Coach Vacancies

The club has grown hugely over the last 6 seasons and we are always on the look out for enthusiastic and qualified staff. In total the club currently has 80 teams representing VUFC. Below are a list of coaching vacancies we are looking to fill before Jan 30th. Please be aware that all coaches MUST have or be willing to apply for a Blue Card.

U7 - U13 Academy Coach

Role: To work within our club Academy and help provide coaching support for the fellow coaches in that age category.
Pay: Dependent on coaching qualifications and experience.
Training night: Flexible. You will be required to lead up to 3 sessions a week, plus 1 session a week with a non Academy team.
Game day: Saturday morning
Qualifications required: Minimum FFA Skill Trainer but enrolled on the Asia C Licence. All Academy coaches are currently undertaking or fully qualified Asia C Licence coaches.
General expectations in the role: In all junior teams we prioritise players' enjoyment and development above all else. We believe positive performances on the field will come as a by product. The coach will be expected to develop their squad under the guidance of Academy Director Dan Medhurst and follow the FFA National Curriculum to ensure all players have the necessary building blocks for the future. You must be confident coaching striking, 1v1s, first touch and running with the ball.
Contact: Head of Academy Dan Medhurst (

Senior Men's City League Coach

Role: To coach a team of senior male players over a 7 month period, including 18-22 matches split between home and away.
Pay: Volunteer
Training Night: Tuesday, 7:30 - 8:45pm
Game day: Sunday 2pm
Qualifications: FQ Senior Coaching Certificate, or FQ Game Training Certificate.
General Expectations: That the coach will provide a safe & enjoyable team environment where players can learn football skills and make friends. Coaching sessions should be planned in advance. Match days the team should meet 1 hour before the kick off and the coach should select the team in adherence to the club code of conduct. 

Please email Jordan Leatherdale (Head of Football) if you want to express your interest in any of the above roles  at the club (except Junior Academy). Please remember to state which role you are interested in.

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