Nelson are looking for new coaches and volunteers for the 2017/18 season.

The roles include a First Team Coach, First Team Kit Man and Team coaches for many of the new Nelson FC Junior teams.

Below are the job descriptions for the roles available with contact details.

First Team Coach


Organising and delivering Training sessions in discussion with the First Team Manager.

Assist with the recruitment, selection and retention of first Team players in discussion with the First Team Manager.

Assist with the preparation of a pre-season programme to maximise preparation for the forthcoming season.

Assist with the analysis of first team matches.

Personal requirements:

Is able to work within the Nelson FC management structure.

Have a meticulous attention to detail.

Can communicate effectively with external parties, Nelson FC personnel and senior management staff.

Adaptable to work to the demands of the job and able to work unsociable hours.

Possess exceptional organisational qualities.


UEFA B Qualified

DBS Cleared

FA Emergency First Aid Trained

Please send CVs to to apply.

First Team Kit Man


Take care of all kit and equipment for the first team

Attend first team matches and assist the First Team coaches and players

Personal Requirements

Keen to be part of the Nelson FC First Team Staff

Can attend Nelson FC First Team matches

Can work well in a team and has good people skills

Please contact to apply.

Junior Team Coaches


Manage Nelson FC Junior Teams (various new age groups available)

Coach junior footballers and work within the Nelson FC junior football set up

Provide weekly coaching sessions and run a team on a Saturday or Sunday morning

Attend monthly club meeting with other Nelson FC coaches to develop a joined up approach towards junior development

Personal Requirements

Minimum level 1 qualified coach, experience preferred but not essential as training can be provided

Passion for being part of grassroots football and junior development

A good understanding of child wellbeing and providing a fun and positive experience for all players

First Aid trained preferred but not essential as training can be provided

Please contact to get involved.

Nelson Football Club provides training and help funding coaching badges and qualifications for all coaches.


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