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Full-time coaching vacancy

14 December 2016

Join our well regarded academy team

: Head of CoachingJob vacancy

AFC WimbledonEmployer:

New Malden, SurreyLocation:

Academy Head of CoachingPosition:

Dependent on experienceSalary:

Highest Minimum Qualifications: UEFA ‘A’ License

Applications by Monday 19 December 2pm. Interviews week commencing Monday 9 January. A second practical interview will take place for successful interviewees soon after. Closing Date:

AFC Wimbledon is looking to recruit a self-motivated, committed and knowledgeable individual with a growth mind-set to join the Football Department in the position of Head of Coaching. This new role is fundamental to the long-term vision of developing home-grown players for AFC Wimbledon and the job holder would join the Academy Management Team.Role Description:

To establish a sustainable system and approach to coach development within the Academy whilst ensuring the coaching programme is being effectively delivered. To develop coaches so that they improve and perform to the best of their potential and are consequently able to maximise the potential of the players that they work with.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

• Strong Leadership and Management skills

• Excellent communication & standard setting skills

• Experience of working in an elite learning / performance environment

• A working knowledge and understanding of coaching and coach development

• Excellent knowledge of the process of learning in adults & young people

• Knowledge and experience of managing & designing development programmes across multiple age-groups

• Experience in coach development and mentoring at an elite level

• Experience in leading a team

• An understanding of sports science and medicine & psychology

• Competence in all MS Office packages with experience of recording and reporting information

 • Experience of dealing with minors and an excellent understanding of Child Protection and Safeguarding procedures including the relevant clearances for individuals.

• Experience with the PMA system

• A comprehensive understanding of the Elite Player Performance Plan (EPPP)

To apply for the position please email the following to  How to Monday 19th December, 2pm:  

• Full CV

• Completed application form

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   .Application FormDownload the  

AFC Wimbledon is an equal opportunities employer.

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