West Bromwich Albion Football Club's Category One Academy is recruiting for a leading position.
WBA FC has a Category One Academy with an outstanding reputation in the area of player development. It has helped nurture and develop some outstanding talent.
Academy Manager critical skills include:
Management and Administration
Managing and Leading a Multi-Disciplinary Team
Finance and Budgets
Identifying Talent and Potential
Previous experience of Management of an elite sports environment
Thorough understanding of the EPPP, Audit Process and the requirements of a Category 1 Academy
The Elite Academy Managers Programme (EAM)
UEFA A Licence
FA Youth Advanced Award
Working within the Academy, the Academy Manager will be responsible for shaping the continued success and future direction of the Academy department, its players and its staff. This is a unique programme that requires an Academy professional; someone with a clear passion and desire to facilitate the development of youth players through identification, development and support of talented young footballers taking a long term approach through players having the skills and pathway to reach their full potential.
You will be responsible for the development and delivery of the coaching staff’s CPD, and will ensure that coaching staff improve and perform to the best of their ability which consequently will enable players to achieve their own maximum potential.
Please note that this is a critical position within the Club and will require total commitment to the role.
Please forward a copy of your CV to email@example.com along with a cover letter.
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