Emma Hayes

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Emma Hayes MBE
12. Emma Hayes (21964566975).jpg
Hayes (right) as a coach of Chelsea Ladies in 2015.
Personal information
Date of birth (1976-10-18) 18 October 1976 (age 40)
Place of birth Camden, London, England
Club information
Current team
Chelsea Ladies
Teams managed
Years Team
2001–2003 Long Island Lady Riders
2003–2006 Iona College
2006–2008 Arsenal Ladies (assistant)
2008–2010 Chicago Red Stars
2012– Chelsea Ladies

Emma Hayes MBE (born 18 October 1976) is an English association football (soccer) coach and current manager of Chelsea Ladies.[1] She served as the head coach and director of soccer operations for Chicago Red Stars[2] of Women's Professional Soccer in the United States from 2008 until 24 May 2010.[3]

Originally from Camden, London, having studied at Liverpool Hope University, graduating in 1999, she was formerly head coach of the Long Island Lady Riders between 2001 and 2003, head women's soccer coach at Iona College in New Rochelle between 2003 and 2006, and first team assistant coach and academy director for Arsenal Ladies between 2006 and 2008.

Hayes was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2016 Birthday Honours for services to football.[4]

Managerial statistics[edit]

All competitive league games (league and domestic cup) and international matches (including friendlies) are included.

As of 11 April 2015
Team Nat Year Record
G W D L Win %
Chicago Red Stars United States 2008–2010 44 12 21 11 27.27
Chelsea Ladies England 2012– 59 25 7 27 42.37
Career Total 103 37 28 38 35.92


  1. ^ "HAYES APPOINTED AS NEW LADIES MANAGER". Archived from the original on 2013-01-19. 
  2. ^ "Coaches". Women's Professional Soccer. Archived from the original on 25 July 2008. 
  3. ^ "Emma Hayes released from coaching duties; Red Stars defeat FC Gold Pride 1-0". Red Star's Confidential. 
  4. ^ "No. 61608". The London Gazette (Supplement). 11 June 2016. p. B19.