MMU Sport are currently looking to recruit an experienced and skilled football coach to work alongside our Football Development Officer and support the development of our Men’s Football Club. The successful
candidate will hold or be working towards their UEFA B License (Level 3) and will be responsible for the development and performance of our second team.
Training sessions take place on a Monday evening from 19.30 – 22.00 at Platt Lane Sports Complex, Fallowfield, M14 7UU. Competitive fixtures take place on Wednesday afternoons and home games will take
place at the same venue. The role is for a maximum of five hours per week during term time and the successful coach will be expected to be registered on the universities payroll system.
Main duties of coaching role:
❖ Responsible for general coaching practices including session planning,
delivery and evaluation procedures
❖ Regularly communicate with MMU Sport staff to provide feedback on performance and club development, attend termly meetings and compile regular reports on aims and objectives
❖ Attend BUCS matches to coach and advise individuals and squads, displaying tactical awareness to gain the best possible performance
❖ Responsibility and accountability for team selection, in partnership with the committee and determine methods of selection and providing feedback to those not selected
❖ Regularly review club performance and progress
❖ Assist the club committee members to complete club development planning and work towards their aims and objectives
❖ Support the development of student leadership skills, particularly with club committee members
❖ Make sure all sessions comply with health and safety standards and maintain high standards with regards to equality and diversity
❖ Demonstrate understanding of the aims and objectives of MMU Sport and to work in partnership to help achieve these
To apply for the position, please submit a current CV and covering letter by email outlining the following:
❖ Coaching experience
❖ Why you are interested in this role
❖ Availability to coach on Monday evenings and Wednesday afternoons.
The deadline to apply for this position is Friday 25th November, with practical interviews taking place at our Platt Lane Sports Complex on Monday 5 th December 2022.
Please submit applications to Gareth Smith (Football Development Officer) and use the subject: Men’s Football Coaching Application.