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Accrington Stanley Development Centre

Accrington Stanley Development Centre

Under 8s Lead Coach - Development Centre


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Nov 8, 2023


Vacancy - Development Centre Coach Under 8s

We are looking for positive role models who can help support the development of players at the centre. Experience at foundation ages is required as well as enthusiasm and self-motivation.Available to work on a part time basis includingMonday afternoon 6pm to 7:30pmFriday afternoon 6pm to 7:30pmSaturday Mornings for Games - Games are at the Trafford Fives venue - the Trafford Centre each week.
Role would suit coaches looking to advance their experience and deliver in a professional environment. Opportunities to progress with coaching certificates and monthly CPD events available.
Compensation is £15.00 per hour for Training and Games
Roles and ResponsibilitiesDeveloping players in line with Accrington Stanley Academy PhilosophyWorking with coaches to Plan, do, review process of sessions each week based on Academy sylabus.

Delivering appropriate coaching sessions based on the Accrington Stanley DC syllabus
Evaluating team performance at games and training
Updating player performance data each week
Positive communication with parents and players throughout the season

A successful applicant will need:

Minimum FA Level 2 or UEFA C
Basic First Aid for Sport certificate
Safeguarding Children certification
Previous experience of coaching

Key behaviours expected:

Positive role model to work with young players
Willing to work as part of a wider team of coaches
Professional attitude and willingness to strive to consistently deliver high standards of coaching
Patient attitude towards coaching and development of young athletes

This role involves work with young people and will be subject to Enhanced Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) checks. Clearance through The FA CRB system is required. As such this post is exempt for the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and the applicant must disclose all previous convictions including spent convictions at the time of application.

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