Join our thriving Men’s Senior Section Coaching Team!

Exciting Opportunities at Ilkley Town AFC! Join our thriving Men’s Senior Section Coaching Team!

Ilkley Town AFC, a powerhouse of football in West Yorkshire, is seeking passionate and talented individuals to join our coaching staff! We're looking for a Reserve Team Assistant Manager, an Under 23 Manager and an Under 21 Assistant Manager. If you have a love for the game and a desire to make a real impact, this is your chance!

Our Men’s Senior Section is made up of 4 teams, Under 21’s, Under 23’s, Second Team and First Team. All four teams work cooperatively together and link within our senior player pathway, with fluid movement between all 4 teams. We utilize our champions league accredited 4G pitch to adopt a possession heavy playing philosophy, which has seen great success so far for all 4 teams.

🌟 Under 23 Manager 🌟

As the Under 23 Manager, you'll oversee the development of our talented young prospects. Your role will involve creating a positive and nurturing environment, supporting players in their development, and competing with fantastic end to end games in the West Riding County FA Development League against teams such as Farsley Celtic U23, Liversedge U23, Emley U23 and many more! If you're passionate about nurturing young talent and driving their progress, this is the perfect opportunity for you. You will need to be available Monday nights and some other midweek nights depending on away games.

🌟 Reserve Team Assistant Manager 🌟

As the Reserve Team Assistant Manager, you'll work closely with the current manager Jamie Stones to implement training programs, analyse match performances, and help manage our talented players towards success on matchdays. Our Reserve team currently play in the West Yorkshire Pyramid and are current holders of the Wharfedale District Cup. You will need to be available some Wednesday evenings, Thursday evenings and Saturday afternoons. 

🌟 Under 21’s Assistant Manager🌟

As the Under 21’s Assistant Manager, you’ll work closely with current Manager Iain McDonell, to help promote and develop the youngest members of the senior section on their journey from grassroots through to senior adult football. Our U21’s side play in the championship version of the West Riding County FA U23 development league. You will need to be available Monday and Wednesday nights.

 All three available roles in our Men’s Senior Section are voluntary and if the candidate applying wished too, there is an option to combine some of the different roles.

📌 Requirements:

  • Passionate about football and dedicated to player development
  • Strong communication and leadership skills
  • Previous experience in coaching or managing football teams
  • Ability to work collaboratively and motivate players

📧 To apply, please email your CV, cover letter, and coaching qualifications to Don't miss this chance to be a part of Ilkley Town AFC's incredible journey!

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