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Vacancy: Bristol City Women Youth Development Technical Director/First Team Assistant Coach

Bristol City Women seek a Youth Development Technical Director/First Team Assistant Coach.

Purpose: 

The purpose of the position is to:

  • Oversee the Regional Talent Club programme
  • Oversee the whole player development pathway at the Club, from the Youth Academy through to the First Team
  • Be the strategic leader for the Academy team programme
  • Assist the BCWFC First Team Manager with First Team matches and training

Responsibilities: 

  • Manage the operation and co-ordination of the Youth Academy training nights and matchdays
  • Oversee the Youth Academy and Academy age group coaches and players and be the point of contact for player related issues
  • Be the FA point of contact and strategic lead for the Academy team
  • Responsible for recruiting players and overseeing trials for all 9-19 age groups
  • Develop a coaching curriculum for the 9-19 age group
  • Manage, recruit and develop coaches within the Youth Academy and 16-19 programme
  • Provide players, staff and parents/guardians with feedback to aid their development through regular 1-1’s
  • Assist the First Team Head Coach at training and matches
  • Liaise closely with College and University tutors and players’ parents and guardians to the ensure that the education and welfare of all players is paramount
  • Work closely with he BCWFC First Team Manager to ensure the Club’s values, philosophy and playing style are carried across all the age groups
  • Liaise with National team coaches where relevant
  • Carry out any other tasks required by the General Manager or First Team Head Coach.

To download full job description please click here. 

Qualifications: 

Essentials:

  • UEFA A License (Level 4)
  • FA Youth Module 1, 2, 3
  • Full clean Driving License
  • FA enhanced CRC
  • Knowledge and experience of coaching in women’s football
  • Experience of planning and delivering sessions and matchdays
  • Knowledge of designing and implementing a long-term development structure and syllabus

Desirable:

  • Qualified to drive a minibus

To apply for the role, please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter to bcwfcinfo@bristolcitywfc.co.uk outlining why you are the best candidate for the role and are able to take up the challenge of working for Bristol City Women.

  • Application closing date: Thursday 27th September (midnight)
  • Interview date: Friday 5th October

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