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VACANCY: Academy Football Coach

There is an opening at the Coventry City Academy...

29 June 2017

Job Title – Academy Football Coach

Youth Development Phase U12-14’s Age Groups

(Casual Basis)

Coventry City Football Club Academy is looking to appoint an experienced qualified coach to work Academy on a casual basis. The role will include working 2-3 evenings per week and Academy games programme on Sunday.

Main Roles/Responsibilities

  • Early Development of Academy Players
  • Planning and delivering high quality coaching sessions
  • Recording and evaluating of players performance within sessions
  • Delivering age appropriate coaching sessions to meet the demands of the players
  • Monitoring individual and team performance within training and games
  • You would be required to commit to a training program of 2-3 sessions per week and be able to attend match day program on Sundays

Essential Requirements

  • UEFA B Coaching Qualification
  • FA Youth Award Modules 1-3 (or working towards)
  • Current CRB check, BFAS, FA Safeguarding Children, FA Licensed Coaches Club Member
  • Previous coaching experience in a Professional Football Academy
  • Knowledge of the Elite Player Performance Plan (EPPP)
  • Computer Literate

Personal Specification

  • Committed, enthusiastic and highly motivated individual, showing a passion and enthusiasm for developing young footballers
  • Ability to work within a team effectively and possess excellent communication skills.
  • A positive and professional manner with the ability to work with a range of individuals

Please send a current CV and covering letter to Luke Tisdale via email –

Closing Date – Monday 17th July 2017

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