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Chair of the Association Position

LRCFA is recruiting a new Chair of the Association 

LRCFA is inviting applications to join the Board of Directors as the Chair of the Board of Director. We are looking for individuals with skills and experience who have a passion for developing grassroots football in Leicestershire & Rutland.

The LRCFA Board will consist of new directors from July 2021 and the Chair will need to harness their skills and expertise, form a unified board, create a strategic plan for 2021-24 and ensure connectivity with LRCFA Staff, Council and stakeholders.

What can we offer?

  • An exciting opportunity to be part of a forward-thinking progressing business.
  • To work with key stakeholders within grassroots and the professional game.
  • Access and commitment to personal development and training opportunities.

LRCFA is the governing body for football in Leicestershire & Rutland. We are responsible for leading and serving the game at the amateur level, a sector widely referred to as ‘Grassroots’ football.

LRCFA is committed to making the game of football as safe and enjoyable as possible for all those involved. LRCFA works closely with The FA, the game’s Governing Body, in order to ensure that safety standards are met.

LRCFA Mission

Working for the benefit of our members and the whole community by delivering the highest standards of service for football in Leicestershire and Rutland.

LRCFA Vision

To get as many people playing football in the best possible environment.

LRCFA Values






Volunteering as a Board Director

LRCFA is committed to robust corporate governance and is working towards compliance with The FA’s Code of Governance for County FA’s. The Chair of the Board of Directors is a volunteer role in which you will be expected to Chair Board meetings, collaborate with Board Directors, Staff, LRCFA Council and other stakeholders in the strategic development of the organisation.

Meetings are usually held during the evening at the LRCFA Headquarters – Holmes Park, Dog & Gun Lane, Whetstone, Leicestershire LE8 6FA. Meetings are currently taking place via Microsoft Teams.

Appointment will be for a term of three years, after which applicants are eligible for reappointment for a maximum of two further terms, a total of 9 years.

Please click here to download the application pack and learn more about the role