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Trustee Vacancy

A vacancy exists on the Management Board of Army Football for a Trustee responsible for Football Development.




Title: Trustee (Football Development)


Reports to: Chairman Army Football


Status: Volunteer


Job Purpose Summary:


  1. Ensure compliance with the FAs Development Plan and Balance ScoreboardKPIsfor development, and provide support in developing the Army FA County Plan.


  2. Develop the Army FA Coaching Action Plan and the Army FA Coaching Strategy.


  3. Provide practical support to Unit Football Officers.


  4. Encourage FA’s ‘Just Play’ initiative.


  5. Provide written report to the Trustees Board as required.


  6. Ensure full use is made of Football Development Centre.


  7. Provide 2nd reporting officer function for FDO and Football Development Administrator.




Key Duties and Responsibilities:


Growth & Retention


  • Provide advice through the FDO to unit football officers on coaching courses.

Raise Standards and Improve Behavior


  • Support the FDO in running CPD Coaching events for coaches working across football in the Army.


Better players


  • Through the FDO Increase the number of qualified and skilled coaches involved in football in the Army 


Running the game effectively


  • Provide input to the Army FA Development Plan that will support the delivery the County Plan’s Development targets.


  • Liaise with the FDO and use his/her technical advice to achieve development objectives where needed.


Marketing PR and Communications


  • Promote the Football Development Centre by producing news worthy articles and images for the Army FA website and any publications or marketing material.


Applicants are asked to respond with their CV to the Secretary Army Football by the 30th April 18.