Sheffield United FC

Emerging Talent Coach

Sheffield United FC



Role Type

Closing Date

Est. Start Date


Jul 28, 2021

Role description

Our Academy Recruitment team are looking for an Emerging Talent Coach to come and join one of our emerging talent centres. The successful candidate should have a passion for the development of players, and a proven track record of undertaking player assessments which contribute to the individual development plans of players moving through the emerging talent structure. The Academy Recruitment Department are looking for candidates with strong reporting skills, who will monitor the progression of potential talent to feedback to the wider recruitment team.

Role Responsibilities

Plan and deliver high quality coaching sessions to the players within the Emerging Talent structure.
Complete assessments and reviews of players in the system as directed by the Centre Coordinator.
To implement the Club's coaching philosophy into player assessments, demonstrating the key principles and expectations within individual player reports.
To demonstrate a holistic understanding of the Emerging Talent Centres' contribution to the overall Academy structure and recruitment and selection process.
Attend CPD events as directed by the Head of Local Recruitment.
Attend Zone meetings as directed by the Centre Coordinator.

Essential Criteria for the role:

Member of the FA licensed coaching club
FA Level 2 Coaching certification
FA Safeguarding Children certification
FA Emergency First Aid in Football certification
An enhanced criminal record check through the Disclosure and Barring Service

Desirable Criteria for the role:

To hold the UEFA B License.
FA Talent ID Level 1 and/or Level 2 certification

Closing Date: Thursday 29th July 2021

Please note that in the instance of high volumes of applications we may close this vacancy earlier than the closing date noted above.