Arsenal Women FC is one of the most successful female football clubs in the history of the women's game. It prides itself on maintaining high standards and delivering excellence.
Arsenal Women Football Club (AWFC)'s philosophy includes the production of excellent young players from within its youth programme who have the potential to progress through into 1st team football. It has an unrivalled record of producing many young International players of all ages who understand the core values and levels of discipline required in order to progress through the club.
AWFC are looking for highly motivated Strength & Conditioning Coaches to support the physical development of the Academy players, forming part of a forward thinking multi-disciplinary support team.
The successful candidate will help implement 1st team philosophies and standards to the Academy youth players (ages from U9 - U21) by supporting the physical performance programme as and when required. The role will include delivery of S&C provision to age group squads and individuals at training sessions and supporting academy games when required.
The person will apply scientific principles and techniques with the aim of improving sporting performance, incorporating areas such as physiology, psychology, strength, speed, power, endurance, motor control and biomechanics and including nutrition and diet, sports technology, anthropometry, functional competence assessments and performance analysis where possible.
The post holder will report to the Academy Manager on a consultancy basis.
Post holders are required to be available for 2-3 sessions per week and be flexible working hours across the Academy programmes. Attendance at evening Academy training sessions, some daytime training sessions and matches will be required.
To provide Strength & Conditioning support and cover across the Academy age groups from U9s - U21s.
To assist in developing and delivering an elite Strength & Conditioning programme across the Arsenal Women's Academy.
MAIN POSITION REQUIREMENTS AND PERSON SPECIFICATION
Successful applicants will be required to complete a self-declaration and an enhanced CRB check.
Successful applicants will be required to attend The FA Safeguarding Children in Football Workshop and other appropriate CPD events.
Arsenal FC is committed to the principle of equal opportunity and its policies for recruitment, selection, training, development and promotion are designed to ensure that no job applicant receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, ethnic and national origin, disability or gender reassignment.