COLORADO RAPIDS YOUTH SOCCER CLUB
RECREATIONAL (ZONE 1) TECHNICAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE DIRECTOR
About: The Recreational Director job is a full-time, exempt position with the Colorado Rapids Youth Soccer Club.
The Recreational Director oversees total operations for over 2,000 participants in the Colorado Rapids Youth Soccer Club’s recreational programs serving ages 3 to 15. Duties of this position will include, but not limited to the organization, communication, administration, and technical oversight. The Colorado Rapids Youth Soccer Club is seeking an individual that is passionate about working with and developing players ages 3 to 15 years old with a particular focus on Zone 1 (U6 to U12) player development. The Recreational Director is a management position and has responsibility over and is accountable for the management and leadership of the Soccer Start Director, the U9/10 Recreational Program Director and the U11+ Recreational Program Director.
This position is 70% office administration and 30% field duties. This position reports directly to the Director of Coaching.
The following is a broad overview of duties to be performed by the Recreational Technical Director.
In concert with the Director of Coaching, establish, implement, evaluate, and lead the Colorado Rapid’s technical and administrative mission for all recreational programs, including, but not limited to coach and player development and retention, coach and player recruitment, parent education, and effective communication, administration, and organization.
Work closely with the Recreational Administrator to oversee administrative tasks and implementation of duties for all Recreational programs, including, but not limited to allocation of administrative tasks, field assignments, player placement, budgeting, creating and managing leagues, creating community events, and all ongoing daily duties as required to successfully complete the position.
Develop, organize, and manage communication protocol for the Recreational Program including, but not limited to player placement, coach placement, team assignments, registration dates, program information, updates to members, key transition information and all ongoing communication to keep members informed.
Player Development Responsibilities
With the supervision of the Director of Coaching, implement the technical portion of the Recreational Program by providing age- and developmentally-appropriate curricula for recreational teams and programs; evaluate players appropriately by leading, facilitating and evaluating the player placement process in conjunction with other staff; and oversee all off-season components of the program including, but not limited to summer and winter camps and programming.
Coaching Development Responsibilities
With the supervision of the Director of Coaching, implement appropriate education opportunities for staff and volunteer coaches; identify, hire, retain and lead additional technical staff, including support staff and team coaches; organize and evaluate age-appropriate coaching clinics.
U9/U10 Select Program Management
Oversee the placement and recruitment of players into the U9/U10 Select Program. Oversee communication, organization, and administration for the Select Program. In conjunction with the Director of Coaching, develop and implement a curriculum focused on player identification and development. Coach, at a minimum, two Select teams and oversee the hiring and implementation of a coaching staff for the remainder of the teams.
Salary commensurate with experience. Rapids Youth Soccer is an EEO company. Please send a cover letter, resume, and other relevant documents to Brenda House, Director of Operations and Administration, at email@example.com. Please submit all requested documents no later than February 12th.
Job Title: 11U- 19U Director of Coaching
Incentives: Health insurance provided
Position Type: Full-Time
Location: Skyline Soccer Association
Reports To: Technical Director (coaching related) & Executive Director
Training Provided: Yes
Hours Per Week: 50+ hours per week, including weeknights and weekend responsibilities
Travel Required: Some travel may be required
Dates: Year Round
ABOUT THE POSITION
This position has high and low seasons, requiring 50+ hours a week, nights and weekends. This position is responsible for player development, coach development, designing curriculum, implementing methodology and heavy administration. This position will not coach their own team/teams (may change in the future).
Develop, retain and attract top level players and coaches to Skyline’s competitive program. In addition, provide opportunities for a fun learning experience for those who are less competitive and want to play in a recreational environment.
Design weekly topics/skills for player groups using the Session Planner.
Hire and manage paid team coaches and volunteer coaches. Ensure they carry out and support club’s curriculum & methodology.
Work closely with other Directors Of Coaching (DOCs) and Technical Director (TD) to help foster club wide curriculum, service and culture.
Full support and involvement in player transitions. Create a yearly player assessment plan and oversee player evaluations.
Develop and mentor coaches, conduct performance reviews and plan for coach education.
Create and implement game schedules and attend as many home games as possible. Be visible and cultivate relationships with coaches and teams.
Full support and involvement with tryouts. Help design and implement the best tryout process.
Be proactive and one step ahead of potential issues and problems. Report issues and consult with TD when potential concerns, issues and/or threats come to your attention. Must be diplomatic and respectful when dealing with club issues.
Create and implement both short and long term plans for all teams at various levels, including but not limited to: years training schedules, required events, and optional programming.
Support TD as needed and as your schedule allows.
Support younger aged / non-competitive teams as needed and as your schedule allows.
Support Skyline events e.g. Skyline Cup, Skyline Friendlies, Tryouts, camps and indoor leagues.
Identify outside club events/tournaments to challenge teams.
Develop and execute age and level appropriate camps and leagues throughout the year.
Continue to advance your licensing and coaching education each year.
Make recommendations for paid coach licensing and coach education.
Create and develop coach education.
Ensure all calls and emails are returned within a 24 hour period.
Team up with the 11U-19U Administrator to ensure quality service and communication with club members.
Assist with the website to ensure current content and marketing of offerings.
Some research and budgeting responsibility.
Strongly prefer prior Director Of Coaching experience.
Must have a minimum of “C” coaching license, “B” license prefered. Must be willing to continue soccer education and licensing.
Must have administrative experience and excellent customer service skills.
Must be able to pass background checks.
Must be able to lift 75 pounds and must have own transportation.
To Apply: send cover letter and resume to George Pavlantos at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Title: Director of Coaching (DOC)
Location/Club: FC Glenwood, CO
Part-Time seasonal position. Will be responsible for managing the functions of the youth coaching and Player Development Program. Assists with club development and community outreach as deemed necessary.
Strong leadership, organizational and communication skills. Ability to work well with all ages groups.
For additional information and application instructions, visit us at www.glenwoodsoccer.org
Title: Team Coach
Location/Club: Louisville/Lafayette – Trebol Soccer Club
Description: Be the head coach of a youth boy’s or girl’s soccer team.
Full Description: You will be in charge of the team you are assigned. You will work with the age group technical director to ensure the curriculum and experience for the players matches the vision and philosophy of the club. You must attend and execute two 90-minute training sessions a week. You will be asked to communicate with the families on a regular basis.
If there are a few positions open under this description, list them here:
Multiple youth boy’s and girls teams
We have: A technical staff that will continue to support you and your team throughout the year. We encourage our coaches to continue their coaching education, which is offered through the club in various forms.
You must have: Experience with coaching youth soccer players. Be a great communicator to the families and also the technical staff.
This job might be for you if: You have a passion for the game and helping develop youth soccer players.
What success will look like: Our definition of “success” focuses on the development of the player both technically and tactically, not by wins and loses. We work on instilling confidence of the individual player and try to embrace their passion for the game.
USSF “F” License (or equivalent)
Completed background check
Previous soccer coaching experience
To Apply Contact:
Director of Coaching
Title: Soccer Start (3U-5U) Program Director
Location/Club: Colorado Rapids Youth Club
Description: The Soccer Start Program Director oversees total operations for the Colorado Rapids Youth Soccer Club’s Soccer Start program, including, but not limited to technical oversight, organization, communication, and administration. The Colorado Rapids Youth Soccer Club Soccer Start program is an imaginative and developmental tool used to help teach preschool and toddler aged children the game of soccer in a safe, fun, and exciting environment.
This position is 80% office administration and 20% field duties. This position reports directly to the Director of Coaching and the Director of Administration and Organization.
In concert with the Executive Director, the Director of Coaching, and other leadership staff, establish, implement, evaluate, and lead the Colorado Rapids’ Soccer Start technical and administrative mission for the Soccer Start program, including, but not limited to coach and player development and retention, education, and effective communication, administration, and organization.
Oversee administrative duties for the Soccer Start program, including, but not limited to allocation of field assignments, player placement, budgeting, creating and managing leagues, creating community events, and all ongoing daily duties as required to successfully complete the position.
Develop, organize, and communicate effectively in person and through email all information for the Soccer Start program including, but not limited to player placement, coach placement, team assignments, registration dates, program information, updates to members, and all ongoing communication to keep members informed.
Player Development Responsibilities
Oversee the creation and implementation of a robust technical soccer curriculum that embodies the Rapids teaching philosophy through fun and imaginative games which encompasses the growth and development of the whole child.
Coaching Development Responsibilities
Oversee the total operations of coaching development through appropriate education opportunities for coaches, identifying, developing, retaining, hiring, as well as leading additional technical staff, including support staff and team coaches.
- Experience and interest in working with soccer players between the ages of three- to five-years-old.
- Excellent organization, verbal, and written communications skills.
- Excellent people skills in a diverse environment.
- Ability to motivate others around you and work as a part of a team.
- Available nights and weekends with an interest in a flexible working schedule.
- Spanish a plus.
- Be able to pass a background check.
Salary commensurate with experience. Rapids Youth Soccer is an EEO company. Please send a cover letter and resume to Brenda House, Director of Operations and Administration, at