The purpose of the role is lead on the Coaching Support provided to Clubs and Coaches across the player pathway. Specifically focusing on engagement and development opportunities with coaches working within the Academy and First Team. To work closely with the Coaching Manager in a wide range of Premier League and multi stakeholder strategic projects and programmes. They will support vision of developing A World-Leading Coaching Development System and supporting the continued development of more and better Home-Grown players. They will work closely with other Premier League Football Department staff and football partner organisations and Clubs. The work that you will get to undertake will be varied, but will include the following:
To lead on the of coaching support and Continuous Professional Development (CPD) provided to Premier League Clubs and Coaches in addition to the programmes and schemes delivered by the Premier League.
To provide specific support to Premier League development programmes and projects ensuring that the coaching development provision supports both player development and coach development
Lead on a number of Premier League and multi-stakeholder projects and programmes, including liaison with all Premier League Clubs and key partners in the professional game
Be a member of the Coaching Team and represent the Premier League in relation to Coaching matters with Clubs and other football partners where relevant and required
To lead on the coaching support provided to coaches and Clubs across the player pathway. Identify opportunities to working with other game partners and internally to provide this provision
To support future proofing the coaching support provision, ensuring that we are constantly preparing for what the game, coaching development and player development looks like in the future
To identify relevant CPD required for coaches working with Premier League and Category One Clubs and lead on the provision provided
To work in collaboration and connect with what is being delivered from the technical / tactical led by the Football Association (FA), and the Premier League coach development programmes
To lead regular coach engagement with Coaches and Clubs within the Academies, and develop and lead on the engagement of annual meetings with Senior First Team Coaching Staff
To support on the delivery of Premier League Coaching and Coach development programmes and schemes
Work with Club Support staff and other professional game partners to support the clubs with the delivery of action plans for the annual assessment from the Professional Game Academy Audit Company (PGAAC)
Professional Game Relations
To develop and maintain key relationships with professional game partners and Clubs to support the development of coaching and the coaching system within the professional game
Establish and Identify key partners to engage and work with on specific projects and initiatives
To be the liaison between the Coaching Team and allocated Premier League Clubs on matters relating to coaching and coach development, plus engaging and communicating with the relevant Academy and Club Support staff regarding these four clubs
Represent the Premier League in relation to Coaching matters with Clubs and other professional game partners where and when required
Project and Partnerships
To develop and maintain key relationships with internal and external partners including professional game partners, Clubs and other professional bodies to support the provision of coaching support
To play a key role within the development and delivery of Premier League and Professional Game Partner Conferences.
To work closely with the Games Programme Team to integrate coaching support within the range of tournaments / events offered to the Clubs across the player pathway
To support on the development and delivery of projects within ICS.
To work closely with the Professional Game Audit Company (PGAAC) and the Youth Department to develop and review the rules implemented for coaching and coach development.
To provide support and delivery on professional game partner programmes and qualifications (FA, UEFA, LMA, PFA, EFL) when required
To play a key role in wider coaching matters across the department including the leading on focus areas, development and delivery of projects within the ECP