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Exeter City FC

Exeter City FC

First Team Strength and Conditioning Coach


Role Type


First Team

Posting Date

Aug 18, 2023

Role description

We are recruiting a First Team Strength & Conditioning Coach to join the team and assist in the implementation of an athletic development programme, help develop the delivery of the sport science model and provide support to our Physiotherapists in the rehabilitation of players with long-term injuries.

This is a great opportunity for a S&C Coach with the relevant skillset and experience to join our unique club that is celebrating 20 years of Supporter Trust ownership this year. Based at our recently redeveloped Cliff Hill Training Ground facility the successful candidate will join the team on a full-time basis as we embark on a new season and continue to build on our League 1 success.

As 1st Team Strength & Conditioning Coach the successful candidate will be responsible for planning and delivering of on-pitch athletic development sessions to players, providing pre and post-training strength and conditioning programmes and assisting in the rehabilitation and conditioning of players with long-term injuries.

Candidates should have experience in the design, implementation and monitoring of programmes for professional athletes at an elite level. Knowledge and application of GPS Systems within football is essential as the S&C Coach will be assisting in the rehabilitation and conditioning of players with long-term injuries and collecting and reporting on the monitoring of training load through GPS, HR, Wellbeing and performance and fatigue testing.

A degree in the field of Sports Science and/or Strength & Conditioning (MSc preferred) and being accredited with the UKSCA (or ability to achieve within 6 months) is essential as is a positive and productive work ethic. Candidates must have excellent communication, IT skills and an ability to build professional working relationships. Experience of working within professional football as part of a multi-disciplinary team would be beneficial.

Job Description
Person Specification
How to apply
If you wish to apply for this position please complete an Application Form and Equality Monitoring Form and send a copy of your CV and a covering letter to HR, Exeter City Football Club, St James Park, Stadium Way, Exeter, Devon, EX4 6PX or email

Only completed applications that are sent directly to HR will be accepted. Any applications after the closing date will not be accepted.

The closing date is: 5pm Sunday 6th August 2023
Interview date: To be confirmed
Interview format: Panel interview, presentation and practical (details will be sent out with the invite to interview).
All candidates will require an Enhanced DBS Check and must be able to prove their eligibility to work within the UK.

ECFC is an equal opportunities employer and committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and employees to share this commitment.

Suitable BAME candidates meeting the job profile & performance criteria will be included in short- listings and interviewed for the vacant position.

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