Job Summary

Tottenham Hotspur is a world-famous football club based in North London. Off the pitch, the Club has a strong and successful business model centered around building a platform for long-term success, which includes a new world-class stadium.

The Club operates out of multiple sites, including a world class Training Centre in Enfield where all the First Team and the Academy’s training and coaching activities occur, and where the Academy department is based.

The Club is seeking a coach to jointly manage/coordinate the Under-11s in conjunction with an existing member of the Coaching team (there may be a requirement to work with other age groups, as assigned by the Head of Academy Football Development).

The candidate would be required to work weekday evenings from 4.30pm – 8pm and also at weekends and during the daytime in school holiday periods.

The position will involve working irregular hours, so a flexible candidate is sought.

Tottenham Hotspur Football Club welcomes applications from anyone regardless of age, disability, race, colour or ethnic and national origins, religion or belief, or sexual orientation.

Safeguarding is fundamental to the success in all that we do. Successful candidates are subject to an enhanced DBS check with Children’s barred list.

Key Responsibilities
  • Coach Pre-Academy, Development Centre and Academy aged players between 7 years and 13 years on a weekly basis, as directed by the Head of Academy Football Development
  • Plan and record coaching sessions according to the Tottenham Hotspur Academy Philosophy and in line with EPPP rules
  • Conduct regular Player Reports in line with EPP rules
  • Match Day preparation for assigned age group(s)
  • Liaise with and communicate with parents on a weekly basis
  • Support the Academy Performance Manager and the coaching department with regular feedback via reports and meetings
  • Jointly manage/coordinate the Under-11 programme in conjunction with an existing member of the Coaching team.
  • Support the department to devise and regularly review an age specific Meso, Macro and Micro syllabus of work for the season
  • Keep accurate and up-to-date records of attendance and all sessions on the PMA
  • Conduct Parent and Player meetings in line with PL rules
  • Support the Academy Recruitment Department with Talent Identification activities
  • Plan and deliver age specific coaching workshops to include video analysis
Personal Attributes
  • Thinks ahead, generates innovative ideas
  • Values & respects others, builds relationships, collaborates
  • Gets things done, delivers to highest of standards, takes responsibility
  • Approachable person with ability to deal with day to day issues on own initiative
  • Effective time management and planning skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Enthusiastic and energetic personality
  • Good attention to detail employing thorough working practices
  • Gets things done, delivers to highest of standards, takes responsibility
Skills & Experience
  • Minimum qualification of UEFA B License
  • Desirable qualification of UEFA A License
  • Advanced FA Youth Award
  • Previous relevant experience of working with coaches in an Academy environment
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