Coaching Opportunities

Coaching Opportunities

Please find below Coaching Vacancies available in Suffolk:

If you would like to advertise any roles you have on this page, please see the contact details alongside.


Claydon Football Club Under-7s & Under-11s Managers

The club are looking for a manager / coach to take on their new induction of under-7s for the coming season.

You will be required to take an FA level 1 course which the club will pay for as well as undergoing a CRC check.

This age group plays festivals at some of the best grounds in Suffolk and you will enjoy the first step on the coaching ladder.

The club are also looking for a manager / coach for their Under-11s Dragons squad as they move the U10s to 9-a-side.

Rather than losing players from both teams the club would much prefer to see them continue forward as they have done.

A great chance to come and manage and coach a proven squad of players as they move into the next stage of their footballing path.

If interested, please contact the club via or or via Facebook.




East Bergholt United are seeking an enthusiastic Manager for their A Team.


EBUFC are a forward-thinking club. The club have three sides in the SIL. The First Team play in the Senior Division, the Reserves play in League A and in the current season the A Team have competed in League B.

The club put a lot of emphasis on player progression and the A Team provides the introduction to young players to Adult football.


The successful candidate must;

·         Be forward thinking

·         Be interested in the development and progression of younger players


The successful candidate can benefit from;

·         An established and supportive committee

·         Working with successful Reserve (League A) and 1st Team (Senior) sides

·         Local, floodlit 3G facilities for training

·         Shared use of the East Bergholt Sports Pavilion 


The successful candidate may currently be;

·         A current manager of a Youth football team

·         A current manager with links to Youth football

·         An individual who would relish the chance to be part of all of the above.  


Those interested should apply to:

 The Secretary

Steve Butcher at

Please put “EBUFC Management” in the subject line of the email.




Chantry Grasshoppers Ladies FC are looking for ideally an FA Level 1+ qualified manager and a coach to join their newly-elected Ladies’ team in the Suffolk Girls’ & Women’s Football League.

If you are interested please contact Nick Ward on 078019 68655 or email for further information. 

Chantry Grasshoppers are an FA Charter Standard Club with all volunteers having a FA CRC check

Club website:


Felixstowe & Walton United FC are seeking coaches across their hugely popular and growing junior section.

As a club Felixstowe pride themselves on development and friendship.

They would like to hear from anyone looking to continue their coaching journey from novice beginners to seasoned coaches.

The only thing you will need to be a part of the club’s red & white family is a positive can-do attitude.

Help and advice with qualifications and courses is always on hand as is the opportunity to progress as a coach within the club.

If you would like any more information please contact Jason Thompson, the club’s Junior Development Officer, via email:




Manager / Coach required for Martlesham Youth Under-12s (2018-19 season)

The current Martlesham Youth FC Under-11s are looking for an ambitious volunteer with aspirations to become a qualified coach who will take over the coaching of the team next season.

The club are willing to fund the training to become a Level 1 qualified coach and beyond for the right individual.

The team will be playing in one of the lower divisions so the emphasis will be on development, with a real focus on getting them to enjoy playing football.

The club already has a full complement of players ready for next season.

The successful applicant will become part of a well-established club with a great coaching philosophy and will have the support of the club’s committee to assist with their development as they start their journey along their coaching pathway. 

If you're interested in this role and would like additional information, please email the Club Chairperson Steve Whelan at or by telephone on 07717 881234.




Moreton Hall Youth FC require a new coach for the Under-14s, who will be the Under-15s Black Panthers next season.

They play on Sundays and train on a Wednesday in Bury St Edmunds. 

Match location to be confirmed.

Ideally the new coach will have level 1 but preferably level 2 qualification.

Please contact Colleen Yates on




Claydon FC Under-11 Dragons are looking for a new manager to take them into 9-a-side next season.

The team play on Saturday mornings in the Suffolk Youth League with home matches played at the Blue Circle ground. Training facilities are under floodlight at the same venue.

If you are interested in helping these excellent footballers transition from 7-a-side to 9-a-side and joining a fantastic club with superb facilities contact or call 07903 398460 to discuss further.

Full help will be provided by the club to allow the successful candidate to gain an FA Level 1 qualification and CRC check will be mandatory.




Long Melford FC are now in the process of recruiting an assistant manager/first-team coach to join the management team at Stoneylands.

Responsibilities include:

  • Supporting the first-team manager during match-days
  • Taking warm-ups, preparing players for games and assisting the manager and coaches with match-day duties
  • Planning and delivering training sessions for the first and reserve team squads


  • FA Level Two Coaches Licence holder (minimum)
  • Experience in football management / coaching at an intermediate or senior football club
  • Able to travel independently to midweek training sessions in Sudbury/Long Melford and to matches across East Anglia, when pre-season training begins in late June
  • A Sports Fitness qualification would be an advantage

To apply for this position, please send a cover note outlining your suitability for the position, along with details/CV of your coaching and management experience to

Closing date for applications is Friday, May 18th 2018.



AFC Hoxne are looking to recruit managers for their first and reserve teams for the forthcoming 2018-19 season.

The teams play in the Touchline SIL Senior and Intermediate A divisions respectively.

Anyone interested should contact the club secretary Richard Farthing via email grocer1@ or by phone on 07787 983071.




Age Group Head Coach  - Bury Town FC Development Squad

The Orange Soccer powered Bury Town FC Development Squad has Age Group Head Coaches vacancies for coaches who are looking to further their careers in an Academy level environment.

Sessions are Monday evenings from 6pm-8pm at Skyliner Sports Centre 3G, IP32 7QB.

Successful applicants will work with two squads in the U8 - U13 age group on a weekly basis and oversee one developmental fixture with those age groups each month as part of our games programme.

Fixtures typically take place on Mondays during regular hours however some additional availability may be required during the week.


Applicants must have the following:


- UEFA B Licence

- Enhanced DBS Clearance

- FA Safeguarding Children Certification

- FA Level 1 Introduction to First Aid in Football




- Previous experience of working in an Academy/Development Squad environment

- FA Level 1 in Talent Identification

- FA Youth Modules/Award


Level 2 coaches working towards their UEFA B License will be considered for the coaching positions available.

For more information and to apply, please send your CV to




Two coaches are needed to help run Walsham-le-Willows’ Girls’ Youth teams.

Training is on Thursday evenings and games are on Sunday mornings.

Previous coaching experience is desirable but not essential.

For more information please contact Ben Hall, Youth Secretary Walsham-le-Willows Youth Football, via email:




Ipswich Valley Rangers Under-9s (currently Under-8s) are looking for a coach (must be Level 1 qualified) for the next season (to start from June 18). 

They currently have two teams and require additional coaches to help alongside their current coaches. 

All their players have been playing for at least two years, and they have a mixture of current Year 2s (7 years-old) and Year 3s (8 years-old) and all work very well together. 

They train on a Wednesday evening between 6pm-7pm and matches are on a Saturday morning. 

The club have been running for many years and are well established throughout the year groups. Their home pitch is at Greshams Social Club in Ipswich. 

If you are interested in the first instance, please contact Jo Porter at the following email address:



Get in Touch

Nick Garnham - Suffolk FA Marketing & Communications Offcer

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