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Vacancy: Foundation Phase Lead Coach (U8-U12)

An exciting opportunity has arisen to become a part of the Academy's coaching team

30 January 2020

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the coaching team within the club's Academy in a Foundation Phase Lead Coach (U8-U12) position.

In this role you will have to lead the coaching programme for all age groups of players and deliver related practices associated with excellence in football.

You will also have to work closely with the Head of Coaching to develop the coaching programme appropriate to the age specific groups of players.

Applicants must hold a valid UEFA A Licence and be able to complete the FA Advanced Youth Award within a 12-month period.

The Foundation Phase Lead Coach must also hold a valid FA Coach Licence and keep their CPD, FA Emergency Aid, Safeguard and DBS Check in date.

Experience of academy football is essential, preferably in a full-time position.

To apply, please forward your CV and covering letter to Duncan Fearnhead by 5pm on Thursday 6th February.

CLICK HERE for a full job description.

This role requires a minimum of 37 hours work per week and the salary will be discussed with the successful candidate.


Accrington Stanley Football Club is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This role involves the supervision of and working with children and young people. The role will require CRC check through the DBS and clearance for work in football by the FA. As the role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, the applicant must disclose all previous convictions including spent convictions.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Accrington Stanley Football Club's commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion is to confront and eliminate discrimination whether by reason of age, gender, gender assignment, sexual orientation, marital status or civil partnership, race, nationality, ethnicity (race), religion, ability or disability, pregnancy or maternity and to encourage equal opportunities (Protected Characteristics, Equality Act 2010).

Employees of Accrington Stanley Football Club must ensure a positive commitment towards equality, diversity and inclusion by treating others fairly and not committing any form of discrimination, victimisation or harassment of any description and to promote working relationships between all internal and external stakeholders.

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