Kick It Out are delighted to join up with The Player Care Group to start a world wide search for the next Player Care professional!

The Player Care Group is a consultancy within the niche area of Player Care, run by former West Ham Head of Player Care and Southampton FC Player Liaison Hugo Scheckter, and they are partnering with Kick It Out to offer a place on their ‘Certificate in Player Care’ course, which starts Cohort 5 on the 10th August.

The Certificate in Player Care is a six-week live online programme designed to give you the competitive advantage when finding & accessing a career in Player Care or developing your knowledge of Player Care as an industry. It is designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge you will require with the support of industry experts in a full interactive setting.

This course is ideal for anyone looking to expand their knowledge of Player Care, specifically within football – starting with a look between the differences between 1st Team & Academy Player Care. Whether you currently do the role and want to learn more, are a business owner wanting to incorporate principles of Player Care into what you do or someone looking to enter into the industry, this course is the perfect place to start.  

We have an extensive alumni programme which you will automatically join on completion of the certificate - there we will post jobs, articles as well as giving you the opportunity (along with the current students) to ask questions to our host of special guests, including Player Care staff from around the world, players and others with excellent insight into the role.

To enter, please send a 60 second video to [email protected] by Monday 26 July explaining why YOU would be perfect for a role in Player Care – you can be from anywhere in the world, just available for the following dates in UK with access to Zoom.

Tuesday 10th August - Introduction session (6-8pm)

Tuesday 17th August - First Team Player Care (6-8pm)

Tuesday 24th August - Academy Player Care (6-8pm)

Tuesday 31st August - Debate session (6-8pm)

Tuesday 7th September - Career Development (6-8pm)

Tuesday 14th September - Final presentations (6-9pm)

Please send any questions on the course to [email protected] 

For more details on The Player Care Group please see or follow @playercaregroup on Twitter & Instagram.