Academy Performance Analyst

Website Gloucester Rugby Club

POSITION: 

Gloucester Rugby Academy Performance Analyst.

ROLE OVERVIEW:

Work directly with the Gloucester Rugby Head of Academy and Academy coaching staff to support and enhance the delivery of development programs using established Gloucester Rugby Performance analysis practices. Support the first team program when required with assistance filming.

ROLE OVERVIEW:

Head of Performance Analysis.

LOCATION:

Hartpury University / Kingsholm stadium.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

In conjunction with Academy coaches, oversee the performance analysis delivery of all A-league fixtures. To include team and individual coding and reviews using established Gloucester Rugby work flows and opposition previews where possible.

Responsible for the performance analysis delivery of all U18 training and fixtures to include opposition previews, team and individual reviews.

Lead and support a learning environment conducive for younger players to ensure performance analysis work is maximised for player effective development.

Provide satisfactory analysis for U16 fixtures with advance notice (To be assessed with Head of Academy).

Use creative methods and technologies combined with current infrastructure to assist with the education of Academy players with regard to performance analysis, game understanding and Gloucester Rugby playing philosophies.

Liaise with England age grade analysts and loan clubs to ensure all necessary footage is collected and shared to Academy coaches, for players involved in National age grade rugby including codes where possible.

Maintain and manage our online forum to facilitate a video analysis processes with Junior Academy Players that can be accessed remotely. Also includes work with support staff and dissemination of information to age grade players.

Assist with the continual development of innovative and effective analytical processes that support athlete development and maximise the investment made by the club with regard to performance analysis equipment.

Ensure that first team analysis methods are filtered down into the academy so that all Gloucester rugby players receive the same high standard of service during their time at the club.

Develop in conjunction with the Academy Manager specific program elements to enhance game specific knowledge such as world class player profiling, law understanding and tactical understanding with a Gloucester Rugby playing philosophy underpinning.

Manage, in conjunction with Hartpury RFC, students to support filming requirements at all levels and where possible simple coding procedures.

Support the Analysis Department when needed with assistance filming senior training sessions and some levels of content creation in agreeance with the Head of Analysis.

Lead the analysis provision pre-match, live and post-match when required during Premiership Cup weeks.

Work within established department communication processes.

Help ensure the functionality of the analysis room equipment and its maintenance at all times.
Comply at all times with the Health & Safety regulations and safe working practices as detailed in the Company’s Health & Safety Policy and Procedures.

APPLICATIONS AND CLOSING DATE:

Please send a current CV along with cover letter outlining why you are passionate abour player development and performance analysis to darrenlewis@gloucesterrugby.co.uk before 5pm on Friday October 25th 2019

To apply for this job email your details to darrenlewis@gloucesterrugby.co.uk