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Norwich City FC

Norwich City FC

Women's Team Head Coach


posting Date

role Type


First Team

Apr 25, 2024


Women’s Team Head Coach

A unique and exciting opportunity has arisen for an ambitious, highly motivated coach with great attention to detail to work in the female game to join Norwich City Football Club in the role of women’s team Head Coach.

The role of the Women’s Team Head Coach is fundamental to the long-term vision of Norwich City Football Club and the strategic growth of the Women’s Team. The long-term vision of Norwich City Women is to be recognised as a club that champions the development of homegrown female talent through elite player pathways, driven by our proud, passionate football community. The head coach will be responsible for developing both the team and individuals technically and tactically as athletes who play football, through weekly coaching. The head coach will be responsible for ensuring that the team is competitive across the women’s football pyramid, working in collaboration with a multi-disciplinary team aligned to the Cub’s sporting strategy.

We welcome applicants who are looking to further progress on their coaching journey and who are passionate about the development of emerging talent within the female game.

The working week of the Norwich City Women’s Head Coach will fluctuate at different parts of the season, with the head coach expected to plan and prioritise their time with the focus of developing both the team and individuals technically and tactically as athletes who play football. The role is located across all NCFC sites (Lotus Training Centre, Carrow Road, The Nest and other various locations).

Key tasks/responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Lead all training and match day fixtures for Norwich City women, perfectly aligned with the team’s overarching goals and objectives.
Manage a successful winning team that can achieve promotion to tier 3 of the women’s football pyramid, based upon a core of homegrown players.
Lead a multi-disciplinary team (MDT), collaborating with medical and physical performance staff to manage the development of athletes who play football.
Implement high-performance coaching standards, game principles, game strategies and review processes.
Place a dedicated focus on player development, seeking both individual and team development through individual player development plans and use of analysis software.
Monitoring the transition of players through player pathway.
Collaborate with the women’s team general manager on the identification and recruitment of players into women’s team, aligned to the club recruitment strategy.
Attend and represent the Club at League Competition, FA meetings and coach development events.
Represent the Club in the media and at public events in a professional manner.
Demonstrate a forward-thinking approach to undertake self-development in all aspects of coaching and leadership.
To act in a manner that supports the Club’s Values of Growth, Integrity, Belonging, Resilience, Pride and Commitment.
To act in a manner that supports the Club’s Behaviours of Positivity, Togetherness and Respect.


UEFA B licence
FA first aid in football
FA safeguarding children certificate
Full UK driving license

Previous experience within girls’ and women’s football
To apply for this role, please click below to complete your application and covering letter, within this please include details of your salary expectations.

Closing date: 10th May 2024

1st stage interviews: 16th May 2024

2nd stage interviews: 23rd May 2024

Start date: 27th June 2024

Norwich City Football Club are committed to ensuring equal opportunities are given to all and welcomes applications from all areas of the community regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnerships.

Norwich City Football Club is an equal opportunities employer and recognises the importance of safeguarding children and vulnerable adults in the workplace. Please be aware that a criminal disclosure and identity check will be carried out for this post. Engagement will be subject to a satisfactory DBS disclosure.

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