Newport County FC

Newport County FC

Academy Lead YDP Coach


Role Type



Posting Date

Nov 4, 2022

Role description

Role Responsibility &Key Duties

Organise and deliver weekly training sessions, ensuring staff follow the Academy curriculum by working closely with the head of Coaching.
Manage and organise staff to ensure training and games are staffed accordingly.
Attend sessions and games in evenings and on weekends.
Oversee staff session plans and ensure PMA is kept up to date.
Liaise with Academy staff, parents and players so they know the timetable and details for games using TeamApp.
Work alongside the head of recruitment to search for new talent to introduce into your age groups.
Also manage the exit and review process around those leaving the Academy.
Reviews for each player take place every 12 weeks, ensure your age group coaches have produced accurate and supportive feedback for the players.
Collate staff timesheets each month and send to Academy Manager.
Assist in the recruitment of qualified staff with the head of Coaching.
Liaise with the head of medical to ensure any injuries are supported.
Liaise with the head of sports science to ensure players are developed, supported weekly and tested every 3 months.
Liaise with partner organisations and clubs to grow relationships and meet obligations.
Raise any issues or incidents through MYCONCERN
Meet EPPP requirements and play a hand in the audit procedures.
Liaise with the head of analysis to arrange the filming of games across age groups.
Liaise with the head of education around players school reports and progress.
Organise match day operations and match kit with the head of operations. As well as pitch and travel requirements.
Ensure all age groups have the necessary equipment for their sessions.
Report to the Academy Manager each month on phase progress.
To ensure all shadow squad payments are up to date and paid on the first week of each month.
To ensure staff are creating and delivering shadow squad players reviews twice per season.

Safeguarding Statement

Newport County AFC is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to endorse this commitment. This post requires Enhanced Criminal Records Checks and may include checks against the Barred Lists, as such it is exempt from Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974). Therefore all convictions including spent convictions that have not been subject to filtering by the DBS should be declared”. Relevant information and / or documents will be distributed as part of the recruitment process.

BAME Declaration

The English Football League has introduced positive action measures aimed at tackling the under- representation of coaches and managers from Black, Asian and Minority Ethic (BAME) backgrounds. New regulations require clubs to shortlist at least one suitably qualified BAME candidate (where an application has been received) for all roles in Academy football that require a UEFA A or UEFA B Licence.As part of the application process, you will therefore be asked to declare your ethnicity.

E D & I Statement

Newport County AFC Academy is committed to providing services which embrace diversity and that promote equality of opportunity.

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