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VACANCY: Academy Sports Scientist

Come join the team at STFC!

26 January 2022

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Swindon Town Football Club is seeking to recruit a dynamic, energetic and ambitious people to join its Youth Academy programme with this Academy Sports Scientist role with the club.

Job description:

  • To be responsible for the design, delivery and evaluation of strength and conditioning programmes for Academy aged players, focusing predominantly on the U18 age group. Also, to collect and evaluate physical and physiological data to monitor the impact of training and competition.
  • To develop and deliver individualised strength and conditioning programmes for Academy players, primarily (but not exclusively) in the U18 squad.
  • To assist with the provision of sport science and strength & conditioning across all squads within the Academy.

Applicants must be committed to the multi-disciplinary development and education of young people, have a thirst for lifelong learning and be fully committed to their own self-development.

Application deadline is Friday, 11th Feb 2022 at 5.00pm.

Applications received after this time may not be considered. Only applicants invited for interview will be contacted.

Interviews will be conducted as and when suitable applications are received. This may lead to the job opening closing before the deadline.

To apply please send a CV and Cover letter to ricky@swindontownfc.co.uk.

Safeguarding Statement

Swindon Town is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to endorse this commitment. This post requires Enhanced Criminal Records Checks and may include checks against the Barred Lists, as such it is exempt from Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974). Therefore, all convictions including spent convictions that have not been subject to filtering by the DBS should be declared. Relevant information and / or documents will be distributed as part of the recruitment process.

Equality Statement

Swindon Town FC is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunities employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion or belief(s), gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age or with regard to pregnancy or maternity.


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