Academy Analyst (Work Placement)

  • Internship Unpaid
  • Norwich
  • Feb 23, 2018

Norwich City Football Club

Position: Academy Analyst (Year-Long Work Placement)

Organisation: Norwich City Football Club

Salary: Unpaid

Closing Date: 23rd February 2018

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an keen Performance Analyst to join our performance analysis team on a year-long basis at Norwich City Football Club in the role of Lead Academy Analyst. The role would suit a current student either at Undergraduate level specialising with Sports Performance Analysis or a Post-Graduate studying or pursuing an MSc in with a required work placement. Reporting to the Lead Academy Analyst the Analyst Work Placement will be responsible for supporting the provision of Performance Analysis support to Coaches & Players throughout the Academy (U23’s – U9’s), in conjunction with the clubs Academy Performance Plan (APP) and The Elite Player Performance Programme (EPPP) requirements.


Main Roles & Responsibilities:

·         Assisting the delivery and development of performance analysis services for all Phases and age groups of Norwich City Football Club Academy

·         Recording and coding various academy matches as instructed by Lead Match Analyst

·         Providing Academy coaches with relevant information with  regards to performance analysis

·         Completing any other additional tasks as set out by Lead Match Analyst

·         Ensure all equipment is maintained, fit for purpose and available for use as and when required


Essential Requirements:

·         Self-motivated and committed

·         A strategic planner, organiser and co-ordinator

·         Confident and able to work individually and as part of a successful team

·         A ‘people person’ with excellent interpersonal and communication skills

·         Knowledgeable and possess experience of working within the football environment

·         Excellent computer literacy and a general knowledge of the specific software’s used for Match Analysis (e.g. Prozone / Sportscode).

·         A degree in Sports Science or relevant discipline, specialising in Performance Analysis (or working towards)

·         Demonstrable Tactical / Technical football knowledge & game understanding;

·         High organisational skills & attention to detail;

·         Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work as part of a team;

·         Ability to maintain the highest standards whilst working under strict time pressures & a willingness to work unsociable hours (evenings & weekends).


Desirable Requirements

·         Experience in the provision of Performance Analysis support to athletes and coaches to improve performance, specifically team sports

·         Working to towards an MSc in Performance Analysis or a keen pursuant to a career in the discipline

·         Coaching Qualifications.

To apply for the role of Academy Match Analysis Work-Placement please send a copy of your CV with a covering letter to outlining your suitability for the role.

Closing date for all applications is 5pm Friday 23rd February 2018.


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