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St Peter’s Cambridge requires football coaches for the 2022 Season. Teams: 

  • Girls 1st XI Coach.
  • 2 x Junior Boys Team Coaches.

They offer a great support network, enthusiastic students and excellent resources. More HERE.


Coaching opportunities for 2022

Tauranga Old Blues invite applications from coaches across all levels for the 2022 season. Currently our Men’s first team has been promoted to the WaiBOP Premiership for 2022 and we have expressions of interest in starting a Women’s team 2022 season. 

All applications are welcomed and need to be sent to Any queries please contact Phil Ranger on 027 539 2844.


Cambridge Football Club is looking for our next Head Coach for the Championship Team for 2022 & beyond! If you'd like to apply for this awesome position to coach one of our awesome teams, please send an expression of interest to our Technical Director of football Ricki Herbert at Find out more HERE.


Women's coaching vacancy

Melville United are seeking to appoint a club Head of Women’s Football for 2022 and beyond. 

The successful applicant will lead the implementation, planning and delivery of the Melville United Female Development Programme (MUFDP) and report to the club’s technical director. They will be expected to coach either the women’s first team (currently competing in the WaiBOP W-League) or one of the club’s age-group female academy teams. They will also recruit and train staff and coaches for the MUFDP, and identify and recruit new female players for the club.

Ideally applicants will have previous experience working in a club or community football programme with talented and aspiring female footballers, have an OFC ‘C’ Football Coaching Licence (or equivalent) and be able to work both independently and as part of a team.

Melville are seeking to develop a clear and progressive pathway for female footballers at the club, building on the success of their academy programme. While we have a broad plan for how this can unfold, at the interview stage we will be inviting applicants to outline their own vision and ideas for providing unique and positive football experiences for female club members.

Applications close on November 19, 2021, with the club secretary, at A coaching honorarium will be agreed by negotiation. For further information contact chairman Wayne Bates, Ph 021 455-534.


WHUFC is seeking expressions of interest in the Men’s 1st Team coaching position for the 2022 season and beyond.

West Hamilton has played in the WaiBOP Premiership since winning the Championship in 2016. The club is seeking to appoint a coach for the next 2 to 3 years with the goal of improving our competitiveness in the Premiership Division and targeting promotion to NRFL. Applicants must have the NZF Senior Level 1 coaching qualification at the start of the 2022 football season.

Applications close on 30th November 2021.

For more information or to register interest, contact: Stephen Quinn, WHUFC President, Email: Mob: 027 412 5356


The University of Waikato is promoting Get Sport Ready to assist the transition from playing sport at secondary school to University. Click HERE for more. 

This is an opportunity for football players (or would-like-to-be football players) who plan on attending the University of Waikato (Hamilton) in 2022.  

Our hope is that the Get Sport Ready six-week programme provides a smoother and easier transition to University sport. It includes both a UniRec membership and programme plus a couple of sport club sessions, in this case with Waikato Unicol AFC. There is a $30 cost but this is deducted from the sports club membership (if they join the club). 


Claudelands Rovers Sports Club, Hamilton, are seeking expressions of interest from highly motivated football coaches for positions for the 2022 season and beyond. Teams we are seeking expressions of interest for are:

  • NRFL Division 2 U23/Reserves Team
  • WaiBOP Championship Team
  • WaiBOP W-League Team
  • Waikato Division 1 Ladies Team
  • Federation Youth Teams as follows:
    • Boys U12
    • Boys U13
    • Boys U14
    • Boys U15
    • Boys U16/17
    • Girls U14

All current and prospective coaches must submit an expression of interest via email to, please include the team you would like to be considered for. Any queries can be directed to Mark Cossey, 027 483 6085. Your email must be submitted by Friday 12th November, 2021, no later than 5pm.

Please note: no resumes/CV’s are required at this stage, however if you have a current C Licence (or are in the process of acquiring one), please note that in your email. Notifications for follow up information and interviews will be sent by Friday, 19th November 2021.


Waiariki Girls via Rotorua United AFC is looking for a lead junior coach along with three junior coaches to deliver football skill sessions to the girls community in Rotorua for 16 weeks over the year after school (one evening a week). We have Tu Manawa funding to deliver this to ages 5-12 so there will be no user charges. This programme will target girls who have never played football before and those who might play in a mixed environment but would like an all-girls environment too.  

Our aim, through creating a visible girls’ football community, is to provide positive opportunity to develop football skills, confidence and a life-long love of the game based on NZF junior guidelines. 

There is also a newly formed U10 girls team which requires a coach for the winter season. 

Expressions of interest for all positions are invited from interested coaches, please state your coaching accreditations, experience and interest in the girls pathway. Police checks will be required. 

Please send to Rawiri White, RUAFC Chair & Senior Women’s Coach in confidence. Any questions can be directed to this email address also.

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