Berlin
Full-time, Permanent

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Performance Coach (Valorant)

As Performance Coach for our Valorant team at Fnatic, you’ll help build a high-performance environment for one of our flagship professional teams. Working closely with Fnatic’s central High Performance Unit, you’ll monitor team performance and devise individual plans to support ongoing growth and development. You’ll also have a key role to play in setting the tone of the day-to-day environment, and ensuring it is is one conducive to performing at the highest level. Most importantly, you’ll be a passionate, collaborative member of the team driven to support the success of our Valorant team!

Your mission is to:

  • Develop comprehensive performance plans for at squad and individual level for Fnatic’s Valorant team, including: strategy and integration of Key Performance Indicators; development areas (incl. risk assessment); goal setting; software/tech and performance tools; structure and processes
  • Monitor achievement of player/team performance goals, and support tracking through monthly KPI review sessions
  • Educate the Valorant team on findings of Fnatic’s HPU unit, and support the integration of new approaches/processes
  • Drive awareness of physical and mental training practices, and facilitate related activities
  • Complete weekly feedback reports (HPU, Coaching staff, Management) and written individual evaluations for team members
  • Provide support to Fnatic’s Pro-Gaming management to facilitate bootcamps, including on-site participation
  • Maintain awareness of the health and wellbeing status of all individuals in the team in order to provide the most relevant and timely advice, as well as being able to notify Fnatic team management of perceived issues/potential risk factors proactively
  • Support Fnatic’s in-game coaches on performance initiatives (ie. group mental work, team building) that support in-game execution
  • Support dispute resolution within the team as required, and advise on solutions to avoid repeat incidents
  • Discover and test performance innovations with Fnatic’s Valorant team; and advise HPU on initiatives that may be applicable cross-team
  • Participate in workgroups (occasionally on-site) to support Fnatic planning for growth and scale of its HPU infrastructure
  • Provide timely feedback and updates to support Fnatic’s HPU in driving continuous improvement and learning
  • Manage ad-hoc performance projects as defined by your manager

We're looking for:

  • Experience coaching or mentoring individuals, with a track record of improving outcomes through process
  • Success in a high performance environment (not limited to esports)
  • A highly motivated individual who can work autonomously on projects, with meticulous organisation
  • Willingness to travel to Valorant esports events as required
  • A natural people person with high EQ; able to deal with issues with sensitivity and tact
  • Collaborative mindset and ability to consider PG issues within the broader context of the business
  • Excellent verbal and written communication in English, other languages desirable

Company benefits

Private medical insurance
Self-development book requests for the Fnatic Library
30% Fnatic shop discount
Fruit, drinks and snacks available daily in the office
Regular lunch clubs and other social activities
Hybrid onsite/distributed working policy