Sussex Thunder U17s and U19s seek to expand Coaching Roster

Sussex Thunder American Football Club are urgently seeking experienced coaches to expand our Youth and Junior coaching program with immediate effect.

We are also looking for less experienced coaches wishing to progress their coaching career.

You will:

  • Work closely with the team manager and other coaches to plan/deliver safe and effective training sessions
  • Adhere to the Safeguarding & Welfare Policy and other club required policies
  • Have the required skills and knowledge to work with young adults and assist them to progress and develop
  • Prepare/Contribute to playbooks
  • Attend weekly Sunday training sessions in Brighton as well as games/tournaments
  • Adhere to Code of Conduct as set out by the club’s constitution
  • Hold a minimum BAFCA level 1 certificate, or willingness to obtain certification with support from the club

All coaches will require to be interviewed by the Team Manager and Safeguarding & Welfare Officer, provide references and have or obtain via BAFA an Enhanced DBS prior to engagement.

Interested parties should contact for further information and to initiate the recruitment process.




Nick 'Willy Tee' Wilson-Town hails from the South West where he's spent the last decade bouncing around various teams at the university and senior level. He came to fame on the now departed unofficial forum thanks to his regularly irreverent Uniball predictions and general 'BUAFL wafflage'. Follow him on twitter @WillyTee1