The Club is looking to recruit a full time Academy Lead Youth Development Phase (U13 to U16) coach. and this role is mainly based at Boundary Park (OL1 2PA) and successful applicant will report directly to the Academy Manager and the Head of Coaching and will be responsible for the delivery of the Academy coaching programme in line with the Academy philosophy.
Oldham Athletic Football Club play in the National League and operate within the Category 3 FA Licenced Academy programme and runs an U19/18 Youth Team in the EFL Youth Alliance League. It is a family club which works closely with the local community. We are continuously looking to build on present links and develop further opportunities to encourage individuals and groups to engage in the Club’s activities.
We are looking for individuals who have excellent communication, interpersonal and motivational skills, as well as being a role-model to young players. They will be able to show that they are capable of creating and delivering innovative and engaging coaching sessions to challenge and develop the player in line with the Academy coaching syllabus, as well as demonstrating that they understand the needs of the modern young player in terms of their physical and psychological development.
The successful candidate must have the following skills and competencies:
All applicants must hold a valid driving license and currently reside within one hour travelling distance of Oldham Athletic FC
To ensure compliance with the company’s safeguarding policy an FA DBS certificate will be a requirement for this role before starting work
Oldham Athletic Football Club promotes inclusion and confront and eliminate discrimination whether by reason of age, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marital status or civil partnership, nationality, ethnicity (race), religion or belief, ability or disability, pregnancy and maternity and encourage equal opportunities. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons