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Part-Time Academy Coach Vacancies

8 August 2014

Burnley Football Club is looking to appoint a number of part-time Coaches to join their developing Academy structure. 

The following coaching positions are available and the successful candidate must be passionate about working with players aged 9-16 years old:

U9 Coach
U10 Coach
U11 Coach
U14 Coach


•    Planning, delivery and evaluation of training sessions
•    Management of an Academy age group on match days
•    Ensuring accurate data is consistently entered on the PMA
•    Provide feedback and future planning to players and parents/guardians
•    Comply with the Academy Performance Plan, promoting the Academy Football Philosophy at all times


•    UEFA ‘B’ Licence
•    FA Youth Module 1, 2 & 3
•    Hold an enhanced CRB Check.
•    Previous experience of coaching relevant aged players in an Academy environment
•    Competent IT skills
•    Member of the FA Licenced Coaches Club


•    Working towards the FA Advanced Youth Award (5-11) or FA Advanced Youth Award (12-16)


•    Able to communicate effectively with Academy players, parents/guardians and senior Academy staff
•    Adaptable to work to the demands of the job and needs of the players
•    Consistently demonstrate empathy towards the Academy players and the challenges they face at any given time
•    Dedicated to self-improvement and personal development
•    Focused on individual player development within a team process
•    Willing to follow and promote the Club/Academy football philosophy

To apply for a part-time coaching position, please send your CV to

The deadline for all applications is Wednesday August 20th, 2014.

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