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5 September 2022

Club News


5 September 2022

Bradford City AFC is welcoming applications to join its inspiring and ever-growing academy structure - with a youth development phase and under-16s lead coach vacancy.

A member of the club's academy management team, the successful candidate will take full responsibility of the requirements of players within the academy's youth development phase (under-13s to under-16s). 

They will report to City's head of coaching and player development and academy manager, while overseeing playing, training, education and welfare throughout the YDP. 

The coach will deliver sessions and handle matches aligned with the academy's philosophy and culture, highlighting the progression and development of players at the club, while working alongside fellow coaches and academy staff. 

The successful candidate must be UEFA A-License qualified and have training in - and experience of - the LFE scholarship programme, while DBS clearance, safeguarding and protecting children and first aid for sport are essential. 

Bradford City AFC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people - and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Bradford City AFC promotes inclusion and confronts and eliminates discrimination - whether by reason of age, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marital status or civil partnership, nationality, ethnicity (race), religion or belief, ability or disability, pregnancy and maternity and encourage equal opportunities. We welcome applications from all suitably-qualified persons.

The EFL has introduced positive action measures aimed at tackling the under-representation of coaches and managers from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds. New regulations require clubs to shortlist at least one suitably-qualified BAME candidate (where an application has been received) for all roles in academy football that require a UEFA A or UEFA B License.

If you consider your ethnicity to fall within one of the following definitions - Black, Asian or other Minority Ethnic (i.e. from any other ethnic group that is not ‘White British’) - please inform us with your application.

To apply for the YDP and under-16s lead coach role, please send your CV - along with completed copies of our application form and diversity monitoring form - to

The deadline for all applications is Monday September 19.

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