Player Development Coach (U18 Lead)

Discipline: Coaching and development
Job type: Permanent
Job ref: 003182
Published: 27 days ago
Expiry date: 11 Jul 2024 23:59

Player Development Coach (Lead U18)

Newcastle upon Tyne


Competitive Salary

Closing Date 11 July 2024

We are the heartbeat of the city. Come and be a part of a long and proud history where we strive to be the best in everything we do, on and off the pitch. Bringing the people and communities together, join the Newcastle United Family, as we embark on the next steps of our exciting journey.

About the role 

We’re looking for a coach, who has strong experience of developing young players and creating a best in-class environment. You will have a passion for nurturing, encouraging and developing talent within this age group.

You will have the overall responsibility for the day-to-day supervision of our U18 squad, working closely with our Heads of Coach & Player Development and multi-disciplinary teams. You will nurture and support the growth of talent to produce players capable of the transition to the U21 squad.

Your impact 

You will have a UEFA A Licence, FA Advanced Youth Award (or working towards) and experience of working with players in the professional game. You will have an understanding of EPPP, along with knowledge and understanding of safeguarding welfare and equality.

You will be resilient and work flexibly, which our sport demands.

About the team  

You will work for our Head of Coach Development and work collaboratively with our Player Development coaches. You will also work alongside Sports Science, Medical, Performance and Recruitment teams within the academy.

Why choose us? 

We’ve got a range of great benefits and rewards, from flexible ways of working, participation in our non-contractual employee bonus scheme, NUFC life assurance, free parking, discount at Shearers Bar and the Club Shop, Helping Hand – where you can access free GP appointments, Wellbeing Resources, Legal and Financial Support, pension contribution, free lunch and the best part, free tea and coffee. In addition, we run a salary sacrifice scheme which includes, tech, car, cycle to work and many more.

United As One 

We’re committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and believe in equal opportunities for all. We recognise that the diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths. We work together to reflect the communities we serve and to maintain an inclusive environment in which everyone can be their authentic self and is enabled to achieve their full potential.


We’re committed to being a place where everyone is safe, heard, valued and able to thrive so we place high value on the safeguarding and welfare of everyone we engage with.

How to apply  

To access the full job description for this role please click here.

For further information on this role and about the club and our values please visit our careers page.

Please apply as soon as possible as this vacancy may close early should we receive a high volume of suitable candidates.