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.



Thurston Youth are looking for coaches to develop their U7/U8 age group, with a view to developing the group for friendlies this season and in preparation for the league format next season.

The club were awarded Suffolk FA Charter Standard Club of the Year 2017, so any prospective coaches would be joining an experienced set up, who create a positive environment for the players to express themselves, develop into better players, and enjoy their football. 

All coaches will be supported by the club to obtain their FA Level 1 badge, if not already gained.

So if you are an already qualified coach, or a parent wanting to join your son or daughter’s pathway into U7/U8 age group within football, please get in touch.

Please contact or call on 07767 114533.




Haverhill Rovers FC are looking for an enthusiastic, experienced coach to join the club’s Reserve team set up.

Haverhill Rovers reserves currently play in the Thurlow Nunn Reserve League, and provide opportunities for talented young players who are aspiring to step into the club’s first-team environment.

The successful applicant will be expected to work closely with first-team manager Marc Abbott and U18s manager Jemel Fox as well as supporting the identification of young players within the club’s EJA set up.

It is desirable that the successful applicant has previous experience within coaching, non-league football and has strong communication and organisational skills.

Interested parties should email their CV and a covering letter on why they are suitable for the position to the club secretary Barbara Jones on or call club chairman Alastair Shulver on 07967 278071.




Thurston FC are looking for enthusiastic individuals to join their coaching team to work with their Under-7s and Under-8s.

The club can offer a great support network with a number of very experienced coaches and will offer plenty of opportunities to gain knowledge via courses.

Get in contact with if interested.




Felixstowe & Walton United are looking for a manager for their Under-8s team.

The team play in the Suffolk Youth League on Saturday mornings.

 Anybody interested should call Tamlyn Ward on 07787 918014.




Ipswich Athletic are looking for a coach for their Under-8 team this coming season.

The lads are keen to get going and are currently training with the club’s Under-9s team.

They have been together a couple of years so are not all new players, but they now need an enthusiastic person to help them play football each week.

They will be playing Saturday mornings in and around Suffolk so you need to be able to drive to get to the locations.

The club can help with coaching qualifications if you have not already completed your Level 1.

Please contact the club secretary Kevin Clark or 07770 605607 to discuss.




Woodbridge Under-11s, who play in the Suffolk Youth League on Saturday mornings, are looking for a qualified Level 1 coach to take charge of their experienced development team.

If you are interested please email Paul Howard at or by phone 07956 755329.




Moreton Hall Youth FC, who are based in Bury St Edmunds, are looking for coaches for their Under-8 and Under-9 sides.

All Level 1 costs will be met.

If interested, please contact Chairman Adrian Crowe on 07557 794358 or email:




Whitton United Football Club are seeking a reserve team manager.

If interested, email your details to




Newly-promoted to the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division Framlingham Town are seeking to appoint an FA Level 2 qualified coach to be attached to the first team.

This will involve assisting the manager on match days and taking pre-match and weekly training sessions.

 Please contact either or




The Ipswich Town Academy PDP player Development Programme are looking for local minimum Level 2 outfield and goalkeeping coaches.

If interested, please contact




Scole United FC are looking for an enthusiastic person to coach and manage their Under-15 squad.

The person does not need to hold qualifications at this stage but the club will help them obtain those.

The club also looking for an Under-7s coach as well.

If interested in either of the above, please contact Paul Head, Secretary of Scole United FC, on 07951 143220 or via email




Moreton Hall Under-15s are currently on the lookout for a qualified coach to come in and join their side near Bury St Edmunds.

If interested, please contact David Cobb on 07554 128061 or email: for more information.




Cedars Park FC are seeking a manager for their first team.

Following a Division Two championship season, the management have stepped down due to increasing personal commitments.

A new manager would inherit a talented and keen squad of players with the remit of consolidating Division One football. 

Cedars Park are a forward-thinking club, with big ambitions. They currently have two teams both within the SIL structure and have high hopes for future progression within the leagues.

The successful candidate must:
• Be forward thinking.
• Be interested in the development and progression of players within the team.
• Be committed to midweek training as well as Saturday fixtures.

The successful candidate can benefit from:
• An established and supportive committee.
• Working with a successful first team and coaching set up if they do not have their own.
• Strong team/club spirit.

The successful candidate will be able to appoint their own support team.
Those interested should apply to: The Chairman Thomas Jacobs at


Get in Touch

Nick Garnham - Suffolk FA Marketing & Communications Officer

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