An exciting opportunity has come up at Africa’s leading football academy. We are looking to fill a S&C Coach/Sports Scientist role to join our performance department in September 2019. It is a unique and developing role working with some of Africa’s finest young talents. You will play an integral part in their development from underage all the way to professional level.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with medical and coaching staff on player monitoring and development.
  • Lead warm ups & gym sessions.
  • Implement and contribute to the student development plan.
  • Administer performance testing and report accordingly.
  • Execute the Academy Return to Play model 
  • Deliver small group and/or individual movement and activation exercises 
  • Implement monitoring and assessment interventions as required
  • Monitor and report on GPS data accordingly.

Key Competencies Required:

  • Highly motivated and ability to adapt.
  • Bachelor's degree in a Human Performance or Strength and Conditioning field (Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Physiology, Biomechanics, etc.) 
  • Previous experience in football highly desirable, but not mandatory
  • Ability to communicate and work well in a team environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree
  • Ideally experience within the field

Flights, Accommodation, Food, Opportunity to travel and a Living Allowance are offered. Interested applicants should please send a brief cover letter and C.V to [email protected]