Greenock Morton FC

Academy Coach

Greenock Morton FC



Role Type

Closing Date


Dec 22, 2021

Role description

Greenock Morton FC Academy Coach

An opportunity has arisen at Greenock Morton Football Club based in Scotland. The club is seeking youth academy coaches with an immediate start date. The official title for the role is "Academy Coach".

This is a brilliant opportunity for any coaches out there looking to work within a professional football club, which will be competing in Project Brave, at academy level whilst progressing their SFA coaching pathway further.

Please note, you must have a UEFA A, B or C license or Advance Children’s License or children’s Award to apply.

Who are Greenock Morton Football Club?

Greenock Morton Football Club is a Scottish professional football club based in Greenock, Renfrewshire, founded in 1874.
The team plays in the Scottish Championship, having been promoted from the Scottish League One in 2014–15.
The club's home ground since is Cappielow Park, an 11,589 capacity traditional ground on Sinclair Street, Greenock.
The traditional home colours of Greenock Morton are blue and white hoops.
The Youth Academy was reformed in 2011 to meet the current SFA criteria and more importantly establish a development platform for Inverclyde, one of the hotbeds of talent in Scottish football.

Job details

• Attend all matches and agreed training sessions allocated for your designated age group

• Delivering coaching sessions in line with the academy’s philosophy and structure.

• Overseeing match day organisation.

• Liaise with parents, formally through parental interviews and informally when appropriate.

• Ensure all players required are fully briefed regarding match day or training arrangements.

• Attend Child Protection training and adhere to all policy pertaining to Child Protection.

• Ensure kit and equipment is safeguarded, maintained and available.

• Submit training session planners & match reports by agreed deadlines issued by the academy.

• Assist with the production of formal assessment profiles.

• Make recommendations regarding the retention/release of players and trialists.

• Make the Head of Youth Pathway aware of any possible problems as soon as possible.

• Attend all in-service training arranged by the SFA/SPFL or Greenock Morton FC, if deemed appropriate by the Director of Youth.

• Maintain your personal continuous professional development.

• Abide by all guidelines, code of conduct and agreements set down by Greenock Morton Football Club.

Greenock Morton Football Club is open to all applications and reminds those applying that their continued professional development will be important whilst taking this role. This is a wonderful opportunity for coaches out there.

How to apply

If you would like to be part of a dynamic team and think you could be a successful candidate for this role then please forward your CV with cover letter to

Closing date for all CV’s is Wednesday 22nd December at 5pm