Development Coach

Football Talents

(Various locations), China

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Football Talents is a pioneering organization with the objective to develop national team players for China by the 2030/2034 World Cup using a three-step process: 1. Develop the Grassroots game 2. Identify Talent, and 3. Provide an Elite Development

Job Role Summary

Job TitleDevelopment Coach
Location(Various locations), China, Asia
FunctionCoaching & PerformanceAcademy
Employment TermsPermanent, Full Time
Closing DateClosing date and time for applications passed

Job Role Details

Football Talents is a pioneering organization with the objective to develop national team players for China by the 2030/2034 World Cup using a three-step process:

1. Develop the Grassroots game
2. Identify Talent, and
3. Provide an Elite Development pathway for selected players both within China and Europe.

By staying up to date on the latest scientific research from a variety of fields, we follow an evidence- based approach to player development. Our staff combine a proven background of developing elite talent in European football with research into the cutting-edge methods currently used by the world's top clubs and coaches.

For a glimpse of what life is like for our coaches living in China, please have a look at the "Day in the Life" video on our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zinssVaUSU

WHAT WE NEED
We are looking for staff who:

-Has a British Passport
-Has a minimum UEFA B qualification (other coaching roles available for Level 2 coaches)
-Can procure a CRB clearance and has a clear police record
-Has a University Degree (preferred)
-Has experience of leading and delivering to large football centres, camps and managing other coaches on site
-Has experience of working in talent development and elite player environment, managing football teams at both child and youth level
-Has experience of working individually with players and developing their personal pathways.

Applicants with compensatory experience may be considered.

For coaches with other experience and qualifications we have opportunities at various levels of our structure.

We are also interested in people who have experience or are interested in careers in areas such as Sport Science, Fundamental Movement Development, Performance Analysis, Talent Identification, Program Management, etc.

Regardless of your specific experience or ambitions, our objective is to recruit the right people who are keen to develop themselves and provide the opportunity for you to fulfil your potential.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
The following will be the tasks required for success in this role:
-Plan and deliver differentiated football-based sessions in various locations in Eastern and Southern China utilizing our developed methodologies.
-Report and reflect on the sessions delivered on our in-house developed APP; participate in other general administration and communication to evaluate / improve the program.
-Attend regular coach meetings and any internal / external training provided by the coaching group.

QUESTIONS TO ASK YOURSELF
-Would you like the opportunity to be a pioneer in developing elite players in the world's most populous country?
-Are you the type of person who is excited by new challenges and a dynamic working environment - or do you prefer to stay within your comfort zone?
-Are you open minded to understanding new cultures and capable of adapting your methods in a unique context?

We have 1-3 year contracts available within various levels of our program for the right candidates who are serious about making strides in their personal and professional development.

If this applies to you, get in touch with us today.

Please send a current CV and covering letter detailing availability to:

recruitment@footballtalents.cn

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Football Talents is committed to eliminating discrimination whether by reason of gender, sexual orientation, race, nationality, ethnic origin, colour, religion or ability and to encourage equal opportunities.

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