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Crystal Palace FC

Crystal Palace FC

Junior Strength and Conditioning Coach


Role Type



Posting Date

Aug 16, 2023

Role description

Job Location 1st Team Training Ground, BR3 1RJ
Contract Type Full-time

Salary/ ROP Competitive
Closing Date 27th August 2023 (Please note that the deadline for this position is subject to change based on the volume of applications received)

Who we are:

We are Crystal Palace Football Club, a Premier League Football Club with more than a century of proud history. Spread across three different sites – our London office, Selhurst Park stadium and our Training Ground/Academy, we offer the best atmosphere and culture for our fans and our employees.

We strive for excellence in the workplace with a philosophy of high standards, professionalism, and a strong work ethic from our employees. We are constantly trying to grow, diversify and build with not only our team on the pitch, but also our team in the offices and on the ground.

About this role:

This is an exciting entry level job for someone who is passionate about sports science and strength and conditioning. We are looking for a candidate who possesses a keen eye for detail and a strong desire to learn and develop within the dynamic environment of professional football. This role offers an excellent platform for growth and advancement in the field.


Providing administrative support in the design and implementation of strength training and Club conditioning programs using the software package in accordance with the periodization plan
Assisting in maintaining records and documents related to individualised strength and conditioning programs for all players within the first team.
Assisting in the organisation and coordination of the sport science testing program.
Assisting with the organisation of rehabilitation and conditioning programs for players with prolonged injuries
Assisting in communication and coordination with medical and rehabilitation personnel to ensure the proper implementation of strength and power training for athletes returning from injury.
Supporting the collection and analysis of data for the monitoring of training load as well as physical profiling.
Ensuring timely completion of all administrative tasks associated with this role, including the use of data integrations.
Supporting the reporting of athletes' compliance and progression results to the medical team
Assisting in the evaluation of athletes' performance by organising and analysing relevant data
Supporting the day-to-day operations of the Sports Science & Strength and Conditioning Department under the guidance of the head of department
Assisting in the daily maintenance and cleanliness of the gym equipment
Completing other clerical and administrative duties as required by the line manager.
Other duties and responsibilities as required by line manager.
Upholding and promoting the Club’s policies and procedures, including Health and Safety, Safeguarding and Equal Opportunities policies and procedures.

Experience, Skills and Qualifications:

A Master’s degree in the field of sports science or a related discipline (or working towards)
UKSCA Accreditation (desirable)
Relevant experience working in an administrative role within an athletic performance environment (preferably strength and conditioning)
Experience in designing, implementing and monitoring programs for elite athletes.
Strong organisational and administrative skills
Proficiency in using Microsoft Office applications, including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
A detail-oriented individual with strong organisational skills
Enthusiastic and eager to learn and develop in the field of strength and conditioning.
A team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Committed to maintaining confidentiality and professionalism in a professional football environment.
Flexible to work hours in line with the players training schedule (early morning, evening, weekends).


Complimentary match day ticket
Reward and Discount Scheme through our Tech Scheme and Simple Health app
Health and Wellbeing benefit scheme
20% Discount in our Retail Stores
Holiday allowance that increases every year of service

Our commitment to Equality

At Crystal Palace Football Club, Equality, Diversity & Inclusion is spirited and continues to grow due to the working environment, which makes all staff feel appreciated and welcomed. Crystal Palace Football Club do this by encouraging good relations and practices towards different groups and are committed to promoting employment opportunities that celebrate diversity.
We are committed to attracting, recruiting, and retaining the most talented candidates and the club intends to ensure that everyone who wishes to engage with the club, whether as matchday fans, staff, players, board members, participants in Foundation programmes and any other person engaged with the club's activities, has a real and equal opportunity to do so.

Reasonable Adjustments

If you require disability-related adjustments during the recruitment process, please contact (DLO inbox is for disability-related queries only, if you wish to gain further information regarding this vacancy, please contact We are here to help you through the whole recruitment process including trying to apply for a vacancy, getting in touch with us through the process, and/or helping with access in case you are required to come in for an interview.


Crystal Palace Football Club is committed to safeguarding and ensuring the welfare and protection of children and vulnerable people and expects all staff to share this commitment. As such, the post holder will be subject to any relevant security checks as required.

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