Keeper Coach

March 1, 2016

Part Time Academy Goalkeeping Coach Vacancy.



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Bristol Rovers FC are looking to recruit a part time Academy Goalkeeping Coach to work with all goalkeepers (U9-U18’s) within our Category 3 Licenced Academy programme.

Successful applicants will report directly to the Lead Phase Coach and the Academy Manager and will be responsible for the delivery and development of the Academy Goalkeeper coaching programme in line with the Academy philosophy.

We are looking for an individual who have excellent communication, interpersonal and motivational skills, as well as being a role-model to young players.

They will be able to show that they are capable of creating and delivering innovative and engaging coaching sessions to challenge and develop the player in line with the Academy coaching syllabus, as well as demonstrating that they understand the needs of the modern young player in terms of their physical and psychological development.

The roles involve working a combination of daytime, evening and weekend sessions as follows :-
• One morning session on a day suited to the individual – excluding Wednesday – with the U18’s
• Two evening sessions, 1 on either Monday/Wednesday with the U13’s-U16’s and 1 on either Tuesday/Friday with the U9’s – U12’s
• Weekends (Some Saturday and/or Sunday) with all squads for Home fixtures

Applicants will only be considered if they hold a minimum of UEFA ‘B’ Licence and the UEFA ‘B’ Goalkeeping Licence, be working towards the FA Mod 3 Youth Award (desirable), as well as having demonstrable experience of working with players within the relevant age range (preferably within an Academy setting).

Applicants will also need to be locally based (living within 45 minutes of the Bristol area).

Successful applicants will undergo a screening process that will include an Enhanced Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure.

To apply, please send your CV, a concise covering letter outlining your relevant experience and an email/mobile telephone contact number to Jonathan Henderson (Academy Manager).

This must be no later than 5pm on Friday 11th March 2016 by email to: [email protected]

Please include the job title in the title line of your application.

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