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Coventry City Football Club

Coventry City Football Club

Academy Performance Analyst


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Posting Date

Aug 28, 2023

Role description

Coventry City Academy is looking to recruit a full-time Academy Performance Analyst to assist the Lead Academy Analyst in the holistic development of players within the Club.
The successful applicant will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and deliver high quality performance analysis support to players and staff across the Academy. You will support the Academy playing philosophy, training and ILPs with primarily focus on the U16-18 squads.
An overview of the role is:

Filming Academy homes fixtures on weekends and training sessions during the week
Coding and editing video footage of games to be used for pre & post-match presentations.
Managing and maintaining large statistical databases.
Compile detailed opposition reports.
Create in-depth post-match handout containing statistical and performance data.
Working within the PDP assisting with individual players KPI.
Assist in creating relevant presentations for various age groups.
Aiding to support work placement students when required.
Collating a best practice portfolio of training and match clips.
To contribute to CPDs sessions throughout the season with the Performance department.
Collect and present back 6-week Academy playing philosophy reports back to senior management.
Managing training analysis reports (PDP).
Other ad hoc duties.
Safeguarding and Welfare is the responsibility of all Academy staff members.
Ensure and support the welfare of all Academy players daily.


Achieved a minimum 2:1 in a Sports related degree (E).
2 or more years’ experience using SportsCode, Hudl (Studio) & Nacsport software (E).
Excellent IT skills; particularly competent on excel, Keynote, iMovies (E).
A MSc in Sports Performance Analysis (D).
Proficient in Tableau (D).

Coventry City Academy operates under the values of Respect, Development and Resilience. These traits are encouraged in all players and staff members, and the successful applicant will show a willingness to embrace these daily. In addition, the successful candidate will:

Be able to work as part of a team and on own initiative.
You will need to be available to assist during evenings/weekends.
Excellent interpersonal skills are essential.
Have excellent Interpersonal Skills.
Highly adaptable and comfortable working to strict deadlines.
Motivated and enthusiastic individual with a desire to have a career in analysis.

Coventry City FC is committed safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults. We are committed to safer recruitment throughout the company. An enhanced DBS check is a requirement of the role.
Coventry City FC is committed to the principle of equal opportunity and its policies for recruitment, selection, training, development, and promotion are designed to ensure that no job applicant receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, ethnic and national origin, disability or gender reassignment. The Club has signed up to the Football Leadership Diversity Code.
Applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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