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.

Chantry Grasshoppers FC, current Suffolk Youth Football League Saturday morning Under-11s (next season U12s), are looking for a new management to take over their current squad of 13 players going forward into next season. 

If you know of anyone who might be interested please contact Nick Ward on 07801 968655 or email




Stowmarket Town are looking for coaches for their Saturday Club for next season.

The Saturday Club takes place on Saturday mornings from 9.30am- 10.30am at Chilton Community Primary School.

Age groups are Under 8s, Under 9s and Under 11s. 

Please contact Mandy Smith on 07799 384471 or via email




Mildenhall Town Football Club are searching for a Level 1/2 qualified coach to work alongside their new U18s manager.

The team train on Tuesday evenings in Mildenhall and games are on Thursday nights in the Thurlow Nunn Youth League Cambridge Division.

The position would suit someone enthusiastic and looking to progress the coaching pathway.

If you are interested please contact Ross Elliott on 07810 715073 or email



Great Blakenham FC have the following positions available for the 2021-22 season.

• A manager for their new Saturday Reserve team that will be entering the SIL and playing on Saturday afternoons.

• A new coaching assistant for their Under-8s team. An enthusiastic individual is required to support the existing manager, playing games on a Saturday morning and training one evening day TBC, home games played at Great Blakenham recreation ground

• Three coaches to help develop their Kids’ Club (Under 5s-Under 7s). Coaches needed to help deliver fun and enjoyable football sessions to help children develop the skills and knowledge of the game on Saturday mornings at Great Blakenham recreation ground 10am-11am.




Beccles Town FC have a vacancy for an Under-18 Manager (voluntary).

Based in North Suffolk, Beccles Town are a FA Charter Standard club with very good facilities both at College Meadow and their full-size 3G pitch based over the road at The Nest.

Beccles Town U18s play in the Thurlow Nunn Youth League and play their home games on a Thursday evening and away games are either Wednesdays or Thursdays.

The club have been offering an U18 provision over the for last six seasons; it’s a vital step in the pathway for the club’s young players to come from U16 football and progress into adult football. They have had many players over this time who have gone onto be regular players for all their adult teams

Beccles Town are looking for someone to come into their adult management team (First Team, Reserves, A Team, U18) and support the development, pathway and opportunities for the young players.

They are looking for someone who will maintain honesty and integrity at all times when working with young players at the club. The chosen candidate will also work with the club’s junior section by supporting the U16s to aid the progression of players and make it a smooth transition into U18 football.

The candidate will possess a passion for local football, football coaching and supporting the club in its overall position.

All interviews will be held via a Zoom call.

To apply for this job please send a letter stating your experience and why you would like to take this role on along with a copy of your CV to

Closing Date for applications is Friday, March 26th.




Great Blakenham Chequers Sunday side are looking for a new manager for their team who play in Division One of the Ipswich Sunday Football League.

They are looking for someone who is committed and reliable and loves their football.

Experience is preferred, with a strong squad of players in place already playing at a good level.

For more details contact Mark Mcardle on 07940 205640 or via email 




Ipswich Town Community Trust are seeking a Goalkeeper coach for their sessions on Monday evenings at Needham Market FC, working with a range of ages (U9-U16) from 5pm-8pm.

This is a paid position, and coaches must have a minimum Level 1 in Coaching Goalkeepers award.

There are also other positions available across their programme for any other interested coaches, as they continue to expand.

Interested parties to email




Great Blakenham Chequers are looking to add a new coach, starting from January, to help out with their Under-7 side and to work alongside the current manager to continue the players’ development and prepare them for fixtures next season.

No experience is necessary, just a love for football and enjoying working with the players.

If you are interested get in touch with Mark Mcardle, the club secretary, via email:





A newly-qualified coach is looking for an opportunity with a under-11 Sunday morning side  in the Ipswich area.

If interested, please contact Ian Farthing via email



Stowmarket United under new management are now looking for an assistant to help with the running of the team.

Duties will include assistance in training and matches including warm ups, session plans and tactical decisions.

This is an opportunity for an up-and-coming coach to work under a Level 2 coach currently involved with a professional football set up.

This would be ideal for a Level 1 coach looking to make steps towards a second badge.

Training is at Needham Market on Fridays from 8pm-9pm and matches are on Sunday mornings.

For more details please call the manager Liam De Silva 07568 461686 or email




AFC Kesgrave are recruiting for a manager for their first team who play in Division One of the Macron SIL.

They are ideally looking for someone with managerial experience at that level or above, who will share their vision in achieving Senior football status whilst at the same time developing their younger players to progress through to the first team.

If interested, please contact the club chairman




Great Blakenham Colts are looking for a Youth coach to help run their Saturday morning Under-6 club. 

Sessions are held at Great Blakenham recreation ground from 10am-11am.

If interested, please contact Mark Mcardle on 07940 205640 or via email




A coach is looking for an opportunity with a boys’ team at U10, U11, U12, U13 or U14 level in north Suffolk.

He is a Level 1 coach with 14 years’ worth of experience at various level and is looking for a team to train and improve.

For further information, please contact Paul on 07756 387815.





Bury Town Ladies require a manager / coach to start as soon as possible.

The ladies play in the Premier Division of the Suffolk Girls’ & Women’s Football League on a Sunday afternoon and are of a good standard. 

If you are interested please contact Jason via email






Woodbridge Town FC Girls are looking for coaches / managers to join their thriving girls’ section.

 Ideally you should be a FA Level 1 coach and have a valid CRC certificate in place.

 If you’re interested, then please contact Simon Stewart on 07816 979442.

Get in Touch

Nick Garnham - Suffolk FA Marketing & Communications Officer

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