West Ham United

West Ham United

YDP/FP Physical Development Coach


Role Type



Posting Date

Apr 28, 2022

Role description

Job Description We are committed to the principle of equality and equal opportunities in employment and have been accredited with being a Disability Confident Leader. We will actively promote equality and equal opportunities in our business to ensure that individuals receive treatment that is fair and equitable and consistent with their relevant aptitudes, potential skills and abilities. West Ham United FC is committed to equality and safeguarding children and ‘adults at risk’. Positions that involve working with such groups are subject to safer recruitment protocols, including DBS Disclosure at enhanced level. Job Role: An exciting opportunity has become available for two enthusiastic, hardworking, forward-thinking practitioners to become important members of West Ham United Academy’s Football Science & Medicine Department and join an experienced multi-disciplinary team ahead of the 2022/23 season. The Person (Essential) • BSc Sports Science/Strength & Conditioning (or other relevant disciplines) • Experience of working with elite junior athletes as individuals and in a team setting • Excellent communication skills with the ability to build meaningful relationships with MDT, players and parents • The ability to demonstrate good session planning and strong organisation skills • Willingness to work evenings & weekends and the ability to travel independently • Excellent IT skills The Person (Desirable) • UKSCA Accreditation (Or currently working towards) • Experience working in Academy football • Experience using PMA • FA Emergency First Aid In Football • Sound understanding of growth & maturation and its implications on the development of young athletes • Experience working in a fast-paced multidisciplinary team • Experience collecting physical performance data

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