Lead Driving Coach

About More than Equal 

At More than Equal, we have an ambitious goal: to find and develop Formula One’s first female world champion.   There’s no quick way of making this a reality and we are assembling a world-class team to help deliver on our goals.  We’re a non-profit, but we want to build relationships with people and organisations who believe in our goal and who want to support us through purpose driven partnerships.   


We’re planning to deliver our goals by:  

  • Unearthing the real barriers women and girls face in achieving success by commissioning and publishing research in areas which have not been explored in depth previously.  

  • Searching the world for female talent, taking a data-driven approach to finding potential and identifying those we can support and develop.  

  • Developing a world-class driver development programme for female drivers. 

  • Leveraging our network to connect that talent with potential teams, sponsorship and investment. 

Founded by 13-time Grand Prix winner David Coulthard and entrepreneur Karel Komarek, and led by a team of experienced female leaders from the world of sport and business, More than Equal is in its first full year of operation and we are excited to have the addition of a Lead Driving Coach to our team.   

The successful candidate will have a commitment to equity, a commitment to making real change and a commitment to innovation, creativity and courage.  

Our driver development programme is an integral part of our work, and the Technical Driving team will play an important role in the development of the female talent it will support. This is a unique opportunity to be part of a project seeking to make transformative change in a global sport. 


The Role  

  • This role will be a key part of More than Equal’s female driver development programme, with lead responsibilities for developing the technical driving skills of the female drivers on the programme as well as developing and benchmarking the technical delivery of other specialist driving coaches. 

  • You will support the Head of the programme with both talent ID and talent development, providing hands on support across a variety of locations for the programme cohort and overseeing a network of global coaches.   


Responsibilities Include:  

  • Delivering high quality individual coaching sessions, examining data, identifying strengths and areas requiring improvement and then articulating these sensitively with drivers and partners, developing agreed interventions.   

  • Working with other technical coaches (including but not limited to Strength and Conditioning, Nutrition, Psychology and Personal Performance) to deliver a curriculum of activity to developing drivers. 

  • Playing a central part in the driver selection process, providing insight and intelligence on the technical and tactical requirements of drivers. 

  • Providing regular reviews on performance development both to drivers and programme outlining targets and how these are being met.  

  • Recruiting and managing of a global network of technical driving coaches. 

  • Collaborating with the programme lead on programme content and the development of an annual schedule for the talent cohort.   

  • Ensuring the effective administration of the programme in areas including facilities and equipment  

  • Supporting the development of a More than Equal driver development curriculum.  


About you 

The successful candidate will have: 

  • Experience or understanding of working with female drivers.  

  • Experience of working with adolescent drivers.  

  • A proven ability to accelerate driver skill set.                                            

  • Credible insight and appreciation of elite athletes, culture and environment                                     

  • The ability to build and lead diverse and remote teams.  

  • The ability to communicate and influence effectively at all levels with stakeholders and supporters.  

  • Strong presentation skills.  

  • The ability to work independently but collaboratively.  

  • A self-starting mindset with the ability to go above and beyond to deliver impact.   

  • Experience with data and be comfortable using reports, dashboards and analysis.  

  • Belief in what we are trying to achieve!  

A key requirement of the role will be to hold an Enhanced DBS Check.  


You will also be:  

  • Passionate about what we are trying to achieve.  

  • Aligned with our values:  

    • Excellence 

    • Inclusivity 

    • Respect 

    • Focus 

    • Grit 

    • Fearlessness  


This role offers flexibility to consider a variety of working hours and contract type. The overall reward includes:  

  • A competitive fee 

  • Personal and professional development opportunities  

  • A supportive and creative working environment  

  • This is a global role and the candidate does not need to be based in London


More Than Equal are committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of gender identity or expression, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, age, sexual orientation, disability status or any other protected characteristic. 


How to apply 

Please send a covering letter outlining why you are a strong candidate for the role and why you want to do it alongside your CV 

Application Deadline: Friday September 22nd  



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