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Girls Academy Mentee S&C Coach

Pay - Voluntary

Hours – U23 - Wednesday evening and Thursday evening training. Sunday match days where possible. U9-U16 - Friday training sessions, ad-hoc match days and Wednesday sessions

Dates – Immediate start

Benefits – Workplace pension, free staff parking in a central location, staff events, great work environment, great sporting career development, good annual leave and more.

To ensure that all players within the Peterborough United FC Girls Academy receive a positive experience, develop as both people and players and support players to progress onto the next stage of the club’s pathway. This role will particularly focus on the effective physical performance of players, ensuring they are robust enough to deal with training loads and develop the physical conditioning traits to help them succeed in football. The purpose of the girls academy is to ensure the women’s first team have a high number of home grown players. 

There are opportunities to attend CPD events through representation of the club

Main Duties:

  • ssist with player load monitoring on both training and match days
  • Assist with the delivery of training and match day warm ups and recovery sessions
  • Assist and deliver both pitch based and gym-based S&C sessions
  • Assist and monitor player GPS analysis (using OHCOACH Fitogether software)
  • Assist or manage player fitness testing, further providing players input and data analysis using


The successful person will have relevant industry qualifications :

  • FA DBS check
  • FA Safeguarding Children Workshop
  • Studying or graduated an undergraduate or postgraduate degree in BSc Sports Science or relevant degree
  • Applied knowledge of team sport environments
  • Previous experience of working within team sports or football (desirable)
  • Hold or be working towards UKSCA accreditation (desirable)
  • FA Level 1 (IFAF) First Aid qualification (desirable)


Skills and personal attributes:

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to adapt your work ethic professionally
  • Well-presented and professional
  • Ability to travel to various sites
  • Ability to build excellent working relationships with managers, colleagues and staff
  • High level of integrity and discretion
  • Strong work ethic with a can-do attitude with drive and self-motivation
  • Ability to use communication platforms chosen by centre manager
  • Accuracy and attention to detail including good written and verbal skills.
  • Understands and embraces speed of response.
  • Ability to own issues to resolution
  • Desire to learn


HOW TO APPLY: Please send a CV and supporting covering letter to chloe.brown@theposh.com. If you have any questions regarding this role please email these to us and we will be happy to answer any questions you have.


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Equality, Diversity and Inclusion at PUFC

At Peterborough United Football Club, Equality, Diversity & Inclusion is championed in all areas of the Club.  PUFC promotes equal opportunities in employment and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. We are committed to promoting employment opportunities that celebrate diversity and inclusion.

We are committed to attracting, recruiting and retaining the most talented candidates and the club intends to ensure that everyone who wishes to engage with the club, whether as matchday fans, staff, players, volunteers, participants, has a real and equal opportunity to do so.

Peterborough United Football Club is committed to safeguarding and ensuring the welfare and protection of children and vulnerable people and expects all staff to share this commitment. As such, the post holder may be subject to any background checks as required.

Safeguarding at PUFC

Peterborough United is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Satisfactory reference and enhanced DBS check (if required) are required for successful applicants. Peterborough United are required to conduct online searches as part of their shortlisting process in accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. In particular, we expect all to:

  • To have the ability to safeguard and promote the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults
  • Appreciate the significance of safeguarding and interpret this accurately for all individuals’ children, young people and vulnerable adults whatever their circumstances
  • To have a good understanding of the safeguarding agenda and can demonstrate an ability to contribute towards a safe environment
  • The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide information accurately