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Norwich City Football Club

Norwich City Football Club

Youth Development Coach (13-14) (Peterborough)


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Posting Date

Jan 11, 2023

Role description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced candidate to join the Academy Coaching Team at Norwich City Football Club in the role of Youth Development Coach. This is an excellent role for someone who is a strong planner, organiser and coordinator, alongside excellent interpersonal skills and a knowledge of coaching within a football environment.
The role of Youth Development Coach is fundamental to the long-term vision of Norwich City Football Club in identifying and developing the best young players for the Club. The role will further enhance the Academy structure in continuation of Category One Status in line with the Premier League Elite Player Performance Plan. In summary, the Youth Development Coach will work predominantly on the pitch as an expert developer of 12–14-year-olds. The role will aim to develop players with a focus on executing the NCFC Player, Team and Session Identity delivering the Youth Development Phase specific curriculum.
Due to the nature of the role, the successful candidate will need to be located in the Peterborough area, with the ability to travel to Norwich.
Key tasks/responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Delivery of the (Youth Development Phase specific) Football Curriculum
Ensure coach to player ratio of 1:8 exists within training sessions
Assist with staff/player reviews every 6 weeks
Participate in Weekly Coaches Training meeting and MDT meeting
Assist in the identification and recruitment (within the Youth Development Phase) of talented young players into the Academy system
Formal session plans to be produced and recorded for every session delivered
Match preparation and evaluation to be conducted and recorded for all fixtures
Assist Player Development Manager and Head of FP/YDP
Administration within the Youth Development Phase
To promote safer working practice and maintain a culture whereby safeguarding is recognised as a shared responsibility
 All applicants should have the following qualifications/experience:
FA Youth Award (Advanced)
Age Specific FA Youth Award
Licence Maintenance
UEFA B Licence
Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity to join the Canaries, click ‘Apply’ now to become our Youth Development Coach.
Closing date: 24 January 2023 (Early applications are encouraged as applications will be considered on receipt).
Norwich City Football Club are committed to ensuring equal opportunities are given to all and welcomes applications from all areas of the community regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnerships.
Norwich City Football Club is an equal opportunities employer and recognises the importance of safeguarding children and vulnerable adults in the workplace. Please be aware that a criminal disclosure and identity check will be carried out for this post. Engagement will be subject to a satisfactory DBS disclosure.

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