Academy Performance Analysts

Derby County Football Club is looking to recruit motivated and enthusiastic Academy Performance Analysts to join the team at our Category One Academy. The diverse roles will primarily work with the U9-16 teams but will also support the wider Performance Analysis programme.

The ideal candidates will hold a minimum of a 2:1 Sports Science or related degree and at least 1 year experience within an elite sport environment. The roles will aid in the management of the Performance Analysis programme, by providing a blend of innovative solutions alongside current best practice, in order to enhance player development through the provision of analytical interventions that underpin improved performance.

Key responsibilities:

  • Film and analyse Academy games and training to the required standard.
  • Undertake pre-match, post-match and live analysis and present feedback.
  • Build performance profiles using databasing and statistical reporting techniques.
  • Produce additional video and data content to support Academy needs.
  • Carry out opposition analysis, filming, coding and video editing – providing insights to relevant coaching staff and creating detailed reports, utilising telestration tools, to facilitate game plan creation.
  • Create age and learning style appropriate education content – relating to team, unit and individuals.

Key Skills and experience:

  • Knowledge and understanding of industry software including SportsCode is essential.
  • Knowledge and understanding of OPTA and Hudl would be desirable.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • High level IT and video editing skills.
  • The ability and desire to work in a fast pace environment whilst working to deadlines.
  • Excellent attention to detail and organisational skills.
  • Confident, resilient and self-motivated.

There are multiple roles available.

The safeguarding and welfare of our players is paramount and as such this position is subject to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Criminal Records Check (CRC).

To apply for this role, please complete an application form, which can be found on our website

Please note that CVs will not be accepted without an accompanying application form.

Completed application forms should be sent by email to [email protected] or via post to; The HR Department, Derby County Football Club, Pride Park Stadium, Pride Park, Derby DE24 8XL.

The closing date for receipt of applications is Sunday 12 January 2020.

Derby County Football Club is an Inclusive Club for all and is committed to Equality and Diversity.

Derby County Football Club’s Job Applicant Privacy Policy can be found at

More info at:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *