Bolton Wanderers FC

Bolton Wanderers FC

Academy Lead Phase Youth Development Coach


Role Type



Posting Date

May 29, 2022

Role description

Role Purpose
To be responsible for developing an elite, multi-disciplinary environment to maximise the development of players in the Youth Development Phase, in line with the club coaching and playing philosophy and meeting all EPPP requirements.

Main areas of responsibility

Plan, deliver and evaluate coaching sessions in line with the Academy coaching and playing philosophy
Lead a varied games programme for players in the Youth Development Phase
Ensure all players in the Youth Development Phase have an Individual Learning Plan which is consistently delivered, reviewed and adapted, with appropriate opportunities to practice on the areas highlight
Assist with administrative tasks related to the role, including general organisation, recording of sessions, player reviews, learning objectives and weekly reflections through the PMA and other systems
Monitor and report on the achievement of performance targets and overall progress of the Youth Development Phase
Manage the transition of players that play and train between the Youth Development Phase (YDP) and Professional Development Phase (PDP)
In conjunction with the Head of Coaching, assist part-time coaches with working towards their Development Action Plans and the club Coach Competency Framework
Attend and contribute to meetings as directed by the Head of Academy or Head of Coaching
To undertake personal CPD as appropriate to meet the demands of the role
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 and Head of Coaching
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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