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VACANCY: Doncaster Rovers Academy PDP U18 coach

28 April 2021

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Club Doncaster is the brand that connects Doncaster’s elite sports teams. We also manage the delivery of events at Doncaster’s Keepmoat Stadium, and associated Elite Performance Centre, Sports Village, Foundation, Sports College, and Impact Programmes.  

We are more than just a sports club, we use every day as a chance to improve people’s lives, through all levels of elite sport and community engagement and education.  

We are proud at Club Doncaster to ensure that we always seek to be best in class at every area of the organisation on a daily basis. By recruiting people who demonstrate integrity, compassion, pride, honesty and a desire to continuously improve themselves and those around them, we can make sure that we are always moving forward and making a difference in all levels of our work.

Following the retirement of a long serving member of staff, we are looking to recruit a PDP Coach, specifically focusing on the U18 team. This post is a full time permanent contract.  

The successful candidate should have a demonstrable track record of coaching youth and academy players, preferably within an elite environment, and the ability to quickly develop professional relationships with players to create a positive and free flowing learning environment.  

Applicants should possess a UEFA A, and FA advanced Youth Award outfield coaching qualifications. Applicants via cv should be able to demonstrate within their application and at interview how they have managed players and game situations within the youth elite game. 

Reporting to the Head of Coaching, alongside the Academy Manager, the person will be in place in time for the 2021 / 2022 season, ensuring that player development and the season is planned to give players the best possible experience to grow and develop their professional journey.

Please be aware that a criminal disclosure and identity check will be carried out on the successful applicant prior to any offer of employment, in line with Club Doncaster’s safeguarding culture and procedures.  

Club Doncaster is also committed to ensuring to the highest standards of Safeguarding, we are an equal opportunities employer and is keen to hear from all persons who feel that this would be the right role for them.  

If you would like to apply for the role, please submit a full CV, with detailed experience, and covering letter demonstrating clearly your experience in line with the person specification to Kirsty Cavanagh Head of People & Culture at kirsty.cavanagh@clubdoncaster.co.uk   

Closing date for applications Friday May 14 2021 at 5pm.

 


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