Under 17 Women’s Open Trials and Support Roles Available


Open Trials
Open Trials for our Under 17 Women’s Team will take place in IT Sligo on Friday, 27th April and Friday, 4th May 2018. Both session will take place at 7pm and all players born during or since 2001 are invited to attend.
All players interesting in being involved with this squad are requested to complete the registration form ahead of the trials. This can be completed online here: https://goo.gl/forms/A6XhL26BIySuxMro2


The club will be based in the excellent facilities of IT Sligo for both training and games for the 2018 and 2019 seasons (July - October ’18 / March - October ’19). Local business David McConville Orthodontics have been confirmed as the main sponsor of our U17 Women’s Team until the end of the 2019 season. There will be no financial contribution expected from players to participate with the club. Each signed player will be asked to return 10 Club Draw Tickets (€10 each) to subside player’s individual training kit and team wear.
Coaching / Support Roles Available
The club are also inviting applicants to express their interest in the following roles for the inaugural FAI Under 17 Women’s National League team. Through our new Women’s Football section, our goal is to be competing at the highest level of women’s football. We will provide a performance centre strategy that encompasses the club wide philosophy for players to develop within a comprehensive and professionalised environment.
Coaching Roles
  • Assistant Manager
  • Goalkeeping Coach
  • Coach
Support Roles
  • Strength & Conditioning
  • Video Analyst
  • Physiotherapist

Essential Criteria for all Roles

  • Successful candidate will be subjected to garda vetting clearance.
  • Up to date Safeguarding 1 / Child Welfare Certificate.
  • Commitment to working within a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Experience and enthusiasm for coaching and mentoring elite young players and coaches.

Desirable Criteria for Coaching Roles

  • A minimum of a current valid National ‘C' Licence holder.
  • Previous experience of coaching in female game.

To apply for any of these positions please email your CV with a cover letter to Breifne Earley, Secretary, Women’s Football Committee, Sligo Rovers FC at [email protected] by 5pm on Friday, 20th April 2018. Please indicated which position(s) you would like to be considered for.

Shortlisting will apply and candidates can expect to be called for interview by April 27th.

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