Foundation Phase Football Coach

Foundation Phase Football Coach

Website Stevenage Football Club

– Salary: “Dependent Upon Experience”
– Closing Date: 29/11/2019
– Job Role : Foundation Phase Football Coach

Job Purpose:
To lead the medical support services for First Team players and deliver a first-class provision that focuses on injury prevention, diagnosis, treatment
and rehabilitation.

Roles and Responsibilities:
1 Plan, record and deliver coaching sessions that follow the club philosophy and deliver the coaching syllabus for your respective age group
2 To record session plans and submit attendance accordingly for every session delivered within the 9-18 Academy Programme via the Performance Management Application (PMA)
3 To evaluate and cross reference learning objectives to the individual’s outcomes
4 Ensure multidisciplinary communication is maintained for the benefit of your players
5 To submit all Academy phase reviews every 6 weeks
6 To submit all Academy Player Action plans every 10 weeks & attend/deliver at player/parent meetings in line with EPPP guidelines
7 To submit all Development & Shadow reviews for the 9-16’s every 6 weeks according to role
8 To ensure the welfare and safeguarding of all players in your care at all times
9 To contribute to the recruitment & trial process of the programme if/when required
10 To be responsible for your age group on match day, including to plan, observe and provide feedback regarding individual player performance.
11 To attend all Academy meetings where applicable and undertake appropriate CPD as per EFL and club rules
12 To complete any other duties as deemed reasonable by the Lead Phase Coach
13 To be an ambassador for the Stevenage FC ‘Standards of Performance’

Qualifications Essential:
UEFA B licence outfield award
FA Youth Module 3 (assessed)
Recognised First Aid Qualification (Emergency Aid)

Qualifications Desirable:
UEFA A license outfield award
FA Advanced Youth Award
FA Basic First Aid for Sport (BFAS) or FA Intermediate First Aid for Sport (IFAS)
PTLLS or other teaching qualification

Skills, Knowledge & Experience Essential:
Extensive knowledge and experience of the role and the position
Experience working across academy age groups IT skills; including the ability to use Performance Management Application (PMA) software and Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and Outlook)
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Skills, Knowledge & Experience Desirable:
Experience working with young professional players
Understanding of the Elite Player Performance Plan (EPPP)
Experience of scouting & talent identification processes and procedures

Attitude/Behaviours Essential:
Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
A genuine team player
A reliable individual

Personal Qualities Essential:
Displays a high level of discretion
Personable with an ability to build individual relationships
Hardworking and enthusiastic
Empathetic to young players
Ability to adapt to changing circumstances
Loyal and committed

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