Eastern District Football Club is an amateur football club participating in Hong Kong 1st Division League. We also partner with Arsenal Football Development from grassroots to elite programs. Besides the senior team, the youth academy is established to enhance the complete development of players from young ages to professional level. We are now recruiting a YOUTH ACADEMY DIRECTOR to be in charge of the development, talent scouting, and coach education in the youth academy. The work will be based in Hong Kong.
-To construct and run the youth development curriculum according to our club’s playing philosophy -To be responsible for achieving the requirements of the AFC Elite Youth Scheme -To coordinate talent identification -To educate, mentor, and evaluate the youth academy coaches.
-Minimum of UEFA/ AFC A coaching qualification. Pro-license holder (or equivalent) is preferable. -Understanding the development and culture of Asia and Hong Kong Football -3 years or above of relevant experience is preferable -Coach instructor experience is preferable -Excellent IT skills and video editing skills -Experience in collecting, inputting, and processing data -Able to work under pressure and in irregular hours