Job Opening: First Team Head Coach at CCLFC

Club Overview

CCLFC, the oldest female football club in Wales and a pioneering institution in the U.K., is seeking a First Team Head Coach. The selected individual will lead our senior coaching team and join the club’s management group, vital to our plans.

We’re proud of our history, which includes developing international and world-class talent. Currently, we compete in the third tier of the FA’s Women’s National League. As we move into the second year of our 5-year Business Plan, the new Head Coach will be instrumental in our growth and success.

Important Update

We’re honoured to announce a new chapter in our journey. Dragons 23, a consortium led by Julian Jenkins and Damien Singh, has recently joined forces with us. This isn’t just a takeover; it’s a partnership. Dragons 23 is committed to working collaboratively with everyone who has contributed to the club’s success. Together, we aim to transition to semi-professional status by the 23/24 season and aspire to represent the Welsh nation in the Women’s Super League within five years.

Key Accountabilities

  • Qualification: UEFA B Licence or above
  • Experience: Solid knowledge and experience in women’s football
  • Player Management: Ability to work with senior elite and international players
  • Talent Development: Skill in guiding young talents breaking into the first team
  • Recruitment: Capability to attract quality players to enhance our roster
  • Coaching Standards: Uphold high coaching standards to support, motivate, and challenge players

Remuneration Package

A competitive remuneration package will be available, with details to discuss during the interview.

Why Join Us?

This is a unique chance to contribute to women’s sport in Wales through football. We’re excited about the future but remain grounded, knowing we stand on the shoulders of those who have built this club. We’re not just looking for a coach; we’re looking for someone who will honour our past while helping to shape our future.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should e-mail their CV to Club Secretary Karen Jones MBE at


Closing Date – Friday 8th September 2023