JOB: First-Team Coach

Durham Women FC are seeking an enthusiastic, committed and qualified individual to join the club as a First Team Coach ahead of the 2021/22 FA Women’s Championship season.

Working alongside the club’s existing coaching, performance and management staff, you will help to prepare and improve the first-team squad.

Role & Responsibilities

  • To help in building a successful, winning team and developing the playing squad
  • Attendance at first-team training sessions and fixtures as directed by the First Team Manager
  • Planning and executing sessions alongside the club’s First Team Manager, coaching and performance staff
  • To deliver analysis and feedback on both a team and individual basis
  • To maintain the highest standards of individual player development

Person Specification

  • Previous experience in women’s football, the FA Women’s Championship and/or elite football is highly desirable
  • Knowledge of the FA Women’s Championship is desirable
  • Ability to commit to the club’s training and fixture schedule
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with club staff and players
  • Commitment to the long-term development of the club and the female game
  • A willingness to be flexible and work within various departments of the football club as and when required
  • Ability to adapt to challenging and quick-changing situations 


  • UEFA-B qualified coach (UEFA A licence desirable)
  • FA Licensed Coach (essential)
  • DBS Certificate (or willingness to undergo advanced DBS checks) (essential)
  • Access to own transport (essential)

Job Details

Job Title: First Team Coach

Hours: 20 hours per week

Salary: Competitive 

Reporting to: General Manager

To Apply

Please send a Coaching CV, plus a brief explanation of why you would be the best person for this role and what you would bring to Durham Women FC, to

The closing date for applications is 5pm on Thursday, July 1.

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