Norwich City FC

Norwich City FC

Casual Pre-Academy Centre of Excellence Coach


Role Type



Posting Date

Apr 11, 2022

Role description

Norwich City Football Club is looking to recruit a coach on a casual basis to deliver coaching session in Suffolk for players aged U7-U8 years. Due to the ad hoc nature and location of the role the candidate will need to be based in, or close to Suffolk.

The Elite Player Performance Plan (EPPP) is a long-term plan introduced by the Premier League to promote the development of a world leading Academy system. It aims to deliver an environment that promotes excellence, nurtures talent and systematically converts this talent into professional players capable of playing First Team football at the Club that develops them. Within the plan professional Clubs are awarded a categorisation for their Academy, depending on their ability to fulfil the criteria outlined above. Our Academy has been awarded the highest possible status (Category One).

The CofE coach is required to assist with developing players in accordance with the Club’s philosophy along with identifying realistic recruitment targets for the Pre-Academy at Norwich City Football Club.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years coaching experience, ideally with players between 6-8.

The following criteria are essential:
Knowledge of local football
Experience or a background in coaching football
Self-motivated and committed
A strategic planner, organiser and co-ordinator
Confident with the ability to work individually and as part of a successful team
A ‘people person’ with excellent interpersonal and communication skills
FA Level 2 / UEFA C License
Valid FA Safeguarding Certificate
Valid IFAiF

Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity to join the Canaries, click ‘Apply’ now to become one of our Centre Of Excellence Coaching Team.

Closing date: Friday 6 May 2022.

Norwich City Football Club is an equal opportunities employer and recognises the importance of safeguarding children and vulnerable adults in the workplace. Please be aware that a criminal disclosure and identity check will be carried out for this post. Engagement will be subject to a satisfactory DBS disclosure.

Norwich City Football Club are committed to ensuring equal opportunities are given to all and welcomes applications from all areas of the community regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnerships.

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