Ladies First Team Coach - Blackburn Rovers FC - Closing Date 30 November

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  • Nov 22, 2021
permanent coaching Football

Job Description

 To be committed to ensuring the safeguarding and welfare of all elite players,  promoting their well-being needs whilst maintaining professional boundaries; ∙ Work according to Blackburn Rovers Ladies Football Club philosophy and values; ∙ To support the Manager in all aspects of the Performance Plan as part of the  overall football club’s strategy; 

∙ To support volunteers assigned to work within the ladies team and assist with  their learning and professional development; 

∙ To plan, prepare and evaluate relevant and specific coaching sessions for the  players; 

∙ Cooperate with the Regional Talent Club (RTC) Technical Director for design and  implementation of a suitable training programme for the ladies season; ∙ To be organised and punctual at all times and be approachable for all players; ∙ Be familiar with the Safeguarding Children requirements as outlined in the  Safeguarding Children Policy and comply with its requirements to safeguard and  protect the welfare of children and vulnerable adults; 

∙ Ensure the players health, safety and wellbeing is considered at all times and  appropriate plans are implemented; 

∙ Take responsibility for all coaching equipment and ensure it is maintained and  usable for each session; 

∙ Review coaching sessions in detail that have been delivered so that the players  and your own performance is monitored and able to be viewed by the RTC  Technical Director and Ladies Manager; 

∙ Be pro-active in your own CPD to ensure you are developing and evolving within  your own role; 

∙ Ensure all players receive weekly targets that are related to the coaching  curriculum and receive feedback in relation to that target each week; ∙ Interact with players to ensure the full review platform is a two way process;  ∙ Ensure that every Ladies match is reviewed in full including teams targets and the  individual performance of the players; and 

∙ Any other duties as reasonably assigned by the Ladies Manager.


∙ A dynamic, confident communicator whilst able to adapt style and approach as  and when required; able to engage with businesses, coaches and players; ∙ Attention to detail and excellent organisational skills are required along with a  conscientious approach to all areas of work; 

∙ Flexible approach to work with a proven commitment to teamwork; and ∙ Knowledge of safeguarding children and/or vulnerable groups.


∙ Knowledge of working with female elite players; 

∙ Have a knowledge of player development within the female game; and ∙ Have a knowledge and multiple player links for enhancing player recruitment.

∙ UEFA A Licence (essential) 

∙ FA Youth Licence; 

∙ FA Emergency First Aid; and 

∙ FA Safeguarding

Yes (Enhanced)