The Meteoric Rise of Huntingdon Town Football Club: A New Era Under Richard Maxwell

Huntingdon Town Football Club has experienced a remarkable transformation since Richard Maxwell took control in early 2023. Under his visionary leadership, the club has expanded its reach, developed a robust player development program, and established a strong presence in various competitive leagues. As we prepare for the 2024/25 season, the future looks incredibly bright, with an impressive lineup of teams and an ongoing search for dedicated coaches to further our growth.


Richard Maxwell’s Vision and Leadership

When Richard Maxwell assumed leadership of Huntingdon Town FC, he brought with him a passion for football and a clear vision for the club’s future. His strategic approach and commitment to excellence have been pivotal in driving the club’s rapid ascent. By focusing on grassroots development, community engagement, and competitive success, Maxwell has laid a solid foundation for sustained growth.

Agreed Teams for the 2024/25 Season

The upcoming season will see Huntingdon Town FC fielding a diverse and competitive array of teams, showcasing our commitment to nurturing talent at every level. Here is the lineup of our teams for the 2024/25 season:

  • Senior Men’s First Team
  • Under 23
  • Under 18 (TNL)
  • Under 18 (EJA)
  • Under 18 (Colts)
  • Under 16 (EJA)
  • Under 15 (EJA)
  • Under 14 (EJA)
  • Under 13 (EJA)
  • 2 x Under 12 (PJA)
  • Under 11 (PJA)
  • Girls Under 17 (ABGCCL)

This extensive roster highlights our dedication to providing opportunities for players across various age groups and skill levels, ensuring that we cultivate talent from the ground up.

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Join the Team: Expanding Coaching Opportunities

Huntingdon Town Football Club is on an exciting journey of growth and development. With our expanding roster of teams and a commitment to delivering top-quality coaching, we are actively seeking enthusiastic and qualified coaches to join our vibrant community. This is a unique opportunity to play a pivotal role in shaping the future of our young athletes and contributing to the continued success of Huntingdon Town FC.

Why Join Huntingdon Town FC?

At Huntingdon Town FC, we believe in the power of great coaching. Our mission is to provide every player with the best possible training and development opportunities. By joining our coaching team, you’ll be part of a club that values excellence, community, and the growth of every individual. Here’s why you should consider becoming a coach with us:

  • Community Impact: Coaching at Huntingdon Town FC means making a real difference in the lives of young players. Your guidance and mentorship will help shape their skills, confidence, and love for the game.
  • Professional Development: We support our coaches with ongoing professional development opportunities, including access to coaching courses, workshops, and seminars to enhance your skills and knowledge.
  • Supportive Environment: You’ll be joining a supportive and passionate team that values collaboration and shared success. Our club fosters a positive environment where coaches can thrive and players can reach their full potential.
  • State-of-the-Art Facilities: Benefit from our excellent training facilities and resources that provide the ideal setting for delivering high-quality coaching sessions.

Coaching Opportunities

To support our growing number of teams, we are particularly looking for coaches to manage our younger age groups:

  • Under 10 Coaches
  • Under 9 Coaches
  • Under 8 Coaches
  • Under 7 Coaches

These roles are critical in laying the foundation for our players’ development. Coaches in these positions will focus on fundamental skills, instilling a love for the game, and ensuring a fun and engaging experience for all players.

What We’re Looking For

We are seeking individuals who are passionate about football and committed to youth development. Ideal candidates will have:

  • Relevant Coaching Qualifications: Possession of FA coaching badges or equivalent is preferred.
  • Experience Working with Youth: Prior experience coaching or working with young children in a sports setting.
  • Strong Communication Skills: Ability to effectively communicate with players, parents, and other coaches.
  • Enthusiasm and Dedication: A positive attitude, enthusiasm for the sport, and dedication to developing young talent.
  • Team Player: Willingness to work collaboratively within our coaching team and contribute to the club’s overall goals.

How to Apply

If you are passionate about football and eager to make a difference, we want to hear from you! To apply for a coaching position, please send your CV and a brief cover letter outlining your coaching experience and why you want to join Huntingdon Town FC to:

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Join Us in Shaping the Future

Huntingdon Town Football Club is dedicated to creating an environment where young players can thrive and develop their full potential. As a coach, you’ll be at the heart of this mission, helping to nurture the next generation of football talent. Join us in making a lasting impact and being part of something truly special.

Girls and Women’s Football Development

In addition to our existing teams, Huntingdon Town FC is dedicated to promoting girls’ and women’s football across all age groups. We believe in providing equal opportunities and fostering a supportive environment where female players can thrive. Our Girls Under 17 team is just the beginning, as we aim to build a comprehensive girls’ and women’s program that will compete at high levels and inspire the next generation of female footballers.

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Join Us in Shaping the Future

Huntingdon Town FC’s rapid rise is a testament to the hard work and dedication of everyone involved, from players and coaches to volunteers and supporters. As we look ahead to the 2024/25 season, we are excited to continue this upward trajectory and achieve even greater success.

Get Involved

Whether you are a player looking to join a dynamic and ambitious club, a coach eager to contribute to the development of young talent, or a supporter who wants to be part of our journey, Huntingdon Town FC welcomes you. Together, we can build on our recent successes and create a lasting legacy of excellence.

Contact Us

For more information on joining our teams, coaching opportunities, or supporting the club, please reach out to us:

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Under Richard Maxwell’s leadership, Huntingdon Town Football Club has embarked on an exciting new chapter. Our commitment to excellence, community, and player development is stronger than ever. Join us as we continue our meteoric rise and make history together in the 2024/25 season and beyond.

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