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U19 Physical Trainer

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Posting Date

Jan 19, 2023

Role description

Responsibilities and tasks

Development department 12 to 19 years
Planning, implementation and evaluation of physical training for players in the development department in collaboration with a physiotherapist.
Follow-up of individual physical programs for all players in junior/recruit teams, both in the gym and on the football pitch.
Responsibility for establishing a strong relationship and collaboration with the A-team's physical trainers as well as physical trainer at G16/G14.
Follow up physical programs for priority gamblers aged 12 to 16. These players are selected in collaboration with the development manager. Collaborate on seasonal plans with the responsible trainer to design daily, weekly, monthly and annual plans for physical exertion.
Responsible for the team's total physical load and recovery with other support equipment.
Assist with registration of training sessions with session plans and matches with statistics in Prosoccerdata for junior/recruit teams.
Together with the rest of the coaching team, the physical trainer must use the club's computer tools for follow-up, analysis and registration of the club's players in other analysis systems (for example GPS system, Spiideo, Interplay etc.) in training and matches.
Responsible for the club's physical test days and registration of players in Prosoccerdata.
Responsible for warm-up routines and injury prevention training in collaboration with the physio for all teams in the development department.
Assist with documentation in work around Academy classification 2.0, with schooling plan for physical training for players aged 12 to 19.
Participation must take place at all training activities around junior/recruit teams as well as matches in the G17 national team. Including working as an assistant coach in training and matches with the junior/recruit group.
Co-responsible for the analysis work related to training and matches with junior/recruit teams
If necessary, contribute towards coach development in the collaborative project. Participate in the development department's trainer forum and logistics meetings.


In addition to this job description, the regulations and rules laid down at all times for Vålerenga Fotball Elite's employees apply. Special mention is made of confidentiality, work regulations, safety rules and ethical guidelines.

In addition, requirements are made for personal competence and qualities such as:

Very good football expertise
Very good expertise on what characterizes a good top sports culture
Very good collaboration skills and contribute to a good working environment in the club
Ability to collaborate with relevant development environments at NFF, NIH, Olympiatoppen, as well as international football environments - Results-oriented

Applicants with this competence are considered:

Relevant education at master's level
Experience in a similar position at a high national level or longer playing experience from a high level
Good PC knowledge
Good competence and interest in GPS tracking
Good written and oral knowledge of Norwegian
Good social skills

Vålerenga offers

One of Norway's most exciting development departments
A club with a strong focus on youth
A club with great potential and fertile ground for great growth
Salary according to competence
Place of work : Intility Arena, but must also calculate work both at home and abroad on certain occasions
Working hours: Flexible, but core time late afternoon, and as a player developer in Vålerenga, work in the evenings and on weekends must be calculated
Applications with CVs must be sent to development manager  by 1 February 2023 .

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