Scunthorpe United FC

Scunthorpe United FC

Lead Coach


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Posting Date

Apr 20, 2022

Role description

Job Description Job Role The person in the Academy responsible for the implementation of the Elite Player Performance Plan with specific focus on the multi-disciplinary development of players in the 5-11year old age groups and to be responsible for everything in the Foundation Phase including the goalkeeper coaching programme. On a daily basis, provide verbal feedback to the Academy Manager and Head of Coaching on all aspects of the Foundation Phase and act on any matters arising or as instructed. Essential Qualifications UEFA A coaching licence and FA Advanced Youth Award Main Job Role Responsibilities  To attend all fixtures in the Foundation Phase games programme. This includes Saturdays, Sundays and any midweek fixtures observing both home and away games equally. To be prepared to travel as and when appropriate and to be on site to supervise Academy evening training sessions on a minimum of two nights per week and until the end of the sessions. To oversee and to be prepared to coach and develop any of the age group teams in the Foundation Phase as required. To ensure that Foundation Phase age group training sessions run effectively, are planned, staffed and delivered as per the Academy Philosophy and development programme. To keep accurate and up to date records of all part time staff attendance at training and games and feed this back to the Academy Administrator on a weekly basis to assist in staff monthly payment claims/records.

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