VACANCY: Part-time Academy Goalkeeping Coach

Deadline Friday 10th November 2017

Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Club is looking to appoint a Part-Time Academy Goalkeeper Coach to join their expanding Category One Academy structure.




  • Supporting coaching duties for the Foundation Phase / Youth Development Phase Age groups
  • A clear understanding of the Club Philosophy and Academy Performance Plan
  • Multi-disciplinary communication to ensure the well-being and holistic development of the Foundation Phase / Youth Development Phase Players
  • Organisation and Delivery of the Foundation Phase / Youth Development Phase Coaching & Games Programme in line with the W.O.L.V.E.S Way.
  • Implementing and maintaining the Premier Leagues ‘Elite Player Performance Plan’ (EPPP) rules and regulations for the Foundation Phase / Youth Development Phase.
  • Develop and maintain a positive learning environment to maximise each players learning potential in line with the requirements of the Wolves Coach Competency Framework




  • UEFA ‘B’ Licence
  • FA Level 3 (B Licence) in Goalkeeping
  • FA Youth Modules 1, 2 & 3
  • Hold an enhanced CRB Check.
  • Member of the FA Licenced Coaches Club



  • FA Advanced Youth Award
  • Previous experience of coaching in an Academy environment
  • Degree in relevant Discipline



  • Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative.
  • Excellent Interpersonal Skills
  • Availability for flexible working hours, including weekends.
  • Able to communicate effectively with Academy staff, senior management staff, players and parents
  • Adaptable to work to the demands of the job and needs of the players
  • Dedicated to self-improvement and personal development
  • Excellent IT and presentation skills.
  • Focused on individual player development within a team process
  • Willing to follow and promote the Club Football Philosophy
  • Holds a full UK driving licence and live/works within a 45minute radius of Compton training ground.


To apply for the part time goalkeeper Coach position, please send a covering letter and CV to


The deadline for all applications is Friday 10th November 2017.