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Linnets Vacancy – Head Coach (aKidamey)

The Club have the hard task of replacing long serving aKidamey Head Coach Dan Flanagan. Dan is not leaving the aKidamey but taking a backseat after a voluntary 4 year stint.


Do you know anyone who might be interested in taking over the reins from Dan?


Job Title:    Head Coach - aKidamey Soccer Coach

Club:            Runcorn Linnets Junior Football Club

Location:     Halton Sports, Murdishaw Ave, Runcorn, Halton, WA7 6HP

Rate:             Negotiable per hour

Hours:          9 – 12 (Every Sunday morning)


The role:

Runcorn Linnets Junior Football Club run open Sunday morning football coaching sessions called the aKidamey aimed at children from ages 4-12 years old in the Halton and North Cheshire communities.

We are looking for a fun and enthusiastic Head aKidamey Coach to deliver sessions on a weekly basis (Sunday’s).  You will be delivering our 10 week structured aKidamey session plan which was devised in conjunction with a commercial coaching company in 2013 and is age and ability appropriate. However sessions will be down to the new Head Coaches discretion.

We run 3 x 1 hour sessions

  • Beginners - Sessions are mainly fun based with a small coaching element
  • Intermediate  -  Combines Technical Skill & Ball Manipulation development with Game Play Practice
  • Advanced – A higher level of Technical Skill & Ball Manipulation development with Game Play Practice


To apply coaches should have the following:

  • FA Level 2 qualified or above or equivalent certification
  • Previous experience of working with children
  • Enthusiastic personality
  • A creative flair and a love of coaching
  • Ability to ‘Coach The Coach’ and work with our junior coaches
  • Highly Punctual & Reliable
  • Up to date CRB check although this can be done by the club


For more information about the Club and the aKidamey please visit our website

If you feel that you have the necessary skills, knowledge and expertise and would like to discuss the vacancy further please contact Stuart Graham (weekdays after 6 pm) on 07903 950 318 or email

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