An exciting opportunity has arisen at Portsmouth Football Club as we are seeking to recruit an innovative, reliable and hardworking foundation phase (U9-U11) coach for our academy programme.
As an academy coach, you will be responsible for coaching sessions with a particular squad andmanaging them on a matchday, whilst falling in line with the coaching blueprint, vision and valuesof the academy and the club as a whole. Youll additionally be required to carry out administrativetasks for your age group, alongside providing player performance feedback on a regular basis.
Requirements of the role
- The role will require you to travel to a variety of venues in and around the city of Portsmouth, in addition to away venues within our matchday programme.- Experience of working in a coaching capacity in a professional football environment and with young adolescents (U9-U11) is desirable.- The successful candidate will be required to carry out regular administrative tasks throughout the season on the PMA platform (induction will be provided) to support player development and meet EPPP requirements.- Right to work in the UK and enhanced DBS check is essential.- Experience in providing player performance feedback is desirable.- The role will require you for midweek sessions commences at 5 pm.
The appointed coach must have the:- UEFA ;B Licence- FA Youth Award- FA Safeguarding certificate- Relatable First Aid in Sport certificate- FA Emergency First Aid in Football (or willingness to complete course ASAP aftersuccessful appointment – to be discussed at interview)
Desirable qualifications and experience:- FA Advanced Youth Award (Foundation Phase)- Working towards UEFA ;A Licence- Relatable degree qualification
- Previous use of PMA platform
Guidance to consider
Please consider the below before applying:- Due to the requirements and the commitment the roles require, it is advisable that candidates live within commutable distance to the city of Portsmouth.- Our foundation phase train two – three times per week with regular matchday fixtures – (every other) Tuesday/Wednesday/Friday evenings and Sunday mornings.- Candidates should have regular access to a vehicle and a valid drivers licence.