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The Scunthorpe Alphas are always recruiting year-round but we always encourage new players and potential transfers to attend one of our recruitment days. More details of which can be found below.

Interested in Coaching? The Scunthorpe Alphas are recruiting for a range of coaching positions and roles across our U16, U19 and Adult squads. Please find more information below to see if you are the coach we are looking for.

 RECRUITMENT DAY 2021

📍   WHERE:  Quibell Park Stadium, Scunthorpe, DN17 1SR
📅 WHEN:   November 14 & November 21
TIME:     1PM-3PM
🏈 TEAMS:  U16 (13-16), U19 (16-19), Adults (18+)
💷 COST:    FREE
👟 EQUIPMENT: Football boots/cleats and a gum shield

The Scunthorpe Alphas will host a recruitment day for all potential new players - experienced or not - to come down and practice ahead of our 2022 season.

Whether it’s for our adults team or our youth teams (U16 & U19), anyone is welcome to come down and get a taste for the sport in practicing alongside our players and coaches.
 
It’s a very exciting time for the Scunthorpe Alphas as our adult team prepares to play in Division II for the first time in 2022 after an amended season this past year.

Our U16 side played their first games this year as we continue to build on this, with our exciting U19 set-up set to take-off this upcoming season! 
We’re always looking to improve our teams, and if you’re considering joining and becoming an Alpha - then this day is for you.

We can assure you, coming down will be one of the best decisions you will ever make. 

#BeAlpha #AlphasYouth #SwagOverLuck #QuibellPark #AmericanFootball #PoweredByBeSpunki #ThePriory

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Become a Coach

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The Alphas are one of the newest teams in the country and are due to enter into our inaugural season in Divison 2 of BAFANL. Coaches are supported by a strong management team, and can expect quality facilities, equipment, and an engaged playing squad of over 55 with an average weekly attendance at practice per week of over 40 players. As a club we are ambitious, professional and have high standards and aspirations. Our home gameday experience is particularly special, with the opportunity to play and coach in front of an average of 300 spectators.

Our Coaches work within a clearly defined coaching structure and are responsible for providing leadership, guidance, instruction and feedback to players in line with club philosophy and in accordance with the club’s Code of Ethics & Practices, as well as those of BAFA and BAFCA.

Our coaches must be strong communicators and able to build strong relationships in order to work successfully with athletes, other coaches, parents and relations of players, our community, the organisation’s Management Team as well as representatives from other teams within the league and the league itself. 

Coaching experience is desirable, as is BAFCA Level 1 certification. Coaches without certification will be expected to work towards it at the earliest possible opportunity.