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First Team Assistant Coach

London City Lionesses

London City Lionesses is a fully professional women's association football club based in Dartford, England. The team competes in FA Women's Championship during the 2019–20 season, the second tier of English women's football.

11 May 2022
Full Time
Closing date
30 May 2022

To assist the Head Coach on all aspects of leading the London City Lionesses 1st team including: team coaching, individual coaching, scouting, opposition/team analysis, recruiting and match preparation. The Assistant Coach will be the linchpin between the Head Coach and the other football departments within the first team environment.

  • Assist in developing team culture within the 1st team with emphasis on the LCL values.
  • Retain, identify, and recruit players capable of playing FAWC & FAWSL
  • Take lead on team training, individual training and small group training.
  • Create individual player development plans with measurable goals.
  • Create a link between all football department staff and the Head Coach.
  • Work with the Analysis Team to assist with opposition analysis and game preparation.
  • Take lead on set piece development and delivery.
  • Be the main point of contact for all support staff within the 1st team.
  • Carry out weekly Health & Wellbeing checks on players and report findings to Medical Staff.
  • Liaise with the Academy Team Head Coach to ensure pathway for players into the 1st Team.
  • Work alongside the Player Support Officer and the Board Safeguarding Champion to ensure all safeguarding policies and FA regulations are adhered to.
  • Facilitate meetings and events as required with players and coaches.
  • Attend academy training sessions and matches, providing weekly updates to the Women’s 1st Team Head Coach, Sporting Director, and the Board as and when available.
  • Liaise with the FA, County FA and other Governing Bodies as required.
  • Liaise with the Sporting Director and Head of Operations for weekly team needs.
  • Additional club coaching responsibilities as required.

Skills & Experience

  • UEFA B Licence, working towards UEFA A Licence (UEFA A preferred)
  • Previous experience operating within a 1st team coaching staff
  • IT literate
  • Knowledge of the FAWC & FAWSL
  • Experience in developing a positive culture and upholding strong values within a sports environment.
  • Previous experience using analysis platforms (preferred)
  • Experience in recruitment/player onboarding process

How to apply

Please email a copy of your Cv and Cover Letter to our team via 'apply now'

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