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Walsall FC

Walsall FC

Head of Sports Science

Application Link

Country

Role Type

England

Academy

Posting Date

Jan 4, 2023

Role description

"Job Purpose\n\r\nProvide overall sports science and strength and conditioning programme for the First Team.\n\nJob Duties:\n\nEvaluate and monitor all First Team players’ physical capacities through a variety of testing methods;\nDesign and deliver effective individualised strength and conditioning programmes aimed at developing physical capacities, skills and durability;\nWork closely with the Medical Department to plan and deliver individualised pre-training preparation sessions to all first team players;\nPlan and deliver regular performance profiling for all first team players and ensure effective and timely feedback to head coach and technical director;\nRegularly liaise with the Medical Department regarding injured players and assist with end-stage rehabilitation programmes;\nPlan and deliver scientifically robust recovery sessions;\nDeliver extra pitch-based sessions for non-squad players;\nAssist with team training session warm-ups and conditioning runs;\nProvide assistance on matchdays to players’ pre-match, during and post- match;\nProvide six-weekly phase feedback/report to Head Coach regarding individual strength and conditioning programmes;\nManage, review and report on all physical training and match data, using the results to continuously improve the physical development programme to reduce risk of injury and ensure players are physically prepared to perform;\nDevelop the Academy S&C department to create continuity and consistency of message and alignment with the First Team;\nDesign, detail and deliver appropriate levels of CPD to improve and progress the Sports Science department throughout the Club\nSupport the Academy S&C coach with all aspects when required;\nEnsure the department processes are efficient, robust and aligned throughout the Club;\nDeliver multidisciplinary team education throughout the season if required;\nDrive department progression by continually researching new and innovative processes that improve athletic development; and\nAny other duty as reasonably assigned for the success and productivity of the department.\n\nQualifications & Experience\n\nMSc\nOne year’s experience in professional sport\n\nTo express your interest in the role please send your CV to  Email."

Application Link
sam.page@walsallfc.co.uk

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