U23 Professional Development Phase Coach

  • Coaching & Performance
  • Full time
  • 59 mins ago
  • England
  • Salary £ Attractive /
  • Required Qualifications FA Level 2 EFAiF
  • Number of vacancies 1 opening
  • Minimum Experiance 1 year+
  • Job level Academy

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Job Description

The Role

We are looking for an experienced and dynamic individual who will be responsible for the design and delivery of the U23 Professional Development Phase programme and the selection and management of the team in respect of all league, cup and friendly fixtures. This role will also have a specific focus and accountability around Units.

On a daily basis, you will liaise with the Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) including the Academy Manager, Head of Coach Development, Head of Technical Player Development and the U23 Professional Development Phase coaching staff on player progression and management of both training and game opportunities. These posts will lead on the delivery of the technical and tactical development programme for the U23 squad in line with the Academy playing and Position Specific Philosophy and provide feedback to players both formally through the Performance Management Application (PMA), individual meetings, 6-week reviews and where appropriate parents and intermediaries.

The Person

As a minimum requirement, you will need to hold a UEFA A Licence and a FA Advanced Youth Award. You will also need an up-to-date Emergency First Aid in Football (EFAIF) qualification and be a member of the FA Licenced Coaches’ Club. A UEFA Pro Licence would be desirable.

The successful candidate will need to have experience of working in a similar role within Professional Football. Ideally, you will also have knowledge of the FA and Premier League Rules and Regulations with regards to Academies.

You must also be available to work flexibly as this role will require you to work evenings and weekends, and you should ideally hold a full, UK driving licence.

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