Academy Goalkeeper Coach

  • Swindon Town FC
  • Swindon, UK
  • 17 May, 2024
Full time Academy Coaching EFL Goalkeeper Coach Soccer Coach Youth

Job Description

Swindon Town FC is looking to recruit a full-time Academy Goalkeeper Coach to lead within our Category 3 Licensed Academy programme.

To be responsible for the delivery of the U9 – U18 Academy Goalkeeper coaching programme in line with the Academy philosophy and club values.

We are looking for an individual who has excellent communication, interpersonal and motivational skills, as well as being able to create a safe learning space for young people. They will be able to show that they can create and deliver innovative and engaging coaching sessions to challenge and develop the person and player in line with the Academy coaching syllabus, as well as demonstrate that they understand the needs of the modern young player in terms of their physical and psychological development.

The role involves working in the evenings and during weekends. There will also be an expectation for administrative tasks to be completed as part of the role.


Essential Skills and Qualifications:

• ‘UEFA B’ (outfield)
• UEFA B Goalkeeping
• FA Emergency First Aid in Football Level 2 (EFAiF)
• FA Safeguarding Children
• Demonstrable experience of working with players within the u7-u16s age range.



Locally based (living within 30 minutes of the Swindon area).

Successful applicants will undergo a screening process that will include an Enhanced Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure.


Salary: Competitive


Application deadline is – 14.06.24

Only applicants invited for interview will be contacted.


Safeguarding Statement

Swindon Town is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to endorse this commitment. This post requires Enhanced Criminal Records Checks and may include checks against the Barred Lists, as such it is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974). Therefore, all convictions including spent convictions that have not been subject to filtering by the DBS should be declared. Relevant information and/or documents will be distributed as part of the recruitment process.


Equality Statement

Swindon Town FC is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunities employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion or belief(s), gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age or with regard to pregnancy or maternity.