Job Title: Technical Development Coach
Place of Work: Dundee, Perth, and Angus
Status: Part-Time (sessional)
Hours of Work: Evenings and Weekends (sessions between 4pm-7pm midweek and 9am-11am weekends) – 3 per-week on average
Reporting to: Head of Development/ Franchisee – Dundee, Perth, and Angus & Player Development Coordinator
• Assistant Player Development Coordinators
• All Technical Development Coaching Staff
• All players from 5-to-15 years old
£8.00-£15.00 (depending on experience)
Summary / Purpose of the Job
In the direction of leading and enhancing the learning experience and performance development of Box Soccer Training players. These players range from 5-to-15 years old, that join from levels of professional youth, grassroots, and participation. In this role, we are looking for dedicated coaches, to provide enthusiasm to educate, guide and inspire players to help achieve player development objectives.
Main Responsible/ Description of Duties
- Deliver high-quality coaching adequately to the relevant age and stage of players you are coaching, whilst following the coaching programme and philosophy of Box Soccer Training.
- Understand and gain knowledge of the Box Soccer Training practices and ensure knowledge of session and curriculum structures are kept up to date.
- Adhere to ensuring your session has progressive practices with the ball moving for a minimum of 75% of the session, guaranteeing players over 1000 touches every hour they are with us.
- Lead by example in ensuring all players leave the session with learning something new and have has a fulfilling and enjoyable experience.
- Lead and support other Technical Development Coaches in training.
- When appropriate complete and submit all session plans including session objectives and post-session evaluation.
- To have strong communication with players, but also reporting staff.
- Attend and contribute to all appropriate coach education days and deliver sessions where required.
- To take responsibility for the care and maintenance of all training equipment.
- Abide by all Box Soccer Training policies including ensuring safeguarding, equality, and health & safety are always maintained.
Experience, Qualifications and Personal Attributes
- Scottish FA 1.1 to 1.3 Awards (or working towards).
- Enthusiastic about football and developing young football players ages 5-to-15 years old.
- Interest of progressing as a football, and to be willing to professional development through coach education.
- Experience in working within of football programmes involving young people.
- Ability to adapt with challenging situations.
- Excellent people skills.
- Ability to work on your own and as part of a coaching team.
- Good organisational and time keeping skills.
- Proven to be self-motivated
- • Commitment to performance, responsibility, and strong awareness fairness and equality.
- Scottish FA Children’s Award.
- UEFA/Scottish FA C License.
- Further education in relevant field (i.e., HND, degree, honours, additional courses).
- Child and Wellbeing, Equality and Mental Health in Scottish Football or equivalent.
- National Sports First Aid Certificate.
- Additional skill set to coaching that can enhance other areas of the technical development programme.
- Full driving licence and access to a car.
- PVG Member.
- Knowledge of Box Soccer Training.
- Full Box Soccer Training kit.
- Box Soccer Training Coach Education.
- Continuous mentorship that will enhance coaches’ performance and help shape philosophy and various values for coaching youth football players.
- Performance reviews to track coach progress.
- Opportunities to progress throughout the programme.
To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to Head of Development/ Franchisee, Kit Bremner firstname.lastname@example.org by 5pm on Monday 28th February 2022.
In the meantime, if you have any informal enquiries please contact Player Development Coordinator, Daniel Hiddleston at email@example.com.