VACANCY: Physical Performance Coach (Women’s First Team) – Lewes Community Football Club

VACANCY: Physical Performance Coach (Women’s First Team)

VACANCY: Physical Performance Coach (Women’s First Team)

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Written by: Jack

We are seeking to appoint a Physical Performance Coach, for our Women’s First Team.

Hours & Availability: Full Time Role – Minimum 40 hours/week, 52 weeks/year
Remuneration: £25,000
Key relationships: First Team Manager, Performance Staff, General Manager, CEO
Location: The Dripping Pan, Lewes, Mountfield Road, BN7 2XA

This is a full-time role overseeing the strength, conditioning, and physical preparation care of our women’s 1st team players, who compete in the Barclays Women’s Championship.

The successful applicant will have gained experience and extensive knowledge from working within elite sport and have a keen interest in evidence based, preparation, performance and recovery strategies involving professional female athletes.

Overseeing the planning and programming of care, communication, prevention, treatment, management, rehabilitation, and physical performance development of players before, during, and after injuries.

We have a strong emphasis on team ethos and collective responsibility to drive towards our individual and collective targets. You will be working closely with the team’s MDT staff and the club’s sport science, medical, performance staff, analysis, and technical staff to ensure our players can perform consistently at an elite level of competition.

Lewes FC prides itself as an equal opportunity employer and we encourage and welcome applications from all candidates including those from under-represented backgrounds such as women, people with disabilities, BAME and LGBTQ+ candidates.

Given the low levels of diversity in football, we understand that candidates from under-represented backgrounds are unlikely to have been given adequate opportunity in the game.

Consequently, we will ensure that the application process does not unduly favour candidates with such experience over applicants without it. At the same time, the essential qualifications listed are required of us to maintain our FA Women’s Championship licence and we cannot hire outside of those requirements.


To apply, please submit a CV and Cover Letter to: with the subject line: Physical Performance Coach: Your Name.

Clearly articulate in your cover letter how your experience and personal characteristics align with the values and ambitions of Lewes FC, as well as provide evidence of how your qualifications and experience in the women’s professional game match the role described above.

We will begin interviews coinciding with the open application process.

With pre-season underway, we will fill the role as soon as possible, when we find the right candidate.