BRFC Academy, Brockhall Village, Old Langho, Blackburn, BB6 8BA. However, flexibility on location is required.
Permanent (Full time)
24 January 2022
Job purpose: To be responsible for the performance analysis of age groups within the Youth Development Phase (YDP) and uploading footage onto the appropriate platforms for team and individualised analysis sessions. 2. Duties and responsibilities: To be committed to ensuring the safeguarding and welfare of all elite players, promoting their well-being whilst maintaining professional boundaries; To provide appropriate and effective video analysis sessions for age groups within the YDP and cover other age groups as and when required; To provide further support to other departments within the Academy and external organisations who utilise the Academy analysis for differing purposes; Film training sessions and utilise material for analysis sessions for both individualised and team performance; Maintain a database of games/sessions filmed for future use; To film, code and analyse matches for varying teams within the YDP; To develop the accessibility of performance analysis support for players, coaches and Academy staff; To upload individual and team video clips for all age groups onto the Hudl platform; To produce motivational or supportive material to be utilised by coaches, players and Academy stafffor the forthcoming seasons; To log and maintain analysis sessions on the PMA systemor other relevant video sharing platforms; Liaiseand communicatewith coaches in preparation for analysis sessions; Deliver specific analysis sessions required by Academy staff; Support the Head of Coaching as and when required with analysis needs; To assistwith the organisation and training of students and/or interns; Provide supportive material to Head of Recruitment when required; Introduce and increase individual/tailored analysis sessions to Academy teams; Support and work with other departments at the Academy in adopting a multi-disciplinary approach; Liaise and work with varying external organisations to provide analysis to meet their required needs; Liaise with the U18 / U23 analysis departments to further develop an effective integration; and Continually monitor the equipment and software used by the department and liaise with relevant staff to upgrade where possible. 3. Skills required: Good organisation skills; Ability to work under pressure and meet set deadlines; Ability to use a variety of methods of communication; Ability to liaise with people with integrity, honesty and empathy at times when required; Ability to produce plans; Time management skills; Ability to make key decisions under pressure; Ability to solve problems; Ability to evaluate and identify both strengths and areas for development to improve performance, making recommendations where necessary; Professionalism; Ability to work as an individual and as part of a team; IT literate (Microsoft Word, Excel & PowerPoint essential); and Confidentialityand discretion. 4. Knowledge required: Knowledge and awareness of safeguarding procedures and protocols; Knowledge of the various software packages available for analysing performance; Previous experience of how to use and implement such software packages; Knowledge of various video techniques to video games and/or training; Awareness of various delivery methods/styles to use when delivering specific analysis sessions to both teams and individuals; Knowledge and awareness of how players may learn at various ages to support analysis delivery; Knowledge of the technical, tactical elements of football to support delivery of analysis sessions; Knowledge of varying statistical data used in performance analysis and how this can be utilised in an Academy environment; and Awareness of how analysis can be used and the benefits this can have on player development 5. Qualifications required: Undergraduate degree in Sports Science / Coaching or equivalent; MSc in Performance Analysis (desirable); Any other Performance Analysis related qualifications (desirable); and Professional Coaching Qualifications (desirable) DBS check required by the Club for successful applicant.
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