Job Description: Head Coach

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Be part of the challenge, help define the project and be the solution

Bradford (Park Avenue) football club, who are currently playing in the Northern Premier League’s Premier Division are looking for a new Head Coach.

We are looking for an individual who can show that they can impact our primary objective, which is the greater success of the First Team and our ambition to get back into the National Leagues. An exciting and entertaining brand of football would be a preference and as a community focussed club you should show a strong desire to get involved in every aspect of the footballing side of the club. Excellent communication skills with supporters, players, coaches and directors is important.

The club is developing a pathway from junior level football, through Academy teams to the First Team and has already had successes with this programme and the successful coach will be actively involved in promoting and supporting this process. We are looking for applicants that have a record of working with, and developing young players whom form a large part of the first team squad and understanding of all the challenges and rewards that come along with that dynamic.

Either good local contacts and awareness of regional players and teams, or a demonstratable experience of building a thorough scouting network from scratch will be a requirement of any successful candidate.  

We are looking for a coach with a clear football philosophy which you strongly believe in and someone who can show an ability to influence a squad and create success with this philosophy and within the resources made available to you. You will be working within a frame work where contract and budgetary control are managed by others once agreed targets are identified.

The current desire is for a fulltime head coach, but would consider part-time if there is an outstanding candidate whom can show the ability to achieve all of the above in this capacity.  

Applications by email to Martin Knight DoF by close of business Wednesday the 15th of November