Reading Football Club

December 1, 2023

Academy Analyst


Are you passionate about football and performance analysis? Reading FC is seeking a dynamic individual to join their Academy Analysis team. As an Academy Analyst, you will play a crucial role in the development of young talents and contribute to the success of the academy.


  • Film and capture matches for U15-U16 squads, overseeing all academy squads.
  • Analyze training sessions to provide valuable insights.
  • Code and edit footage using industry-standard software such as Hudl Sportscode.
  • Create pre- and post-match presentations for effective communication.
  • Build player profiles using databasing and statistical reporting techniques.
  • Contribute to the development of academy learning resources.
  • Create age-appropriate education content for teams and individuals.
  • Liaise with relevant staff to ensure effective communication.
  • Adhere to a strict code of confidentiality regarding club operations.



  • Essential – BSc in Sports Science, Sport Studies, Coaching, or Performance Analysis.
  • Desirable – MSci in relevant fields; Level 2 FA Coaching qualification.


  • Essential – Experience in an elite sporting environment; Proficient in performance analysis software (Sportscode, Sportscode Studio, Wyscout, Hudl).
  • Desirable – Experience with unmanned aircraft (drones).


  • Essential – Excellent knowledge of Apple iWork and Microsoft Office; Understanding of EPPP.
  • Desirable – Understanding of EFL football and its requirements.


  • Essential – Ability to communicate complex data effectively; Strong work ethic and deadline-oriented; Full UK driving license.
  • Desirable – Implementation of feedback techniques in sporting environments.


  • Essential – Flexibility and adaptability; Self-motivated and ready to learn.

Why Reading FC?

  • Be part of an elite football environment.
  • Competitive salary range.
  • Contribute to the development of young football talents.
  • Work in a dynamic and exciting role.

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