Company Name:
Cheltenham Town
Location:
Cheltenham
Vacancy Type:
Permanent
Department:
Club
24 May 2024
About The Role

Cheltenham Town Football Club

Job Description and Person Specification: First Team Strength & Conditioning Coach

Responsible to: Head of Sports Medicine and Football Manager

Responsible for: Part-time fitness/sports science staff; interns

Location: Whaddon Road, Cheltenham, Glos, GL52 5NA; Cheltenham Town FC training venues

Working hours and days: Varied working hours based on the variability and demands for such role in a professional football

Travel: May be required in relation to fixtures; meetings and other events in connection with performance of the duties detailed below

Overall purpose of the job:

Capture and analyse data to assist with the performance outcomes of the team thus providing appropriate reports to management staff. To assist in and promote the optimal physical preparation of players through the delivery and development of conditioning programmes and physiological analysis. Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team delivering a high performance training environment to players and coaches for the first team and academy

Key Tasks & Responsibilities:

Provide a fitness programme which caters for all first team players incorporating both group and individual sessions

Work with the club medical staff to promote the fitness programme, nutrition, prehab and recovery programmes among all players.

Ensure health and safety is to the highest standard and that players are advised on the effective and safe use of all equipment

Take responsibility for the maintenance, repair and security of fitness equipment

To liaise with the first team sports therapist and club doctor in terms of the club-wide medical function

Devise individual programmes as and when required to ensure all players maximise their performance

Maintain personal qualifications to the levels required by the role

Deliver reports / data to other Departments as as necessary

Attend departmental meetings to feedback on progress and plan/discuss future work developments

Develop appropriate communication methods to inform and educate players

Promotion of recovery after training and competition

Such other duties as may be appropriate to achieve the objectives of the post and to assist the Technical Board in the fulfilment of its objectives

The post holder shares with all colleagues the responsibility:

  1. for making suggestions to improve the working environment and contribute to positive employee relations within their area of work
  2. to cooperate with measures introduced to ensure there is equality of opportunity in employment and sports equity;
  3. for developing personal Knowledge for the benefit of yourself and the Academy
  4. for monitoring and evaluating personal and support staff performance in terms of activities and projects delivered
  5. for complying with the Company Policy requirements for Equal opportunities, Racial Equality, Sex Discrimination and Disability
  6. to comply with all aspects of the Club Health and Safety Policy and Arrangements and, in addition, for post holders with a management responsibility to encourage their staff to ensure that they also comply with all aspects of these arrangements.
  7. to comply with all aspects of any codes of conduct that might apply by virtue of the Club. having a presence in facilities operated by third parties.
  8. protect and maintain the integrity, accuracy and security of all data both electronic and paper based where appropriate. Adhere to the principles and best practice contained within the UK Data Protection Act
Safeguarding - To have due regard for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and to follow the child protection procedures adopted by the FA and the club.
 
Closing date:

Friday 24 May

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