Aston Villa FC

U14s Regional Talent Club Coach

Aston Villa FC



Role Type

Closing Date

Est. Start Date


Jul 26, 2021

Role description

Department: Women’s Football and Regional Talent Club Department

Hours of Work: Zero hour, expected to be around 4 hours per week (Tuesday & Thursday evenings) plus Saturday matchdays

Salary: £16 per hour

Location: Bodymoor Heath Training Ground

Closing Date: Tuesday 27 July 2021

Interview Date: Tuesday 3 August 2021

Aston Villa Football Club are seeking a self-motivated, forward-thinking and proactive individual to join our Regional Talent Club (RTC) as an U14s Coach.

We are now recruiting for an U14s Coach to join our Regional Talent Club based at Bodymoor Heath Training Ground. This post will be responsible for driving the development of the RTC programme, working closely with other age groups to implement the club syllabus in-line with our philosophy and club culture.

As the U14s Coach, you will effectively plan, deliver, and evaluate coaching sessions in line with the club syllabus and playing style. Sessions will be regularly reviewed using analysis of matches and training to inform player development.

The postholder will also develop and deliver detailed regular individual progress reviews, as well as produce and implement individual development plans (IDP) and individual learning objectives (ILO) for all U14s players. You will also assist the Technical Director in identification and recruitment of players, in line with the recruitment model and succession planning for the Regional Talent Club.

The successful Postholder must hold a UEFA B Licence or working towards. You should be a FA Licensed Coach (Member of the Licensed Coaches Club to cover safeguarding and first aid), and have a proven ability to identify, recruit and develop talent. You will also need experience of coaching young players, along with an appreciation and experience of mentoring and developing other coaches is required for this post.

You must be a strong team player and have a growth mindset, with proven previous experience of working within interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary teams.

For further information please see the below Role Profile.

As part of your application, please ensure you upload your CV and Cover Letter.

Equality Statement

Aston Villa Football Club celebrates the diversity of its Club and embrace equal opportunities for all. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer and fully support The FAs Football Leadership Diversity Code.

We welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, race, disability, gender reassignment, pregnancy and maternity, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership, sex and religion or belief.

Safeguarding Statement

Aston Villa Football Club is fully committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk across our Club. As such, we adhere to Safer Recruitment processes and for some roles a satisfactory enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure & Barring Service may be required prior to starting in a role at the Club. For more information, please see Aston Villa Football Club | The official club website | AVFC - Safeguarding