Head of Football Academy and Development Center.
AlUla Club, Saudi Arabia

1 Year
0 - 0
Job Type
Job Shift
Job Category
Career Level
Bachelor's Degree
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Mar 11, 2024
Last Date
Mar 16, 2024

Job Description

AlUla Club is seeking a passionate and dedicated Head of Football Academy and Development Center to lead our youth development program. As the Head of Football Academy and Development Center, you will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the academy and nurturing young talent, ensuring their growth and development both on and off the field. Your main objective will be to create a positive and nurturing environment where young players can thrive and reach their full potential.

  • Build and lead the Club’s Academy structures and processes (U16 age group and older) to develop players according to the club’s playing philosophy (with the aim for the academy teams to be competitive and deliver multiple players to be recruited for the first football team).
  • Led a team of Coaches and a development center technical managers in leadership, line management, quality assurance, and mentoring.
  • Build and direct the Club’s Development Centers to recruit and develop players (U9-U15 age groups).
  • Lead with support of the different Development Center Technical Managers and head of recruitment, the process of establishing the next season U16 Academy Football Team.
  • Monitor in detail the club players in collaboration with Head of Recruitment, Head Coaches (men/ women) and Football Performance.
  • Contribute (when required) to opposition analyses for the club professional and academy teams.
  • Lead by example the values of the club in the day-to-day operation.
  • Seeking collaboration with and support actively colleague (Heads) within the football department .
  • On the direction of the Football Director or CEO, provide additional support within the football department or other sports programswithintheclub.


  • Proven experience in a leadership role within a football academy or youth development center.
  • Deep understanding of player development and the ability to create and implement a player development philosophy.
  • Strong knowledge of coaching methodologies and youth player development principles.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively with players, coaches, and parents.
  • Experience managing a team of coaches and support staff.
  • Strong organizational and management skills, Leading by example in terms of values and professional attitude.
  • Passion for developing young players and helping them reach their full potential.
  • Proactive and innovative mindset, constantly seeking improvements and advancements in player development practices.
  • Valid coaching certifications and qualifications.
  • Computer skills in various software such as Microsoft Office and player monitoring systems.
  • Reporting skill.

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