Head of Sports Science, Elite Development Squad

Organisation: Liverpool Football Club
Country: United Kingdom
State: Liverpool
Job Type: Full time
Job Description

RESERVE TEAM FITNESS COACH    Reporting to:-    The Head of Fitness and Conditioning    Duties/Responsibilities    To include:-    Specific Responsibilities  The supervision of conditioning for fit and injured Reserve Team players;  Responsible for all on pitch conditioning, warm ups and general player preparation for Reserve Team training and matches;  Collection of Reserve Team player monitoring/data prior to, and during training;  Implementation and reporting of all physiological assessments of Reserve Team players;  Supervision of post game/training and stand-alone recovery sessions for Reserve Team;  Assist in First Team Sports Science activities as required  Design and implement an overall team, yet individually-tailored football-specific fitness program;  Control all aspects of player fitness, strength and overall conditioning;  Develop and implement injury prevention, conditioning and rehabilitation programs to players in conjunction with medical, fitness and coaching staff;  Conduct or assist in conducting any physical examinations, fitness testing, or similar in conjunction with the medical, fitness and coaching staff;  Responsible for the warm-up and supervision at Reserve Team matches.  Adapt relevant sports science techniques to player training, monitoring rehabilitation, assessment and skill acquisition;  Continually communicate information to players regarding fitness/assessment results, health, nutrition, monitoring and any other relevant issues;  Liaise with Reserve Team Coach;    Individual Responsibilities  To be familiar with and aware of advances in fitness and strength and conditioning;  Attend relevant conferences and sports science presentations where appropriate and distribute information to relevant department members;  Hold sufficient Professional Liability Insurance appropriate for working with elite professional football players;  Ensure all relevant insurance forms and administration is completed (to include UEFA, Liverpool Football Club and players’ personal insurance);

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