Employment vacancy: Head of Academy of Sligo Rovers

Sligo Rovers FC is a professional football club running a Premier Division men’s team and five underage schoolboys and ladies teams, drawn from a wide hinterland.

As part of the long-term strategy, the club now seeks applications for the position of Head of Academy on a full-time employment basis. 

This position will include the following primary duties:

  • Player identification and development
  • Coach identification, development and education
  • Development of a pathway from academy to first-team
  • Liaison with IT Sligo and management of the scholarship scheme
  • Co-ordination with first-team manager on player progress and development
  • The club is community-based and owned and the person will be an important link to local clubs and community

The successful candidate will hold a minimum of a UEFA Elite Youth A Licence and will be a self-starter with high organisation skills and a good communicator.

This position is a key pillar in the development of the club.

The closing date for applications is Saturday 14th November.

A shortlisting process will take place immediately thereafter.

Sligo Rovers FC is an equal opportunity employer.

Please send CV to our CEO, colinfeehilysrfc@hotmail.com