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Physical Performance Coach

Aston Villa F.C.

Aston Villa Football Club is a professional football club based in Aston, Birmingham, England. The club competes in the Premier League, the top tier of the English football league system.

14 Sep 2022
Contract - Fixed Term
Closing date
30 Sep 2022

The Department

Our Aston Villa Women's Football Team and pathway has grown significantly over the last 3 seasons. To support this growth, we are now focusing our efforts to ensure our Women's Academy and Girl's Regional Talent Club have the right people in the right roles to help us in delivering our ambitious plans for nurturing, encouraging and developing talent within our Women and Girls youth structure.

We now are looking for a self-motivated, forward-thinking, and proactive individual to join our Women’s Academy as a Physical Performance Coach.

The Role

Working at our Bodymoor Heath Training Ground, the successful candidate will be responsible for delivery and programming of the sports science and strength and conditioning provisions across our RTC. Working closely with our WSL Academy physical performance-lead to ensure a clear alignment of the pathway and high standards of coaching are applied as appropriate.

For further information please see the Role Profile.

The Person

  • The successful candidate will hold a BSc or MSc in Sports Science, Strength and Conditioning or similar and be UKSCA ASCC accredited, or currently working towards this qualification.
  • You must be able to demonstrate a detailed knowledge of sports science and strength and conditioning, with previous experience of working with elite youth athletes. The successful candidate will need the ability to perform physical testing at regular points throughout the season, in addition to monitoring and assessing activities to construct profiles and log adaptation to training stimulus.
  • You will also need to be able to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team to provide an integrated approach to performance enhancement. An essential part of this role is to ensure that the delivery of strength and conditioning services effectively delivers and meets its commitments to the players and coaches.

How to Apply

To apply for this role, please click 'Apply Now' to begin the application. As part of your application, please ensure you upload your CV and Cover Letter.

Applications close on 30th September 2022

Right to Close Vacancy Posting Early

The Club reserves the right to close any advertised vacancies earlier than the advertised closing date if sufficient applications have been received.

Equality Statement

Aston Villa Football Club celebrates the diversity of its Club and embrace equal opportunities for all. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer and fully support The FAs Football Leadership Diversity Code. 

We welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, race, disability, gender reassignment, pregnancy and maternity, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership, sex and religion or belief.

Safeguarding Statement

Aston Villa Football Club is fully committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk across our Club. As such, we adhere to Safer Recruitment processes and for some roles a satisfactory enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure & Barring Service may be required prior to starting in a role at the Club. For more information, please see Aston Villa Football Club | The official club website | AVFC - Safeguarding

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