London City Lionesses

London City Lionesses

First Team Assistant Coach

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Role Type


First Team

Posting Date

May 11, 2022

Role description

Job Description Organisation: London City Lionesses Salary: Competitive Location: Princes Park, Dartford, DA1 1RT Contract type: (Full time) Closing date: 30 May 2022 Job Description London City Lionesses are a professional independent women’s football club currently playing in the FA Women’s Championship. On the back of a second place finish, the club are actively recruiting an Assistant Coach. To assist the Head Coach on all aspects of leading the London City Lionesses 1st team including: team coaching, individual coaching, scouting, opposition/team analysis, recruiting and match preparation. The Assistant Coach will be the linchpin between the Head Coach and the other football departments within the first team environment. • Assist in developing team culture within the 1st team with emphasis on the LCL values. • Retain, identify, and recruit players capable of playing FAWC & FAWSL • Take lead on team training, individual training and small group training. • Create individual player development plans with measurable goals. • Create a link between all football department staff and the Head Coach. • Work with the Analysis Team to assist with opposition analysis and game preparation. • Take lead on set piece development and delivery. • Be the main point of contact for all support staff within the 1st team. • Carry out weekly Health & Wellbeing checks on players and report findings to Medical Staff. • Liaise with the Academy Team Head Coach to ensure pathway for players into the 1st Team. • Work alongside the Player Support Officer and the Board Safeguarding Champion to ensure all safeguarding policies and FA regulations are adhered to. • Facilitate meetings and events as required with players and coaches. • Attend academy training sessions and matches, providing weekly updates to the Women’s 1st Team Head Coach, Sporting Director, and the Board as and when available. • Liaise with the FA, County FA and other Governing Bodies as required. • Liaise with the Sporting Director and Head of Operations for weekly team needs. • Additional club coaching responsibilities as required. Skills & Experience: • UEFA B Licence, working towards UEFA A Licence (UEFA A preferred) • Previous experience operating within a 1st team coaching staff • IT literate • Knowledge of the FAWC & FAWSL • Experience in developing a positive culture and upholding strong values within a sports environment. • Previous experience using analysis platforms (preferred) • Experience in recruitment/player onboarding process How to applyTo apply, please email a CV (max 2 pages) and a cover letter

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