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Academy Head Coach

2 months ago


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Job Description


  • Prioritise fun, inclusive and safe coaching environments

  • Administer basic first aid

  • Provide a high standard of coaching to a respective age group, educating them in line with the Saints Southwest philosophy and methodology as outlined in the football curriculum.

  • Ensure all players adhere to the SAINTS values and show high respect and discipline.

  • To adhere to the Saints Southwest Coaches Code of Conduct.

  • To assist players by setting individual short and long-term goals to create individual action plans for players

  • To manage team attendance and parent communication via the Team CRM system

  • To complete player progress/evaluation reports at three stages each season (Pre/Mid/End)

  • Attend up to three parents evening sessions per season for each individual player in the squad

  • To develop and maintain a professional relationship with the parents of children in the programme

  • Complete CPD (Continuous Professional Development) to maintain coaching qualifications and FA licence

  • To work with Lead Coaches in the completion of a personal Coach Development Plan in line with the Saints Southwest’s support framework

  • To identify players available each weekend for matches and communicate any additional player requirements to the Lead Coach at the earliest opportunity

  • To attend coach-in-service/CPD days as instructed by Directors/Lead Coaches

  • To support the development of young players in a healthy lifestyle, diet and drug awareness education

  • To take responsibility for the care and maintenance of all age group training equipment and playing kit

  • Ensure admin is carried out to Saints Southwest requirements

  • Ensuring deadlines and targets are met

  • To organise and deliver various sessions which suitably challenge individuals within the group

  • To assess trialists at both training and games and give feedback to the Lead Coach, player and family

  • To assist with the Strength & Conditioning Programme, input were required at training sessions.

  • Actively promote and support the talent ID system

  • Attend tournaments and trips when requested by the club.


  • Register and monitor attendance.

  • Understanding and implementation of Saints Southwest policies and procedures

  • Promote Saints Southwest values

  • Promote Saints Southwest programmes

  • Keep up to date with coaching qualifications

  • Collaborate with other team members/colleagues

  • Actively seek opportunities to promote and market Saints Southwest programmes.

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