Part Time FP / YDP Age Group Coach

  • Bristol Rovers FC
  • Bristol, UK
  • 16 May, 2024
Part time Coaching EFL Soccer Coach Youth

Job Description

Overall Purpose of Job

The Academy are looking to recruit enthusiastic and highly skilled coaches to be part of theAcademy coaching departments across the FP and YDP phases. The successful applicantswill be responsible for the delivery of the academy coaching programme to maximise the opportunities for young players to reach their full potential in line with the academy vision and philosophy. Successful applicants must be available for FP sessions on Tuesday andFriday training nights and Sunday match days. Or for YDP sessions on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday or Sunday match days.


Main Responsibilities

• Provide a high standard coaching to a respective age group, educating them in the in line with the BRFC Academy philosophy and methodology as outlines in theAcademy Performance Plan
• To ensure that all Academy players adhere the BRFC Values and show a high level ofrespect and discipline and to adhere to the Coaches Code of Conduct.
• To assist players to set individual short and long term goals to create Individual ActionPlans for all players
• To maintain all coaching and games program records on the FIP (PMA) for each sessionthroughout the season.
• To complete player progress reports on the FIP (PMA)
• Attend at least two parents evening sessions per season for each individual player in theirsquad.
• To develop and maintain a professional relationship with the parents of youngsters in theprogramme.
• Complete CPD (Continuous Professional Development) to maintain coachingqualifications.
• To work with Head of Coaching in the completion of a personal Coach DevelopmentPlan in line with the BRFC Coach Competency Framework
• To maintain FA Licensed Coaches Club membership criteria
• To identify players available each weekend for matches and communicate anyadditional player requirements to the Lead Phase Coach at the earliest opportunity.
• To support the development of young players in a healthy lifestyle, diet, drug awareness,education.
• To take responsibility for the care and maintenance of all age group training equipmentand playing kit.
• To attend the 6 weekly coaches meetings or additional training nights as instructed bythe Academy Manager/Head of Academy Coaching.
• To assess trialists at both training and games and feedback to the Lead Phase Coach /Head of Academy Recruitment.
• To assist with sport science input where required at training sessions.
• To attend tournaments and trips when requested by the club.
• To abide by all club policies including (but not exclusive to) Safeguarding, Equality andHealth & Safety




• UEFA B Licence or Working towards.
• FA Emergency first aid in football (Efaif)
• FA Safeguarding certificate
• Valid FA Licenced Coaches Clubmembership
• Experience of coaching within the relevant age groups (preferably in anAcademy/Player Developmentenvironment)
• Computer skills (in particular Word/Excel/ Access).
• High levels of communication skills, both orally and written.
• Personable and enthusiastic with a strong work ethic.
• Sensitive to the needs of young playersand parents/guardians
• Willingness to work weekends andevenings.
• Desire to be an ambassador for BRFC in public role
• DBS check undertaken



• FA Advanced Youth Award
• FA youth Modules 1,2,3
• UEFA A Licence
• Knowledge of the FIP (PMA) system
• Knowledge and understanding of the EPPPprocess