VACANCY: Full-time coach of the youth development phase of the Academy (U13-U16) – News


Oldham Athletic is looking to recruit a full-time Head Coach for the Academy Youth Development phase (U13 to U16) to work within the Academy’s Category 3 licensed program.

This position is primarily based in Boundary Park (OL1 2PA).

We are looking for people who have excellent communication, interpersonal and motivational skills, in addition to being a role model for young players. They will be able to show that they are able to create and deliver innovative and engaging coaching sessions to challenge and develop the player in accordance with the Academy’s coaching program, as well as demonstrate that they understand the needs of the player. young modern player in terms of their physical and psychological development.

In accordance with EPPP rules, a UEFA “A” qualification is required for this position.. Applicants holding a UEFA “B” license (outfield) will only be considered if they are currently undertaking the “A” qualification.

All applicants must currently reside within an hour’s journey from Boundary Park in Oldham Athletic.

Successful applicants will be required to hold or obtain an FA Level 2 Football Emergency First Aid (EFAIF) qualification.

To ensure compliance with company backup policy, an FA DBS certificate will be a requirement for this role.

Oldham Athletic Football Club promotes inclusion and confronts and eliminates discrimination, whether on the basis of age, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marital status or civil partnership, nationality, ethnicity (race), religion or belief, ability or disability, pregnancy and motherhood and encourage equal opportunities. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals

How to register
To apply, please provide your CV (with two independent references) along with a cover letter explaining why you would be the ideal candidate for the position, your previous experience and salary expectations to

The deadline for submitting applications is Friday, December 17, 2021. All interviews will be done at the earliest available opportunity. Due to the expected large number of applicants, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.


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