Melville United looking to recruit coaches for their youth academy

Waikato club Melville United are looking to appoint part-time coaches to worth with youth teams in their academy programme.

The club aims to appoint suitably qualified coaches to start in late January 2023.



  • Minimum NZF C licence (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 players aged 12-17.


  • 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 the club offers

In its advertisement, Melville says:

“You will work closely with our Technical Director who has worked in professional environments around the world.”

It offers:

  • A comprehensive coach development plan.
  • Support with future NZF coaching qualifications.
  • Competitive session rates.
  • Opportunity to observe and contribute to first team sessions

How to apply

To apply, email a covering letter and CV to [email protected].

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