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Derby County FC

Derby County FC

Talent ID Centre Coach


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Mar 20, 2024


Talent ID Centre Coach (Part-time)

Derby County Football Club, established in 1884, is one of the founder members of the English Football League and has a rich and varied history, including two First Division titles in 1972 and 1975 and an FA Cup success in 1946. The club are currently playing in League One, the third tier of English Football, and is under the management of Head Coach, Paul Warne. The club also boasts a successful and respected Category One Academy, a status which has been held since 2014. Derby County is embarking on an exciting new era following the change in ownership to Clowes Developments (UK) Limited. Our track record of producing talent is outstanding, and we intend to protect that proud legacy, investing in key roles within the club to build on the foundations in place for success.

Derby County Football Club have several exciting opportunities for coaches to join our team to work alongside our academy within our newly launched Talent ID Centre’s.

Our mission is to identify, develop and support talented young footballers in a positive, supportive and professional learning environment and provide a pathway through into our Academy system.

Key Responsibilities:

Designing and delivering engaging football coaching sessions to support the players and progress their football development.
Carry out player and session evaluations on a regular basis.
Be responsible for coaching the players across the under 6’s – under 11’s age groups.
Liaising with parents/carers both formally and informally to provide a positive and welcoming environment.
To attend relevant CPD and Coach Competency Framework activities.
To act as a positive role model to all players.
To be committed to supporting the players through the games programme.

Personal characteristics and experience:

Experience of coaching players in the U6-U11 age bracket
Experience of coaching, managing and leading a team.
Ability to manage and motivate individuals within a team.
Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively across all levels.
Knowledge of young player talent identification and development
Knowledge of the football recruitment process
Engaging and enthusiastic personality
Team Player
Commitment to high standards

Essential Qualifications

UEFA C License
FA Emergency Aid Certificate
FA Safeguarding Children Certificate

Desirable Qualifications

FA Youth Award
UEFA B License
Advanced Youth Award

Everything we do as a Club is built around the three pillars of stability, integrity and progress. Our core values are:

We are proud of who we are and what we do
We are positive, inspired and passionate
We are ambitious and driven
We are prepared, honest and humble
We are the heartbeat of our community
We are the club of opportunity

Derby County employee benefits include:

10% discount at DCFC Megastore
Company Pension with Aviva
Discounts with select Club partners and sponsors
Training and development opportunities

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