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Arsenal FC

Arsenal FC

AWFC Academy Strength and Conditioning Coach (Casual)


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Jun 12, 2024


The Role
We are looking for an Academy Strength and Conditioning Coach on a casual basis to deliver and develop our AWFC physical curriculum and lead athletic development across the academy.

Who we are
We are one of the most famous clubs in world football, with a rich heritage and history of success – read more about our history, here.
Beyond that, we are passionate about our local community and, behind the scenes, we have a wide variety of opportunities and career paths for all. We have a very defined purpose: to act for a winning team, culture and community. We achieve this by ensuring we are courageous in the pursuit of progress, we champion our community and each other, and that we do the right thing (even when no one is looking).

Your day-to-day
Bridge the physical gap by delivering our long-term athletic development (LTAD) model to an exceptional standard
Leading and overseeing the PGA strength and conditioning programmes with the support of the performance lead
Assist and support the Arsenal Women’s fitness profiling and ensure that it is age-specific, comprehensive and meets FA requirements
Create and implement an individual development approach for each player, with regular touch points to review the previous block and constantly development our athletes as well as developing the team. With the support of the medical lead
Develop athletic development profiles of athletes, to continue and review the competency of athletes to constantly improve their individual development
Attend and contribute to reviews and provide regular reports at timely intervals to key stakeholders to support the development of the Women’s programme
Support the physical development strategy and improve athletic performance throughout the Women’s PGA in line with First Team requirements
Create and implement athletic development strategies in collaboration with MDT staff to optimise the squad’s ability to perform throughout the season

What we are looking for
Degree level (or equivalent) in sports science or strength and conditioning
Qualification in Strength and Conditioning e.g. UKSCA, NCSA, CSCS
Experience in the provision of strength and conditioning services
Excellent communication skills with the ability to build meaningful, strong strategic relationships with Club staff and players
Experience working with and preparing elite players for competition
Ability to demonstrate good session planning and strong organisational skills
Willingness to work weekends and be flexible with fluctuations in scheduling
Ability to travel independently
Knowledge and experience of FA girls’ talent Pathway & WSL Academy structure
Experience of working within Women’s football (desirable)
BASES Accreditation
FA Level 2 Coaching (or international equivalent

Please note: This casual role requires a clear criminal record check, so the successful candidate will be required to complete a self-declaration and an enhanced DBS check.

Arsenal for Everyone
Arsenal for Everyone is our commitment to promoting and embracing equality, diversity and inclusion, so that everyone connected to the club feels like they belong to the same Arsenal family. We believe that diversity of background, skills and experience drives our success on and off the pitch. 

Disability Confident Leader
We are a Disability Confident Leader. We actively welcome applications from people with disabilities and long-term health conditions. If you need disability-related adjustments to the recruitment process, please indicate this in your application.

If you are likely to meet the definition of being a ‘disabled person’ according to the Equality Act 2010, we will offer you an interview if you meet the minimum criteria for a role. Please choose the option of a guaranteed interview on your application form. The information you share with us about your health or disability will not be used in recruitment decisions.

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