Under 23s Head Coach

Liverpool
Full Time
Competitive
29 / 05

Everton, a pioneering and globally recognised football club, with a rich, successful history and an exciting future. 

For decades, our Club’s Academy has been one of the most respected and renowned in football. Its vision to develop young players who are technically and tactically capable of playing for Everton or having a career in the professional game remains as focused as ever. 

We now have a unique and extremely exciting opportunity for an experienced coach to join us as our Under 23s (U23s) Head Coach within our Academy. 


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Who are we:Everton, a pioneering and globally recognised football club, with a rich, successful history and an exciting future.

Founded in 1878, Everton is one of the 12 Founder Members of the Football League. The Club has been crowned league champions on nine occasions, lifted the FA Cup five times and tasted European success by winning the European Cup Winners Cup in 1985.

A family-orientated club, Everton’s proud traditions are maintained by clear values and ambitious plans for the future.

The development of a new state-of-the-art 52,888 capacity stadium on the banks of the River Mersey at Bramley-Moore Dock is well underway, providing a significant platform for further growth.

About the opportunity:For decades, our Club’s Academy has been one of the most respected and renowned in football. Its vision to develop young players who are technically and tactically capable of playing for Everton or having a career in the professional game remains as focused as ever.

We now have a unique and extremely exciting opportunity for an experienced coach to join us as our Under 23s (U23s) Head Coach within our Academy.

The successful candidate will take ownership of the planning and delivery of our tactical and technical coaching programme for the U23s team, with a focus on producing players capable of making the transition to first team football.

Reporting into ourHead of Academy Coaching, the U23s Head Coach will be responsible for the coaching and development of the U23s team, ensuring we deliver on our coaching philosophy and vision whilst reflecting and representing the values of the Academy and the Club.

Key responsibilities as part of this role include:

  • Coaching the U23s in League, friendly matches, tours and tournaments both home and away and abroad, as and when required

  • Communicate collaboratively with all key U23 personnel when planning and arranging coaching sessions to ensure the appropriate support is in place (e.g. sports science, medical, recruitment, education, etc.) and that the timetable fits with all other U23 activities

  • Evaluation of all coaching sessions and matches, ensuring the relevant information is recorded fully on the Club’s Performance Management System

  • Working closely with the Head of First Team Recruitment and Head of Academy Recruitment in respect of player acquisition

Who we are looking for: We are looking for someone who has an outstanding track record,has been in a similar role for a minimum of 3 years and is able to show a clear understanding of how to coach and develop youth and professional football players within an established Academy environment.

Essential qualifications for this role include:

  • UEFA A Licence

  • FA Advanced Youth Award

  • Membership of the FA Coaches Club

  • Emergency First Aid Certificate

  • Safeguarding Children Certificate

  • Satisfactory Enhanced DBS Disclosure

Our U23s Head Coach will play a pivotal role in ensuring we as a Club maintain our standard – Nil Satis Nisi Optimum.

If you feel you have the experience and the expertise we are looking for, we would love to hear from you!

We are genuinely excited to find our next U23s Head Coach. If you feel as excited as we do and share our vision and values, please complete your application which includes sending your CV and cover letter to ootballCareers@evertonfc.com" rel="noreferrer noopener" target="_blank">FootballCareers@evertonfc.com. If you would like to find out more about us and this opportunity please contact Lucy Burgess, our Talent Acquisition People Partner.

This position is on a permanent contract.

The closing date of this advert is Friday 6th May 2022

The Everton Family is committed to equal opportunities and is proud to be a Disability Confident Leader. We provide a fully inclusive and accessible recruitment process, we accept all job applications in a variety of formats and should you need any documents in a different format or require any further support or assistance please contact ootballCareers@evertonfc.com" rel="noreferrer noopener" target="_blank">FootballCareers@evertonfc.com

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