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.

 

Beccles Town FC Senior Section have a vacancy for the management position for their Development side.

They are looking for an enthusiastic, organised individual who is willing to take the lead on running the side on a weekend and assist with training.

The side trains on Tuesday evenings and plays on a Saturday Afternoon, in Lowestoft and District Division Three.

This is a great opportunity for someone wanting to get into the adult game with a great group of young players. 

Candidates of any experience will be considered, and full support from the club will be provided.

 To register interest please contact either:

Graham Lewis – 1st Team Manager

07917 870063

grahamlewis1977@gmail.com

or

Matt Humby – Club Chairman

07818 822227

matthew.humby@btinternet.com

 

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Spexhall Huntsman & Hounds FC are seeking a new Saturday team manager for the forthcoming 2024-25 season. 

They play in the Lowestoft & District League in Division One.

For all enquiries please contact the club secretary by emailing Darren Davies on spexdaz08@me.com

 

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Haverhill Town Under-18s require a coach/assistant manager for the 2024-25 season.

The team have a manager who has been with the team from the start, however due to work commitments, he is just looking for some assistance for the following:

  • Matchdays – Saturday Mornings, especially when the manager has work commitments.

  • Training evenings – Although the manager should be able to cover the majority of these sessions, assistance during these sessions will be extremely beneficial to complement the manager's style of play.

The club can provide the applicant with all mandated courses (Safeguarding and IFAIF), DBS and the opportunity to complete their ‘introduction to Coaching Football’ qualification, that will be fully paid for by the club.

If interested, please contact club Chair Lee Wood on 07956 248145 or via email woody-sarah@hotmail.co.uk

 

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Brantham Athletic FC require new coaches.

Since last September, the Girls’ section at Brantham Athletic FC has grown from 6 to 40+ girls and the current coaching team are looking to add to their numbers.

They are a female-led team of coaches with mixed experience but huge enthusiasm. They would love to hear from anyone who is interested in coaching this fantastic group of girls, especially women.

Training and full support is offered.

The club potentially have three new teams for the forthcoming season and this is a really exciting time to get involved at these very early stages.

If interested, please contact Liz on 07867 783425.

 

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Wickham Market Under-14s (Under 15s next year) require a new manager or match-day manager.

The team play in Division Three of the Suffolk Youth Football League.

Last year the team played in Division Three after moving from Division Five and they comfortably finished in mid-table.

These are a great bunch of children with a real team spirit – over the years this group has grown into a highly respected team within the leagues.

They play football the right way and respect all involved within the game.

The current manager is now unable to manage match days on a Saturday.

The team is either looking for:

 A Manager who would like to take the team forward replacing the current coaching set-up

 or

A Coach who would work with the current manager and manage the match-days on a Saturday.

For more information, please contact Mark on 07443 957085.

 

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Cornard Dynamos are seeking an Under-13 Girls’ Coach for the 2024-25 season. 

They are seeking someone who can help drive the players to continue to develop their ability and understanding of the game; supporting the team to continue the good work and progress made in this current season. 

You should be passionate and committed about nurturing young talent and have a positive outlook. 

The club values teamwork, sportsmanship and dedication to the sport. They welcome both experience at coaching Youth team level as well as someone looking for an opportunity to gain coaching experience. 

Above all, you should have a genuine passion for working with children and helping them achieve their potential.

Don't miss this chance to be part of something special. Apply today and help shape the future of the club! 

Please contact Lisa MacDonald on 07938 512849.

 

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Claydon Under-14 Girls (next season U15) are looking for a coach to work with and support their current coach.

Great team of girls pushing and wanting to compete. Girls have been accepted into the Aces this year and could benefit from someone with some football experience to help them all grow even more. Games are typically Sunday mornings and training is on Wednesdays 7pm-8.30pm.

Please contact Kerry to discuss on 07825 333026.

 

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Felixstowe & Walton United FC Youth Section are looking for coaches to head up a new Under-18 team for the 2024-25 season to play on Saturday mornings in the Suffolk Youth Football League.

The team will already have a core of players moving up from the club’s U16s but there may be room for new recruits.

Interested parties please contact Scott Dunne

sjd_sw@yahoo.co.uk

 

Felixstowe & Walton United FC Youth Section are looking for new coaches to take control of the U13 Whites for the new season 2024-25 and beyond.

This is an established team now starting 11-a-side and need a new coaching set up to take the team forward and grow.

Interested parties please contact Scott Dunne via email sjd_sw@yahoo.co.uk.

 

Felixstowe & Walton United FC Youth Section are inviting potential new coaches to head up the 2024-25 start up Under-6 age group. They will train on a Saturday morning from 9am-10am.

Full support will be given from within the Youth Section with experienced and new coaches considered.

Interested parties please contact Scott Dunne via email sjd_sw@yahoo.co.uk

 

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Kirton Kestrels FC are looking for a head coach for their current Under-13s team for next season as they transition to under-14s.

An FA Level 1 coaching badge or Introduction to Coaching Football qualification will be required, along with a DBS check and the FA Safeguarding and Emergency First Aid qualifications. These will be funded by the club. 

Whilst the club would welcome those with coaching experience this would equally provide a great opportunity for someone looking to further develop their coaching or teaching skills and experience at a club with great facilities, a great team and supportive parents who are willing to help with admin and fundraising support, etc.

If you are interested in finding out more please contact Nick, who is assistant coach, via njalexandrou@yahoo.co.uk or John, the club secretary, via johnbeer47@btinternet.com

 

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Debenham LC FC are seeking a new Men’s Reserve Team Manager/Coach for the 2024-25 season.

The club are looking for someone who can help drive their Youth players into adult football, support the first team and continue the good work and progress made in pushing this club forward.

If you are passionate and committed about nurturing young talent and contributing to team success, please contact club Chair Simon at dyfcchair@gmail.com

 

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Stradbroke Youth Football Club are looking for coaches for the 2024-25 season.

They would like to start up an U7s team to go along with their current teams that will be U9s and U13s next season.

They are also on the lookout for a second coach for their U9s team and happy to look at other age groups too including U11s.

Contact Ellie Wigby at Syfcsecretary380@gmail.com for more details and to be able to help the club achieve their goal of empowering local children through football, teamwork, commitment and respect.

 

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Stanton Youth Football Club are looking for an enthusiastic and passionate coach/es to help run their Youth section going into the new season for 2024-25.

Their club values teamwork, sportsmanship and dedication to the sport.

They need a coach who shares these same values and is committed to helping the club’s young players develop and thrive. 

 The club would welcome both experience at coaching Youth team level as well as someone looking for an opportunity to gain coaching experience.

The club will fund the qualifications required to succeed in this role. 

In this role, you'll work closely with the young players, helping them develop their skills, confidence, and love for the game. A positive attitude and excellent communication skills are required.

Above all, you should have a genuine passion for working with children and helping them achieve their potential. 

Don't miss this chance to be part of something special. Apply today and help shape the future of the club! 

If you are interested in finding out more, please contact Gary Newman via stantonfcjuniorreds@outlook.com

 

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Capel Plough FC are looking for a new coach for their current Under-14s (U15s 2024-25 season). 

They have several parents happy to assist but none able to step up to the main role. The current coach is in place until the end of season. He is also willing to continue to help with some training/matches if required. 

Winter training is at The Colchester Sports Park on a Monday evening, 6pm-7pm (if able to find alternative winter training venue/night change would be considered). Evening training during BST is at Capel St Mary Playing Field.

The team play in the Suffolk Youth Saturday Morning League, Division Five. They are a good bunch of hard working, keen to learn players with a good attitude. A small number of new players incoming with a new coach would be considered. 

A coaching qualification is desirable but not essential, and all required courses will be funded by the club. 

The new coach will be supported by the Junior Section Manager and Child Welfare Officer to settle into the new role. 

Club events are held throughout the year. 

There is a pathway available to play for the club’s adult teams.

Capel Plough FC are currently in a bidding process with the Football Foundation for a new floodlit 3G pitch. 

Anyone interested please contact Gary Collins via email cpfcyouth@yahoo.com

 

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Great Blakenham FC are currently looking for a coach or two to help assist with the running of their Saturday morning kids’ club. 

This takes place between 9am and 10am on Saturdays in Stowmarket.

If you may be looking to get involved in grassroots football or looking for a new coaching opportunity, then please contact Mark Mcardle on 07940 205640 or email Gbcfcsecretary@gmail.com

 

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Elmswell FC first team, who play in SIL Division Two, are looking for a new manager/management team for next season.

Ideally, they are seeking a person or people with some experience managing at this level to take the club forward.

As well as a large squad between the club’s two teams (the Reserves play in Division Six), the club have great parish facilities and pitch and are hopeful for more improvements to come in the near future.

To register an interest or for more information, please contact Club Secretary Ed Edmonds at edddd101@gmail.com or via the club’s social media.

 

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Tuddenham Rovers FC are looking for a manager or management team to take control of footballing matters. 

They are also in need of committed committee members to help the running of the club. 

The club currently play in Division One of the Cambridgeshire County League.

They have a fantastic pitch and a good core of players that are keen to carry on.

The club just need the above roles to be filled by enthusiastic football loving people.

If you are interested, please contact Richard on 07852 367425 or via email R.Murfitt@outlook.com 

Alternatively, you can message the club on X (formerly Twitter).

  

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The New Croft in Haverhill are advertising for a Community Coach.

Please apply via the below link:

https://rebrand.ly/3e3yb55

 

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Brantham Athletic Ladies are looking for a head coach/manager to take the team full time for the following 2024-25 season.

The role requires a person trustworthy polite and to be confident in delivering training sessions, tactics and managing a range of personalities on a regular basis. Please find list of requirements below:

  • Available every Thursday and Sunday for training and matches
  • Driver's licence and vehicle
  • Valid DBS
  • To pass a safe guarding course (club will pay)
  • To pass FA introduction to football course (club will pay)

 

Please don't hesitate to contact Daniel Claxton on 07539 119193 or Dan.claxton@branthamathletic.com with any questions or queries.

 

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Great Blakenham Chequers FC are looking for a new manager or management team to take over their SIL team for 2024-25 season as the outgoing managers will be stepping down at the end of this season. 

They are currently in Division Two and looking ideally for a manager/management team with experience of the league.

Both matchday and training will be based in Stowmarket.

If interested, please contact Mark Mcardle on 07940 205640 or email Gbcfcsecretary@gmail.com

 

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Bury Town Community FC are looking to appoint a part-time football coach.

The role is expected to cover five hours per week with a salary of £15-£20 per hour.

For full details click here

 

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Stanton FC are looking for an enthusiastic and passionate coach/es to lead their newly-formed Under-9s youth team going into the new season for 2024-25.

The club values teamwork, sportsmanship and dedication to the sport. They need a coach who shares these same values and is committed to helping their young players develop and thrive. 

They would welcome both experience at coaching youth team level as well as someone looking for an opportunity to gain coaching experience. The club will fund the qualifications required to succeed in this role. 

In this role, you'll work closely with the young players, helping them develop their skills, confidence, and love for the game. A positive attitude, and excellent communication skills are required.

Above all, you should have a genuine passion for working with children and helping them achieve their potential. 

Don't miss this chance to be part of something special. Apply today and help Stanton FC shape the future of their club! 

 If you are interested in finding out more, please contact Gary Newman via stantonfcjuniorreds@outlook.com

 

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Applications are invited for the position of first-team coaches for Claydon Football Club with immediate start.

The club is in the Senior Division and Division Two of the Suffolk & Ipswich League and now requires a manager to run the first team.

The club has fully functional ground facilities with one of the best pitches in the local area, with further investment already secured for additional changing rooms as part of the ongoing improvement and expansion of the club.

Please respond with interest to Tim Carr, the chairman, on 07731 473958 or via email tim.carr@claydon-fc.co.uk

 

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Stanton FC are looking for an enthusiastic and passionate coach/es to lead their newly-formed Under-12s Youth team going into the new season for 2024-25.

 

The club values teamwork, sportsmanship, and dedication to the sport. They need a coach who shares these same values and is committed to helping their young players develop and thrive. 

  

The club would welcome both experience at coaching youth team level as well as someone looking to for an opportunity to gain coaching experience. The club will fund the qualifications required to succeed in this role. 

   

In this role, you'll work closely with the young players, helping them develop their skills, confidence, and love for the game. A positive attitude, and excellent communication skills are required. Above all, you should have a genuine passion for working with children and helping them achieve their potential. 

   

Don't miss this chance to be part of something special. Apply today and help shape the future of the club! 

  

If you are interested in finding out more, please contact Gary Newman via stantonfcjuniorreds@outlook.com

 

 

 

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Stowupland Falcons 'A' have a vacancy for a new manager.

 Do you have a passion for grassroots football?

Want to learn new skills and sporting qualifications?

Then what about joining Stowupland Falcons Football Club as a manager for the men's 'A' team?

The role will involve the weekly management and organisation for fixtures, regular attendance at training and working alongside other club managers.

The 'A' team will provide a valuable pathway from youth football and part of the position will be ensuring that players are identified and transitioned into the senior section of the club when appropriate.

It would ideally suit someone in an adult team, although someone looking to step up from youth football would also be encouraged to apply.

Enthusiasm, commitment and reliability are key.

In return you can get the chance to work towards FA accredited coaching badges, and work with a great football team. The club and the supportive committee will invest in you by paying for coaching badges if needed, as long as you give the club that commitment

Interested or to have an informal chat get in touch via email: adultsection@stowuplandfalconsfc.co.uk or call Adult Section Officer Jonathan Ford on 07974 186569.

 

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Due to a change in circumstances, AFC Kesgrave are now recruiting for a Reserve Team Manager for their side who play in Division Three of the Suffolk & Ipswich League on a Saturday afternoon.

Working closely with the First Team (Division One) and A Team (Division Five) management teams, the club are looking for someone who can bring energy and enthusiasm to the role along with a focus on developing the younger players.

They train as an adult section on a Wednesday evening on the 3G at Kesgrave High School and play their home games at Ipswich School Sports Centre, Rushmere which is one of the best playing surfaces and facilities in the area.

If you are interested in being part of one of the largest and best run clubs in the area, please contact Chairman Dave Collins on dave.afckesgrave@gmail.com for more information. 

 

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Do you have a passion for grassroots football?

Looking for a new challenge as a volunteer?

Want to learn new skills and sporting qualifications?

Then what about joining Stowupland Falcons Football Club as a trainee Assistant Coach for the Men's A team?

Would suit any individual looking to develop a career in grassroots sport or is keen to give something back to the Stowupland sporting community.

No formal experience is necessary - just enthusiasm, commitment and reliability to help out and support the manager on matchdays.

In return you can get the chance to work towards FA accredited coaching badges, and work with a great football team.

Don't worry you don't even need to get involved in the team admin - it's just fresh air, good laughs and being part of a great football team.

Interested or to have an informal chat get in touch with Charlie Rozier on charlierozier1984@gmail com or 07807 405141.

 

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Great Blakenham Chequers are looking for two coaches to take on a new Saturday morning group in Stowmarket, running from 9am-10am.

If you are an existing coach looking for a new challenge or looking to get into coaching, please get in touch for more details.

Contact Mark Mcardle on 07940 205640 or via email Gbcfcsecretary@gmail.com

 

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Chantry Grasshoppers Weetabix Wildcats Girls only session 5–11-year-olds are looking for a female or male adult coach.

Ideally, they should be an FA Level 1 or Introduction to Football Coaching certificate holder.

Alternatively, qualifications can be part funded to help to run the club’s Weetabix Wildcats weekly sessions on a Saturday morning from 9am-10am. 

If you can help, please contact Nick Ward on 07801 968655 or email froggernelaine@aol.com

 

Chantry Grasshoppers Mini Hoppers Section Mixed Boys/Girls session for 3–6-year-olds are looking for two or three volunteers.

Ideally, they should be an FA Level 1 or Introduction to Football Coaching certificate holder.

Alternatively, qualifications can be part funded to run the club’s Mini Hoppers Section which will be restarting on a Saturday morning details times/Venue tbc. 

If you can help, please contact Nick Ward on 07801 968655 or email froggernelaine@aol.com

 

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Bacton United 89 FC are recruiting for the role of 'A' team manager.

Following a successful 2022-23, the club will be playing in Division Five of the SIL this season.

The role will involve the weekly management and organisation for Saturday fixtures, regular attendance at training and working alongside other club managers.

The 'A' team has proven to provide a valuable pathway from Youth football for the club’s junior sides and part of the position will be ensuring that players are identified and transitioned into the Senior section of the club at the earliest opportunity.

You should have existing management and coaching experience within a grassroots club ideally in an adult team though someone looking to step up from Youth football would also be encouraged to apply.

The club can offer a supportive committee, excellent playing and post-match facilities and an existing squad who finished third in Division Six last season.

To apply or for an initial discussion, please contact Paul Evans, the vice chairman, via email paul.k.evans781@gmail.com

 

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Haverhill Town FC require Under-7s and Under-11s managers.

The club have players and assistant coaches but seek managers for both teams.

They play in the Cambridgeshire Colts mini league on Saturday mornings and their home ground is in Haverhill.

If you need your Level 1, the club can pay for it.

Training is on Tuesday nights and games are on Saturday mornings. 

Contact Matthew on 07508 139002 or email ms_watson@live.co.uk

 

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Brantham Athletic are looking for someone to manage their open-age seven-a-side women’s team.

They play in a seven-a-side league at Brantham Leisure Centre on a Sunday, with training sessions on Thursdays from 6.30pm-8.30pm.

Please email dannyclax@gmail.com if interested.

 

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Carlton Colville Town FC are looking to appoint a first-team assistant manager or coach who can be available on matchdays.

 The person should have a willingness to contribute to training sessions and have input on tactics and team selection in addition to assisting the first-team manager with all the necessary tasks involved with running an Anglian Combination League team.

Experience is desirable but not essential.

Coaching badges are also desirable but not essential for the right candidate.

This is a voluntary position.

Anybody interested in the role should email cctfc99@gmail.com

 

Get in Touch

Nick Garnham - Suffolk FA Marketing & Communications Officer

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

Email: nick.garnham@suffolkfa.com