We are seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our Academy coaching team. Working with our development centre players across the U6 & U8 age groups, you will play a key role in the delivery of engaging, challenging and individual developmental coaching sessions.

This role is to lead and facilitate the coaching programme for all development centre players across the U6 and U8 age groups in line with the Academy’s Performance Plan. Whilst helping develop the wider academy development programme through evolution and contribution towards the academy Coaching and Playing Philosophy, as well as any CPD you may be asked to assist with.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:


  • Lead coaching sessions across the development centre age groups at Motspur Park.

  • Attend development centre fixtures and festivals.

  • Plan and deliver all sessions in line with the academy coaching philosophies and syllabus.

  • Lead on game management for designated age groups in line with the academy philosophies.

  • Support in the creation of development centre syllabus on a 6-weekly basis.

  • Use the club’s appropriate incident reporting system when required.

  • Responsible for signing in/out process for respective age group.

Player Management

  • Oversee the implementation of the academy code of expectations.

  • Oversee the implementation of the club's safeguarding policies.

  • Attend multi-disciplinary team meetings supporting interdisciplinary working and player succession planning.

  • Deliver feedback to parents and players.

Essential experience and qualifications required for the role:

  • Working with Children between the age of 6-9 years of age.

  • To hold appropriate and up to date qualifications (FA Level 2/UEFA C)

  • Knowledge of regulations in relation to working with children with particular reference to Child Safeguarding.

This is a tremendous opportunity to add value to our Academy Team and be a part of our continued growth and success.

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