Eastbourne Town are now inviting applications for the position of Under-23s Manager

Team: Under-23s competing in the Southern Combination East League
Location: Eastbourne, East Sussex
Position: Under-23s Manager
Driving: Essential

About Us:

Eastbourne Town FC is a historic and ambitious football club, proudly competing in the Isthmian League after a decade-long journey to return. We are dedicated to developing young talent and providing a clear pathway to our First Team. Our Under-23s team is a critical part of this vision, competing in the Southern Combination Under-23s East League.

Role Overview:

We are seeking a committed and passionate Under-23s Manager to lead our Under-23s team. The successful candidate will work closely with the First-Team management to nurture young players and support their progression into the senior squad. This is a pivotal role for someone who is enthusiastic about youth development and possesses strong leadership skills.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage and lead the Under-23s team in the Southern Combination Under-23s East League and Cup Competitions.
  • Develop and implement training programs that align with the club’s philosophy and the First Team’s playing style.
  • Work closely with the First-Team management to ensure seamless player progression and integration.
  • Scout and recruit talented players for the Under-23s team.
  • Conduct regular training sessions on Thursday evenings in Eastbourne.
  • Monitor and report on player development and team performance.
  • Foster a positive and professional team environment.


  • Proven experience in football coaching, preferably with youth or development teams.
  • Minimum FA Level 2.
  • Strong understanding of youth development and player progression pathways.
  • Excellent communication, leadership, and organisational skills.
  • Full UK driving license and access to a vehicle.
  • Commitment to the values and ethos of Eastbourne Town FC.

How to Apply:

If you are passionate about developing young football talent and are excited about the opportunity to contribute to Eastbourne Town FC’s future, please send an e-mail declaring your interest in the role along with a summary or CV to info@eastbournetown.com.

Application Deadline: Saturday 25th May – 11pm