Mainland Football seek head coach for Women’s National League squad

Mainland Football are recruiting a head coach for their Canterbury United Pride side ahead of this year’s Women’s National League.

Last season’s head coach, Alana Gunn, has since been appointed head coach for the national team heading to the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup to be held in the Dominican Republic in October/November.

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The Women’s National League runs from September till the end of November, and the federation wants a head coach who can demonstrate:

  • Teamwork — being there to support each other when needed and understanding that the “team” is our core priority.
  • Positivity — and the desire to learn and facilitate awesome experiences in, and with, our community.
  • Humble and hard-working — we roll up our sleeves and get stuck into our work and do so knowing that true success is about positively impacting lives.

In its description of the role, Mainland Football say head coaches are expected to deliver in five key areas:

  • Session planning
  • Session delivery
  • Session review
  • Player/parent communication
  • Game fay management

“In addition to coaching the team, there will be a focus on developing female coaches within the region who will be in the Pride or Pride youth as development coaches,” the federation says.

More information

Learn more at Mainland Football vacancies >>>>

Full job description is available here >>>>

How to apply

Email your CV and relevant experience/qualifications to Mainland Football technical director Aaron Clapham at

Applications close on Tuesday June 11, 2024

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