Overview

To assist with the running of the first-team performance analysis department at Chesterfield Football Club. The role is ideal for an Undergraduate/Master’s level student looking to gain working experience at a professional football club within the field of Performance Analysis. The main duties will involve assisting the first-team analyst in their day to day duties. For example, filming & live-coding on match days, post-game coding (individual clips/statistics), creating opposition reports & clips for analysis sessions, gathering & interpreting statistics post-game.

Person Specification

  • Determined and hardworking
  • Keen interest in Performance Analysis of professional football
  • Enthusiasm and willingness to learn
  • Willingness to work flexible and unsociable hours as and when required
  • Good knowledge of football

Conditions:

  • Must be available for home match days: Saturdays – 12noon to 6pm
  • A minimum of two days during the working week – work to be initially undertaken from home due to COVID-19 restrictions
  • Willing to work from home on Sundays

Requirements:

  • Undergraduate/Master’s level student on a relevant Sport Degree
  • Clear and Enhanced CRB check

About Chesterfield FC

The Experience to be Gained

This position will allow the appropriate candidates to gain experience within the field of Performance Analysis at a professional football club in the National League. There will also be opportunities to gain experience in the following areas:

  • Filming & live-coding National League matches
  • Using performance analysis software (NAC SPORT) to create video clips and gather statistics
  • Keeping a Statistical Database updated
  • Creating Opposition reports using Wyscout & Scout 7
  • Interacting with elite players and coaching staff
  • Understanding how a multi-disciplinary team come together at a First Team level for a Professional Football Club

Academic/Module Related Information

Potential to use the Internship for a dissertation project