Performance Insights Placement- Sandwich Year

  • Unpaid Internship
  • Ipswich
  • Applications have closed
  • Unpaid Internship
  • Ipswich
  • Applications have closed

Website Ipswich Town Football Club

ACADEMY PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS & INSIGHTS PLACEMENTS
June 2024 – May 2025
Ipswich Town Football Club Training Ground, Playford Road, Ipswich, IP4 5QZ
 
Ipswich Town Football Club are offering X2 placement opportunities for the 2024-25 season within the Performance Analysis & Insights department for the academy. These opportunities are available to students who are completing a ‘Sandwich Placement’ course where a student internship is required as a mandatory part of their degree programme (as per government guidelines). Successful applicants will gain valuable experience within a professional football environment whilst working alongside academy coaching and performance analysis & insights staff.

ACADEMY PERFORMANCE INSIGHTS & DATA ANALYST
June 2024 – May 2025
 
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The placement will include, but not limited to, the following:
 
Capturing academy training sessions for the purpose of coach analysis
Coding academy training sessions for the purpose of coach analysis
Feeding back statistical insights on ‘how’ and ‘what’ we coach within the academy
Management of statistical databases to produce contextual information supporting the accurate interpretation of insights
Management of statistical databases to support the tracking of key objective measures relevant to the department / academy’s effectiveness
Coding academy fixtures for the purpose of data collection relevant to player individual action plans
Feeding back on data collected relevant to player individual action plans
Providing data collection support to full-time staff where required
Providing data management support to full-time staff where required
 
ABOUT THE APPLICANT
Currently completing an Undergraduate Sport Science or related sports degree, which includes a Sandwich Placement year
Proficient IT skills, i.e. Microsoft Office Suite. (Competency with statistical/analytical/visualisation programmes is an advantage)
A desire to work in professional football in the future
Ability to work effectively independently, as well as part of a team
A flexible, enthusiastic individual, proactive in their own development
A willingness to learn and develop new skills within a professional environment
Strong communication skills
Ability to work in a pressurised environment
Ability to work towards deadlines
Takes pride in producing high-quality work
 
HOW TO APPLY
For consideration, please send a copy of your curriculum vitae and a 1 page cover letter (comprising of 1x paragraph with what you hope to get out of the placement, 1x paragraph with what makes you a suitable candidate & 1x paragraph with what makes you unique/what you can bring to the department) in an email with the subject line ‘Performance Insights Placement’ to [email protected].
 
Closing date for applications is 8th April 2024.

 

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