The British American Football Association (BAFA) is the National Governing Body for the sport of American football in Great Britain and is responsible for all regulatory, competition, performance and development aspects of the game.
Its activities are many and varied and include the following:
The British American Football Association is a member of the International Federation of American Football (IFAF).
The British American Football Association is a company limited by guarantee.
Management and Operations
The British American Football Association has a Board of Directors and a staffing structure comprised of Managers and Officers who support the delivery of the sport across a series of directorates.
The current BAFA Directors are:
Current representatives on International Boards are:
Gary Marshall. IFAF Europe Board.
Details on the our Managers and Officers can be found on the 'Contacts' section of the website
New Board Structure:
A new board structure will be in place by the end of 2016. These will consist of the following directorial roles -
(Roles marked with * are elected positions)
Great Britain U19 Head Coach
BAFA is looking to recruit a dedicated coach to take on the role of U19 Head Coach to develop a strong programme to compete with the best in Europe. All those interested in applying for the role please read the attached information pack and respond with their CV and covering letter. The deadline for applications is 11pm on the 6th February 2017.
GB U19 Head Coach application pack
Touchdown Competition Coordinator
As the Touchdown Team continues to expand, BAFA is looking for a Touchdown Competition Coordinator to work alongside BAFA’s Director of Competitions to provide organisational oversight of the School Games and Touchdown Competitions. Experience in event / competition organisation preferred but not essential. Enthusiasm, flexibility and a desire to be part of an exciting and challenging sport landscape, is. The role will require someone willing to focus time and energy into making it a success. Expressions of interest should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org marked ‘Competition Coordinator’.
All positions are voluntary (with reasonable expenses covered).
All positions covering youth football (i.e. those u18) will require successful applicants to undertake a DBS / PVG check.