Website Forest Green Rovers Football Club
– Salary: “Dependent Upon Experience”
– Hours: 12 hours per week
– Closing Date: 24/06/2019
– Job Role : Part Time Academy GK coach
Forest Green Rovers is a unique football club. We’ve been recognised by FIFA as the “world’s greenest football club” and we’ve secured coverage from around the globe for our environmentally focused ethos. We’re celebrating our 130th year – off the back of a place in the League 2 promotional play-offs.
Promoted to the football league for the first time in 2017, it gave us the opportunity to secure Category 3 academy status in record time – winning the Merit League 2 in our second season.
Our facilities and ethos – and the uniqueness of Forest Green Rovers, enables us to recruit and keep the best players in our area and develop them within our coaching set up.
About the role
•Reporting to the Head of Academy and 1st team GK coach on all aspects relating to individual and squad development with regard to Elite Player Performance Plan (EPPP)
•Manage and deliver the goalkeeping programme to goalkeepers aged u9 – u18.
•Have responsibility for the development and implementation of the Goalkeeping u9 -u18 Programme throughout the Academy, monitoring and adjusting the programme when required.
•Educate the age group coaches on goalkeeper management and expectations.
•Manage Performance Management Application (PMA)
•Have previous coaching experience in an Academy or Elite football environment and knowledge of the EPPP and the PMA system
•Hold the following qualifications as a minimum: UEFA B Goalkeeping Coaching B License, UEFA B License and FA Youth Award
•Safeguarding and Protecting Children (acquired before starting role)
•DBS clearance (acquired before starting role)
•First Aid for Sport (acquired before starting role)
•Be organised and have good time management skills with a flexible attitude to work
•Have a personable approach to efficiently deal with young footballers and their parents
•Knowledge and understanding of company policies and procedures relating to your role.
•Ability to liaise with footballers, coaches, management and other football related individuals in a professional manner.
•Member of the FA Licensed Coaches Club
•Full driving license and use of own vehicle
•Be able to work independently and proactively
Forest Green Rovers FC promote inclusion and confront and eliminate discrimination whether by reason of age, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marital status or civil partnership, nationality, ethnicity (race), religion or belief, ability or disability, pregnancy and maternity and encourage equal opportunities. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.
The EFL has introduced positive action measures aimed at tackling the under-representation of coaches and managers from Black, Asian and Minority Ethic (BAME) backgrounds. New regulations require clubs to shortlist at least one suitably qualified BAME candidate (where an application has been received) for all roles in Academy football that require a UEFA A or UEFA B Licence.
If you consider your ethnicity to fall within one of the following definitions – Black, Asian or other Minority Ethnic (i.e. from any other ethnic group that is not ‘White British’) – please inform us within your application.
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