Coach Mentor

FA Coach Mentors Required

The Football Association is looking to appoint Coach Mentors to support local County Football Associations.  

They will work with specific projects, supporting:

Grassroots Clubs –(Brackley & Corby areas)

Pre and Post Qualification Support 

Girls and Women’s Game

You would be working on a part-time basis, on a minimum 100 hour contract for the season and will each provide agreed hours of mentoring support across a 12 month period. Mentors will provide quality targeted support that challenges coaches to excel in their work and enhance coaching standards nationally. 

The aim of the mentoring programme is:

To support the development of coaches in grassroots football  leaving a lasting legacy

To work with clubs to identify the needs of coaches

To  mentor and support coaches

To observe, provide feedback and create action plans for clubs and individuals  

To support coach development, focusing upon the knowledge, skills and attributes to be an effective coach

To support and develop reflection skills 

To deliver individual, bespoke  club  based  events  to  support  the  learning  of  coaches  

The mentoring programme will meet the needs of coaches at a local level, promoting and cascading the principles of the England DNA, as well as linking with The FA Respect programme.

We now seek applications from perspective mentors with the right credentials, knowledge, skills attributes and time to provide mentoring opportunities for coaches.

Application Process

If you wish to be considered for one of the Coach Mentor positions, please CLICK HERE to complete the application form and attach your CV. 

Please note that only electronic applications will be accepted. Unfortunately, as we will not be able to respond to everyone individually if you do not hear from us by Friday 28 June 2019, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful.  

The deadline for receipt of applications is 5pm on Wednesday 12 June 2019. Any applications received after this deadline will not be considered. 

Interviews are scheduled to take place at the Northants FA Office on Friday 21 June 2019.

Following interview, successful candidates accepted as a FA Coach Mentor will be required to attend a one day training/familiarisation session at St George’s Park on Saturday 6 July 2019 (for which no fee will be payable). Please note that it is essential that you attend this date prior to being appointed as an FA Coach Mentor. You will also be required to attend a regional training day in July which will be communicated at your interview. 

No further Interview or induction dates will be available this year, therefore please only apply if you are able to commit to attend these dates. 

If you have any queries, please email


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