Position Vacant: Melbourne Victory Youth Team Head Coach

A full-time, National Youth League (NYL) and Victorian Training Centre Head Coach is required by Melbourne Victory and Football Federation Victoria. This is a challenging and dynamic role requiring an enthusiastic person with exceptional coaching, communication and leadership skills.

A full-time, National Youth League (NYL) and Victorian Training Centre Head Coach is required by Melbourne Victory and Football Federation Victoria. This is a challenging and dynamic role requiring an enthusiastic person with exceptional coaching, communication and leadership skills.

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The successful applicant will be based at Football Federation Victoria and be responsible for the delivery of Melbourne Victory-s National Youth League program and FFV-s Victorian Training Centre (VTC) Youth program. The coach will oversee the delivery of the NYL and VTC programs for selected players and assist in developing and maintaining a talent identification network within Victoria. The coach will also be required to support the Regional Academy programs and Victorian Champions League coaches.

The Coach will be required to work outside of normal office hours and interstate/intrastate travel is an expected part of the role. The position will be based in Melbourne.

The NYL/VTC coach must be able to show initiative, be motivated to achieve challenging goals and be able to operate unsupervised. An AFC ‘A- licence or UEFA equivalent is mandatory as is experience working in the areas of talented player development and the ongoing management of this program.

Leadership, communication and stakeholder management are also key competency requirements.

Tertiary Qualified in either human movement science, sports science or sports management would be advantageous.

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For all enquiries, please contact Melbourne Victory NYL Team Manager via talentedplayer@footballfedvic.com.au or (03) 9474 1804.

Written applications addressing the selection criteria to be submitted to:

Att: Melbourne Victory Team Manager C/- Football Federation Victoria PO Box 7488 St Kilda Road VIC 8004

Applications close at 5pm on Monday 1st August 2011.

Interviews will be scheduled with an appointment and anticipated starting date of mid August 2011.