City Football Group

Development Squad Coach

City Football Group



Role Type

Closing Date

Est. Start Date


Jul 30, 2021

Role description

Role: Coach – Development Squad (Girls Academy)

Fixed Term Contract - X2 positions available

Division: Girls Academy

Reports to: Girls Academy Technical Director

Department: MCWFC


The purpose of this role is to coach players within our Development Squad Team (Girls Academy). The role involves preparation, delivery and reflection of training sessions and fixtures alongside the completion and delivery of player assessment and feedback processes whilst working collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team.

Accountabilities with Key Outcomes:


To prepare, deliver and reflect on training sessions and fixtures.


Responsible for implementing club methodology within our player development programme.


Completion and delivery of club player assessment and feedback processes to monitor player progression.


Be present at all Development Squad team training sessions and fixtures.


Attend all Girls Academy staff learning events.


Work collaboratively with coaches, GK coach and multidisciplinary team.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:


FA level 3 / UEFA B License in Coaching Football

Current FA Safeguarding Certificate

Emergency Aid Certificate

Experience of planning and delivering high quality challenging and supportive coaching sessions

Excellent knowledge of the girl’s and women’s game

Passionate about youth player development

High level of organisational skills

Excellent communication skills

A team player

Passionate about continuous improvement

Resilient and adaptable to change


Experience of coaching in elite youth player development environments

Experience of working with female players between the ages of 16yrs and 21yrs of age