Academy Performance Analyst

  • Full Time
  • Bristol
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Bristol Bears Rugby

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TITLE:                             Academy Performance Analyst
DEPARTMENT:             Analysis Department
REPORTS TO:                Head of Performance Analysis / Director of Rugby

Measuring & analysing KPI’s of our Academy Players and Opposition trends, Monitoring the progression to support both players and coaches so we can optimise on-field performance.


Senior Academy
·       Responsible for the whole performance analysis delivery of u18s Training and Fixture Schedule. Covering projects inclusive of opposition previews, team, and individual reviews
·       Assisting players development – helping with their IDP Presentations
·       Maintaining online review platforms to ensure that the coaches/players can communicate/learn remotely
·       Build performance profiles using statistical reporting techniques

Junior Academy
·       Lead and support a learning environment conducive for younger players to ensure performance analysis work is maximised for player development
·       Strengthen the knowledge & understanding of Analysis for younger players – Establishing the ‘Bears Way’ throughout the Junior Academy
·       Responsible for setting up and managing all communication groups for the u16s/u15s Excel Programme’s North and South groups

Dual Registration/Loan Players
Responsible for Individual coding of Integrated Academy players that have played for other teams whilst being on Loan/Dual Reg.

First Team Squad
·       Supporting the Senior Analysis Department when needed:
Assisting with filming of Senior Team Training Sessions
Assisting with filming of Senior First Team Games

·       Head of Performance Analysis & 1st Team Analysts
·       Players and Coaches (inc DoR)
·       Academy Managers

Person Specification

Qualifications and experience:

BSc in a Sports Science/Performance Analysis related degree
Experience of working in a multi-disciplinary team environment
Knowledge of industry standard performance analysis software’s, such as Hudl Sportscode
Ability to interpret data & create interactive presentations & written reports that provide clear, concise, and professional feedback
Knowledge and understanding of rugby union
Open-mindedness to additional Roles & Responsibilities to what is listed under the General Responsibility section.

Experience of working within a high performance, professional sporting environment
Experience with player monitoring & workload management
·       Experience of working in a high-performance rugby environment

Personal qualities and skills:
·       Thrives in a team environment and continually contributes positively to the Bears vision & culture
·       Passionate and Driven individual – with a can-do approach to projects and problem solving
·       Strong, transferrable communication skills
·       Creative and research minded to develop / challenge new ways to analyse and present data
·       Ability to quickly adapt and respond to a fast-paced environment
·       A discreet, professional, and confidential approach

Salary:                          £18,000 – £20,000 P.A
Contract:                      Full time, 2 year fixed term
Closing Date:              June 11th 4pm
Interview Date:         June TBC (via Zoom)

To apply:
Please send your CV & 1-page cover letter as one document to