University Football Activator (Workforce), Deadline: May 27th

An exciting opportunity for a pro-active and committed University of Lincoln student, working in partnership with BUCS and Lincolnshire FA, is now open for applications. The successful candidate will undertake the role of University Football Activator (Workforce) and be required to implement a Football Development plan for workforce delivering key National Game Strategy targets.

Benefits of the role: branded Nike kit and £500 honorarium; work experience in football development; understanding of wider FA and CFA strategies; partnership working; bursaries towards CPD and training; regional/national training days with National staff; support from CFA staff for future job opportunities and a unique experience which will make the successful candidate stand out from the crowd.

Students can sign up here –

Deadline for applications: 27th May 2016

Interview date: 8th June 2016


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University Women’s Football: Coach Required

University of Lincoln Women’s Football Club are looking for a coach for their 2nd team for next season, starting in September. Ideally they are looking for somebody who already holds a FA level 1 coaching qualification but this is not crucial as there is the opportunity for them to part fund someone who is keen to help them out.

ULWFC are a competitive and successful club and the person who fills the role would be able to work closely with and learn from the 1st team’s UEFA B qualified coach.

If anyone is interested then please contact Sandy Willmott first for contact details.

Multiple Positions at Grantham Town Football Club

Grantham Town Football Club are extremely interested in progressing University Students and their own Students/Footballers within the 16-18 programme at the club. They have announced a number of positions for the 16/17 season, working on a voluntary basis, which would be excellent for extending your knowledge, skills and experience.

The positions are voluntary but successful applicants may be able to benefit from support towards travel costs and the fees for relevant coaching courses etc.

The roles available are:



Performance Analysts


Strength and Conditioning

Football Coaches

Goalkeeper Coaches


Grantham Town are keen to provide you with relevant practical experience and have excellent facilities in partnership with 1life, including a 3960-capacity stadium, athletics track, classrooms, gym, swimming pool, conference rooms, 3G football pitch and grass pitches.

For further details please contact Alex Cross (Grantham Town Academy Manager) on 07950350198. (A number of our students have worked very successfully with Alex before at a previous club.)


Performance Analyst Opportunities, Lincoln City FC Academy

Lincoln City FC Academy have an opportunity for students to help film their U16s for the rest of the season with a view to continuing next season. This role would be perfect for 1st and 2nd years who are looking to get involved in football performance analysis. The person/s would need to be available for most Sundays between now and the end of April and initially from September if possible (or when they return for the next year).

Students who have worked in similar roles with the Academy before have had very positive experiences, and have gone on to work or Masters programmes in the area of Performance Analysis.

Alongside this,there is also an opportunity for one or two people to work with the U18s next season.

If you would like to know more, or would like to be put in touch with students working with the Academy already, please contact Sandy Willmott at

Interested in an FA Small Sided Referees Course in Lincoln?

Lincolnshire Sport are looking to hold an FA Small Sided Referees course in Lincoln, and would like to hear from anyone who might be interested. The course is a full day, includes FA safeguarding modules, and costs £45. The resulting qualification can be used to gain paid work as a small sided referee.

For more details, or to express an interest in the course, please contact Alice Carter at


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