University of Dundee Men's Football (DUAFC): Second Team Coach

  • Part-Time Men's Second Team (Men's 2) Football Coach at the University of Dundee Football Club
  • Service agreement ~5-7h a week, depending on matches
  • Fixed term 7 months September-March with the possibility of prolongation to next season
  • Payment: Competitve, based on experience.
  • In-person training sessions & Match-days at The Riverside Sports Complex (Dundee). Training Monday evening, matchdays Wednesday afternoon.

Job Description:

The Dundee University Association Football Club are seeking a motivated and dedicated football coach to lead them through the season and support them with their aspirations to get promotion and win some silverware. The 2nd team will compete within the Men's BUCS Scottish 4B League and the Scottish Conference Cup. This year we aim to secure promotion by topping the league.

The successful candidate will be expected to lead two challenging and engaging evening training sessions per week (1.5 hrs per session) and manage match day on Wednesday at home and (desirably) away fixtures too. The candidate must effectively select and manage a squad of performance football players from trials and pre-season week (September). We expect to see the development of players and work towards planning for match-day tactics, patterns of play and all other related areas. Work closely with team captain, committee and our 1s, 3s and 4s coaches for reciprocal feedback and assistance.

Person Specification

Qualifications - Essential

  • SFA Level 1.2 Youth/Adult Coaching Award

Qualifications - Desirable

  • UEFA B Licence
  • SFA C Licence

Personal - essential

  • Previous Coaching Experience
  • Ability to work on own initiative or as part of a team
  • Be organised & have good time management skills
  • Be able to adapt to different and changing situations
  • Ability to liaise with management, committee and players professionally.
  • Have excellent communication skills

Personal - desirable

  • Previous playing/coaching experience in a professional or semi-professional environment
  • An understanding of a range of different teaching/learning styles to optimise player development.

Benefits of the role:

An excellent opportunity for motivated and dedicated football coaches to step into University Football to help students grow and progress. University coaching is a fantastic opportunity to gain experience coaching a team, we have had several coaches in the past who have come here, been successful and offered further roles at a higher level due to their success.

All travel to away games outside Dundee will be fully covered by the club.

The club will provide club branded named kit for you.

How to apply

Send your CV & personal statement containing goals for the season & style of play etc. to Club Secretary Stuart Lindsay,

Deadline 31st July 2024

Date published: 3 June 2024
Date updated: 3 June 2024


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