Wigan Athletic FC

Wigan Athletic FC

International Head Of Coaching


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Posting Date

Nov 8, 2022

Role description

Do you have a passion for Youth Development?

Wigan Athletic Academy has an incredible opportunity for an experienced Head of Coaching to develop the Club’s partnership with Nasser Vocational Training Center (NVTC) in Bahrain.

The role of International Head of Coaching will be responsible for the development and growth of a new sporting programme created and administered by the partnership between Wigan Athletic and the NVTC, with the main objective being, to progress footballing opportunities for 15-to 18-year-olds within the Country. The NVTC has a growing reputation built on academic and vocational success and the inclusion of this programme can only enhance that.

Reporting to the International Academy Manager, this newly created role will develop coaches and players to improve and perform to the best of their potential. Through an established coaching curriculum and performance management strategy, the aim is to enhance the reputation of NVTC that develops and graduates sporting athletes. 

This role will be based at the Training Center in Bahrain, with continuous links to the Club’s Academy base at Stadium Way in Wigan.

The company is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment and its employment policies for recruitment are designed to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of age, disability, gender re-assignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation.

The company is committed to safeguarding all children, young people and adults at risk involved in its activities and events. The group recognises its responsibility to safeguard the welfare of these vulnerable groups by a commitment to procedures to protect them. The group expects all staff and volunteers to fully support and promote these commitments.

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