Hull City FC

Hull City FC

Lead U15 and U16 Coach

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Posting Date

Jun 5, 2022

Role description

Key Responsibilities

Providing regular updates on all Academy activity and U15 and U16 player progress to the Academy Manager Head of Academy Coaching.
Work with the Academy U15 and U16 squad, delivering coaching sessions in line with the curriculum, coaching and playing philosophy.
Manage match day logistics for the U15 and U16 squad, completing all the relevant work on the PMA, along with other relevant coaching staff.
Work closely with the Academy U18s Squad and staff, including delivery of sessions as and when required.
Work closely with Academy Manager, Head of Academy Coaching and PDP staff to ensure players are prepared holistically for potential full time football.
Ensure all administration work/PMA is completed accurately and within the time scale set by the Academy Manager and Head of Academy Coaching.
Build links and relationships with local clubs.
Ensure players have regular formal reviews and upto date IDP.
Work closely with the Academy player care team to ensure players are well supported.
Co-ordinate the MDT around the U15 and U16 squads to ensure the best outcomes for the players
Organise additional fixtures where appropriate for the development of the players including U17 fixtures.
Develop a bespoke U15 midweek games programme.
Use analysis for player development as and where appropriate
Work closely with the Lead YDP Coach

General Tasks

Attend all Team Meetings when required.
Maintain UEFA Qualifications and Emergency Aid Qualification.
Work closely with the Academy FA Club Support Officer.
Contribute to Scouting and Talent Identification as and when directed by the Academy Manager Head of Academy Recruitment.
Carry out additional duties / sessions as directed by The Academy Manager Head of Academy Coaching.
Help develop the Academies playing and coaching philosophy


Holder of an up to date UEFA A Licence, FA Youth Awards and FA Advanced Award.
Ability to build maintain local relationships to develop and facilitate potential pathways for the development players (including exit strategies).
Ability to work independently collaborate with / lead other MDT members.
Able to communicate effectively at all levels (internally and externally)
Excellent interpersonal skills to be able to facilitate the transition of players between YDP and PDP environments.
Focused on individual player development within a team process.


Experience of full time time coaching in academy football
Knowledge of EPPP and PMA system.


Willing to follow and promote the Club football philosophy
Understanding of a constantly changing culture / demand.
Attention to detail a vital attribute.
Willingness to work unsociable hours and weekends.
Adaptable to work to the demands of the job and needs of the players
Dedicated to self-improvement and personal development
Good IT and presentation skills

General Information
The Employee must at all times carry out his/her responsibilities with due regard to the Hull City Football Club policies and procedures in particular Hull City Safeguarding Children and Adults at Risk Policy, Health Safety, Financial Authorisation, Confidentiality and with regard to the Data Protection Act. Some posts may require the employee to undertake an enhanced disclosure check by the Disclosure and Barring Service.
The Employee must act to protect all young people and vulnerable adults that are in their care or attending the Company premises. The Employee must report any misconduct or suspected misconduct to the Head of Safeguarding.
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