3 Feb , 2010  

Do you want to advertise a Performance Analysis Job?

It’s free, just send the details (including a closing date) to Rob: Please note that if you wish to advertise for an Intern position you should read these guidelines first.

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Current Vacancies:

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.

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