.

Tasks include:

  • Responsibility for planning and implementation of training for relevant classes under team gymnastics from the ages of 8 years and older.
  • Collaborate with out team of coaches on the implementation of action plans in line with the club’s strategic plans.
  • Contribute to create a competent team of coaches.
  • Participate in scheduled competitions and gatherings.
  • Contribute to the club’s own events.


  • Professional competence and experience as a TeamGym coach.
  • Good pedagogical and organizational skills
  • Good leadership skills
  • Good team worker
  • Positive, energetic and enthusiastic for the sport
  • Flexible person who likes to work with children and gymnastics at all levels
  • Must be able to communicate in English, and preferably also know some Norwegian or at least be willing to learn.

We can offer:

  • A positive work environment.
  • Dedicated and enthusiastic gymnasts.
  • Trust and freedom to form and define your position and role within the club.
  • Assistance in finding a place to live in Kristiansand.
  • Access to a cabin in a skiing resort close to Kristiansand.
  • A position between 50-100 % of full time, depending on your availability.
  • Salary by agreement.

As a coach in out club you must be willing work under the guidelines and rules that apply to Norwegian sports in general and the overall strategies for Vågsbygd Gymnastics Club.

Working hours will primarily be afternoons and evenings. Some weekend work must also be expected.

For further information, please contact the general manager, Lise Marie Selseng on: (+47) 40077966 or e-mail

Send your application and CV to:

We hope to fill the position as fast as possible and no later than August 2022. All applications will be treated confidentially.

About Kristiansand:

Kristiansand is the fifth largest city in Norway and the municipality is the sixth largest in Norway, with a population of around 112,000. Vågsbygd is the largest borough of Kristiansand with a population of 36,000, located 5 km southwest of the city centre. With its university and a wide range of international companies, the city is vibrant with a mix of different cultures and nationalities.

Surrounded by beautiful nature and with a mild climate, tourism is important in Kristiansand. The summer season is the most popular for tourists that come to enjoy the many beaches, music festivals and Norways biggest zoo and amusement park. In the winter, a wide range of ski resorts are only a couple of hours away. Kristiansand is strategically located and a gateway to and from the European continent, with ferry service to Denmark and a terminus of the railway line along the southern edge of South Norway. The city also have its own airport.