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Job listing closed on 8 Jun 2024
3 Nov 2023

Goalkeeper Coach - Women's Emerging Talent Centre

πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Sheffield, UK
Part Time
2+ years exp.

Sheffield United Women are looking for a Goalkeeping Coach to work at their well-established Emerging Talent Centre. We are looking for someone who has a keen interest in the delivery, progression and development of the team, who can work closely with our Goalkeepers and form individual development plans for players to achieve their potential.

The ideal candidate will have an enthusiasm for coaching and mentoring, with a proven portfolio of supporting, monitoring and improving the highest levels of performance where possible, in a safe, secure and supportive environment.

Due to the nature of this role, we are looking for someone with full flexibility, who can attend evening training sessions and match day fixtures.


Role Responsibilities:

  • To work closely with the ETC Player Lead to deliver coaching, philosophy, and a planned syllabus to the ETC.
  • Any other reasonable requests as directed by management.
  • Ensure completion of any mandatory training required for the role, including internal club training around Safeguarding and Equality, Diversity and Inclusion.
  • To adhere to all Sheffield United Football Club's Safeguarding Policies and Procedures to foster an environment which protects from harm those defined as children and adults at risk.
  • To report any concerns of a Safeguarding nature to the relevant parties and remain fully compliant with any applicable Safeguarding checks and due diligence and recognise your responsibility to the Club's Safeguarding agenda.
  • To report any concerns of discrimination to the relevant parties and promote a welcoming and inclusive club environment for all.
  • To adhere to the Club's Equality, Diversity and Inclusion policies, supporting the Club to create an environment which is inclusive and all-encompassing.


Essential Criteria for the role:

  • FA Level 2 in Goalkeeping or above coaching qualification.
  • Experience of coaching young players.
  • Experience in Youth Development.
  • Experience in the development of an age specific staffing structure.
  • FA Level 1 Introduction to First Aid in Football (IFAiF) or FA Emergency First Aid.
  • FA Safeguarding Children Course.
  • This role requires a DBS check.
  • Organisational skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate with parents/guardians.
  • Ability to communicate with players of all age ranges.
  • Ability to communicate with coaches across all phases.
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