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Mon 26th June 2017 | West Didsbury & Chorlton
By Rob McKay

West Didsbury & Chorlton are advertising for a Reserve Team Coach and a Youth Team Manager.

The club's requirements and Job Profile of each role are as follows.

Reserve Team Coach

Role to commence July 2017

Objective

In liaison with Club's management committee and the Reserve Team Manager, the Reserve Team Coach will have overall responsibility for the planning, implementation and continual improvement of the programme for the club’s reserve team. A particular focus on the development of young players is required.

Responsible To

The Reserve Team Coach is appointed by the management committee of West Didsbury & Chorlton AFC and is responsible to the management committee. In the absence of a coaching co-ordinator, the Reserve Team Coach will report to the management committee via the Reserve Team Manager.

Responsibilities and Duties

The Reserve Team Coach will:

Prepare the reserve team to compete and perform in games.

  • This includes input to selecting squad and team members.      
  • Taking coaching sessions with the team.
  • Leading the physical conditioning programme for all players with input from strength and conditioning /sports science specialists if required.

Evaluate and monitor progress in all areas of player development, including working with the 1st Team Coach to develop youth players and prepare squad players for 1st team action.

Be part of the appointment panel along with the management committee for the team support staff, including assistant coaches (where appropriate), management and medical staff.

Ensure appropriate coaching is provided in specialist areas.

Reinforce West Didsbury & Chorlton’s vision and values in their practice.

Knowledge and Skills Required

The Reserve Team Coach should have the following experience and qualifications:

  • A strong coaching background, with a particular strength in working with young players.
  • Experience in developing annual plans for the preparation of teams.
  • Awareness of the importance of specialists in areas such as sports science and sports medicine and leading an interdisciplinary support team.

Qualifications and Personal Qualities

Hold a Coaching License, Level 2 as a minimum or be in the process of achieving this.

  • Ideally have previous coaching experience at an appropriate level; however candidates with a successful track record of playing at STEP 5 level will be considered.
  • A strong motivator and role model.
  • A dynamic, hardworking and enthusiastic individual.
  • Ability to work calmly under pressure.
  • A high level of confidentiality.

At a personal level, the successful applicant will have demonstrated a strong awareness of best practice in coaching, and have shown personal motivation to achieve excellence in all areas, through drawing on the expertise of others and engaging in continual personal development.

Period of Appointment

The Reserve Team Coach will ideally be appointed for a three year period, which is reviewed annually.

Accountability

The Reserve Team Coach is accountable to the Football Management Team and Executive Committee.

  • Provide support to the Reserve Team Manager to provide a report on the Operational Plan periodically to the Executive Committee.

Interested candidates should contact Club Secretary Rob McKay at robmckay86@gmail.com

 

Youth Team Manager

Role to commence July 2017

Objective

  • To co-ordinate all on and off field football activities for the Clubs Youth Team to ensure that all players and support staff are provided with the highest level of guidance and support to enable them to compete and perform at the highest level.
  • To provide support to First Team and Reserve Teams specifically relating to player development, inclusion or promotion of players as requested by the First Team Manager.
  • To provide support to the Executive Committee to ensure the efficient operation of the Club.

Responsibilities

  • Undertake tasks at the request of the First Team Manager or Executive Committee.
  • Manage the Youth Team in association with the clubs Youth Team staff and provide guidance and input to the Youth Teams as a route for developing the future first team.
  • Ensure that, at both a personal and team level the FA Respect Code of Guidance’s are adhered to.

Qualifications and Personal Qualities

  • Hold a Coaching License, Level 2 as a minimum or be in the process of achieving this.
  • Ideally have previous coaching experience at an appropriate level; however candidates with a successful track record of playing at STEP 5 level will be considered.
  • A strong motivator and role model.
  • A dynamic, hardworking and enthusiastic individual.
  • Ability to work calmly under pressure.
  • A high level of confidentiality.

Pre Season

  • Coordinate Pre-season training and appropriate Pre-season friendlies.
  • Participate in the clubs recruitment policy for players and coaches and ensure role profiles are executed in relation to the Youth Team.
  • Ensure that all expenditure falls within the clubs budget constraints and that variations are brought to the Executive Committee prior to the Club being committed to the variation.
  • Support the Executive Committee to appoint appropriate support staff or ensure that those appointed are appropriate to ensure smooth running at training and on match days.

During Season

  • Liaise between Youth team players, coaches, First Team and Reserve Team Managers and Executive Committee.
  • Ensure all support staff are in attendance and are provided with appropriate equipment to undertake their specific role.
  • Oversee the maintenance and management of all training and match equipment.
  • Ensure equipment owned by the Club is retained by the Club.
  • Liaise with other managers and advise players of weekly squads and arrangements
  • Must be available one evening per week as well as match days to oversee both team training and matches.
  • Attend football management meetings as required.
  • In conjunction with the Assistant Manager ensure all equipment is available as required by Coaches and/or League and that it is in good working order – includes match balls.

 Relationships

 Reports to the Executive Committee.

  • Liaises with official Club sponsors & other key stakeholders.

Accountability

  • The Youth Team Manager is accountable to the Executive Committee.
  • Provide a report on the Operational Plan periodically to the Executive Committee

Interested candidates should contact Club Chairman Glyn Meacher at glynmeacher@aol.com

 

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