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Vacancy: Bristol City Women Physical Performance Coach

Bristol City Women are seeking a Physical Performance Coach.

ROLE SUMMARY

To lead, whilst working within a multi-faceted team of staff, the planning and coaching processes in maximising the physical performance of all first team players on an individual basis, within a team environment

SALARY AND CONTRACTUAL STATUS

  • Salary: Available on request
  • Position: Permanent full-Time 40 hours per week. This role will involve weekend work
  • Location: Stoke Gifford Stadium, South Gloucestershire and Stroud College, WISE Campus, BS34 8LP

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Design and Lead all pre-training and pre-match warm ups.
  • Design and Deliver all gym sessions, ensuring that every individual players needs’ are met
  • Proactively lead on all hydration, nutrition and supplement strategies.
  • Work alongside the Physio/Sports Therapist, to ensure Return to Play (RTP) plans are carried out effectively.
  • Daily, Weekly and Cyclical Load Monitoring – past, current and future loading
  • Design and Monitor player ‘readiness to train’ protocols
  • Input into the Periodised Training Plan
  • Lead on any off-season planning and programming – include the monitoring of it
  • Liaise with National Teams pre and post-camp regards loading & wellbeing
  • To organise fitness testing at appropriate times throughout the season
  • Carry out any other appropriate tasks as requested by the First Team Manager

REPORTING TO

  • BCWFC First Team Manager
  • BCWFC Head of Women’s Football

ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE, SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

  • A qualification at degree level (or equivalent) in sports science or a related discipline
  • Relevant professional body accreditation (e.g. UKSCA, BASES, NSCA CSCS)
  • Experience in delivering physical performance coaching in elite sport
  • Excellent academic and applied knowledge of contemporary practice in physical performance development
  • Track record of successfully integrating into established and developing coaching teams
  • Previous experience of work within football (desirable)
  • Previous experience of working with female athletes (desirable)
  • FA Intermediate First Aid in Football Level 2 (EFAiF) (essential)
  • FA enhanced CRC (essential)
  • Valid driver’s licence

KEY COMPETENCIES

  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Planning and organising
  • Attention to detail
  • Educate players as well as instruct
  • Communication and influencing
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Motivating others

SAFEGUARDING

Bristol City Women Football Club are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to endorse this commitment.

EQUALITY

The successful candidate must ensure a positive commitment towards equality and diversity by treating others fairly and not committing any form of direct or indirect discrimination, victimisation or harassment of any description and to promote positive working relationships between all internal and external stakeholders.

HOW TO APPLY

To apply for the role, please send a copy of your CV and covering letter (no more than two A4 sides) to bcwfcinfo@bristolcitywfc.co.uk outlining why you best fit the specifications for the job role advertised.

CLOSING DATE

Sunday, July 19th (midnight)

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