Physical Performance Coach

  • Liverpool FC
  • Liverpool, UK
  • 14 Sep, 2021
Casual Coaching Premier League Womens Football

Job Description

Casual Physical Performance Coach - Liverpool FC Women`s RTC

Vacancy Description
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Liverpool FC Women`s Regional Talent Club working on a Casual basis as a Physical Performance Coach to design, implement and manage the delivery of both individual player and team-based physical training programs for Liverpool FC Women`s Regional Talent Club.

What will you be doing?

The successful candidate will work in partnership with coaches and other service providers to design and implement high quality and individualised physical preparation programmes, focusing on strength and power enhancement, speed enhancement, agility and movement skills refinement, endurance capacity and injury prevention and rehabilitation. You will also monitor players` well-being and support with any changes to enhance this. You will keep records relating to players progression as well as producing reports for players and other coaches. You will also ensure full documentation is collated in relation to physical assessments, rehabilitation, and other pertinent information is available in a timely manner. As part of your role, you will liaise with support teams and other service providers and coaches to ensure effective and efficient service delivery. You will support Match Day Team preparation and operations. You may be required to attend FA CPD events and must adhere to the Club`s Safeguarding Policy.

Who are we looking for?

We would love to hear from people who understand football and have knowledge of the Women`s Super League. The ideal candidate will have a BSC in Sports Science or related field, hold either a UK Strength and Conditioning accreditation (UKSA) or Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) (NCSA). In addition to Football Association Level 2 Emergency First Aid in Football (EFAiF) qualification.

The successful candidate should also be an Anti-Doping Accredited Advisor and have experience of strength and conditioning within an elite sporting environment, experience in player monitoring and workload management and experience of collection and management of GPS data. You must be able to drive and have access to a car as travel is an essential part of this role.

It would be desirable if candidates held an MSc in Strength and Conditioning or postgraduate related study, a S&C related qualification such as NSCA/BWLA/FA Level 3, or is a BASES Accredited Sports Scientist or possesses a Biokinetics Degree or Post-Graduate degree in human movement or exercise and sports science.

This is a casual position and our ideal candidate will be available to work up to 12 hours per week on a 5 out of 7 day working pattern. The role is based around the football calendar so you will be expected to work flexible hours and match days.

Although you will work at different locations your main base will be at the Women`s Academy, Liverpool, with requirement for travel based on the team`s fixtures.

Liverpool FC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all Colleagues, staff and Volunteers to share this commitment. Safer recruitment methods are applied (Inc. DBS disclosures) to all appointments with vulnerable groups.

We are aiming to be the most inclusive football club - providing fair and appropriate opportunities to as many people from different backgrounds as possible, being welcoming and meeting their needs as best we can. We are committed to hiring great people representative of a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills, not just because it`s the right thing to do, but because we believe it makes our Club stronger. If you share our enthusiasm and passion for inclusivity, then we want to hear from you.
Closing: 22-09-2021