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Middlesbrough FC

Middlesbrough FC

Part Time Academy Coach


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Posting Date

Jan 12, 2023

Role description

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work within Middlesbrough Football Club’s Category 1 Academy as a Part Time Coach within the Foundation phase, based at the Club’s training ground in Hurworth, near Darlington.


Working with the Lead Phase Coach and Head of Coaching, you will be expected to plan, deliver, and evaluate coaching sessions in line with the Club’s coaching framework.

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing individual support to selected players, producing Individual Learning Plans and maintaining records via our PMA (Performance Management System), ensuring the requirements of our EPPP Category 1 status are met. Developing close links to all academy departments will be critical to succeeding in this role. Match day attendance will also be a fundamental part of this role.


Hold a UEFA B Licence (Level 3).
Have completed the FA Youth Award (Advanced Youth Award would be advantageous).
Have experience of working with youth players in a professional football club. A professional playing career would be advantageous.
Possess exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
Demonstrate excellent organisation skills.
Ideally have experience of using a variety of computer software packages, including the PMA (Performance Management Application).
Adopt a flexible approach to working hours, being prepared to work predominately on evenings and weekends.
Be eligible to work in the UK.

A Basic First Aid for Sport (BFAS) qualification would be advantageous, as well as a full driving licence and use of a vehicle. The salary will be discussed with shortlisted candidates.

Please note that this post falls within the scope of ‘regulated activity’ and is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974). Successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check and are required to declare any convictions, cautions, reprimands and final warnings that are not ‘protected’ as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders (Exemptions) Act 1975.


MFC is seeking to diversify their team and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. MFC is also committed to the safeguarding of vulnerable groups

How to apply

If you would like to be part of a committed team, please contact via email.

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