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Head Football Coach -Dwight School Hanoi, Vietnam

Manchester City

City Football Group (CFG) is the holding company established to oversee the creation and administration of a network of linked clubs and other footballing operations under the aegis of Manchester City.

14 May 2024
Full Time
Closing date
1 Jun 2024

Our Story

Manchester City is an English Premier League club whose roots began in East Manchester. From its first incarnation as St Mark’s West Gorton in 1880, the club became Manchester City FC in 1894. Behind each title lies emotion, moments and memories that resonate with millions of supporters around the world. Manchester City fans are known for their commitment and togetherness, as a Club that fights to the end.

Our Winning Team

This is an exciting opportunity for a full-time Head Coach to manage our Football School partnership with Dwight School – Hanoi, Vietnam, creating a hub for football excellence.

Your Impact

  • Deliver the Manchester City coaching program, including features relating to individual skills development, team development, Football School initiatives, and tournaments, providing regular feedback to participants, parents, and Partner leadership.
  • Ensure the quality of the programs is of the highest standard possible adhering to the coaching philosophy, methodology and principles of Manchester City and the Partner’s mission and ethos.
  • Deliver a Coach Education program for internal staff and external coaches and to manage, mentor and motivate any football coaching support staff.
  • Produce a clear and coherent plan for the systematic development of football requirements at the Partner program, with clearly identified short, medium, and long-term goals in alignment with the Manchester City Football School curriculum.
  • Be the key contact relating to all program business (including ongoing reviewing, communication and recommendations to Manchester City, the Partner, and other key stakeholders) and effectively co-manage the relationship between Manchester City and the Partner.
  • Efficiently manage or engage others where appropriate, the operations, logistics and administration requirements to successfully deliver a professional program.

What we are looking for


  • Hold a UEFA ‘B’ Coaching License.
  • Up-to-date coaching credentials including emergency first aid, safeguarding and recorded CPD activities from a governing body.
  • An ability to work collaboratively with participants, parents, staff, and the wider community within territory.
  • The ability to create a positive working environment that authentically represents Manchester City and the Partner in the local marketplace.
  • The ability to plan and prepare a project from conception to implementation, including the ability to demonstrate leadership and management skills to ensure the effective development of the initiative.
  • Have experience implementing and developing a football coaching syllabus internationally for all ages including the development of teams.
  • The Lead Coach must have the required skills and attributes to work both independently and as part of a wider team, with a proactive approach to work, strong communication skills, and effective problem-solving abilities.


  • FA Youth Coaching Award or education in football development.
  • To have had experience in either coach education or teaching and experience managing the needs of both adults and children.
  • To have experience and awareness within project management

How to Apply

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Applications close on 1st June 2024

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