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.

A newly-formed and proactive youth team are looking for a head coach to lead them along the road to success!

This exciting and energetic team consists of Girls and Boys aged from 6-12 Years.

Indoor coaching is on a Thursday evening from 6.15pm -7.30pm at Framlingham College.

Saturday morning coaching is from 9am-10:15am at Dennington Playing Fields.

The team are looking for an enthusiastic and caring individual with at least an FA Level 2 coaching qualification.

The hourly rate of pay will be £10-£15.

To discuss this role in more detail, please do not hesitate to give Tim Mosse, club secretary,  a call on 07986 965576 or email him




Walsham-le-Willows Football Club are looking for a new first-team manager following the resignation of Trevor Newman, who guided the club to one of their best finishes in the Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division last season.

Applications for the position should initially be made to chairman Keith Mills via or by phoning 07789 847023.




Barham Athletic FC are seeking a coach and assistant coach for a Girls’ Under-10 team they are establishing for the 2020-21 season.

Anyone with a keen interest in football and a desire to help develop possible stars of the future should apply.

Come and be part of a supportive and forward-thinking club.

Full support will be given by the club, along with help to obtain the FA Level 1 coaching qualification and first aid training.

If interested, please contact Mike Hubert on 07824 371097 or Danny Baldry on 07763 614591.



Felixstowe & Walton United Under-9s Whites are looking for a new head coach to come in and take full control of their U9s Whites.

This is a very good, well-established group of 10 players with the majority having been together for three years; they now play 7-a-side football.

 Ideally the club would like an experienced coach to take the role but would be happy to talk to a confident, newly-qualified Level 1 coach looking for a team.

The team train on a Wednesday 6pm-7pm and play Saturday on mornings in the Suffolk Youth Football League.

Please contact Scott Dunne via email



Coaches are required for the Felixstowe & Walton United Youth section. 

The Under-9s Boys’ team are a well-structured and established group.

They are looking for an experienced coach or keen beginner with or prepared to gain their Level 1 coaching qualification to join the head coach to help progress the group forward as they start playing 7-a-side football. 

The Under-11s Girls’ team need a head coach to take full control of the team to help them continue into their second season after a very successful first year last season. 

Ideally an experienced minimum Level 1 qualified coach but enthusiastic beginners willing to gain the qualification will be welcomed. 

Please email interest to Scott Dunne:




Westerfield United are looking for a First Team Manager and Assistant Manager.

Any interested parties please contact the Chairman Chris Cushnahan 07900 691325 or club secretary Fred Hanniffy 07710 651506 or email with immediate effect.

The club ground is situated at Ipswich School Sports Club, The Street, Rushmere St. Andrew, Ipswich IP5 1DE where Westerfield enjoy very good playing and training facilities.



Stonham Aspal Football Club invites applications for management of their Reserve Team in the SIL Intermediate B Division.

The squad have just completed pre-season and whilst they will manage the vacancy internally in the short term, with league fixtures starting on September 14th, the vacancy needs to be filled as soon as possible so as not to disrupt the squad and the momentum.

All management combinations and levels of experience are invited – sole manager, joint managers, player manager(s).

The important qualities the club are looking for are energy, enthusiasm, good player contacts and the ability to work with others in the current club management structure.

Stonham Aspal operate in SIL Divisions Two and Intermediate B, are a long-established club with decent facilities, and a planning application currently under review for complete renewal of same.

Please contact Eric Cousins, the secretary, in the first instance on 01449 711884 / 07733 110820 or via email




Henley Athletic Reserves, who play in Intermediate B of the SIL on Saturday afternoons, are looking for a coach to help the manager and assistant manager.

The coach will help at training and take the warm-up on match days.

If interested, please contact Dean Forbes on 07388 861708 or via email




AFC Sudbury Under-10s are looking for a new coach.

Recruitment has gone better than expected and they have grown from one team to two.

They are looking for a coach to join the squad who is able to support the coaching agenda and manage one of the teams.

The role would involve working with the coaching team as they train as a single age group but have two distinct teams.

There is a great support network for any new coaches/managers and a wonderful opportunity to join a grassroots section that has ambition to grow and develop coaches and players alike.

AFC Sudbury Under-10s train on Saturday mornings and play games on Sundays.

If interested, please contact Jim Oddie via email




Bramford United FC in the Senior Division of the SIL are looking to employ an FA qualified coach.

Training throughout the season is at their home ground in Acton Road, Bramford IP8 4HU on Tuesday nights between 6.45pm-8.30pm.

Coaching/manager support will also be required on match-days.   

The club are willing to reimburse the right person to cover expenses and support applications for higher coaching qualifications.   

If you are interested in this position, please contact Mark Banthorpe, the first-team manager, on 07861 221402.

Get in Touch

Nick Garnham - Suffolk FA Marketing & Communications Officer

01449 616606 (Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm) / 07508 838181