We have an exciting opportunity for an individual to join our LFC Foundation team as a Player Development Programme Goalkeeper Coach. You will be responsible for developing a multi-disciplinary environment to maximise the development of goalkeepers across the Player Development Centre sites. Plan, deliver, record, and evaluate coaching sessions in line with Foundation’s goalkeeping coaching programme.
What will you be doing?
To produce session plans for all goalkeeper coaching sessions in line with LFC Foundation Philosophy
Liaise with the age group coach and player development lead on all matters relating to goalkeepers.
To be responsible for your age group, keeping records of players progression and producing reports for both players, parents & other coaches
Work with the different phase coaches to enable a smooth transition for players to experience when going through the pathway.
Strengthen the goalkeeping pathway with structured opportunities
Attend all relevant In-Service training for Coaches and CPD updated
To attend all Multi-Disciplinary Team and staff meetings.
To devise and support delivery of Individual player development plans
Ensure you are aware of and keep updated, regarding Safeguarding and best practice policies.
To ensure that the safety of participants, volunteers and staff is always prioritised
Who are we looking for?
To be successful in this role, you will have recent and relevant professional experience in a sports performance environment. You will have excellent communication and organisational skills, as well as being reliable, conscientious and have a flexible approach. You will understand the pressures and commitments required for players and the understanding of support strategies for players emotional needs.
You will be able to demonstrate the skill to create a positive working relationship with all key stakeholders and can work collaboratively in a team in a professional and pressurised environment. You will have the ability to create an ethos which promotes high aspirations and achievement for all.
Essential qualifications for the role
• FA Level 2 Goalkeeping
• FA Level 1 Outfield
• FA Safeguarding Children
• An up-to-date Emergency Aid in Football
Why should you apply?
This is a casual contract position, working up to 7 hours per work across the week including evenings.
At Liverpool Football Club, we have an unwavering commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion and are always looking to making a positive difference in the communities that we operate within. We are proud of our achievements in this area; maintaining the Premier League Equality Standard Advanced Level, becoming a founding signatory of the Football Association’s Football Leadership Diversity Code and being recognised as a leader in this important area on and off the pitch. We take our responsibilities in this area seriously and through the work being done across the club, we are committed to increasing the diversity of our people and becoming an increasingly inclusive workplace for all. We are committed to hiring great people representative of diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and skills across our entire business. If you share our enthusiasm and passion for inclusivity, then we want to hear from you.
Liverpool FC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all Colleagues and Volunteers to share this commitment. This role is subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.