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Lavant FC - looking for coaches and volunteers for 2018-19 season - First Team and Reserves
Lavant FC First Team play in the West Sussex Premier Division and the recently promoted Reserve Team now play in the West Sussex Division 1 South. Both teams are looking for new coaches and volunteers for the 2018-19 season. Pre-season starts in July with the season starting in September. FA Level 1 preferable but not essential.
We are also looking for a Club Physio and also a Social Media Officer
If you are interested please email or visit @lavantFC on twitter and send us a DM.

Coach needed for Sunday league men's team (14/05/2018)
We are a Sunday league men's team based in Division 2 in Brighton, we are currently looking to recruit a coach for our upcoming season. The role would involve running training sessions on a 4G pitch once a week and if possible managing games on a Sunday if and when available. We are a friendly bunch and have the potential with a couple of new players to push for the league title

If this is something you are interested please contact Ben on 07878016246 

Saltdean United FC is a Charter Standard Club and is seeking a team manager / coach for an additional Under 15 Group being created for the 2018-19 season (30/04/2018)
The successful applicant should already hold The FA Level 1 in Coaching Football together with FA Safeguarding Children and FA Emergency Aid / FA Introduction to First Aid In Football certificates, or be prepared to undertake the Level 1 Coaching course to achieve these certifications. 
The successful applicant will be asked to undertake an FA Criminal Records Check if they don’t already hold one.
There is a strong likelihood that there will be in place an experienced coach to assist and support the new manager / head coach.
To make an application or for any queries please contact Chris Walker via e-mail to or via phone on 07787 576740 

Coaching opportunities - Shoreham  (27/04/2018)
Coaches wanted for Shoreham FC Football Academy. Launching soon, we are looking for exceptional coaches with youth coaching experience.
-Are you a dedicated coach?
-Do you want to progress your coaching career?
-Do you want to be part of one of the largest clubs in the area?
-Do you want to test yourself and your team against other academies and pro-clubs?
-Good rates of pay!

If so contact with your CV

Woodingdean Wanderers FC - Adult team coach 26/04/2018
Woodingdean Wanderers FC are looking to recruit an experienced coach to help develop their 1st team squad who will be playing in the Sussex Sunday League Division 4. The club currently trains on a Tuesday evening 7pm-8.30pm @Falmer 3G and games are played on a Sunday at Longhill School.
The role requires excellent communication and player management skills, self-motivation and enthusiasm for the  game.
The post is a very exciting opportunity for someone looking to be fully involved in the running of a very successful football club.
FA Level 2 desirable, FA Level 1 essential.
The role can offer further coaching opportunities with the youth set up we have, in the future. 

Club Chairman, Andy Beebee:

Coaching Opportunity 25/04/2018
The Active for Life team from Brighton and Hove city Council are looking for a FA Level 2 coach to lead an informal football session for young people aged between 12-20. The coach would simply be required to facilitate and set up small games then engage and encourage the young people to take part. Along side all standard session lead responsibilities such as taking the register, practical risk assessment and inducting new participants to the session.

The coach must have experience working with young people to enable them to build the rapport necessary for this session.
Session details: Friday evening’s 6-7pm (working times 5:45-7:15) Moulsecoomb Leisure centre.
Pay: £15 per hour

Skills required:
FA Level 2 Coaching award (or equivalent of)
First Aid Qualified 
Current certificate for Safeguarding and protection of children

If you are interested in this role please contact:

Oliver Lewry
Sport and Physical Activity Officer, Active for Life Team Brighton and Hove City Council
01273 296681 or 07801404628

Goalkeeper Coach Wanted 16/04/2018
Woodingdean Wanderers FC are looking to add a Goalkeeper Coach to the coaching staff to oversee the clubs Goalkeeper program. Successful applicant will develop and deliver age appropriate sessions working with the various team coaches.
FA GK Level 2 desirable, FA GK Level 1 essential.

Tel: 0779 865 5515 

Wildcats Coach  - Shoreham 16/04/2018
I am looking for an enthusiastic FA Level 1 or 2 coach to help run a fantastic new Futsal Wildcats Centre which will launch on Sunday 29 April at Shoreham Academy. This is a great venue for girls aged 7 - 10 years of age. A futsal qualification is not essential but an interest in would help. These Wildcats sessions are going to be fun packed for the girls and have a real buzz about them, so I am really looking for the right person to engage and inspire the girls.  If you think that is you and you are available from April 29th, Sundays 10:00 am - 11:00 am then I would love to hear from you.  There may be other opportunities that come up as I have also just set up a Girls Futsal Club for U10's, U12's and U14's. Please send your CV to with a few covering lines on email about why you are interested. Must be reliable and committed with a positive attitude. 

Coaching Opportunity Battle Baptist FC 16/04/2018
We are a Charter Standard Adult club running three men’s teams in the East Sussex Football League and one U14 team in the Rother Youth League.
Our adult section has been established since 2004 with a first team that has regularly featured at the top of the Premier Division and last season won a national cup competition and our own league cup.
We have an ambitious 5-year plan that includes progression to Step 7 of the football pyramid aligned with significant improvements to the playing surface at Battle Rec and re-building of the changing facilities and club house. As part of that plan we seek additional coaching volunteers.

The ideal coach / manager will:
Enjoy coaching young men to develop their football skills and character in a safe and encouraging manner
Hold an FA coaching qualification (or prepared to work towards one with assistance from BBFC)
Be well organised with time to give at midweek training and Saturday match days.
Be willing to work with existing committee members who are an effective and supportive team.
Have contacts to strengthen the squads.
Play a key role in upholding the clubs standards and the FA’s Respect agenda.

Are you an established coach looking for a new challenge or perhaps a retiring player looking for a first step into football coaching? Whatever level you have or are looking to coach at BBFC may well have the opportunity for you. 
Its been a fantastic journey so far. Contact Gary Wenham at or 01424 855585 / 07842 075901 to be part of the next stage in our development.

Southwick Rangers coaching opportunity 18/01/2018
Southwick Rangers is a charter standard club with 14 teams ,We are based at Southwick Recreation Ground.We are looking for a committed volunteer coach/s to take our reception children so the teams can be split to get ready for the new season . It would be an hour every Saturday . This would be a great starting point for anyone looking at getting into coaching with no match responsibility. Level 1 qualification is preferred but the club would be willing to put the right person on the course. If anyone is interested please let me know. Email:

Coaching Opportunity 17/01/2018
Mile Oak Wanderers is seeking an assistant coach to support the current coach of our Under 13's girls team. We are based in Mile Oak, just outside of Brighton and we currently have 15 boys teams and 4 girls teams. We are a Charter Standard Development Club and a Nike Partnership Club, this gives us the unique opportunity to have a coaching bursary, and we will pay and support you in achieving your FA Level 1 coaching certificate, Emergency First Aid and Safeguarding Certification. We also actively support coaches with their on-going development and training. We are actively encouraging female coaches to take on the role but would welcome any interested coaches. If you are interested then please contact us at Thanks in advance Carl and Natalie Gendre Coaches Development Officers Mile Oak Wanderers.

Need a coach 02/01/2018
Hi I am a L1 coach looking to do some coaching at any level but preferably u18, u21, men's. I live in Chichester but can travel by train to most places. Jack SJ Email:

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