Pre-Academy Goalkeeping Coach

  • Fulham Football Club
  • Fulham, London, UK
  • 01 Jul, 2024
Casual Academy Coaching Goalkeeper Coach Premier League Soccer Coach Youth

Job Description

Our Values are simply the things that are most important to us and will be demonstrated through the way in which we behave in achieving our business objectives. Our people are at the centre of the delivery of our Club Values. 

The positions purpose is to work under the direction of the Pre-Academy Manager & Head of Goalkeeping on the delivery of the Pre-Academy Goalkeeper Programme. The aim is to identify early signs of talent and potential in young Goalkeepers via our various recruitment methods. This individual will be responsible for the retention of Pre-Academy Goalkeepers via strong relationship building and delivery of high calibre training sessions. Lastly, this role will play a large role in the design & delivery of a tailored and individualised training programme designed around the needs of Pre-Academy Goalkeepers.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:


- Lead Goalkeeper Coaching sessions weekly at Motspur Park.

- Support Pre-Academy Manager in the aligned delivery of high quality training sessions.

- Design/Plan & Deliver a detailed Coaching Syllabus in alignment with the Academy Goalkeeping Philosophies and Pre-Academy Season Plan.

- Support on Goalkeeper Reviews and Development Plans when required.

- Be available and flexible to cover Academy Goalkeeping Sessions when required.

- Use the club's appropriate incident reporting system when required.


Player Management:

- Support the week-to-week development of the Pre-Academy GK Programme.

- Develop strong relationships with players and parents across the GK Programme.

- Ensure the Academy value's are implemented in all sessions/games.

- Ensure all players have a positive experience whilst at Fulham.


Talent Identification:

- Support Local Recruitment Team on the ongoing assessment of Goalkeepers within the Pre-Academy Programme.

- Support Local Recruitment Team on the identification of potential Goalkeeepers of interest for the Academy.



Fulham Football Club acknowledges that everyone has a responsibility for the wellbeing and safety of children, young people

and adults at risk who are under the Club’s care or utilising the Club’s facilities.

As part of Fulham Football Club’s commitment to providing a safe environment for children and adults at risk the Club

requires all staff in child, young person and ‘adult at risk’ facing roles:

• To be clear about the clubs responsibilities when running activities for these groups;

• Will have read and understood the suite of safeguarding policies including safeguarding children policy, adults at risk

policy, anti-bullying policy, whistleblowing and equality policy;

• Understand and promote staff and players code of conduct;

• Will understand how to refer a concern;

• To be consistent role models;

• To complete the Fulham safer Working Practice Workshop as part of induction and the FA Safeguarding Children

workshop; and

• To monitor repeated incidents of poor behaviour and liaise with their DSO or Head of Safeguarding.



We are committed to supporting an environment where all staff have a personal responsibility to uphold the Club’s Equal

Opportunities Policy by treating fellow employees, prospective employees, casual workers, prospective casual workers, players,

prospective players and customers fairly and impartially.