Ms. Eilidh Mackay joins the Bhutan Football Federation as the Head Coach of U14 Girls.
Eilidh Mackay is a collaborative leader and experienced coach aligning stakeholders to achieve collective goals. In her recent role as FIFA Legacy Manager, she fostered a collaborative culture between two host nations, two confederations and FIFA, organizing workshops to create a collective legacy program producing a post-tournament legacy impact report.
As the Men’s Premier League Head Coach at KPFC, Eilidh proactively evolved the club’s culture, raised standards, and developed a sustainable program. Her role as Head of Female Football at NSFA showcased her proactive approach in creating and implementing the “What’s Best For Her” strategy, resulting in tangible outcomes such as increased player retention, coach representation, and female player representation.
Eilidh’s diverse experience also includes roles with Football Australia as a Support Coach for the Future Matilda’s program and Northern Tigers as the Girls SAP Technical Director, NPL Youth Head Coach, and XLR8 Player Development Manager. Throughout her career, she emphasized holistic player development, coach education, and community engagement.
Her achievements include AFC/FA A-License, participation in FIFA’s Female Coach Mentoring and Coach Educator programs, and serving as the Chair of the FNSW Women’s Standing Committee. Eilidh is a certified personal trainer, a recipient of the Women in Leadership Sports Grant, and actively involved in coaching education and development initiatives.