Bolton Wanderers FC

Bolton Wanderers FC

Academy Head of Coaching


Role Type



Posting Date

May 29, 2022

Role description

Role Purpose
To manage and lead Bolton Wanderers’ Academy coaching staff in the delivery of the coaching to all levels of the Academy.

Main areas of responsibility

Oversee the effective delivery of the Academy coaching curriculum
Oversee the implementation of the coaches’ competency framework and shaping and influencing CPD training programmes targeting coaches as they work through their coaching pathway
Ensure that all coaching staff hold and are up-to-date in regards to their qualifications and CPD relevant to their role in the Academy
Take ownership of and ensure that the Academy Coaching Programme is delivered consistently throughout the Development Phases in line with the playing and coaching philosophy of the Academy
Ensure that the first-team coaching and playing philosophies permeate down and through the academy development phases and age groups
Contribute, develop and maintain the Academy Performance Plan (APP) annually to ensure its effectiveness in achieving the football coaching category desired outcomes
Support the workforce model that aligns with the Football League rules in identifying and deploying coaching staff in specific roles and phases within the academy
Take the lead role in departmental planning for coaching that links to academy objectives and creating individual action plans to help achieve those objectives
Deliver against the EPPP outcomes in relation to planning, reporting and uploading data into the PMA to meet with regulation and ISO benchmarking
To attend relevant external meetings including EFL, LFE, Premier League and FA meetings
Contribute to Academy Management Team and Technical Board meetings where needed, leading and guiding on aspects relating to coaching and delivery
BWFC seek to ensure that all children and young people are protected and kept safe from harm while they are with staff and volunteers within Bolton Wanderers activities. Everyone at Bolton Wanderers has a safeguarding responsibility to all work colleagues, fans and any vulnerable adults and children
Be an ambassador of the Group, providing excellent customer service at all times whilst portraying a professional image
Perform other duties as required, which are considered relevant to the post and to the objectives of the Group as identified by the Head of Academy, First Team Manager and Technical Performance Director
Treat all colleagues as customers ensuring respectful positive outcomes across communications.
Adhere to and abide by all BWFC policies, procedures and guidelines especially remembering responsibilities to others under Equal Opportunities, Health and Safety, Equality and Diversity
This post is subject to a DBS disclosure

Closing date for applications: Friday 10th June at 5pm

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