Wanted - coach and facilities manager

We are recruiting a coach and facilities manager.

25 hours per week.

Salary £15k pa.

Applications to be sent to football@ilkleytownafc.co.uk

Deadline 26 April


JOB TITLE:                          Scholarship Coach and Facilities Manager

ACCOUNTABILITY:          Football Committee

JOB PURPOSE:                  Ensuring the smooth running of the football club for all teams


  • Manage and maintain outstanding club facilities
  • Excellent experience all club teams and coaches
  • Excellent experience for all external hires
  • Coach at the sixth form scholarship
  • Build relationships with Schools on behalf of the club
  • Run club tournaments
  • Run holiday course program


  • Manage the club’s facilities including 4G and grass pitches, 4G pitch bookings, maintenance, floodlights and changing rooms. Timetabling of the 4G pitch and the club’s grass pitches
  • Coach at St Mary’s sixth form scholarship working for the scholarship manager – must commit to UEFA C (or already hold equivalent)
  • Organise, promote, and facilitate football holiday camps. Lead coach at camps
  • Expand Schools Program - Develop positive relationships with local Primary Schools – Burley Woodhead Coaching block each September (extra coaching hours will be paid at the hourly rate in addition)
  • Support the induction of new coaches into the club especially u5 and u6 age groups and girls’ entry age
  • Organise, promote, and run the annual club tournaments.
  • Weekly pitch and equipment inspections and maintenance. 4G pitch brushing twice per week
  • Maintain a positive relationship with Ilkley Grammar School and groundsmen. Be main point of contact with the school. Maintain a positive relationship with the groundsman at Ben Rhydding Sports Club.
  • Other administrative tasks on behalf of the club.
  • Support the club in achieving its vision for being a promoter of wellbeing in the community.

 Customer Experience

  • Deliver a positive impression of the football club
  • Drive & passion for high standards
  • Be an advocate of the Club, promoting the club’s vision and wellbeing ethos
  • Feedback quarterly to the Board and Committee on delivery of the above objectives
  • Support all club events

 Role is 25 hours per week / 52 weeks a year

Salary £15,000

Expected working hours - to be agreed

Location – MPM stadium, Ben Rhydding