Birkenhead United AFC Coach Vacancies: Girls Talent Development Programme

Birkenhead United AFC is looking for 3 x part-time coaches to work with our Girls Youth Teams (U14s/U16s) in 2024 as we work towards NZF Talent Development Programme Accreditation and grow the girls and women’s game at our club.

We are looking for people with the following attributes:


  • Dedicated to working towards a NZF C license (or overseas equivalent) or currently holding the NZF C license.
  • NZF Youth Level 2 (or overseas equivalent).
  • Willingness to learn and challenge convention in player development.
  • Well organised, good communicator and punctual
  • Ability to work with a team and in a co-coaching context
  • Player centred coaching approach
  • Experience coaching female youth players aged 13-17


  • NZF B licence or higher (or overseas equivalent)
  • Desire to work across more than one group (depending on availability)
  • Variety of experience in high quality development environments within New Zealand or overseas
  • Skills or experience in athlete development, video analysis, strength and conditioning or sports science

What we can offer

  • You will work closely with our Head of Coaching who has worked in professional environments around the world including Premier League and A League academies
  • A comprehensive coach development plan
  • Support with future NZF coaching qualifications
  • Competitive session rates
  • Free access to online coach education resources
  • Discounted access to online coaching courses
  • Opportunity to observe and contribute to Men’s Premier or Women’s conference team sessions.

To apply for the role, please email a covering letter and CV to