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VACANCY: Part Time Youth Development Phase Coach

Opportunity to work at the CCFC Academy...

6 August 2018

Part Time Youth Development Phase Coach

Coventry City have opportunities which have arisen within the Academy for part-time coaching staff. This is an excellent opportunity to join an EPPP Category 2 Academy.

The Role

We are looking to recruit part time coaches to work within our Youth Development Phase (U12-U14s).

Working under the Head of Coaching and Academy Manager, you will be expected to:

  • To assist with the development programme for YDP age group
  • To prepare, coach, manage and debrief the age group team for their games programme
  • To plan, prepare, organise, manage and evaluate all training sessions for the age group
  • To liaise with the Head of Recruitment in the management of trialists
  • To attend In Service CPD Training as and when required
  • To maintain and update the Performance Management Application (PMA)
  • To manage Individual Player Programmes and Reviews working with the multi-disciplinary team
  • To ensure the Academy Performance Plan underpins the work of the department
  • To complete all tasks related to Coach Competency Framework

The Candidate

Our ideal candidate for the role will:

  • Hold the UEFA B Coaching Award(Level 3).
  • Hold the FA Youth Award (Modules 1,2 & 3).
  • Have experience in a professional football club environment working with Academy players.
  • Possess exceptional communication and interpersonal skills as well as excellent organisation skills.
  • Have experience of using a variety of computer software packages would be desirable including the Performance Management Application (PMA).
  • Hold a full driving licence and have use of a vehicle.
  • Hold a BFAS (Basic First Aid for Sport) qualification or have a willingness to complete within 6 months. 
  • Applicants will be subject to meeting all requirements of our Children’s Safeguarding Policy and the role is subject to an enhanced DBS check.


  • Hold a UEFA A Licence (Level 4).
  • Have completed the FA Advanced Youth Award.

If you would like to be part of a committed and dedicated team please send a CV and covering letter to 

Coventry City FC is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.

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