3 Feb , 2010  

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Current Vacancies:


3 Voluntary Video Analyst Roles at Southend United Football Club

Southend UnitedSouthend United Football Club is currently offering three voluntary positions providing video analysis to the academy groups for the 2014/2015 Season. The successful candidates will be working closely with the Head of Analysis for the Club, Coaches and Players within the Academy (9-15) age groups.  This is a great opportunity to gain invaluable experience in match analysis and insights into coaching at a professional football environment.



Main responsibilities:

  • The filming of Academy matches on Saturday or Sunday mornings.
  • The production of statistical performance reports.
  • Working with coaches to prepare and aid in the delivery of feedback sessions and team meetings.


  • Have, or be in the process of, undertaking an Undergraduate Degree in Sports Science or alternative subjects.
  •  Own, or have access to a Laptop.
  •  Be available every Saturday or Sunday for Fixtures.
  • A good understanding of football.
  • Competent using Microsoft Office and Excel
  • The ability to work using own initiative.
  • Strong communication and time-keeping skills.

An enhanced CRB check will be completed

Salary: Voluntary

Position Start: November 2014

Interview Dates: Week Commencing 27/10/14

Please send a Covering Letter and a CV to

Ben Cirne

Head of Performance Analysis


Head of Performance Analysis – Wigan Athletic FC

Wigan-Athletic-LogoAn exciting opportunity has arisen at Wigan Athletic Football Club for a Head of Performance Analysis based at our Christopher Park Training Complex.

The nature of the role demands a high level of flexibility outside normal working hours along with total confidentiality that is expected within a commercially sensitive environment.

Reporting to the First Team Manager, the successful candidate will lead a team of analysts providing analysis services throughout the football club.

On a day to day basis the Head of Performance Analysis will liaise with the First Team Manager and coaching staff to assess performance of both the opposition and Wigan Athletic. As a key member of the first team staff you will be required to attend all home and away fixtures including overnight stays. There will also be a requirement to develop analysis further within all aspects of the club.

The successful candidates will ideally possess the following:

  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in an analysis position within a professional football environment.
  • A sound understanding of the tactical aspects of football.
  • Experience within player recruitment.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Excellent presentation skills, including delivering to large groups.
  • Ability to take large data sets and summarise concisely.
  • Ability to work to strict deadlines along with a reactive approach to the continually evolving nature of professional football.
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills.
  • A good understanding of the processes involved regarding analysis within the EPPP.

In return we offer the opportunity to be heavily involved in the scouting and coaching process and have a personal impact on player development and matchday preparations at an elite football club.

This position is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

If you feel this position is of interest to you and you would like to be considered, to apply send your CV along with covering letter and salary details to Kim Healey, HR Manager/Head of Safeguarding, Wigan Athletic Football Club, DW Stadium, Loire Drive, Wigan, WN5 0UZ or alternatively email

Closing date: Monday 20 October 2014

Wigan Athletic Football Club is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community

Cardiff City Volunteer Performance Analyst

Cardiff_City_FCCardiff City football club are looking to recruit an assistant first team performance analyst on a part time voluntary basis. The working schedule would typically consist of one or two days during the week plus every home match day (subject to change).

The role would consist of:

  • Filming home 1st team & u21 matches
  • Editing footage & analysing games for both pre & post match analysis.
  • Compiling team and player statistics for the club & opposition
  • Producing reports, statistical, written & video
  • Filming & analysing training sessions when required
  • Support & assist the analysis team in everyday duties


  • Either have or are in the process of working towards an undergraduate degree (or masters) in a relevant subject
  • Possess good football knowledge
  • Experience of filming matches
  • Have experience using video editing software
  • Experience of match analysis software (Prozone, SportsCode etc)


  • IT literate – Strong computer based knowledge (both windows & mac) have excellent PC skills including in particular Microsoft office
  • Flexible working hours – available weekends and evenings depending kick off times of matches & at least 1 weekday in the training ground
  • Live reasonably locally within commuting distance & hold a full UK drivers license & vehicle to travel into work themselves
  • Strong inter-personal and communication skills
  • Impeccable time keeping skills and the ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines
  • Conducting yourself professionally in a higher at all times

Could all applicants send a copy of their CV and a brief cover letter (no more than 200 words) explaining why they would like, and be suitable for the post

The selection process will start immediately with the closing date for applications being Thursday 16th October 2014.

The successful candidate would be required to start immediately

Professional Game Match Officials National List Analyst

cq5dam.thumbnail.490.338.marginJob Title: National List Analyst

Reports to: Senior Analyst

Location: Home based [but with requirement to travel to various locations]

Role Purpose: Working with Senior Analyst, Head of National List Performance Analysis, National List Manager, Coaches, Assessors and Referees, the National List Analyst will be responsible for the collection, organisation, interpretation and reporting of data and video performance analysis. Data will be used to monitor the performance of National List Match Officials and provide targeted training material as part of the PGMOL training strategy Analyst, PGMOL Training Manager, Coaches, Assessors and Match Officials

Working contacts: National Group Manager, Head of National List Performance Analysis, Senior

Salary: Circa £22,000 pa dependent on experience

Main duties include but are not limited to:

Collection, Collation and Analysis of National List Match Officials’ Data

  • Development of effective structures and reports for the collection, collation and analysis of National List Match Officials’ Data
  • On-going management of these structures
  • Provision of appropriate match analysis with a view to providing timely, relevant and reliable data to the management team, coaches and match officials.
  • Appropriate analysis of National List fitness data

Video Capture and Editing

  • Working directly with coaches and Match Officials to provide match video of specific incidents for training, coaching & development
  • Filming including live playback, cataloguing and storage of video footage

Assisting the Senior Analyst

  • Providing support to the Senior Analyst as required

Person Specification (experience, qualifications, skills, aptitudes, personal qualities)


• 3 A-levels A*- C or equivalent

• 2+ years’ experience as an analyst, ideally within a professional sporting environment

• Advanced Excel skills with the ability to produce databases, trend analyses and reports

• Motivated and innovative with a strong desire to continuously develop in all aspects of the role

• Excellent interpersonal skills

• Able to develop and maintain strong working relationships

• Able to work in pressurized environment while maintaining attention to detail

• Flexible approach as some weekend work will be required

• Demonstrable understanding of the Premier League and Football League

• Able to work independently and demonstrate initiative

• Proficient in Word and Powerpoint

• Hold a full, valid driving licence


• Working knowledge of Prozone3 and MATCHVIEWER products

• BA/Bsc Hons

• Previous experience of :

a. Using coding products – sportscode; playback etc.

b. Using video editing tools – Sony Vegas, final cut pro

c. Filming – either from gantry or ground level


Applicants should provide a CV accompanied by a letter outlining their suitability for the role to Fiona Williams ( The application should be received by 10am on Friday 17th October

It is intended that interviews will be held at 30 Gloucester Place, London on Wednesday 5th November

PGMOL is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community

Leeds United Academy – Part Time Performance Analysis Position

leedsLeeds United Academy is looking to recruit a part time performance analyst to work within the Youth Development Phase (u12-16) and the Foundation Phase (u9-u11) of the academy. The candidate will work closely with the lead academy performance analyst and the academy coaching staff across the 2014-15 season.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • The filming, coding and feedback of all under 16 fixtures.
  • The filming of 1 home age group match on Sunday mornings.
  • The filming and coding of all under 15 fixtures that take place on Tuesday Evenings.
  • Liaise with the relevant coaching staff for team meetings

Key Skills

  • Experience with using video recording equipment.
  • Very Hardworking
  • Committed to the role
  • Have strong communication skills
  • A good knowledge of the game


  • Ideal candidates will live within a reasonable commuting distance and have access to their own car


  • Experience with SportsCode Gamebreaker Software
  • Coaching qualifications

Hours: 18 hours per week (Monday & Tuesday Full days – Saturday & Sunday Half days)

Wage: Very Competitive salary on offer for Part Time role

Please send an up to date CV and Covering Letter to the following contact email:

The closing date for the application will be 5pm on Friday 10th October 2014

Lead Academy Performance Analyst to Heart of Midlothian ( Football Academy and the Scottish Football Association’s Women’s National Performance Programme

Picture1Employer: Heriot-Watt University currently provides sports science support to a number of  organisations including: Heart of Midlothian FC, the Scottish Football Association’s Women’s National Performance Programme, Livingston FC and Scottish Squash.

Salary: £5,000 per annum

Type of Contract: Casual contract (circa 15h per week)

Location of Employment: Predominantly at the Sports Academy, Heriot-Watt University, Riccarton Campus, Edinburgh, EH14 4AS.

Responsible to: Head of Performance Analysis, Heriot-Watt University; Academy Director of Football, Heart of Midlothian FC; High Performance Football Manager, Women’s Scottish Football Association

Responsible for: Assistant Academy Performance Analyst, Heart of Midlothian FC

Heart of Midlothian FC key responsibilities:

  • Set up filming equipment prior to training/matches
  • Film 34 home academy matches on a Sunday morning across 34 weeks
  • Film 17 home academy matches on a Saturday morning across 34 weeks
  • Provide video edits for up to 4 players per match within agreed timescales on request from the age-group Head Coach or Academy Director
  • Maintain a video library and longitudinal notational analysis database of individual players to inform player retention
  • Edit match footage in order to assist the age-group Head Coach with the development of tactical game plans
  • Co-ordinate the filming of junior academy matches
  • Mentor the Assistant Academy Performance Analyst
  • Shadow and assist the Head of Performance Analysis

Scottish Football Association’s Women’s National Performance Programme key responsibilities:

  • Set up filming equipment prior to training/matches
  • Film 10 Scottish Women’s Premier League matches on a Sunday afternoon across the 21 week domestic season
  • Provide post-match individual video edits from domestic matches within agreed timescales on request from the High Performance Football Manager
  • Liaise with Performance Analysts from Scottish Women’s Premier League Clubs to obtain match footage
  • Produce post-match individual and team video edits and statistics of 10 selected Women’s International matches from video footage provided by the Women’s Scottish Football Association
  • Film selected National Performance Programme training sessions on a fortnightly basis on request from the High Performance Football Manager
  • Maintain a video library and longitudinal notational analysis database of individual players to inform player retention

Applicant requirements


  • Minimum upper second class honours degree in a related subject (e.g. Sports Science or Performance Analysis)
  • Excellent information technology skills
  • Knowledge of video camera set-up (e.g. pan, tilt and zoom functions)
  • Experience of providing post-match individual and/or team video edits or statistics to high
  • performance coaches and players
  • Experience of using Mac OS operating systems and in filming sports matches
  • Must be willing to work weekends and unsociable hours


  • A postgraduate qualification in a discipline relevant to the topic area
  • Knowledge of football
  • Demonstrable experience of using Focus X2 software to produce video edits for players and coaches
  • ISPAS Level 3 accreditation
  • Experience in data analytics and computer programming

In addition, applicants should be able to demonstrate that they are: reliable, punctual, conscientious, diligent, ambitious and receptive to feedback.

Application Process:

Applications must be submitted electronically to Dr Dave Sykes ( by 9am on 6th

Oct and should include:

1. Covering letter outlining your suitability for the position (maximum one page)

2. Curriculum vitae (maximum two pages) including the name and contact details for two referees

The appointment is subject to full PVG Scotland Disclosure clearance to work with young athletes.

TOCA Sports – Vantage Point – Reseller/Distributor

International Rules 3TOCA Sports is Ireland’s leading Sports Technology company. In recent months we have developed and manufactured a new Portable Video Tower called Vantage Point. Vantage Point is the most cost effective and easy to use portable video tower on the market today. We have had great success since the product launched this year and as sales continue to grow in both Ireland and the UK we are now looking for resellers throughout Europe.

If you currently have a business selling equipment to sports teams or are interested in becoming a distributor/reseller of Vantage Point we would love to hear from you. The role is commission only and the rates will be discussed with interested parties. For more details on the product you can check out the website

If you are interested in discussing becoming a distributor/reseller please contact Stephen – outlining any experience you have in the field and why you (or your company) would be a suitable local representative for Vantage Point in your country. At this time we are only looking for interested parties from outside the UK & Ireland.


Development Squad Performance Analyst Intern

AFC Bournemouth are looking to recruit a full time development squad performance analyst intern for the remainder of the 2014-15 season. The position will be based at the Goldsands Stadium, Dean Court, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH7 7AF.

Main responsibilities include:

  • Filming development squad games when arranged. These could be arranged for any weekday.
  • Filming training.
  • Maintaining a database of match footage and clips.
  • Carrying out analyses on footage of players that have been loaned out.
  • Analysing development squad games and working with our development squad coach to produce post match presentations.

The applicant will report to the Senior Analyst – Garvan Stewart. He/she will also work internally with the other analysts at the club both with the first team and academy and the development squad coach.

Successful candidates will benefit in the form of:

  • Gaining experience working in a football environment.
  • Learning how to use filming equipment.
  • Learning how to use video editing and performance analysis software.
  • Increasing their professional network
  • Improving their football knowledge

Start date – asap

Finish date – 8th May 2015 approx.

Salary – Unpaid

To express your interest in the role please email your CV and a cover letter to

Tring Athletic Football Club – Volunteer Video Analyst

tlcTring Athletic Football Club from the Spartan South Midlands League Premier Division (Step 5 / Level 9) are looking for volunteers to help develop their Performance Analysis capabilities.

The role will involve a range of tasks, including filming (Home and Away within Greater London/Herts/Beds/Bucks) and editing of matches with the aim to use this footage not only for both Coaching but also to improve the level of awareness of the club through use of footage via Web/ Social Media. Experience in recording matches/Performance Analysis is preferred but not essential.

Give the number of matches and potential travel involved, the aim is to use publicly available open- source tools such as Longomatch to enable any work to be shared across a number of people, to avoid the need for a single person to be responsible for all activity.

As such, the role offers an opportunity to for anyone interested to get involved even if they are unable to commit to filming all games and would suit anyone looking for hands-on experience within Performance Analysis as part of a future career or study and working within a football club in general.

For more details please contact

Performance Analysis Intern – PGIR Ltd

pgirSalary: £6.31 per hour

Location: Corsham, Wiltshire

Closing date: 01/10/2014

Contract type Part time

ROLE: To provide Performance Analysis support to the Elite Rugby department, as part of dedicated team of support analysts (for a period of 9-10 months, August 2014 to May 2015). If successful, applicants must be available to start immediately


  • The placement will work under the guidance of a team of leading Performance Analysts.
  • Working on average 3 days a week supporting England’s Elite rugby teams, which include England U16s, England U18s, England U20s, England 7s, England Saxons, England Referees and the England Senior Team.
  • You will be trained in the basic skills of Performance Analysis and will support the senior analysts in their roles through the year.
  • Work will be field and office based. Placements will be rotated through various activities and you will gain first-hand experience of Performance Analysis support within an Elite professional sport.
  • You will assist the Performance Analysts in the development and delivery of resources, seminars and presentations.
  • You will assist in the maintenance of a central database of video files.
  • There may be other tasks on behalf of other departments as resources allow.


  • A degree (or working towards) in Sports Science or related subject


  • Some experience of, or exposure to Performance Analysis is required.


  • Must have an understanding of Rugby Union
  • Experience of Sportscode and/or other analysis software would be desirable


  • High personal standards of appearance
  • Good communication skills
  • A good team member
  • The ability and willingness to take on other roles when required
  • Excellent personal time management
  • Confidence
  • Strong commitment to continuing professional development
  • Personal circumstances must allow the candidate to work extended hours, evenings and weekends as required, including time overseas
  • Good knowledge of the game of Rugby Union

How to apply:

Send CV and covering letter to Louise Anderson,

Interview dates: To be confirmed.

England Cricket Performance Analyst – Full Time Position

ecb-2066658The ECB is seeking applications from extensively experienced Performance Analysts. Reporting directly to the National Lead for Performance Analysis, the post holder will be part of the ECB Performance Analysis Team based at the National Cricket Performance Centre, Loughborough to provide the necessary information to achieve competitive advantage in world cricket, and will also work closely with the England Team Support staff and Coaches.
The post holder will have responsibility for the pre-Series/Tournament preparation for England Senior Men’s teams, interpreting statistical data collected during live coding and through other data sources to inform strategy and selection and answering specific questions related to the strategic or performance aims of England Cricket. You may also be required to undertake travel at home and abroad as directed by the National Lead for Performance Analysis.
You will need extensive experience in the provision of Performance Analysis services to high performance teams and experience of working within a world class multidisciplinary support team.  You must have excellent interpersonal skills and a good knowledge of international cricket.  A good undergraduate honours degree in a field related to Performance Analysis is also essential.
Closing Date for Applications:  Friday 3 October 2014
Provisional Interview Dates:  14, 15 October 2014
Full details…

Part-Time Video Analyst (Work Experience) – Unique FA

image001A position has become available for an enthusiastic, reliable and dedicated performance analyst to work casual hours at our Independent Academy based in South-East London. The successful candidate will be expected to attend training every Friday evening during term-time to film training. The candidate will be provided with a camera and the relevant software and will need to be familiar and able to produce individual player clips on a fort-nightly basis. If you are interested in this role please contact us at

Academy Performance Analyst Work Experience –  Colchester United FC

Colchester_United_FC_logoSalary: Local Expenses + Hourly Rate (dependant on education/employment status)

Location: Tiptree/Colchester, Essex

Closing date: 21/09/2014

Contract type: Part time

Colchester United FC Academy are looking to recruit a member of staff for the 2014/15 season to work within the performance analysis department. The working schedule will typically consist of one or two days during the week plus every Sunday. Typical duties will include;

  • Filming academy matches
  • Editing footage and analysing games
  • Compiling team and player statistics
  • Producing coaching videos

Person Specification

  • Hard working and organised
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Innovative and creative
  • Show a positive attitude towards their work
  • Lives in convenient commuting distance

Experience and Qualifications

  • Ideally a post-graduate having studied a sport related degree, or be able to carry out the work experience while studying a sport related degree.
  • Has played football at a good level and/or has good coaching experience.
  • Preferably has experience filming, analysing and/or compiling performance related data.
  • IT literate with experience using Microsoft Office software. Knowledge of SportsCode and video editing software is a bonus.
  • Should be looking to gain vital experience working towards a career in performance analysis.

How to apply:

Please send a brief covering letter explaining why you would be suitable for the position, along with a CV to

Closing date: Sunday 21st

Interview dates: Week commencing 22/09/2014

IRFU – Part Time Performance Analyst

IRFU11Reporting to and working alongside the IRFU’s high performance analyst, the candidate will assist the IRFU’s high performance department while developing an in-depth knowledge of rugby union performance analysis.

The candidate will also be aligned to specific IRFU representative teams.

The Candidate

The successful candidate will have:

Level 8 Degree (minimum 2nd class Honours) in:
BA Sports Management & Coaching
BSc in Sport Science
or cognate qualifications

Applicants applying for entry through progression routes other than those listed above will be considered through IT Carlow’s Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) policy.

For full details – click here.

Rochdale AFC Performance Analysis 2014-2015

downloadRochdale AFC are looking to recruit an Assistant First Team Performance Analyst whom will support the clubs Head of Training and Match day analysis with the clubs pre and post match analysis.

Although voluntary this role is perfect for someone who has had previous exposure to performance analysis within professional sport and is looking to gain further experience within football.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist and liaise with Head of Training and Match day Analysis
  • Record and live code of all home games along with some away games
  • Produce post match video and statistical analysis (using the clubs bespoke statistical coding system)
  • Video training sessions when required
  • Maintain and log all Match day Records
  • Maintain all post match and opposition feedback systems for the clubs first team players
  • Collect and analyse performance data to perform benchmark analysis on performance

Key Skills and Traits:



Completed an undergraduate degree in Sports and Exercise Science, Performance Analysis or any other relevant discipline.


Experience using Sportscode Gamebreaker


Worked within performance analysis at a professional football club.


Worked within performance analysis within a sport.


Strong computer based knowledge (Mac and Windows.)


Working towards a Post Graduate degree.


Holds an FA Level 2 coaching certificate.


Previous experience using video equipment.


Good football knowledge with the ability to differentiate between key tactical and technical elements of the game.


A determination and commitment to work within a high-pressured professional environment.


Take initiative and be proactive and constantly seek improvement in all aspect of his/her work.


Impeccable time keeping and the ability to meet strict deadlines.


Hold a full UK drivers license


A willingness to work flexibly and unsociable hours


Confidence in presenting in front of large groups of people.


An eye for detail


Live locally



The available positions are offered on a volunteer basis only. However, some basic steps have been put in place to try and reimburse the successful applicants with some expense.  The positions require applicants to be available on a Saturday afternoon, Sunday or Monday, and the occasional Tuesday (for matches).


Please email your CV to Dan Fradley using the email address The closing date for applications is midday Monday 15th September. Interviews will be conducted ASAP after the closing date.


Cheltenham Town – Volunteers Needed

Cheltenham_Town_FC_logoCheltenham Town are looking for 2 enthusiastic, committed and proactive volunteers to film the school boy games on a sunday morning at the CTFC training ground in Swindon Village, Cheltenham.

Position key roles:

To film designated schoolboy fixtures on a sunday morning at CTFC training ground.

Add the footage to the academies hard drive.

Liase with relevant coaches and provide them with an electronic copy of the footage for them to review.

This position requires the successful candidates to work 1 day a week only (Sunday). This position would be fantastic for an individual who is at college or university to gain important experience in the football industry and would enhance anyones CV. Please submit a CV and  cover letter of why you should be considered for one of the positions to The closing date for this is Wednesday 17th September 2014, successful applicants will be contacted by Wednesday 24th September 2014.


Coalville Town 1st Team & Academy Video Analyst

coalvilleSalary: Voluntary

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Coalville Town Football Club, Leicestershire who play in the Evo-Stik First Division (Step 4). The last two seasons has seen the club finishing runners-up and the club are now looking to bring in a Video Analyst to support the current Head Analyst working with 1st team and the Full-time Academy for the 2014/15 season.

Although the position is voluntary it is a great opportunity for the successful candidate to gain a lot of experience working with a semi-professional football club and to enable career progression.


 The Role:

·         You will need to be available for both Home & Away 1st Team Match days (Saturdays & Some Tuesday Nights)

·         You will need to be available for both Home & Away Academy Match days (Wednesday Afternoons)

·         You will be required to attend one training session a week (If possible)

·         Video ALL Matches (Home & Away) & Some Training sessions (Depends on the Manager/Coach)

·         Keep a record of Player Match Stats

·         Support Head of Performance Analyst

Candidate Must be:

·         Enthusiastic

·         Reliable and available for the days required

·         Serious about working in Performance Analysing

·         Looking for Experience & Maybe a Placement

·         Live Locally

·         Full UK drivers licence

How to Apply:

Please send a CV and Covering Letter explaining why you would like the role of Video Analyst;

Closing Date: ASAP

Interview Date: ASAP


Swindon Town – Academy Performance Analysis Intern

Swindon_Town_FC.svgSwindon Town FC are seeking interns for the upcoming season, who will be working closely with the academy staff and will reporting into the Head of Performance Analysis for the Academy. This will give students a great opportunity to gain invaluable experience in match

Key Responsibilities:

  • Film academy and youth team games. (Under 9’s to Under 18’s)
  • Create Individual clips from the game for the Youth Team
  • Compile team video clips and reports from the game relating to the weekly topics/game objectives.


  • Have/be in the process of an undergraduate degree.
  • Be available either Saturday or Sunday every weekend (Academy match days).
  • Possess good football knowledge
  • Be a Competent user of Microsoft, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Have strong communication skills
  • Assist the coaches with the delivery of feedback – classroom sessions
  • Have experience using video editing software (Desirable)
  • Attend Academy training sessions for training & individual player analysis (Desirable)
  • Have access to camera and tripod.

The available position is offered on a volunteer basis only. However the club are willing to pay travel expenses to the games. To show your interests in the internship please email with your CV and cover letter.

Other Job Sites

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