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Accrington Stanley FC

Accrington Stanley FC

Youth Development Phase Lead Coach


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Jan 25, 2024


Accrington Stanley Football Club have an exciting opportunity for an ambitious and driven individual to join the Accrington Stanley Academy (Category 3) as Youth Development Phase Lead Coach.
The accountabilities of the Youth Development Phase Lead Coach shall include:

Have responsibility for the organisation, management and delivery of the club's policies and procedures for the coaching and development of players in the Under-13 to Under-16 age groups.
Oversee the administrative duties for the Youth Development Phase needs, including management of records on the PMA.
In conjunction with relevant staff, plan, deliver and monitor the delivery of individual development plans for each player.
Manage the transition of Academy players to the Youth Team squad in accordance with the club's procedure.
Contribute to the multi-disciplinary reviews of all Academy players in the YDP and relevant players in the PDP.

If you have the aspiration, drive, and qualifications to join our professional and ambitious Category 3 Academy, please follow the link below:

Youth Development Phase Lead Coach

To read the full job description, please follow the link below:

Youth Development Phase Lead Coach

Interviews will be held at a date to be confirmed.

Only those invited to interview will receive return notification from Accrington Stanley Football Club.

Accrington Stanley is committed to a policy of treating individuals fairly and recruiting, selecting, training, and promoting based on merit, experience, and other work-related criteria.
We do not discriminate against any applicant based on age, race, religion, sex, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity.
Accrington Stanley Football Club is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This role involves the supervision of and working with children and young people. The role will require CRC check through the DBS and clearance for work in football by the FA. As the role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, the applicant must disclose all previous convictions including spent convictions.
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
Accrington Stanley Football Club's commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion is to confront and eliminate discrimination whether by reason of age, gender, gender assignment, sexual orientation, marital status or civil partnership, race, nationality, ethnicity (race), religion, ability or disability, pregnancy or maternity and to encourage equal opportunities (Protected Characteristics, Equality Act 2010).
Employees of Accrington Stanley Football Club must ensure a positive commitment towards equality, diversity and inclusion by treating others fairly and not committing any form of discrimination, victimisation or harassment of any description and to promote working relationships between all internal and external stakeholders.

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