Lewes FC

Lewes FC

Pathway Coach

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Posting Date

Oct 18, 2022

Role description

Pathway Coach

Job Title: Pathway Coach

Employer: Lewes FC

Hours & Availability: Voluntary Role

Location: Lewes FC

Reports to: Head Of Performance

Works with: Technical Lead, Pathway Coordinator, Pathway Coaches

Roles & Responsibilities

Plan, deliver and review a variety of coaching sessions to both individuals and groups.
Liaise with other pathway coaches, monitor player loads and performance.
Support individual players to progress up a level where appropriate.
Complete individual player development plans and provide timely, accurate and constructive feedback to players and parents.
Work in conjunction with the Head Of Performance, Technical Lead and Pathway Coordinator to ensure the smooth operating and administration of the pathway.
Be in attendance of all specified age group training sessions and fixtures.
To attend pathway meetings and club CPD to ensure alignment throughout the pathway.
Help to instill the club ethos and culture within the Pathway.
Be familiar with best practice safeguarding requirements and be familiar with the clubs safeguarding policy to protect the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.


FA Level 2 - Desirable
FA Level 1 - Minimum
Up to date FA Emergency Aid Qualification
FA safeguarding certificate
An accepted FA disclosure and barring service (DBS)

Personal Characteristics

Ability to work as a part of a coaching team with the ability to motivate others
Able to build a strong rapport with players, parents and colleagues
Excellent organisation, communication and management skills
Motivated and driven individual
Committed and passionate about player development and football.

Application Process:

Please submit your formal interest in the position by sending an email (Subject: Pathway Coach | Your Name) with your CV and cover letter to: Ryan@lewesfc.com

The deadline for submission is midnight on November 22, 2022.

Please clearly articulate in your cover letter how your experience and personal characteristics align with the values and ambitions of Lewes FC, as well as provide evidence of how your qualification and experience match the role described.


Do not be put off from applying for this role if you do not meet all the requirements described here in every way. First and foremost, we seek people with clear ambition and drive for success, who are fully aligned with the values and principles of Lewes FC and who have the attributes to contribute to the development and success of our football club.

Lewes FC prides itself as an equal opportunity employer and we encourage and welcome applications from all candidates including those from under-represented backgrounds such as women, people with disabilities, BAME and LGBTQ+ candidates.

Given the low levels of diversity in football, we understand that candidates from under-represented backgrounds are unlikely to have been given adequate opportunity in the game. Consequently, we will ensure that the application process does not unduly favour candidates with such experience over applicants without it.

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