Website Blackburn Rovers Football Club
– Salary: “Dependent Upon Experience”
– Hours: 37.5 hours per week
– Closing Date: 10/05/2019
– Job Role : Academy Strength and Conditioning Coach
Department: Academy Medical Department
Location: BRFC Academy, however flexibility on location may be required.
Reports to: Head of Academy Sports Science and Medicine
Responsible for: Interns and Students as and when required
Hours of work: 37.5 hours per week plus any additional hours necessary for the performance of
duties. This may include evening and weekend work.
Contractual status: Permanent
1. Job purpose: To provide strength and conditioning to all academy players on a daily basis.
2. Duties and
To provide Sports Science and Strength and Conditioning programs to all
academy players as required;
To assist in training load monitoring of all academy players;
To ensure all academy players are fitness tested as EPPP requirements;
To liaise with parents and coaches as required;
To ensure all written evidence is up to date as EPPP requirements;
To liaise with all BRFC staff on a daily basis;
To create external links as required;
To maintain and up to date CPD portfolio;
Ensure best practice is followed at all times and players are receiving optimal
advice at all times;
To maintain a professional attitude and appearance at all times;
To assist and lead departmental in-service training as and when required;
To supervise students and interns as required;
Assist in the education of all players and parents as required in terms of
physiological development, nutrition and performance;
To assist in the collection and evaluation of ‘Psychometric Measures
Questionnaire’ and daily screen;
To assist and lead with the cool down, strength, movement re-training and
stretching sessions with squads or groups of players as required by the
To assist in other departmental duties as required.
3. Skills required: IT literate;
Ability to communicate with internal and external parties;
To work in a team environment;
Ability to perform group and individual verbal presentations; and
Ability to administer, monitor and coach Strength and Conditioning programs.
Knowledge of current sport science and medicine practice with particular
specialism in strength and conditioning;
Good knowledge of Safeguarding/child protection policies and procedures;
Knowledge of an elite sporting environment; and
Paediatric Physiological Development.
Hons Degree in Sports Science / Strength and Conditioning or related discipline
Master Degree in Sports Science or related discipline (Desirable);
BASES accreditation (or ability to achieve within 12 months); and
DBS check required: Yes (Enhanced)
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