Academy Coach

July 12, 2016

Part Time Academy Coaches


Bristol Rovers FC are looking to recruit part time Academy coaches to work within either the Pre-Academy Phase, Foundation Phase, or Youth Development Phase of our Category 3 Licenced Academy programme.

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

We are looking for individuals 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.

They must understand the needs of the modern young player in terms of physical and psychological development.

The roles involve working in the evenings (Pre-Academy/Foundation Phase Tuesdays and Fridays; Youth Development Phase Monday, Wednesday and Thursdays) and during Weekends (Sundays).

There will also be an expectation for administrative tasks to be completed as part of the role.

Remuneration for the role will be £30 per session.

Applicants will only be considered if they hold a minimum of UEFA ‘B’ coaching qualification (essential), be working towards the FA Mod 3 Youth Award (desirable), as well as having demonstrable experience of working with players within the appropriate age range.

Applicants will also need to be locally based (living within 30 minutes of the Bristol area).

Successful applicants will undergo a screening process, including an Enhanced Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure.

To apply, please send your coaching CV, a concise covering letter outlining your relevant experience along with the ‘Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form’ no later than 5pm on Friday 22nd July 2016 by email to:

Please include the job title (and phase preference) in the title line of your application.

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