Stoke City FC

Stoke City FC

Academy and Development Centre Coach (Foundation Phase U9 – U12)


Role Type



Posting Date

May 28, 2022

Role description

Stoke City Football Club of the English Football League are looking to recruit for a Full Time Academy Development Centre Coach (Foundation Phase U9-U12) working with Academy and Development Centre players to support ongoing operations at our Category One status Academy at Clayton Wood Training Ground and various Development Centre locations.
The successful applicant will be responsible for the implementation of coaching sessions for Academy and/or Development Centre Players from U9-U12 age range.  
From planning coaching sessions within the coaching development programme through to delivery, monitoring and analysis of performance, this is a comprehensive role perfect for individuals with a commitment to developing future players to the best of their abilities.
Ideal candidates will have:

A football background either as a player or coach and will hold UEFA Bqualifications in Coaching in addition to FA Youth Coaching Modules 3 and working towards a AYA.
Previous experience of working in an Academy, a sound knowledge of Elite level requirements.
Experience of managing a team of staff.
A thorough understanding of EPPP requirements.
Excellent planning and communication skills.

The role requires a high degree of flexibility to cover evening and weekend work as required. The position will be offered on a Full Time basis. All relevant training will be provided.
This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults at risk and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Background checks and DBS checks at the appropriate level will be obtained prior to employment commencing.

Closing date for applications is 10th June 2022. 

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