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VACANCY: Academy Performance Analyst

7 June 2024

Club News

VACANCY: Academy Performance Analyst

7 June 2024

Location: Academy (Alan Higgs Centre)
Hours of work: Full time (40 hours) (including evening and weekend work) 
Application Deadline: Monday 17th June 2024

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced, enthusiastic, proactive, and determined Academy Performance Analyst to join our established Academy at Coventry City Football Club.

Within the role of Academy Performance Analyst, the successful applicant will be responsible for the professional development phase of players within the Academy. Working closely as part of a multidisciplinary team, the successful applicant will

support one of the PDP age group squads on a daily basis, providing pre and post match information for all fixtures and aid individual player development through the collation of relevant video clips. Additionally, role will require the ability to collect and interpret data linked to the Academy’s playing, coaching and player development philosophies. There will also be some crossover aligning with the first team data department.

The successful applicant will receive a personal development plan, access to regular continued professional development and be part of the Academy’s Staff Development Programme.

Coventry City FC has gone through an exciting period of change and investment, which makes it an exciting time to join our team and become part of our journey.

Essential Requirements

  • BSc in sports related course
  • Experience working in a professional sports setting
  • Experience using HUDL / HUDL Studio and SportsCode
  • Be able to work as part of a team and on own initiative.
  • Have excellent Interpersonal Skills
  • Excellent ICT skills and fully conversant with Office packages
  • Understand the need for flexible working hours.
  • Be able to communicate effectively with all club staff members
  • Be adaptable to work to the demands of the job and needs of the players
  • Display a growth mindset towards self-improvement and personal development
  • Be focused on individual player development within a team
  • Live within a workable distance of the football club
  • Be passionate about working with and developing young people


  • MSc in performance analysis or similar
  • An understanding of data collection and the ability to resent data in an efficient manner
  • Experience working with younger people
  • Experience using Tableau and Python

Coventry City FC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults. We are committed to safer recruitment throughout the company. This role is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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Coventry City FC is committed to ensuring everyone is respected, celebrated, and empowered for who they are and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of age, disability, gender, gender reassignment, marital / civil partnership status, pregnancy / maternity leave, race, religion/belief or sexual orientation. We are dedicated to ensuring our Club is inclusive and have equitable processes as such we operate a blind recruitment process.

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If you are excited at the thought of joining our amazing Academy team at Coventry City FC and meet our criteria listed, please submit your completed application via our iRecruit system at Academy Performance Analyst in Coventry - EFL (English Football League)

Incomplete applications, applications by CV, and those which do not meet the essential requirements of the role will not be considered.

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