JOB: First-Team Coach

Durham Women FC are seeking an enthusiastic, committed and qualified individual to join the club as a First Team Coach ahead of the 2021/22 FA Women’s Championship season.

Working alongside the club’s existing coaching, performance and management staff, you will help to prepare and improve the first-team squad.

Role & Responsibilities

  • To help in building a successful, winning team and developing the playing squad
  • Attendance at first-team training sessions and fixtures as directed by the First Team Manager
  • Planning and executing sessions alongside the club’s First Team Manager, coaching and performance staff
  • To deliver analysis and feedback on both a team and individual basis
  • To maintain the highest standards of individual player development

Person Specification

  • Previous experience in women’s football, the FA Women’s Championship and/or elite football is highly desirable
  • Knowledge of the FA Women’s Championship is desirable
  • Ability to commit to the club’s training and fixture schedule
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with club staff and players
  • Commitment to the long-term development of the club and the female game
  • A willingness to be flexible and work within various departments of the football club as and when required
  • Ability to adapt to challenging and quick-changing situations 

Qualifications

  • UEFA-B qualified coach (UEFA A licence desirable)
  • FA Licensed Coach (essential)
  • DBS Certificate (or willingness to undergo advanced DBS checks) (essential)
  • Access to own transport (essential)

Job Details

Job Title: First Team Coach

Hours: 20 hours per week

Salary: Competitive 

Reporting to: General Manager

To Apply

Please send a Coaching CV, plus a brief explanation of why you would be the best person for this role and what you would bring to Durham Women FC, to mark.donnelly@durhamwfc.co.uk.

The closing date for applications is 5pm on Thursday, July 1.

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