Sheffield United FC

Sheffield United FC

Regional Talent Centre Coach


Role Type



Posting Date

Jun 13, 2022

Role description

Our Academy Recruitment team are looking for a coach to come and join one of our regional talent centres, working with Pre-Academy players aged 5 to 8. The successful candidate should have a passion for the development of players, and a proven track record of undertaking player assessments which contribute to the individual development plans of players moving through the Pre-Academy talent structure. The Academy Recruitment Department are looking for a candidate with strong reporting skills, who will monitor the progression of potential talent to feedback to the wider recruitment team.

Role Responsibilities:

Plan and deliver high quality coaching sessions to the players within the Pre-Academy / Emerging Talent structure.
Complete assessments and reviews of players in the system as directed by the Centre Coordinator.
To implement the Club's coaching philosophy into player assessments, demonstrating the key principles and expectations within individual player reports.
To demonstrate a holistic understanding of the Regional Talent Centre's contribution to the overall Academy structure and recruitment and selection process.
Attend CPD events as directed by the Head of Pre-Academy Recruitment.
Attend Zone meetings as directed by the Centre Coordinator.
To adhere to all Sheffield United Football Club's Safeguarding Policies and Procedures to foster an environment which protects from harm those defined as children and adults at risk.
To report any concerns of a Safeguarding nature to the relevant parties and remain fully compliant with any applicable Safeguarding checks and due diligence and recognise your responsibility to the Club's Safeguarding agenda.
To report any concerns of discrimination to the relevant parties and promote a welcoming and inclusive club environment for all.
To adhere to the Club's Equality, Diversity and Inclusion policies, supporting the Club to create an environment which is inclusive and all-encompassing.
Any other reasonable requests as directed by management

Essential Criteria for the role:

Member of the FA licensed coaching club
FA Level 2 Coaching
FA Safeguarding Children certification
FA Emergency First Aid in Football certification
An enhanced criminal record check through the Disclosure and Barring Service

Desirable Criteria for the role:

To hold the UEFA B License.
FA Talent ID Level 1 and/or Level 2 certification

Closing date for applications is Friday 24th June 2022.
Please note that in the instance of high volumes of applications we may close this vacancy earlier than the closing date noted above.

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