Hull City FC

Lead Youth Development Phase Coach (U13-U16)

Hull City FC



Role Type

Closing Date

Est. Start Date


Jul 1, 2021

Role description

Hull City Academy are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and dedicated individual to join our team as Lead Youth Development Phase Coach (U13-U16). Reporting to the Head of Academy Coaching, the successful candidate will be required to deliver a comprehensive coaching programme to contribute to the ongoing development of our players.

Salary: £25,000 per annum

Closing Date: Friday 2nd July 2021 at 4.00pm

Duties & Responsibilities:

Alongside the AMT, be responsible for the recruitment, managing, supervision and development of the Academy casual coaching staff, taking whatever steps are necessary to maintain the highest professional standards at all times.
Provide regular updates on all Academy activity and player progress to the Academy Manager & Head of Coaching.
Assist with structuring Academy meetings with all part time coaches in conjunction with the Academy Manager & Head of Coaching.
Manage the Academy’s U13-U16 squads, delivering coaching sessions, managing match day logistics and completing all the relevant work on the PMA.
Ensure all players in Youth Development Phase are up to date with PMA, other relevant admin.
Alongside the Academy Manager, Head of Coaching, and AMT organise & take part in CPD events for full and casual coaches.
Work closely with the Transition and Professional development phase coaches to ensure smooth transitions
Manage the game time of players ensuring the 50% rule is adhered to.
Ensure players are correctly challenged (playing up) and flight paths are up to date
Ensure late maturers development is managed (playing down)
Work closely with Head of Academy Recruitment & scouts.
Ensure all administration work is complete accurately and within the time scale set by the Academy Manager, ensuring all part-time staff do likewise.
Build new relationships / partnerships that will enhance the Academy
Ensure all 6 weekly reviews are completed for the players in each age group along with the casual coaches.
Take an active part in arranging day release and ensuring that all aspects are completed in accordance to club Education & Welfare policies.
Attend all Academy Team Meetings 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.
Organise additional fixtures where appropriate. Age U13 to U16.
Create a bespoke U15’s games programme
Communicate with the Community Department regarding schools initiatives, holiday clubs, festivals and tournaments.
Act on any information supplied by the Community Department regarding identified players.
Carry out additional duties / sessions as directed by the Academy Manager & Head of Academy Recruitment, Head of Coaching.
Any other duties commensurate with the post.

Personal Specification:

Attention to detail a vital attribute.
Willingness to work unsociable hours and weekends.
Understanding of a constantly changing culture / demand.
Ability to work alone & lead other staff.
Work well as part of an Academy Full-time Staff.
Ability to build & maintain local relationships
High degree of computer literacy
Excellent communication and organisational skills