Pema Rinchen is the current Team Manager of Thimphu City FC since 2018. He is a former Bhutanese International, plying as a defender. He won the Bhutan A-Division in 2008, 2010 and 2011 and participated in the AFC President’s Cup as member of the Yeedzin in 2009 and 2011.
As a member of Bhutanese national team, he took part in the South Asian Games in 2006 and 2010. He also represented Bhutan in the SAFF Championship in 2008 and 2011 as well as the AFC Challenge Cup in 2008 and 2010.
Pema has represented Bhutan in all junior age groups. He was a Member of Bhutan U19 in the World Cup Qualifying in 2007 in Qatar. He also participated in the U14 AFC U14 Festival in 2003. He is also a member of Bhutan national futsal team.
He currently holds AFC C Level Coach Certificate and AFC Fitness Coach Certificate.