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17 December 2014

Bristol Rovers FC are looking to recruit a part time Academy coach to work within the Foundation Phase of our Category 3 Licenced Academy programme.

Successful applicants will report directly to the Lead Phase Coach and the Academy Manager/Head of Coaching, and will be responsible for the delivery of the Academy coaching programme in line with the Academy philosophy.

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 roles involve working in the evenings (Tuesdays and Fridays) and during Weekends (Sundays). There will also be an expectation for administrative tasks to be completed as part of the role.

Applicants will only be considered if they hold a minimum of UEFA 'B' coaching qualification (essential), be working towards the FA Mod 3 Youth Award (desirable), as well as having demonstrable experience of working with players within the u8-u12s age range. Applicants will also need to be locally based (living within 30 minutes of the Bristol area).

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

To apply, please send your CV, a concise covering letter outlining your relevant experience and an email/mobile telephone contact number to Jonathan Henderson (Academy Manager) no later than 5pm on

Monday 12th January 2015 by email to:

Please include the job title in the title line of your application.

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