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Job Vacancy | Performance Analysis Placement

Position: Performance Analysis Placement

Hours: Full Time (4 days a week including match days)

Location: Castle Park Stadium, Doncaster. Some national travel will be required as part of the role.

Closing Date: 1st July 2024

Job description:
Doncaster Knights compete in the RFU Championship and are looking to appoint a Student to contribute to the first team and academy training and match days for the 2024/25 season. This is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic and committed individual who is looking to begin or further their career within performance analysis.

Reporting to the Head of Performance Analysis.
• Capturing, processing, and analysing of all training footage 1st team and Academy.
• Assist the Head Analyst to provide coaching staff with post-match team and individual
video and statistical analysis.
• Prepare individual clips of player’s involvement during games to aid development.
• Update and maintain the club’s online analysis resource (Hudl).
• Prepare pre- and post-match highlights, footage as governed by the Head of Analysis.
These responsibilities are not exhaustive and may be added to as the role develops. Essential Requirements:
• It is essential that all candidates have started an undergraduate degree in Sports Science, Performance Analysis or any other relevant disciplines.
• Must be competent and show good levels of I.T literacy, the use of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, file sharing systems (Google Drive, Dropbox & Wetransfer) and iMovie.
• Reliable and trustworthy with sensitive club information and equipment.
• Proactive and driven to succeed

Desirable Requirements:
• An interest in coaching, preferably having started coaching badges (Level 1 desirable) but not essential.
• Experience with using filming equipment would also be beneficial.
• Previous experience and access to Sportscode/ Nacsport software would be
• Willing to commit to unsociable hours including evenings and weekends
• Be dedicated in learning the field of Video Analysis

Candidates must be aware that this is a voluntary placement role and there will be no financial reward. Doncaster Knights will however be dedicated to working alongside the chosen candidate in order to help further their development in the field.

Please email your CV along with a covering letter stating why you feel this placement would be beneficial to you and what you feel you could offer Doncaster Knights RFC to with the subject title Performance Analyst Placement.

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