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Melbourne City FC

Melbourne City FC

Melbourne City Football School Coach


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Mar 27, 2024


Connect, develop and educate young players the City Football Group philosophies and methodology.• Global approach in local community• Innovative deliveries to grow and develop the Melbourne City Football School
The Job
We are looking for experienced enthusiastic coaches to part of our City Football Schools Coaching Program which forms part of our succession planning to develop and education young players for our Academy.
We require our coaches to deliver an enjoyable, exciting, dynamic, challenging, educational and fun coaching sessions to 5-14 year old players on a weekly basis using the PLAY methodology developed within the City FootballGroup.
With 4 locations spread across Melbourne, we require the postholders to deliver high quality sessions within the Melbourne City Football School weekly program and school holiday programs, deliver sessions at affiliate clubs and schools with awillingness to assist in coaching roles for other parts of the club such as community and our Academy.
These positions are offered on a casual basis with immediate start.
About Melbourne City FC
Melbourne City FC is part of a global football business, City Football Group. We compete in the major Australian domestic football competition, the A-Leagues, with teams in the men’s, women’s, and youth leagues. City Football Group consists of 12 football clubs, including Manchester City, and is the fastest growing sporting organisation in the world.
Key ResponsibilitiesFootball Delivery
• Connect and develop young players.• Ensure City Football Group coaching philosophies, methodology and principles are incorporated into the delivery of the program.• Ensure the sessions delivered are enjoyable, exciting, dynamic, challenging, educational and fun by using a variety of teaching and coaching techniques.• Be able to comfortably deliver quality coaching sessions to players aged between 5-14.• Be able to comfortably deliver quality coaching sessions across multiple skill levels from players new to the game to elite young players.• Educate both players and parents on the football delivery and development• Devise and review content on weekly and term basis, following a long- term development plan
Operations (Administration)
• Work with the program coordinator to ensure sessions are safe, follow COVID-19-Safe plans, and ensure facilities and equipment are at an acceptable level.• Work with the program coordinator to track attendance, update bookings or communicate updates to parents.• Work with the program coordinator to grow new and current locations within the Melbourne City Football School.• Build and maintain strong relationships with all key stakeholders including venues, parents, and other staff.
Parental Communications
• Manage and communicate professionally with existing and new customers.• Communicate and educate players, coaches and partners in the understanding and delivery of a City Football program.• Communicate in a variety of settings such as informal, formal, individual or groups.• Educate both players and parents on competitive football delivery.
Business / Strategic
• Understand each age group, always acting pro-actively.• Manage sessions numbers, ensuring quality v quantity is measured.• Ensure high retention rates and how it is key to the success for the Football School.• Suggest and implement new ways to attract customers and create growth.
What we need from you:-
• Must hold FFA Coaching accreditation (C level as a minimum) - B preferred.• Ability to develop and manage young athletes.• Knowledge of youth coaching and youth football (in Victoria preferred).• Intermediate computer skills, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Keynote.• Deep and demonstrable understanding of the tactical, technical and physical requirements of modern football.• Must hold a current WWCC and Police Check (or successful prior to commencement)• Your own transport and hold a Current Victorian Drivers Licence.• Flexible with a willingness to work weekends and travel to various sites for coaching, where applicable to meet business demands.
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a global organisation in an elite sporting environment.

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