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VACANCY: Professional Development Phase Coach

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

22 June 2021

Club News

VACANCY: Professional Development Phase Coach

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

22 June 2021

Accrington Stanley Football Club have an exciting opportunity for an ambitious and driven individual to join the Accrington Stanley Academy (Category 3) as a Professional Development Phase Coach.

The accountabilities of the Professional Development Phase Coach shall include:

  • Have responsiblity for the delivery of the Academy's Coaching Curriculum with the Professional Development Phase players.
  • Oversee the administrative duties for the Professional Development Phase, including management of records on the PMA.
  • In conjunction with the relevant staff, plan, deliver and monitor the delivery of individual development plans for players in the Professional Development Phase.

If you have the aspiration, drive, and qualifications to join our professional and ambitious Category 3 Academy, please email your CV, including a covering letter, qualifications, and salary expectations to

To read the full job description, please follow the link below:

The closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday 2nd July 2021.

Interviews will be held in July at a date to be confirmed.

Only those invited to interview will receive return notification from Accrington Stanley Football Club.

Accrington Stanley is committed to a policy of treating individuals fairly and recruiting, selecting, training, and promoting based on merit, experience, and other work-related criteria.

We do not discriminate against any applicant based on age, race, religion, sex, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity.


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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