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The Captains responsibilities mostly fall on match of your sports clubs fixtures. Captains are responsible for minor administration tasks for BUCS and the Students Union both before and after their fixture, as well as selecting the squad for match days. They are also the point of contact between the other team and the referee, they must have good interpersonal skills and be able to make well thought out decisions under pressure.

Personal skills required

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong organization skills
  • Respected member of the club
  • Lead by example
  • Good attention details
  • Strong belief in team spirit
  • Ability to inspire and motivate to raise team morale
  • Ability to handle the conflicts that arise when a team is under pressure

Key Responsibilities

  1. Receive fixtures from Students’ Union for BUCS
  2. Fill in team sheet, send to the Students Union Info Point and take with you to your fixture
  3. Ensure all club members have their “Club Sport Membership Cards” on match days
  4. Hand in your team sheet to the Students Union’ after your fixture
  5. Liaise with Info Point Assistant
  6. Ensure matches are played within the rules of your sports governing body and BUCS
  7. Responsible for managing any appeals / complaints on match days
  8. Entering scores in a timely fashion onto BUCScore