Who are we: Everton, a pioneering and globally recognised football club, with a rich, successful history and an exciting future.
Founded in 1878, Everton is one of the 12 Founder Members of the Football League. The Club has been crowned league champions on nine occasions, lifted the FA Cup five times and tasted European success by winning the European Cup Winners Cup in 1985.
Everton’s proud traditions are maintained by clear values and ambitious plans for the future.
The development of a new state-of-the-art 52,888 capacity stadium on the banks of the River Mersey at Bramley-Moore Dock is well underway, providing a significant platform for further growth.
About the opportunity: For decades, our Club’s Academy has been one of the most respected and renowned in football. Its vision to develop young players who are technically and tactically capable of playing for Everton’s First Team, or having a career in the professional game, remains as focused as ever.
We now have an extremely exciting opportunity for a dynamic leader to join us as Player Development Lead Coach.
Working closely with our new Head of Academy Coaching and Assistant Head of Academy Coaching (Youth Phase) you will work closely with players within the Professional Development Phase (PDP) to provide structure and coordination of activities aimed at preparing players to progress to the men’s 1st team environment.
As Player Development Lead Coach you will devise individual development plans for players within this phase through the ‘four corners’ approach, while providing expert insight and analysis in respect to player development. You will ensure each programme is reflective of playing and coaching philosophies of the Club, as well as being supportive of the teams playing and strategic objectives.
Who we are looking for: We are looking for someone who has an excellent track record in a similar role, who can show a clear understanding of how to structure and develop elite professional footballers, ensuring our Club meets the standard – Nil Satis Nisi Optimum.
You need to have the ability to drive cultural change where needed, taking ownership of the delivery of the coaching development philosophy within your area; all whilst being an excellent communicator that is skilled in developing and sustaining positive working relationships with a wide variety of people.
Essential qualifications for this role include:
FA Advanced Youth Award
At Everton Football Club we are ambitious, determined and authentic. If you feel you have the experience and the expertise we are looking for, we would love to hear from you!
If you feel as excited as we do and share our vision and values, please complete your application which includes sending your CV and cover letter.
This position is on a permanent contract.
The closing date of this advert is Thursday 17th November 2022.
The Everton Family is committed to equal opportunities and is proud to be a Disability Confident Leader. We provide a fully inclusive and accessible recruitment process, we accept all job applications in a variety of formats and should you need any documents in a different format or require any further support or assistance please contact firstname.lastname@example.org