Vacancy: Under 15s Head Coach

Cambridge United Academy are hiring an U15s Head Coach...

Reporting into our Head of Coaching and Youth Development Phase Lead Coach, the successful applicant will be responsible for Coaching players in our Youth Development Phase in line with our Academy philosophy.
They will be required to:
  • Lead the U15s age group and create a challenging and supportive coaching environment that gives players the best to opportunity to succeed both on and off the pitch.  
  • Ensure the Academy coaching philosophy and values are adhered to by coaches, players and parents
  • Ensure the Coaching Curriculum and Coaching Methodology is implemented
  • Ensure sessions and fixtures are updated on the PMA
  • Communicate effectively with the Youth Development Phase Lead and other supporting staff
  • Plan, execute and review coaching sessions for the U15s Age Group  
  • Plan and deliver training sessions in line with EPPP criteria, club policy and which fulfils the criteria set out in the Academy coaching and playing philosophy
  • Assist in the monitoring of players in training and in match performances
  • Undertake personal CPD as appropriate to meet the demands of the role
  • Support 6–12-week player reviews and participate in parent and player meetings
  • Work alongside the Head of Coaching to develop your coaching and personal professional development
  • Work with players in the Youth Development Phase on a regular basis and assist in facilitating sessions and games in this phase
  • Attend coaching meetings to support your continuous professional development

A UEFA B License and FA Youth Modules qualifications are essential, with a UEFA A License desired.

The closing date for applications is Friday 21 July 2023.

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