Balham FC are a community club running  mixed teams from Under 7s up to Under 11s, boys and girls teams from Under 11s to Under 18s, Male and female open aged teams, along with a Vets team.

We are looking for motived, committed individuals to join our coaching set up for the 2022/23 season.

Each coach is supported by a team rep, who deals with the administrative side of running a team. So our coaches can concentrate what they do best. Coaching!

Key Responsibilities

  • Undertaking organised training session plan.
  • Determining individual player abilities, strengths, and weaknesses, and factoring these into the game and training sessions.
  • Fostering good sportsmanship in all team players, resolving disputes, and addressing bad behaviour in a timely manner.
  • Setting a good example and a being a positive person they gains respect from players, parent and coaches alike
  • Establishing rules and regulations and ensuring players are familiar with them.
  • Ensuring all sports equipment is available and in working order.
  • Ensure the safety of players and attend to first aid if needed

Desired Requirements


  • Organised and reliable
  • FA Level 1 (essential)
  • Current CRB
  • Current Safeguarding Certificate
  • First Aid Qualification
  • Passion for football and able to communicate this to young players
  • Disciplined self-starter with a positive attitude.
  • Interpersonal and  skills.


  • FA Level 2
  • Able to demonstrate football skills when coaching
  • Experience with working with young players
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