Sports Coaching Volunteer/Placement

Liv Phillips – Lead Coach 5 to 7 Year Age Group

We have links with Leeds Beckett University to offer placements for aspiring coaches looking for experience. You will be working with Children and alongside our experienced coaching staff to gain valuable practical experience.

Fancy becoming a volunteer/placement at the #THA football centre in Leeds? for more information please contact us

Liv is currently a level 6 student at Leeds Beckett University studying Sports Coaching. As part of Liv’s third year placement, she is currently working and gaining experience of all areas of our football centre in Leeds and is in charge of the 5 to 7 year age group.

By taking care of our children we first have to take care of our staff. Health and safety plays an important role in our induction process. Liv has been trained in our risk assessment process, pitch inspection, safety of children on site, fire evacuation, COVID 19 protocols and has completed our CPD training workshop in Safeguarding Children.

Watch our for more information on Livvy’s progress on social media with #Livsjourney.

But you don’t need to be at university to take advantage. For any young adult in further education who wants to gain experience in coaching children, we are interested in talking to you. If you are interested in this unique opportunity to gain this valuable coaching experience, hit us up on the Contact page

Joe, age 16, provides support for our Coaching Staff

As a responsible company at the heart of a community, we recognise the need for young people to gain valuable experience in their chosen fields of endeavour.

Meet Joe, a sixth form student, who is studying History, Economics and Sociology. While these are not sporting subjects, Joe loves football and has seized the opportunity to be part of the sport he loves, while enhancing his CV for future employment opportunities.

What are we looking for: Energetic and outgoing, you will be aged between 16 and 25 and be currently studying a sports qualification at a sixth form School or College of Further Education or be enrolled on a degree course at Leeds Beckett or Leeds Trinity Universities.

You also may be currently working in employment and in your spare time be involved in a coaching environment that may be grass roots football.

8 year olds receiving football coaching
Football Coaching with Children

What you will gain: An induction in to how our football centres are operated administratively along with protocols for health and safety and safeguarding policies. Invauable experience of working with a wide age range of children and be involved with assisting with one to one coaching sessions.

You will be working with our experienced football coaches who have worked with grassroots football, women’s senior football, coaching overseas, professional football academies, football academies and have links with university coach education,

Following a successful trial period, you may be invited to join our football coach education course with the possibility of paid employment at our centre.

Sound interesting? then complete our contact form here and send us an email with your full contact details in the message box and with the code #volunteer and we will be in touch.

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