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Colchester United FC

Colchester United FC

Elite Centre Manager & Lead Schoolboy Scout (U7-U13)


Role Type



Posting Date

Dec 14, 2022

Role description

Roles & Responsibilities
Oversee the running of the Tiptree Talent ID Centre. Lead on sessions every Friday 6-7:30pm @ The Dome. Sessions run Fridays from September – May (No session on Half Terms & Bank Holidays)
Provide feedback on all boys in the centre & help identify boys with the potential to push onto the club’s academy.
Attend a Minimum of 3 Grassroots Matches & 1 Academy match a Month, identifying talented players with potential to join the Academy Programme
To recruit young talented players within the scouting network area. Relationships are to be formed with all Football Clubs, Schools and Community Schemes wherever possible. The emphasis will be on the area within 90 mins travelling distance of Colchester United Academy FC unless stated different within the boundaries of EPPP. The age groups to be concentrated form the age range of Under 7 to Under 13s.
To ensure all fixtures and players viewed are reported and documented as required by the club.
To effectively increase the number of players viewed in the recruitment area.
To form links with CUFC Football in the Community department to enable any player attending courses, of the required standard to be introduced to the Elite Coaching Centre.
To form associations with the local league programme and team managers to further working relationships and enhance the possibility of recommendations to the Club.
To attend Development days, talent days and trial matches to enable prospective players to be observed, at the request of the Regional Head of Talent ID.
To adhere to the Scouts protocol in the recruitment of all players to ensure the good name of the Club is promoted and not seen as a threat to the local league clubs.
To continually seek to improve the standard of player within the Academy in all age groups.
£400PM, expenses & Signing Related Bonuses
Seasonal Contract from 1st September – 31st May.

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