Crewe Alexandra

Crewe Alexandra

Part-Time Academy Coach – Foundation Phase


Role Type



Posting Date

Oct 18, 2022

Role description


UEFA B licence
FA Youth Award
FA Safeguarding Certificate
FA DBS (CRB) check
Able to be flexible with their working week including evenings and weekends
Driving licence and car


UEFA A licence
FA Advanced Youth Award (5-11)
Previous experience of working in a Professional Football Academy working with and developing Academy players across a variety of age groups
Knowledge of EPPP and PMA

Person Specific:

Excellent Communicator
Willingness to improve self and others
Able to work alone and as part of a group

Role Responsibilities

To assist with the delivery of the Academy Coaching Programme across a variety of Foundation Phase age groups, which may include Pre-Academy, u9/u10/u11, as set out by the Academy Manager/Head of Coaching
To work 2/3 evenings and weekends
To provide support to Head of Phases and age group coaches with regards to PMA including weekly performance targets/reviews, 6/12 week reviews and Individual Learning plans
To work with an age group, assisting the Lead coach in the Sunday Academy Games Programme
To attend at least 5 hours of “in service” training each year provided by the FA and to maintain Emergency First Aid qualification
To attend “in service” training as part of their CPD as organised by the Football Club.
Establish a strong link between local schools, grassroots football clubs and grassroots coaches.
To liaise with Head of Academy recruitment regarding progress of players, including trialists
To ensure all Academy players are in a safe environment at all times at both training and fixtures
Report any grievances either personal or player based to the Welfare Officer or Academy Manager.
Ensure all injuries are reported to the Medical Department.

General Information

Crewe Alexandra Football Club are committed to our Safeguarding and Welfare policies, therefore the successful applicant will be required to undertake a Disclosure & Barring Service (formerly CRB) 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.

Crewe Alexandra Football Club promotes equal opportunities in employment we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

We will screen all applicants and select candidates whose skills and experience appear to meet our needs. We will carefully consider your application during the initial screening and will contact you only if you are selected for an interview. Employment is subject to the provision of proof of eligibility to work in the UK.

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