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Western United

Western United

Junior Academy Strength & Conditioning Coach


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Posting Date

Jan 25, 2023

Role description

Junior Academy Strength & Conditioning Coach

Be part of Western United’s Academy Program
S&C Coach to the Under 14, 15, 16, 18 Teams
Be part of a successful and ambitious Club
Part time Contractor role

Western United is a Football Club that represents the people from the west of Victoria – urban, regional and rural. Established in 2019, it’s built on ‘dreaming big’ and growing a community of people brought together through the power of sport.

In its short three-year history, United has evolved from having only an A-League Men’s team to a Club that will field an A-League Women’s team in the 2022/23 season, a developing Academy Program that will provide opportunity for many footballers in the West, a fantastic community program for kids in the United Football Program and both Frame Football and Powerchair teams.

As an organisation our values of Growth, Respect, Effort, Audacity & Togetherness underpin everything we do, both on the pitch and off it. We believe these values embody the spirit of, and reflect the aspirational, hard-working, and diverse nature of the people of the West of Victoria.

We’re on an ambitious journey together as we build our forever home in Tarneit, the Wyndham City Stadium Precinct. This precinct will create the first city built on sport in Australia, unite future generations and build sporting teams that everyone in the West will be proud of forever.

The Opportunity

We have a fantastic opportunity within our Junior Academy Program for a Strength & Conditioning Coach to work with our Under 14, 15, 16 & 18 teams.

The S&C Coach is responsible for ensuring young athletes are well prepared to meet the demands of professional football and enjoy a life of long-term physical activity. The role directly spans the Junior Academy teams and manages all aspects of the Player Strength & Conditioning Program including the design & implementation of a physical development program (of speed, strength, power, endurance, agility and flexibility). A large part of the role will be liaising and managing the playing groups internal and external commitments (namely schools) where it will be critical to establish clear processes to manage athlete wellbeing.

About You

You will have a hands on, can do attitude, and comfortable working both independently and as part of a team, and of course embrace and live the WUFC Values!

A love of Football!!
You are able to commit to attending training sessions and matchdays
Flexibility to attend early mornings and late afternoons
Has a good knowledge of the game of Football at a local level
Recognised as a person of Integrity with excellent organizational skills
A great communicator and a good sense of humour.
Someone who has calming influence when the pressure is on.

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