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COACHES WANTED!

15th June 2020

Boston United Community Foundation have some fantastic opportunities to join their coaching team.

We are looking for volunteers to coach and support a variety of age groups in both our boys and girls football sections within the club.

This is a great opportunity for coaches who are looking for further experience or to gain a coaching qualification with the club’s support, as well as an excellent CPD programme delivered by our UEFA Qualified coaching team.

We have opportunities for Head Coaches and/or Assistant Coaches within the Foundation Phase with our new teams at Under 7 and Under 8, and in the Youth Development Phase with our existing Under 13 and 14 Girls teams, Under 14 boys academy team, and Under 15 Community grassroots team.

Ideally, we are looking for coaches who already have a minimum FA Level 1 (girls / grassroots) or Level 2 (U14 boys academy) coaching qualifications, however if you haven’t got this we will help you obtain it, along with your safeguarding and first aid.

As a Boston United coach you will receive expert coach education, age specific team training, access to a web-based skill learning platform and much more within our programme.

Boston United are also a Coerver Partner Club which is a total club development programme powered by the world’s number one soccer skills teaching method. It is a globally respected, locally exclusive, mark of quality. Coerver work with some of the worlds biggest clubs such as Real Madrid, Benfica and Juventus.

We are also on the verge of moving to our brand-new stadium, and with new sporting facilities on the horizon now is a great time to be joining our innovative, forward-thinking football club!

If you’re interested in joining our coaching team, please send your coaching CV to Ceri Jackson at ceri.jackson@bufc.co.uk. You can also contact Ceri if you would like any further information.

(Please note: all coaching roles will be subject to an FA DBS and two satisfactory references).

BUFC Academy player accepts Bradford City football scholarship

12th June 2020

Congratulations to Boston United’s Under 16 academy football player Josh Burkitt who has accepted a two year football and education scholarship with English Football League – League Two side Bradford City, alongside a season long loan deal with Newark Football Club.

Technical Director and Head of Youth Lee Mitchell said, “Josh has been an integral part of Boston United’s football academy for the past few seasons. And as with all academy players, the dream is to play professional football – some go onto clubs at higher divisions and the majority we try to keep at the club and involve at the next level with our Under 19s football team, which forms part of the pathway to the first team.”

The club’s main focus is to produce well rounded individuals that have strong characteristics and leadership skills, and who are good communicators. We know if we give them the right tools alongside their football knowledge and skills, that they will be successful in anything they do, on and off the pitch.

“Josh is one of those players – we never had any doubts that he would be successful. He has shown that with his focus, determination and committment on his latest challenge of a half marathon everyday for a month.

“I had the pleasure of working with Josh in the states when he joined the squad for the Arizona tournament and was excited about the season ahead and getting to work more with him. He has a great maturity about him and fantastic leadership qualities for someone so young.

“Although we are sad to see Josh leave the club, he knows from conversations I have had with him that the door will always be open for him at Boston United.

We wish him all the best and every success on his journey, and we have no doubts that he will be successful and give it everything at Bradford.

If you would like to join Boston United’s football academy teams from Under 13 to Under 16, please register your interest by clicking here.

If you would like more information about joining Boston United’s Under 19 youth squads, please click here.

Be healthy and join Man v Fat

6th January 2020

The FA-endorsed Man v Fat Football scheme that has helped more than 15,000 men lose more than 230,000lbs is launching in Boston on Friday 24th January.

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Boston United Community Foundation is one of the top community sports coaching programmes in Lincolnshire, delivering safe and affordable activities that bring all members of the community together regardless of their circumstances.

The Jakemans Stadium
York Street, Boston PE21 6JN

01205 364406

Boston United Community Foundation is a Registered Charity No. 1174561.

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