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Coaching Opportunities

Below are the grassroots clubs that are currently seeking new management or coaches in Gloucestershire and Bristol.

Youth Football coaching opportunities

Lydney Town AFC Youth are looking for a coach to take on our U11s side.
Training takes place on Wednesday evenings and play in the Severn Valley league on Saturday mornings. Everything is in place to hit the ground running.
The club will help all new coaches achieve their Level 1 and 2 badges if they don't already have them and all kit and and facilities are provided by the club.
If interested please contact our Development Officer Mark Brain email or Tel 0753 8814 987.

Randwick FC – Coaches Wanted
Randwick Football Club are looking for Coaches and Assistant Coaches to join our growing youth set-up.
Experience isn’t essential but enthusiasm is a key. The club require you to be DBS checked to work with children; we will apply and pay for this on your behalf if necessary.
We can also help contribute to your FA Level 1 in Coaching Football. If you are interested in joining our FA Charter Standard Club or just want to discuss coaching at Randwick please contact our Club Secretary at or 07792867176.

You can visit the team's Facebook page here Randwick FC or the club's website here, Randwick FC.

Hardwicke Wildcats are offering coaching opportunities for anyone who would like to coach girls 5- 11 years old.

Sessions take place at Hardwicke YFC in Gloucester from 5 - 6PM, Tuesday evenings.

Coaches will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS) and FA certificated, both of which our club can help with. Coach mentoring is available from our experienced, qualified centre leader.

Do not hesitate to contact if you are interested and have any queries - or visit our social media channels. 

Twitter/Hardwicke YFC

Facebook/Hardwicke Rangers Youth Football Club. 

Quedgeley Wanderers FC is looking for Volunteer coaches to support the youth section.

We have many positions to fill as the Club continues to expand its Youth section.

Key areas are U11s, U9 , U7 & U5 and Girls teams all need help.

All costs of training & DBS checks & various expenses & Coach team clothing will be paid for by the Football club.

QWFC also would like to offer Students that require coaching experience placements

If you are interested in joining a FA Charter Standard Community Status club please get in touch with Andy Gutteridge via the website.

Red Falcon JFC

Red Falcon JFC are looking for a new manager/coach to take over the U12 team in the new year and into next season. 

We’re an established club within the Hanham Minor League and Avon Youth League, and are an FA Chartered Standard Club.

This team plays on Sundays at either 10:30 or 14:00, with the majority of the matches next season taking place at 10:30.

Due to us being a Charter Standard Club we’re seeking an FA Level 1 (minimum) coach. The current coach will stick around as much as possible to support for the rest of the season. Or; a person looking to get into coaching may contact us and the club will look at how they can support this person into getting their qualifications.

Please contact either Jon Connors (Club Secretary) on 07460 289 208 or Or; Ben Geracitano (Chairman) on 07540 566 399.

Jon Connors


St Nicholas U12 girls searching for an assistant coach.
We are based in Chipping Sudbury and our home matches are Sunday’s at the Ridings, Wickwar Road, Chipping Sudbury, Bristol, BS37 6GA.
We currently train at Yate outdoor sports centre from 6pm - 7pm.
We are looking for a passionate, enthusiastic level 1 or 2 coach who is eager to assist a level 2 coach at training and match days.  We are in division 1 of the Bristol girls league.
Applicants please apply to

Lydney Town Youth are looking for coaches for the following two teams:
  • Lydney Town Youth U7s
  • Lydney Town Youth U13s Blacks
Contact Mark Brain at or call 0753 8814 987 if you're interested.

Avon Athletic Jaguars (Under 13) are in need of a coach (Level 1 or 2) to help with training on Thursday nights between 6 and 7pm at Horfield Leisure Centre.

We can pay if needed. If this is of interest please contact Sean Smiles on 07713 989331 or email at

Rising Stars YFC is looking for an FA Level 1 coach to join their U8s Development Team.

Training and matches are held in central Gloucester over the weekends.

For more information, visit Rising Star FC Gloucester or get in contact with Mo Patel on 07786 510 741 or via email

Gorsley Village FC are looking for a coach Level 1 or above, to assist with our under 7's team.

Working alongside the manager to deliver coaching sessions, while helping those aged 4 to 5 and those not match ready. 
Working towards playing matches next season, with the opportunity to manage your own team in the  near future. 

This is a opportunity for a experienced coach, or someone just starting out. 
Guidance and support from the club will be given, in the form of courses and help from level 2 coaches.

For more information please contact

Downend Flyers U13 are seeking a coach for the 2019/20 season.

The Flyers compete in the Bristol Girls League, Division B.

For more information contact Sue Hiscox 07773 672 152.

Bristol Central Youth Football Club are looking for individuals who are interested to coach at grass-roots level for the 2019/2020 season.
We are a club which is rapidly growing, based at the heart of Bristol. We welcome volunteer coaches over the age of 16 who wish to get involved with either running their own side or assisting an existing side.
There are opportunities to learn and develop as a coach with many experienced coaches readily available to support.
We have teams in age groups from 7 to 18 of all abilities.
Our club is a community-orientated club which has won several awards for its local work and diversity.
If you are interested in getting involved then please contact Lewis Gibbons on 07903295237 or

Cam Everside YFC are currently looking to recruit an U15 coach for the upcoming 2019/2020 season.
It is an established team playing on Saturday mornings in the Severn Valley Youth League. The team already has someone doing all the admin allowing you to concentrate on coaching the team on their journey through to open age football.
All FA qualifications will be paid for by the club to begin your football coaching journey.
If you, or anyone you know would be interested then please get in touch. We would be open to this being a joint coaching role if that suited better.
Please contact Andy Colliver (Chairman) or 07811 116 902

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AdulT football coaching Opportunities

UWE Futsal Men's 1st team is looking for an experienced futsal coach that can help us to improve. 

We have got training's 4 hours per week, Wednesday 2 hours and Saturday 2 hours.

The team is settled and all players are able to play in a great level.

Games are played every two weeks on a Sunday. 

Any interested individuals should contact Maksat Abdualiyev for further information.
Contact details:
phone number: 07366323810

TYTHERINGTON Rocks manager Tim Minihane is seeking an assistant manager to help with the running of the club's Hellenic League Division One West first team.

Anyone wishing to put their name forward can contact Tim on 07523 108239.

Viney St Swithins Football Club - First Team Manager Required

Viney St Swithins FC are seeking a new manager to create and develop a team that will successfully operate on and off the field of play.


The successful applicant will be working closely with the Sports & Social Club Committee to develop a range of initiatives aimed at improving the match day experience.

Applicants will have previous managerial experience, Excellent communication skills and have the ability to engage with new players.


In recognition of the challenge, we are offering the following: 

A competitive benefits package.

The opportunity for personal development through supported coachin qualifications.

Interested applicants should contact club secretary, Simon James, for further details by email to

(Posted on 11/06/19)

Toolstation side Almondsbury Fc are looking for a Reserve team manager to run our Suburban Premier Division team and work closely with the first team Manager.

The successful candidate will also be required to take a strong interest in overseeing/developing and progression of his side, whilst promoting younger talent into the first team.

They will have a good knowledge of the game and assist with coaching sessions when required, have the ability to attract playing staff to strengthen the club. Coupled with an appetite for the game and looking to develop ones future in management at a senior level. Coaching badges are preferred; however FA coaching badges are made available to the successful candidates.

All interested parties please forward your interest in writing to club secretary Mr Doug Coles.

(Posted on 21/05/19)

Preferably some coaching qualifications (minimum FA Level 1), with aspiration of developing U18s ready for the step up into Adult Football, working closely with the First Team and Reserve Team Managers, matchdays are Sunday afternoons and mid-week training (pre-season Weds Evenings, during season Tuesday Evenings). There are U18 Players currently at the club, however new players are also very welcome, team selection would be down to the new Manager who will have a completely free reign over the U18s team with as much support provided by the club as required by the Manager.
Please contact Tim Seymour (Reserve Team Manager and Youth Chairman) on 07743 667893 to express your interest and arrange to meet.


Fishponds Old Boys FC are an ambitious club who presently have two senior sides that play in the Bristol Suburban League on Saturday afternoons, our home ground is located in Downend (BS16)

We are looking for a new manager to run our reserves side.

We’re looking for an enthusiastic and passionate person with a good understanding of the game and can communicate well with players and other management representatives within the club.

We are a very social club who love our football as much as we enjoy a beer after the games where the banter and drinking games begin.

Key Duties:
- Contacting players for match availability
- Squad selection in liaison with First team manager
- Ensuring all equipment / kit are brought to all matches
- Collecting of players Subs
- Assisting with training
- Helping / attending club social events
- Preferably at least FA L1 qualified (not essential)
- Willing to complete the FA First Aid in Football Course (if not done so already)
- Able to attract new committed players that will buy into the ethos of the club with a positive attitude.

Please contact Tony on 07736311897 if you are interested in finding out more about our club and the opportunity available.
Please follow us on Facebook @ Join Fishponds Old Boys FC

(Posted on 20/05/19)

Andoversford FC are recruiting 2 positions within the club. 2nd and 3rd team managers.

With the first team being successful recently the club wants to make the gap smaller between the firsts and seconds. The club will ensure lots of support is put in place for the correct candidate.


The current 2nd team manager Ben Wright is stepping down, he wishes to continue concentrating on his playing career and The Andoversford committee would like to thank him for his work over the last 3 seasons.


The 2nd team manager responsibilities and expectations

• Managing our team currently in the 3rd division of the Cheltenham league. 
• Target will be to get the team promoted from that division and through the Cheltenham league system. 
• Recruit and utilise players capable of making the step into our First team.
• Organise suitable pre-season friendlies
• Attend and run training sessions on a weekly basis. 
• Creating a management team around you to help with other routine tasks
• Organise a match day squad ensuring they are prepared for the match.
• Report results on FA Full time
• Liaise with First team and 3rd team managers regarding availability of players. 
• Report to the committee on a regular basis regarding performance.
• Attendance at social events and presentations of the club


The current 3rd team managers Leo Ennis and Lee Edwards are also stepping down due to work commitments.

Our 3rd team has always been there to support the club in giving game time to some of our senior players and to bring in young players. These youth players have developed into reserve and first team players over the years.

3rd team management and expectations

• Manage our team currently in the 4th division of the Cheltenham league. 
• Target will be to perform as well as possible in that division. If we can get promotion that would be great. 
• Recruit and utilise players capable of making the step into our Reserve and potentially first team
• Liaise with Reserve team managers to ensure they are aware of players capable of making the step up. 
• Assist training sessions being run by reserve team. 
• Creating a management team around you to help with other routine tasks
• Organise a match day squad ensuring they are prepared for the match.
• Report results on FA Full time
• Liaise with reserve team managers regarding availability of players
• Report to the committee on a regular basis regarding performance. 
• Attendance at social events and presentations of the club

If you are interested in coaching/managing a team in the Cheltenham
League then please email

Andoversford FC are one of the largest clubs in the area.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone to come in and put their stamp on the team and be part of our success. 
The deadline for applications is Sunday 12th May, after which applications will be reviewed by the committee and you will be contacted for a meeting with the committee members.

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