University of Wolverhampton

Performance Coach - Men's Football

University of Wolverhampton



Role Type

Closing Date


Nov 30, 2021

Role description

LocationWalsall CampusFaculty/DepartmentFaculty of Education, Health and WellbeingContract TypePermanentAdvert StatusExternalSalary£32,344 - £35,326 pa (pro rata for part-time)Closing Date30/11/2021Job Reference12837Documents
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This post is part time 10 hours per week for 40 weeks a year, paid across 52 weeks

Working Hours: Monday evenings, Wednesday afternoon and any other hours as directed by the Head of Football including evening and weekends where required.

WLV Sport delivers a comprehensive sports programme to students, staff and community which spans participation, competition and elite sport. The University also participates in the British Universities and Colleges Sports (BUCS) to which we currently enter two men’s football teams and one female football team.

We are seeking to appoint a Performance Coach (Men’s Football) to deliver coaching and support for a variety of services as part of WLV football programme. The Men’s football Coach will work under the remit of the Head of Football and will deliver the technical and tactical aspects of the coaching programme. Furthermore, the post holder will lead the men’s 2nd team in the BUCS leagues (Wednesday afternoons) and support delivery of other core objectives including but not limited to; Men’s development team, Women’s football development and supporting the university to sign post players to local clubs and partners.

The University has high ambitions for football for both male and female teams including objectives that see’s us play in the top tier of university football in the next 5 years. Therefore, we require a committed and enthusiastic individual who can help assist in the development of the football programme to achieve our ambitious targets.

For further information or an informal chat regarding the role, please contact our Head of Football, David Lawrence:

The University of Wolverhampton celebrates diversity and recognises that difference brings value to our organisation.

As part of our commitment to ensure the diversity of staff body reflects the diversity of the student and local communities we serve, we particularly welcome applications from candidates of Black, Asian, or Ethnic Minority heritage, and candidates who are Disabled (including people who whilst not self-defining as disabled do encounter challenges due to a society that disables them by lack of inclusivity).

We are proud to have been awarded Disability Confident employer status, included in the Stonewall list of employers and are working towards improving our practices against Athena Swan and the Race Equality Charter. We believe in creating an even playing field for all our colleagues, where we can all belong.