Newcastle Falcons are currently recruiting to find an Assistant Analyst and an Academy Analyst.
Newcastle Falcons are currently accepting applications for two full time roles; an Assistant Analyst and an Academy Analyst.
Both successful candidates will work to provide Performance Analysis support to the Falcons’ First Team and Academy respectively.
Main Duties and Responsibilities - Work closely with and support the Head Analyst to provide pre and post-match analysis to coaches and players, in line with club directives. - Assist in the filming of training and matches. - Live and post-match coding of all first team matches, providing detailed feedback for coaches and players. - Assisting the Head Analyst in the creation and maintenance of relevant statistical methods for the tracking of KPIs. - Responsible for management of the club’s online video sharing website, including collation of all opposition games. - Creation of high quality presentations using a variety of methods and materials to produce relevant feedback material. - Provide notational and statistical analysis for key facets of the game as directed by the Head Analyst to highlight key trends in performance. - Run long-term analysis projects aimed at producing key trends. - Contribute to the delivery of additional analysis support to personnel within the Newcastle Falcons coaching department, as directed by the Head Analyst. - Assist in the provision of analysis to the Academy, including filming/coding of fixtures, provided this does not clash with First Team duties. - Perform other duties as required by the First Team.
Skills & Competencies - A minimum qualification at degree level (or equivalent) in Sports Science or related area. - Previous analysis experience within a team environment. - Experience in the use of video analysis software, including Sportscode, and associated packages to produce information. - Experience of video production, and knowledge of video/analysis equipment. - A high standard of organisational skills. - Flexibility to work unsociable hours, including evenings and weekends.
Main Duties and Responsibilities - Attend and record all Falcons Academy fixtures and arrange for all other Academy players teams’ to have their games recorded on a weekly basis (including Rep Teams/University/School/Club games) - Code all Falcons Academy games in line with Academy directives, including individual player clips that can be used in performance analysis by the coaches - Code all other games so that Academy players clips can be used in performance analysis by the coaches - Maintain an up to date Academy player database of all footage across the season for each individual player, including those on the radar playing in local rugby teams - Provide notational and statistical analysis for key facets of the game as directed by the Academy Manager to highlight key trends in performance - Manage an online website so players can download and analyse all Academy games, sending out DVDs to people where appropriate - Liaise with Academy S+C Coach to monitor player game times as well as assist in GPS device set up and management - Record training sessions as directed by the Academy Manager and provide support to the S+C/Medical department for player movement analysis - Provide analysis support to the AASE Scheme at Gosforth Academy, including recording and coding all their fixtures as directed by the Academy Manager - Work with the First Team squad on all required games and training, provided it does not clash with Academy duties - Perform other duties as required by the Academy
Skills and Competencies - Previous analysis experience within a team environment. - Experience in the use of video analysis software, including Sportscode, and associated packages to produce information. - Experience of video production, and knowledge of video/analysis equipment. - Flexibility to work unsociable hours, including evenings and weekends. - Enhanced CRB.
All those wishing to apply should email a full CV and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org, specifying which role you are applying for with the subject line either Assistant Analyst or Academy Analyst.
Closing Date: Thursday 24th September 2015 Interviews: Thursday 1st October 2015 Salary: Competitive salary to be discussed at interview.