We are seeking expressions of interest of coaches for the following age groups (NPL U12s through to U20s). Melbourne Knights FC is a member of the Football Federation of Victoria, currently playing in the National Premier League. It has a long and rich history of over 60 years having helped produce over 30 Australian representative footballers.
All applicants must have the minimum coaching accreditation (AFC – C Licence Youth) to coach for these age group levels as well as a current Working With Children Check.
Applicants must be familiar with the FFA National Curriculum and be able to implement the coaching principles set out within.
Desired Skills and Qualities for Coaches
-Minimum coaching accreditation relevant to age group as set out by the FFV
-Working knowledge of the FFA National Curriculum
-Assist with conducting player trials
-Ability to conduct training sessions in accordance with either of Game Training, Skill Acquisition or Whole-Part-Whole principles
-Good communication skills
-Patience and determination to develop players
-Ability to give and receive positive/constructive feedback
-Willingness to learn and to self-evaluate own performance
-Provide player feedback
-Organisational and planning skills
-Act in a professional manner at all times
-Passionate about coaching and football
-Display flexibility and adaptability
-Energetic and enthusiastic
-Any other duties that the club may see as a requirement to the role.
This position will report directly to the club Technical Director.
Applications close 17th August 2018. All applications will be treated with confidentiality and discretion.
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