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Director of Football

Advertiser: Selwyn United Football ClubMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
11 Jul 2019
Canterbury, Rest of Canterbury
$45,000 - $59,999
Work Type
Full Time
Sport & Recreation, Coaching & Instruction

Selwyn United FC is seeking a Director of Football

Reporting directly to the Board, this position is seen as a critical role in keeping our progressive Club moving forward. 

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate their alignment with the Club’s Vision, desire to grow the game of Football in the wider Mainland region and ensure they hold true to the Club’s philosophy of “developing and growing our own” players. 

This full-time position oversees our high-performance environment and includes the key role of Head Coach of the men's first team (Mainland Premier League). You will also hold a minimum of an Oceania B licence coaching qualification. 

The candidate will need to demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Extensive knowledge, understanding and experience in player and coach development in a youth development programme

  • A thorough technical, tactical and physiological understanding of the sport

  • Experience in the establishment and ongoing management of coach/athlete development programs

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 

  • Be able to build good working relationships and work within a team environment

  • Be self driven and able to manage your time effectively

  • A strategic and systems thinker who is able to develop a vision for the club in the high performance environment over the next five year.

A tertiary qualification in Sports Science would also be welcome. If this sounds like the challenge you are looking for, please apply by emailing your C.V. with covering letter to A full job description is also available by request.

Applications close 26 July.

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