Hull City FC

Hull City FC

Professional Development Phase Physical Performance Coach


Role Type



Posting Date

Nov 21, 2022

Role description

Hull City are looking for an organised and engagingProfessional Development Phase Physical Performance Coach, to join the Academy team based at Bishop Burton College.

Position Type:Permanent, Full time working 37.5 hours per week (evenings and weekends may be required)
Location: Hull City Academy, Bishop Burton College
Salary: £25,000 - £27,000 per annum
Closing Date:Friday 2ndDecember 2022

Your key responsibilities

Physical Preparation

To lead the practical design and delivery of conditioning sessions to Professional Development Phase (PDP) players including;
Warm-ups to complement the planned technical training content aligned to the PDP weekly training periodisation model
Gym-based strength and conditioning sessions to develop strength and power
Recovery sessions, daily pre-activation and injury risk reduction strategies
Individual player development (IDP) sessions, with specific reference developing components of fitness as identified using physical benchmarking and performance testing data.

When required, deliver optimal match day provision at both home and away fixtures including pre-match warm-ups, post-match conditioning/running and implementation of nutritional support strategies based around travel arrangements.
Work collaboratively with other members of the medicine and science department on tasks such as the rehabilitation process of players, off-season programming and evaluation of player performance.
Contribute to the on-going alignment processes between 1st Team and Academy regarding physical preparation of players by attending continued professional development (CPD) sessions

Training Load Monitoring and Screening

Download, monitor & evaluate physical performance and training loads using STATSports GPS technology for both training and rehabilitation sessions.
To report objective training load data after sessions to the Academy key stakeholders to inform the training processes of PDP players
Incorporate departmental screening protocols into training programmes within set cycles (micro- or meso-cycles) to assess an individual and team’s physical development throughout a macro cycle

Communication with Wider multi-disciplinary team (MDT)

In conjunction with other members of staff in the medical and science department, collaborate daily with the technical coaching staff (Head coach, assistant head coach etc.) to inform the daily training processes of PDP players.
Actively engage with other members of the MDT (e.g., academy nutritionist, academy psychologist, player care manager, head of education and welfare) to ensure a holistic approach to the academy player development pathway.
Actively contribute to the MDT player review process using objective data (training and testing) to inform discussions.

What are we looking for?

An individual with a high-level of practical delivery in a sports setting
Someone with a high level of planning and organization skills
A personable individual who is able to create and build relationships with players and identified support network, to effectively support injury rehabilitation and performance needs
Excellent interpersonal capabilities, including IT (e.g., PowerPoint, excel, PowerBI) and presentation skills to communicate effectively at all levels
Previous experience of STATSports GPS technology would be beneficial
Experience of administrative systems including PMA and Benchmark54 would be advantageous
The safeguarding and welfare of our players is paramount and as such this position is subject to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)

What can we offer you?

20 days annual leave (plus Bank Holidays), increasing to a maximum of 30 days per year with length of service (plus Bank Holidays)
20% off at the Tiger Leisure Store
2 x season cards for you and/or your family to attend Hull City home games (following probation)
Free on-site parking
Opportunity for career progression and training

To apply for this role, please send your CV and a Covering Letter
Hull City Tigers Ltd is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion, belief and gender.
The safeguarding and welfare of children and young people is paramount of importance to Hull City and as such this position is subject to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Hull City is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people. We expect all our Board, staff and volunteers to always adhere, demonstrate and communicate this commitment. Hull City fully accepts our responsibility to welfare and protection of children and young people therefore, our aim is for the golden thread of safeguarding to run through every element of the club’s work.

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