INVITATION FOR APPLICATIONS TO THE POST OF FOOTBALL FITNESS TRAINER COACH U-23 MEN’S NATIONAL TEAM
Job Category: FOOTBALL FITNESS TRAINERLocation: Football house, Sector -19, Dwarka, New Delhi
Date : 20-07-2023 to 25-07-2023
Area : National Team Department
Type of Contract : contract
Email Application with one page resume to : firstname.lastname@example.org
Email Subject : APPLICATION FOR THE POST OF FOOTBALL FITNESS TRAINER COACH U-23 MEN’S NATIONAL TEAM
Application Deadline : July 25, 2023
All India Football Federation is looking for an experienced Team Football Fitness Trainer Coach to manage the India U-23 National Team. Selected candidate will assist the respective team training programs and managing the team’s training/match activities to help create a competitive and winning team.
Football house, Sector -19, Dwarka, New Delhi.
As per industry standards.
No of posts
Deadline to close the application: 25.07.2023.
Duties and Obligations of the Sports Scientist
In his capacity as the Sports Scientist, the Sports Scientist shall:
Primary Duties / Responsibilities
Programme Implementation for individual players
Systematic monitoring of work rates
Heart Rate Measurement / Monitoring
3.1 Intensity and volume of content of training sessions 3.2 Assistance with planning of sessions in liaison with manager and
coaching staff 3.3 Rapid feedback of 3.2 to staff 3.4 Education of individual players (prior to and after sessions) 3.5 Profiling of players
Individual nutritional support to players
Pre training / competition player preparation
Post training / competition recovery process Promotion of and assistance with the process.
Travel and environment preparation.
To plan and advise team management of key features – i.e. optimal time to travel, train, hydration strategies etc.
Diet and nutrition – menus, (individual preferences), snack, liaison with chef.
To promote rehydration strategies, “refuelling” (pre-game, in game/training, post-game/training)
Conduct pre-training / competition “warmups”
Conduct post event “cool down”.
Diet/nutrition – checking at mealtimes / preferences, quantities.
Player education / awareness
To assist coaching staff conducting coaching session i.e., availability to set out work areas, change work areas as requested.
The Sports Scientist is responsible for dealing with all dietary requirements and the production of appropriate menus. The Sports Scientist will assist the catering department to ensure that all dietary requirements are addressed.
It is the responsibility of the Sports Scientist to always monitor the nutritional intake of all players, making appropriate interventions where necessary. This may also take the form of providing extra requirements (meals, supplementation) for individual players.
During Practice / Training
Position – Sports Scientist to be at pitch side location when not directly involved in the training session.
Ensure a sufficient volume of fluid is available to maintain the hydration status of players.
Prepare the players for training by an appropriate warm-up in line with the aims of the training session, as directed by the Head Coach
Cool-down the players appropriately while encouraging re-hydration.
Ensure that the refuelling process can begin immediately via the availability of suitable snacks
Systematically monitor the work rates of players using heart rate monitoring and provide feedback to the Head Coach on volume/intensity issues.
Keep a record of the training sessions conducted.
Assist with general duties, pre and post training.
Education of players – short educational presentations on key aspects of exercise science (15 – 20 minutes duration)
At all times, reinforce educational information.
Assist coaching staff – availability to set out work areas prior to and during session.
In conjunction with medical and coaching staff, provide appropriate information on the fitness status of individual players
Assist in the organisation of pre-match meal (quantity, quality and timings)
Monitor player food and fluid intake at all times
Assist in the delivery of appropriate fluids/snacks for journey to match
Assist in meeting room organisation as directed by the Head Coach
Ensure players are adequately hydrated prior to game
Responsible for warming up all players
Liaise with coaching staff, medical staff and sport psychologist for additional support
Match Day – “In-Game”
Position – Sports Scientist to sit on bench
Assist in the preparation of suitable fluids as “throw-Ons” for players
Responsible for implementing hydration strategies on all players where possible
Responsible for half-time re-hydration of all players
Responsible for the preparatory work of all substitutes
Responsible for cooling down players
Responsible for individual player analysis as directed by the Head Coach
Match Day – “Post-Game”
Responsible for cooling down all players incorporating appropriate stretching techniques
Responsible for preparing and directing the refuelling process with appropriate nutritional intake
Responsible for ensuring players are adequately re-hydrated
Provide a written report to the Head Coach relating to all Exercise Science aspects
Where possible construct physical/physiological profiles of individual players and provide individual feedback.
Research, plan and advise team management of key features relating to preparation
Continually involved in player education processes
Assist in general form wherever possible
Qualifications & Experience
Minimum of Fitness Level 2.
Minimum of 5 years of experience, at the national or international level.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
- Excellent leadership and motivational abilities.
- The ability to work under pressure and adapt to changing circumstances.
- Be willing to work odd hours, including evenings and weekends.
Only shortlisted candidates will be called to attend a face-to-face interview at a time & date which will be communicated via email. AIFF reserves the right to cancel/reject the vacancy or applications without assigning any reason.