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JOB OPENING: Mental coach at the FCN academy

09.02.2024 11:25

At FC Nordsjælland, we are looking for a mental coach who will be responsible for our U10-U17 segment and join our extensive performance team consisting of mental coaches, physical trainers, physiotherapists, doctors, nutrition specialists, and data science.


A selection of work tasks is listed below:

Planning the mental training in collaboration with the rest of the sport psychology team, the club's other coaches, and adapted to the club's strategy within mental training.


- Mental training in team training

- Team sessions

- Staff sessions

- Sparring in practice with the club's coaches and players

- Participation in matches

- Individual conversations

- Development of individual mental training programs

- Participate in relevant meetings with the rest of the coaching staff

- Participate in meetings with the club's sports psychology team


We expect you to have

- High professionalism and at least a master's degree in sports science or psychology

- A great interest in football, people, and sports psychology

- Good relational skills

- Broad professional knowledge about mental training and talent development

- It is an advantage if you have experience from a similar position, but it is not a requirement

- Understanding of everyday life in an elite sports environment

- Good English skills


We can offer

- You become part of an elite environment with a strong focus on talent development for players, staff, and coaches.

- Sparring with skilled coaches and sports psychology consultants.

- Development of your competencies.

- Salary according to qualifications.


Send an application and CV in a single PDF file to Troels Thorsteinsson (✉️

Interviews are conducted on an ongoing basis, and the position is filled when the right candidate is found.

If you have any questions about the position, please contact Troels Thorsteinsson (✉️ or Kasper Henriksen (✉️