Academy Advanced Development Centre Coach

  • Exeter City FC
  • Exeter, UK
  • 02 Aug, 2021
Part time Academy Coaching Community Youth

Job Description

At Exeter City FC Academy we are seeking coaches who are passionate about developing the young people of the South West, as well as being interested in applying, stretching, and extending their own coaching knowledge.

If this applies to you, we have several opportunities to coach at our Regional Advanced Development Centres (ADCs). Our six Regional ADCs sit at Tier 3 of our Player and Coach Progression Pathway and act as a vital first step towards Academy football. 

These ADCs run once a week during school term time covering all aspects of the ECFC Cycle of Play and Core Skills Programme.



The successful applicants will be required to deliver relevant, innovative and enjoyable coaching practices. They will also need to be experienced in planning, reviewing and providing feedback to players and parents to assist with the all-round development of young football players.

Successful applicants must adhere to our Code of Conduct and uphold and demonstrate the values, standards and behaviours expected by Exeter City Football Club both inside & outside the Club.

  • Type of Contract: Casual – Fixed Term (August 2021 – July 2022)
  • Location: Axminster/Barnstaple/Bridgwater/Dorset/Exeter/Paignton
  • Hourly Rate: Competitive session rate
  • Job Title: Advanced Development Centre Coach
  • Department: Academy Coaching
  • Reporting to: ADC Head Coach, Futures Logistics Coordinator, Futures Coach Developer, and Head of Academy Recruitment

Key Tasks:

  • Develop young players who aspire to play high quality possession-based football for ECFC.
  • Prepare for & coach a training session each week with one or more designated age groups.
  • Liaise with the ADC Head Coach regarding Pathway Taster Sessions.
  • Progress talented young players through the Pathway.
  • Attend Continued Professional Development events.

Person Specification:

  • Hold the UEFA level 2 coaching licence.
  • Up to date Level 2 CPD hours.
  • Hold the FA Youth Award.
  • Have a current (in date) BFAS/ EFAiF qualification.
  • Have a current (in date) FA DBS check.
  • Have recent and relevant experience working with elite young football players.
  • Have effective & efficient communication skills at all levels.
  • Be personable and enthusiastic with a strong work ethic.
  • Be willing to engage in and undertake Continued Professional Development (CPD).
  • Adopt a positive and enthusiastic outlook towards the use of sports psychology and match analysis that will encourage players to do the same.



The closing date is: Thursday 5th August 2021