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Everton Football Club

Everton Football Club

Physical Performance Coach - Men's 1st Team


Role Type


First Team

Posting Date

Sep 13, 2023

Role description

Who we are:  Everton Football Club is one of the icons of world club football. As one of the bastions of the global game, with a rich and successful history, we are now setting our sights on a new, exciting future. 
The aim of our Sports Science Team is to provide world leading inter-disciplinary practice in the support of the performance and health of our elite players.  
The department promotes high performance, injury prevention, injury rehabilitation and development of elite training environments, is a key part of our Club, and works in collaboration with a fully integrated team of medical personnel including physiotherapists, nutritionist's and psychologists. 
About the opportunity: A unique and exciting opportunity has arisen to work within our Sports Science Team as Men’s First Team Physical Performance Coach, with day-to-day operations being focussed on planning and delivering the strength, conditioning and rehabilitation for all first team players.
Reporting directly into our Head of Sports Science you will operate as an expert within the field of Physical Performance, you will work in an inter-disciplinary manner with the wider team regarding the status and physical preparation required to maximise performance, promote athletic development and reduce the risk of injury.
You will contribute towards the efficient and effective functioning of the department, testing, monitoring, profiling, and evaluating all first team squad players to ensure that Strength and Conditioning programmes are in place, and that each players physical development requirements are tailored to their specific needs and priorities. You will be expected to contribute to, and help shape, the working culture and philosophies of the department.
Who we are looking for: We are looking for a talented and passionate individual who has experience of working within elite sport, which does not necessarily need to be football.  
You must have an extensive understanding of the impact Sports Science, and related disciplines, have on athletic performance; evolving this through having been involved in conducting scientifically underpinned assessments, monitoring and evaluation procedures operating in an evidence-based manner. The selected candidate must also be flexible enough to rotate into a travelling performance team that supports our elite players through competitive fixtures, both home and away.
We need someone who possess the ability to work discreetly under pressure, but also as part of a multi-disciplinary team, and can evidence on-going CPD in major speciality of their work portfolio. 
It is essential that the successful candidate has the following educational experience; 
Sports Science Degree, or equivalent level qualification
Masters Level Qualification in relevant field 
UKSCA/NSCA (or working towards)
Bases Accreditation (or working towards)
This role is on a permanent basis, working 40 hours per week and is based within Finch Farm training ground in Liverpool (Halewood).
The closing date of this advert is Tuesday 26th September 2023.
Interviews will take place on-site at Finch Farm Tuesday 3rd and Wednesday 4th October 2023.

Everton Family Safer Recruitment Practices     

The Everton Family is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.     

As a requirement of our safer recruitment practices, this role will require an Enhanced DBS check or evidence that you are subscribed to the DBS Update Service information of which can be found here      

This role is subject to both evidence and verification of relevant qualifications including proof of eligibility to work in the UK which will be discussed with you if your application is successful.      

Equity & Inclusion 

Everton is committed to ensuring everyone is respected, celebrated, and empowered for who they are, regardless of their identity. We welcome applications from people with diverse backgrounds, those who identify as female and those from racially diverse communities. We are dedicated to supporting the physical and mental/emotional wellbeing of all our people. Should you have a disability or long-term health condition and require reasonable adjustments to be made to the application/interview/onboarding process, please let us know by contacting the Talent Acquisition Team via email - 

To support our pledge to diversify our organisation and through our commitment to the FA’s Football Leadership Diversity Code, Everton will offer a guaranteed interview to those who highlight they are female, from a Black, Asian or Mixed Heritage community or have a disability/long-term health condition should they meet a pre-determined level of the advertised job criteria. This scheme does not guarantee any applicant employment.

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