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Vacancy: Academy YDP Coach

10 June 2021

Norwich City Football Club are excited to announce a fantastic opportunity to join the Academy Coaching Team in the role of Academy Youth Development Phase (YDP) Coach.

Academy Youth Development Phase Coach
Location: Lotus Training Centre, Norwich
Contract and Hours: Permanent, 40 hours a week, As and when required  
Salary: £29,000 - £32,000 per annum depending on experience, plus Company Benefits  

This is an excellent role for someone who is positive, energetic and enjoys being “on the grass”, contributing strongly to the development of Academy players.

The role will involve working within the Youth Development Phase, contributing to the delivery and implementation of the Norwich City coaching and playing philosophy. The position will primarily be focused on working with U13 and U14 squads, taking a lead role in the management of these age groups.

In turn, Norwich City Football Club will offer the successful candidate an attractive balance of on-field work based at the Training Centre in Norwich paired with regular remote working where possible, outside of the training sessions. Due to the flexible nature of the role, applicants from outside the region are encouraged.

We are looking for someone who is an outstanding role model and a high-level development coach, possessing the ability to deliver challenging and engaging sessions consistently. The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills in order to build a strong rapport with the players and colleagues. A knowledge of the Premier League Elite Player Performance Plan and Audit process is desirable, as well as experience working within the Youth Development Phase.


  • UEFA A Licence
  • FA Advanced Youth Award
  • Experience working within Academy Football

Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity to join the Canaries, click ‘Apply’ now on to become our Academy Youth Development Phase Coach!   

Closing date: Monday 28th June 2021. Formal interviews will be conducted shortly after the closing date, as well as a practical coaching session at Lotus Training Centre.

Norwich City Football Club are committed to ensuring equal opportunities are given to all and welcomes applications from all areas of the community regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnerships.

Norwich City Football Club is an equal opportunities employer and recognises the importance of safeguarding children and vulnerable adults in the workplace. Please be aware that a criminal disclosure and identity check will be carried out for this post. Engagement will be subject to a satisfactory DBS disclosure. 

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