Opportunities at Leicester City Girls' Centre of Excellence

Leicester City FC Girls’ Centre of Excellence, part of the FA’s elite female player pathway, is looking to expand a number of areas within its…
The Centre has a long history of producing talented young players that have gone onto play at the highest level, including England Senior International representation.

The structure aims to support in the identification, development and progression of players with the potential and aspiration to play for the England Senior team.

Candidates interested in a coaching role must hold a minimum Level 2 Coaching Certificate and hold or be working towards Youth Award Module 2.

The successful candidates will need to show the following attributes:
  • Ability to work within a team of staff
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Reliable and committed to the programme
  • Enthusiasm to develop talented young female players
  • Able to create a learning environment that meets the needs of the individual as well as the team
Physical Performance coaches will have completed relevant degree programme in Sports Science or a Sport Science related discipline.

They must have or demonstrate evidence of working towards either The FA’s Level 3 Physical Performance Award, CSCS or UKSCA accreditation. Working towards or holding BASES Accreditation is desirable.

The successful candidates will need to show the following attributes:
  • Ability to provide a high level of service delivery including the development of Athletic Performance Enhancement Programmes relating to injury prevention, strength and power development
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with technical staff and physical therapists
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Enthusiasm to develop talented young female players
  • Able to maintain a safe training environment
All positions share responsibility for promoting and maintaining the integrity and reputation of Leicester City FC Girls’ Centre of Excellence and should aim to set the Centre and its offering apart from the competition through creativity, passion and knowledge.

The successful candidates will be required to undergo a comprehensive screening process that includes an enhanced DBS check and must possess a current and valid Emergency First Aid and Safeguarding Children Certification.
The Centre, as part of Leicester City Community Trust, is an Equal Opportunities organisation

If you wish to be considered for the above positions, and you have the required experience and qualifications please send a C.V. and covering letter to jo.sjoberg@lcfc.co.uk or raffaele.long@lcfc.co.uk

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