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Now Seeking to Appoint a Development Team Manager for Bristol Rovers Women’s Football Club

Do you....

  • Have a passion for football coaching?

  • Want to help develop Bristol Rovers Women’s Football Club players

  • Want to work for an award winning grassroots Women’s Football Club?

Then please apply for the role of Development Team Manager here at Bristol Rovers Women’s Football Club!

We are seeking to employ a dynamic individual to manage our development team who play in step 6 of the Women’s Football Pyramid.

We are seeking someone who is knowledgeable and passionate about football coaching. The successful candidate will work under the guidance of our first team manager to ensure the development team operates effectively. This will involve attending & leading on training sessions & matchday.

Job Title: Development Team Manager

Reports to: 1st Team Manager & Chairperson

Job Purpose: The Development Team Manager is responsible for the day-to-day running of the Development Team at Bristol Rovers Women's FC. The Development Team Manager will be responsible for implementing a training program that will help the players reach their full potential, and creating a positive and supportive environment where players can thrive.

Core Duty: To organise & implement all development team trainings sessions & matchdays for the 23/24 season.

Type of Position: Voluntary (up to 8 hours a week)

Additional Benefits:

  • Bristol Rovers branded uniform

  • Discount in Bristol Rovers Club shop

  • Internal CPD training opportunities

  • Opportunities for further training and qualifications if & when required

  • The chance to be part of an award winning Women’s football team attached to a professional football club

Core Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To be the primary contact for the Bristol Rovers Women’s FC Development Team

  • Implement a training program that will help the players reach their full potential.

  • Plan and deliver training sessions

  • Manage the Development Team on matchdays

  • Liaise with the First Team Manager to ensure that the Development Team is aligned with the club's overall philosophy.

Desired Skills, Qualifications and Experience:

  • FA Level 2 coaching qualification or equivalent

  • FA Enhanced DBS check (or able to complete one)

  • Experience of working with players of all ages and abilities.

  • Knowledge or experience of grassroots football

  • Understanding of safeguarding best practice

  • High quality communicator in person, telephone, email and other appropriate forms

  • Adaptable with a flexible positive attitude

  • Understanding & commitment towards equality, diversity and inclusion

  • Act as a role model by displaying the appropriate values and standards of Bristol Rovers Women’s FC

The successful candidate will be assisted by a wide range of dedicated volunteer staff in a number of areas. As a club we have support available including; Strength & Conditioning Coach, Sports Psychologist, Physiotherapist, Mental Health & Wellbeing Coach & our Club Secretary, which would be available to assist this role.

​How to Apply

Please send an email outlining your suitability for the role to our 1st Team Manager, Nathan Hallett-Young, via

Application Process

Applications will be reviewed daily and suitable applicants will be contacted to arrange a practical interview. Once suitable candidates are appointed the application window will close.

More About Us

Bristol Rovers Women’s FC is part of Bristol Rovers Community Trust which is the official charity of Bristol Rovers Football Club. We are a dynamic, progressive and award winning charity and female football team working with a wide spectrum of the community. We give people the opportunity of enhancing and improving their life choices through first class sports provision.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check, validation of references & completion of a probationary period.

Bristol Rovers Women’s FC is an inclusive employer and welcomes applications from all genders and ethnic backgrounds



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