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NPL Coaching Vacancies

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.

We are seeking coaches for the following;

· NPL Under 12 Boys (2 vacancies available)

· NPL Under 13 Boys

· NPL Under 14 Boys

· NPL Under 15 Boys

· NPL Under 16 Boys

· NPL Under 18 Boys

· NPL Under 20 Boys

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

-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 11th September 2017. All applications will be treated with confidentiality and discretion.

Send resume applications to admin@melbourneknights.com.au or by mail to following;

Technical Director
Melbourne Knights FC
Lot 2
Somers Street
Sunshine Vic 3020

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