Noel Dempsey

  • Football Coach
  • Oct 15, 2019
Part time Football

Personal Summary

Curriculum Vitae - Noel Dempsey


Career Objective


My career aims are to be involved in working with elite athletes and teaching/coaching with the area of sport and more specifically football. I have a number of objectives, such as the ability to educate others within higher education in the area of sport/football. I also want to be a positive influence within the area of football development in this country.
Education & Training


Name of Award/Qualification
Year of Achievement
Awarding Body
PGCE (with QTLS (2015))
Institute of Education (University of London)
MSc. Sport and Exercise Psychology
University of Central Lancashire
BSc. Sport and Exercise Science
University of Central Lancashire
UEFA  ‘A ‘Coaching License (Part 1 completed)
2016 (Expected)
English Football Association
UEFA ‘A’  ‘Prep’ Course
English Football Association
F.A. Youth Award (Completed Assessment)
English Football Association
UEFA B/Level 3 Football Coaching Badge
English Football Association
LMA Certificate in Football Management – E-Learning Course 1 ‘Creating a Culture of Excellence’
League Managers Association
LMA Certificate in Football Management – E-Learning Course 2 in conjunction with Prozone ‘Evaluating Performance’
League Managers Association
Level 1  Futsal Coaching
English Football Association
Level 2 Goalkeeping Badge
English Football Association
Level 5 Psychology within Football
English Football Association
Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the work environment
LFE & 1st4Sport
Level 3 Advanced Personal Training Award
Premier Global International
Employment History


Job Title/Company
Date of Employment
Job Role
Teaching Assistant

(Cheadle Hulme High School)
Nov 2015-Present
Most recently I have taken on a part time role as a teaching assistant within a high school helping SEN students in a range of subject areas and year groups. My role includes supporting 1-2-1 where needed, offering differentiation where needed.
Lead Academy Education Tutor/Interim Head of Academy Education

(Bolton Wanderers

Football Club)



Aug 2013-Aug 2015
I was employed by Bolton Wanderers Football Club to teach their full time academy players on the BTEC in Sport courses (Level 3) and NVQ.  This season I have been made lead academy tutor, dealing with the academy education provision by myself.
Sports Lecturer

(Bolton College)
Jan 2013 – July 2013
I was employed on a part time basis as a visiting lecturer at Bolton College, teaching BTEC Sport and Public Services Courses from Level’s 1 -3. I am responsible for the planning and delivery of sessions as well as setting homework/coursework to be marked and signed off when appropriate. I am also the Level 3 tutor.
Senior Tutor

(Focus Fitness UK)


Dec 2012 – August 2013
I joined the Focus Fitness team after moving to Manchester. I am the lead tutor for both the Level 2 and Level 3 Fitness Instructor and Personal Trainer Courses on a part time basis.




Sports Lecturer

(City of Westminster College)
Sept 2009 – July 2011
I taught BTEC First and National Diplomas in the subject of Sport & Exercise Sciences. Modules that were taught were those such as: anatomy, psychology, coaching, sports leadership, fitness training, instructing physical activity and nutrition. I was responsible for preparing and teaching classes and writing, setting and marking assignments for classes of 6-24 individuals aged 16-19 years old.




Associate Member
The Education and Training Foundation
FA Licensed Coaches Club
English Football Association
Professional Football Coaches Association
League Managers Association


One of my achievements is that I recently had a book published that was based around football development, entitled – ‘Youth Soccer Development – Progressing the Person to Improve the Player’
*References given upon request


Football History/Achievements



Burnley Football Club

November 2014-Present

Academy Coach U16’s/U15’s

Having recently been asked to join Burnley Football Club I have taken on the role of the new U16 football coach, responsible for the creating and delivery of sessions and management of match day fixtures. I am also required to attach all relevant coaching documentation to the PMA as part of my role. For the 2015-16 season I have taken the U15 squad.


Rochdale Football Club

February 2014-November 2014

Academy Coach U13’s/U14’s

Having recently been employed by Rochdale football club, I took up the role of academy coach with the U13 squad for the remainder of the 2013-14 season where I was responsible for the implementation of training and games. Also was part of the EPPP audit that was carried out in May 2014 that helped the club achieve Category 3 status. In the 2014-15 season I have been given the U14 squad to continue my work with for the upcoming season.


Sydney University

March 2012 – September 2012

Head Football Coach of Women’s Premier League Reserve Team

As head coach I am responsible for the development of each of my players as well as achieving the results expected of the team by Sydney University. I was responsible for the training of the players and team tactics and match day selection. I was required to liaise with other departments such as the medical team as well as the strength and conditioning department to ensure all my players are kept fit and safe at all times. My team finished runners up in the New South Wales Grand Final for reserve grade for the 2012 season.