Head Coach-Indian National Team -U16 (Closed)

Job Category: Head Coach Location: AIFF Dwarka New Delhi
Date : 03-05-2023 to 12-05-2023
Area : Football Coaching
Type of Contract : contract
Email Application with one page resume to : hr@the-aiff.com
Email Subject : Application for the post of Head Coach -Indian National Football Team
Application Deadline : May 12, 2023

All India Football Federation is looking for an experienced and talented Head Coach to manage our Indian National U16 Football Team for SAFF championship. The selected candidate will oversee building a competitive and winning team by formulating game plans, designing, and implementing effective training programmes, submitting monthly reports, and managing the team’s daily activities.

Key Deliverables:

1Create and implement training programs to increase the general fitness, skills, and talents of the team
2Develop effective game strategy to increase the team’s chances of winning.
3Evaluate opposing teams and design strategies to counteract their strengths and flaws.  
4Hold team meetings to go over recent games, strategize, and set goals.
5Oversee the daily activities of the team, such as practise schedules, team meetings, and travel preparations.
6Collaborate closely with team physicians and trainers to ensure that payers are physically fit and injury-free.
7Find new players and assess their potential for the team
8Act as a mentor to players, offering advice and support to assist them in reaching their full potential.
9Collaborate with the administrative employees of the team.
10Must be aware of child safeguarding policies & Best Practices to ensure a safe environment for the players.


  1. Must be a Pro License holder.  
  2. Minimum of 5 years of coaching experience at the national or international level.
  3. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  4. Excellent leadership and motivational qualities.
  5.  Sound knowledge of football regulations, strategies, and tactics.
  6. The ability to lead a team while maintaining team unity.
  7. The ability to work under pressure and adapt to changing circumstances.
  8. Willing to work flexi hours, including evenings and weekends.
  9. Previous experience working with young players and developing their skills.

Only shortlisted candidates will be called to attend a face-to-face interview at a time & date which will be communicated via email. AIFF reserves the right to cancel/reject the vacancy or applications without assigning any reason.