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Job listing closed on 24 Nov 2023
21 Nov 2023

Casual U16s Women’s Assistant Coach

🇬🇧 Manchester, UK
Part Time
2+ years exp.

At Manchester United our aim is to Win the United Way – and the quality of our behind-the scenes team sets us apart from the competition.

Our people are as committed to the success of the company as the players are to winning trophies. We offer a unique and exciting working environment, excellent training, with recognition and rewards for the part each individual plays. Sounding good so far?

Providing a world-class football environment for our men’s, women’s and academy teams to deliver long-term, sustainable success on the pitch.
Teams within football include coaching, medicine & sports science, kit management, player care & wellbeing, player negotiations, scouting & recruitment, data & analytics and administrative support.

The Purpose:
The purpose of this role is to contribute to a winning women’s first team by developing a core group of players from its youth pathway. This will be achieved by creating the most successful girls’ academy by revolutionising the way we:

1. Nurture and maximise the potential of every girl involved in our pathway.
2. Develop an entertaining and winning style of attacking football the ‘Manchester United Way’.
3. Create a world-class environment.

The Role:

  • Plan, prepare and deliver high quality training sessions.
  • Plan and prepare for each match with particular emphasis on the needs of individual players.
  • To always adhere to the Manchester United development & coaching ‘Redprint’ philosophy.
  • To engage fully in CPD events organised internally and externally.
  • Support player welfare.
  • To deliver post-match video sessions for the team / units and individuals as required.
  • Uphold the standards of sportsmanship, behaviour and playing style expected at Manchester United.
  • Contribute towards a positive working environment.
  • To effectively work in conjunction with other departments.
  • Ensure compliance with the company’s safeguarding policy

The role requires flexibility in working hours due to the dynamic nature of the games and training program. On average a typical working week would look like:

  • Monday 5pm-8pm
  • Tuesday 5pm – 7pm
  • Friday 5pm- 7pm
  • Saturday – Fixtures (Flexible)

The Person:

  • Minimum UEFA B
  • FA Licensed Coach.
  • FA DBS
  • FA Safeguarding Children Course,
  • FA First Aid in Football (IFAiF) or FA Emergency
  • Experience of and enthusiasm for coaching and mentoring elite youth players
  • Track record of consistent high performance in a professional environment.
  • Ability to demonstrate good session planning and strong organisational skills.
  • Understanding of learning, development, and high performance with a proven ability to create optimum learning environments for players.
  • Empathy with young players with an ability to inspire.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to build meaningful, strong strategic relationships with Club staff.
  • Awareness of diversity and equality challenges in football.
  • Ability to travel independently.
  • A willingness to work flexible hours in accordance with the demands of the role.

If you would like to join the team and be part of our mission, to win the United way, please submit your application by 23rd November 2023

Manchester United endeavour to respond to all job application, however, please consider that we receive a high volume of applications and this may not always possible.

We recognise the importance of safeguarding children and adults at risk at Manchester United, as part of this commitment this post is required to have a Disclosure and Barring Service check at the appropriate level, as well as full reference history.

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