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WTFC DEVELOPMENT COACHING VACANCIES Dec 19, 2019

Warrenpoint Town Football Club is looking to recruit 2 U18 & 2 U20 suitably qualified ‘Development’ coaches to join our academy within the Senior Development Phase.

The voluntary roles will require coaches to work evenings and weekends and offers successful applicants the opportunity to work within an Irish Premier League Academy and play an important part in the development of the young footballers.

Please note: U18 games take place on Friday nights.

Role Summary

To be responsible for the overall management, development and coaching of a team within the academy, in line with the coaching philosophy, vision and values of the Academy. To work closely with the Academy Manager to ensure that the needs of all players are fully catered for.

Main Roles and Responsibilities (Development Coaches)

  • To support the Academy Manager with the coaching programme for a specific age group of players, delivering related practices associated with excellence in football.
  • Inspire, engage and support the development of Academy Players.
  • Planning, delivery & evaluation of coaching sessions.
  • Recording and evaluation of players performance within sessions & games.
  • Monitor players and report their progress on a regular basis, completing the relevant reports.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and buy-in to the academy vision and philosophy.
  • A positive and professional attitude and the ability to work with a range of individuals.
  • Communicate with players, coaches, parents, Youth Development Co-ordinator and Academy Manager.
  • Commit to a training and games programme as required.
  • Attend internal meetings and CPD events provided by the Club.

Senior Development Phase Coaching Roles (U18 & U20s)

Essential Criteria:

  • UEFA B coaching licence.
  • Emergency First Aid certificate (valid).
  • Safeguarding Children certificate (valid).
  • Access NI / FA DBS Clearance.
  • Previous experience of developing players within the Senior Development Phase.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and buy-in to the academy vision and philosophy.
  • A positive and professional attitude and the ability to work with a range of individuals.

To apply for a role please email football@warrenpointtownfc.co.uk  with the subject heading Development Coach and attach copies of the following;

  • Current CV (coaching qualifications/dates/coaching experience).
  • Copies of coaching badges/first aid/child protection.

Note: successful candidates will be required to undertake an enhanced Access NI