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Posted: December 11, 2018

Title: 9U-13U Girls Director of Coaching

Location:  Colorado Rapids Youth Soccer Club

Description:  Colorado Rapids Youth Soccer Club is the youth soccer arm of the professional team, the Colorado Rapids. Rapids North, a region of the Youth Club, serving the Thornton, Broomfield, Westminster, Brighton, Arvada, Longmont, and Louisville area is looking for a highly energetic, customer service focused 9U-13U Girls Director of Coaching

POSITION VISION:

Be the central channel for all design and delivery of the 9U-13U girls Competitive program for Rapids North.

POSITION MAJOR OBJECTIVES:

  1. Communication - Develop and maintain a consistent communication process with coaches, parents, and players, establishing  relationships and trust at all levels of the game;
  2. Architecture - Architect and design the 9U-13U girls curriculum and technical methodology within the parameters of the Colorado Rapids system;
  3. Implementation - Create a process for and oversee the implementation of the overall Colorado Rapids Technical Development Plan;
  4. Assessment Process – Create an assessment process which includes key performance and assessment indicators for the soccer product, providing the club and all stakeholders a transparent set of assessment measures by which the soccer process can be evaluated on a continuous basis;
  5. Culture – Serve as a key leader in creating a culture within the coaches, players, and teams that results in a memorable player and team experience..

 

POSITION JOB FUNCTIONS:

Communication

First and foremost, communication is quality and reliable communication is at our core and is the most important piece of our work.

  • Create and maintain quality rapport with all coaches, players, and parents, developing trust and reliability in yourself and the brand;

 

Design

Our leaders must be able to construct and architect a clear pathway for player development following the Colorado Rapids Player Development Plan.

  • Assist in the implementation of club onboarding and philosophy, curriculum, and methodology understanding at all ages and levels of play;
  • Supervise the player placement process throughout the year, giving coaches a working knowledge of ideal player attributes at each level;
  • Design and support the recruitment and development of coaching staff to expand the implementation of a comprehensive technical and cultural experience.

 

Teach

We have found the best directors in youth soccer have a passion for education. Education is the foundation of why we do what we do and where we strive for excellence in ourselves and our peers.

  • Maintain and fully implement all the education objectives and courses as outlined in the Technical Development Plan;
  • Oversee implementation and execution of the mission, curriculum, and methodology of club technology platforms;
  • Maintain the voice for the Rapids style of play through internal communication and constant communication with coaches at competitive levels;

 

  • Oversee coach training and mentorship for Rapids North 9U-13U, including the development and execution of coaching seminars and training sessions; and
  • Develop secondary educators across the club, acting as a pipeline for information at all levels.

 

Lead

We look to every director as a leader in the organization and have high standards for each person’s ability to develop a standard of excellence.

  • Maintain a clear philosophy and pathway to guide all programs, practices, and decision-making as laid out by the Colorado Rapids Long-Term Player Development plan;
  • Ensure that the Technical Development Plan is a core element of Rapids Youth Soccer’s mission for the future;
  • Extend and further promote a hunger, passion, and competitiveness to play at the highest levels offered with Rapids Youth Soccer;
  • Oversee and support the implementation of a Personal Development Plan for each competitive coach;
  • Continue to develop the capacities (technical, tactical, mental, physical, personal, lifestyle) of players to reach levels beyond youth in order to maximize the possibility of further opportunities. (i.e. college, Development Academy, professional); and
  • Maintain competitiveness and standing in Colorado, regional, and national markets.

 

Evaluate

Constant evaluation of program experience at all levels, from the players to coaches to parents which will allow us to make adjustments to increase program enjoyment.

  • Oversee objectives of player movement at the Competitive level;
  • Maintain procedures for monitoring and evaluating the progress of the Technical Development Plan;
  • Implement the Club’s coach evaluation process which includes: written assessments, interviews and feedback, specific recommendations for further development and follow-up; and
  • Implement the Club’s measurements for success for the implementation of the Technical Development Plan, including at the player and coach level.

 

POSITION MARKERS OF SUCCESS:

  • Joy in the Soccer Experience – a positive player experience is naturally different at each level of competition and age. Our goal as a club is for our players to love playing soccer and our soccer process should be consistent with this goal, which we believe is not mutually exclusive across competitive levels;
  • Retention and Satisfaction – a successful soccer process should result in improved retention across the club on an annual and longitudinal basis;
  • Playing Style – a successful soccer process should result in consistency in playing style across all levels and ages of the club, relative to the level of competition;
  • Consistency - our soccer process should result in a more consistent player experience across the club versus the existing environment where player experience can vary widely based on each individual team and coach;
  • Member Enjoyment – several factors are part of developing a club loved by its membership, consisting of players, staff, coaches, families, and partners. We believe the individual player and team experience is the single greatest factor that results in building the club our membership desires. A successful soccer process should result in an experience that engages players, staff, coaches, families, and partners as proud stakeholders of Colorado Rapids Youth Soccer Club.

 

Salary commensurate with experience, ranging from $35,000 - $45,000 with other opportunities for compensation. CRYSC is a EEO employer. To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to Aaron Smith, aaron.smith@rapidsyouthsoccer.org, with subject titled “Girls Director of Coaching”. Application will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled

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Posted: November 26, 2018

 

Title: 3-5 year old Co-Program Director

Location:  Skyline Soccer Club- Denver

Description:  This is position is located in Denver, CO and requires a flexible 40 hours per week, including nights and weekends. 

The 3U – 5U Co-Program Director will work with the other Program Director to serve our 2.5 to 5 year old Grasshopper and Munchkin Program. This program is specifically designed to introduce Skyline’s youngest players to the sport of soccer in a high-energy, fun, and imaginative environment.

The 3U – 5U Co-Program Director must be extremely organized, personable, flexible, accountable and professional. This person must have a passion for working with youth, and must feel comfortable leading and setting a strong example for large groups of players, coaches, and parents. This person will have a love of soccer, will be an extremely creative individual who is capable of thinking outside the box and passionate about service. Must be able to work independently and within a team setting.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a point of contact for Skyline’s Grasshopper and Munchkin program.
  • Communicates with coaches (paid and volunteer) regarding season information, answers coach related questions, and provides advice on team management, sessions, etc.
  • Addresses incoming inquiries and concerns via email within a 24 hour period.
  • Answer phones and return all messages within a 24 hour period.
  • Co-Manages registrations, team assignments, team rosters, and coach placements in sports registration software.
  • Oversees field operations of the Grasshopper and Munchkin program.
  • Helps recruit, train, and manage paid staff and volunteer coaches
  • Works with Program Director to address staffing issues, tax paperwork, contracts, and payments.
  • Coordinates all program logistics, i.e. equipment drop-offs and pickups for each session.
  • Assists with inventory of equipment and program uniforms.
  • Maintains a strong presence at the field to provide oversight and ensure program is operating successfully.
  • Reports any issues in a timely manner to the Executive Director.
  • Helps keep Skyline fields and office operating in a professional manner.
  • Reviews programs and gives suggestions for improvements.  Survey’s members and uses findings to improve program.  Track retention and payments for program.
  • Assist with office projects as needed.

 

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university preferred.
  • USSF National Youth License and coaching experience is preferred.
  • Must have valid driver’s license and personal insurance.
  • Advance to intermediate use of Microsoft Office
  • Use of database management software preferred
  • Customer service oriented
  • Excellent verbal, listening and written communication skills
  • Excellent written grammar and punctuation
  • Highly organized
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Ability to multitask and meet changing deadlines
  • Must be self directed and able to complete projects with limited supervision
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Must pass background check.

 

For additional information or to apply, please email shelley@skylinesoccer.org.  Or you can visit all of our job postings at www.skylinesoccer.org/soccer-jobs-2/

 

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Posted: November 9, 2018

 

Title:  Sr. MStaff Coach (Part Time)

Location:  United SC (Loveland CO)

Description & Responsibilities

 

United Soccer Club (United SC) of Loveland, CO is in need of a Sr. Staff Coach/Assistant DOC who is responsible for the leadership and training of United SC’s high school age teams (U15-U19).  Described duties and requirements include, but are not limited to:

 

  • Exemplifying a high standard of personal character, commitment, communication, and work habits;
  • Creating well-researched plans and strategies to strengthen current teams;
  • Demonstrating ability to work along with the teams' coaches and the club DOC;
  • Working with the DOC to create and maintain season and/or annual plans (if applicable);
  • Training, teaching, and providing instruction to high school players and teams;
  • Advanced level training required;
  • USSF C License or USC Advanced National Diploma or above required
  • Previous experience coaching high school age and above preferred.
  • Pass background check

 

The Sr. Staff Coach will coach an average of up to ten 1.5 hour sessions per week in the evenings and be required to attend home games on Saturdays (and occasional other days for make-up games) to advise each team's head coach. The average expected time commitment would be 24-28 hours per week. The season will run from March 4 thru end of May. Hourly pay rate starts at $25/hour.

 

Work Location:

Loveland Sports Park, 950 N. Boyd Lake Avenue, Loveland, CO 80537

This is a contract, paid (hourly) position. Coaching gear and training equipment will be provided by United SC. No other benefits, visas, travel/commute allowances, or moving expenses are available.

Send resume to:  staffing@unitedsoccerco.org

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Posted: November 9, 2018

 

 

Title:  Assistant Goal Keeping (GK) Coach

Location:  Skyline Soccer Club - Denver

 

Description: Assistant GK Coach works with our Recreational & Competitive teams in Colorado Soccer Association leagues. Asst GK Coach focuses on the development of the individual player using age appropriate training methods in conjunction with the Skyline Player Development Plan and they work closely with the Director of Goal Keeping, Director of Coaching and the Technical Director of the club. You will need to coordinate and communicate with families on a regular basis.  This is a contract, paid position for the Spring 2019 season with potential seasons beyond.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Asst. GK Coach will be asked to run and assist with multiple GK training session per week.  Some weekend coverage or training on Saturday game days as well.

  • Asst. GK Coach is expected to respond to emails from team members, team parents, opposing coaches, club Administrator, Director of Goal Keeping, Director of Coaching and Technical Director in less than 24 hours.

  • Asst. GK Coach is expected to lead and assist during the Tryout process for all Skyline Competitive teams; including duties associated with GK player placement and player evaluations.

  • Pay is commensurate with experience, licensing and team level, per season.

  • Additional work opportunities, such as camps, may be available.

 

Qualifications:

  • Must be able to pass a background check.

  • Must be willing to participate in coach education offered by the club and US Soccer.

  • Must have previous soccer playing or coaching experience.

 

For additional information or to apply, please email George Pavlantos at george@skylinesoccer.org or you can call 720.399.1643.  Please visit our site to see other soccer job opportunities at www.skylinesoccer.org/soccer-jobs-2/

 

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Posted: November 9, 2018

 

 

Title:  Team Coach

Location:  Skyline Soccer Club - Denver

 

Description: Team Coaches instruct our higher level teams in Colorado Soccer Association leagues. Focus on the development of the individual players using age appropriate training methods in conjunction with the Skyline Player Development Plan. Work closely with the Director of Coaching and Technical Director of the club. Team Coach will coordinate and communicate with families on a regular basis.  This is a contract, paid position for the Spring 2019 season with potential seasons beyond.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Team Coaches conduct 2 to 3 team training session per week (depending on the age and playing level) games on Saturdays and some Sundays.

  • Team Coaches are in charge of match management duties for each team (30 to 45 minute warm-up prior to matches, line-ups, substitutions, match tactics, etc.)

  • Team Coaches are expected to respond to emails from team members, team parents, opposing coaches, club Administrator, Director of Coaching and Technical Director in less than 24 hours.

  • Team Coaches will manage and support team participating in appropriate tournaments and off-season training.

  • Team Coaches are expected to lead their respective teams in the tryout process for all Skyline Competitive teams including duties associated with player placement.

  • Team Coaches are expected to attend and assist in the tryout process for all Skyline Competitive teams.  Team coaches will also conduct player evaluations and hold team meetings.

  • Pay is commensurate with experience, licensing and team level, per season.

  • Additional work opportunities, such as camps, may be available.

 

Qualifications:

  • Must be able to pass a background check

  • Must be willing to participate in coach education offered by the club and by US Soccer.

  • Must have previous soccer playing or coaching experience.

 

For additional information or to apply, please email George Pavlantos at george@skylinesoccer.org or you can call 720.399.1643.  Please visit our site to see other soccer job opportunities at www.skylinesoccer.org/soccer-jobs-2/

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Updated:  November 16, 2018

Title:  Director of Coaching

Location:  Montrose Soccer Club 

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

COACHING DEVELOPMENT AND EDUCATION

  • Serve as technical advisor all Club coaches.
    • Train designated coaches in coaching philosophy and methodology according to age level assignments.
    • Guide and monitor all coaches as to age appropriate coaching methods and practice sessions.
    • Serve as the final technical level authority regarding the development of players.
  • Review, update and implement coaching education programs to meet the needs of programs within Montrose.  This may include encouraging coaches to attend established courses and/or helping to facilitate hosting those courses in Montrose.
  • Develop added material (teaching and training aids), which help coaches at various levels within the club.
  • Select, train and mentor club coaches
  • Maintain an updated list of coaches with their qualifications and risk management information.
  • Observe and evaluate coaches as they coach and run training sessions. 
  • Serve as back-up coach for home games if a coach is unavailable.
  • Develop, implement, review and recommend for purchase materials for a soccer library, available to all registered coaches within the club to be provided online or in coach books.  To review all material, i.e. films, videos, books, manuals, flyers, hand-outs etc. to be distributed and/or utilized by coaches.
  • Determine appropriate coaching material for inclusion on Club website.

 

PLAYER DEVELOPMENT AND EDUCATION

  • Responsible for developing age group appropriate player development program; scheduling, staffing, and administering player development clinics that would be held throughout the year.
  • Develop curriculums for training programs and clinics based upon the age and ability of the participants.
  • Develop skills/merit award programs and other player activities.
  • Work towards the formation of a club recreational camp or program to introduce Montrose Recreation District players to the Club.

                                                                                                                     

COMPETITIVE PROGRAM

  • Select and appoint the coaching staff for both boys and girls, subject to approval of the Board of Directors. 
  • Prepare suggested criteria and procedures for player placement in conjunction with selected coaches.  
  • Develop a yearly program calendar for the club.
  • Specify equipment that is age group specific.

 

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES AND OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist in the formulation of an annual budget for coaching and player programs.
  • Prepare quarterly reports of accomplishments and activities to be presented at the Board meetings.
  • Develop long term goals and submit them to the Board annually.  Include the numbers of anticipated participants as well as a plan for courses to be held during a calendar year.
  • Attend and participate at club board meetings and AGM’s when requested. 
  • Maintain records of courses and clinics, including list of attendees, financial expenditures, etc.
  • Assist in creation of informational media for coaching and player development programs. 
  • With prior approval by the President, attend the following types of functions:
  • Appropriate coaching seminars/symposia/workshops
  • Appropriate coaching schools to maintain a current license / earn continuing education hours to retain an active license status.
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Candidate Requirements:

  • USSF Grassroots 11 v 11 or United Soccer Coaches 11 v 11 license (or their equivalent) required.
  • Demonstrated ability to instruct in soccer, as this person’s responsibility is to educate players, coaches, parents and the public.
  • Demonstrated broad and diverse coaching ability at all ages and levels of play.
  • Playing experience at a competent level of play is preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate players, coaches, parents and volunteers.

 

Interested applicants should contact:

Jason Ulman

President

Montrose Soccer Club 

ullmannjt@gmail.com 

                                                                                                                                   

 
Updated:  November 9, 2018
 

Title: Staff Coach

 

Location: Grand Junction Fire FC

 

Coaching Duties:

  • 8 training sessions a week and games on the weekend during the fall and spring (fall August 1 – November 1 and spring Mid-Feb – Mid- June). Person would coach 2 teams and then train and oversee the training of 2 teams.

  • PDP on Friday nights as well.

  • Winter training 2-3 times per week and the possibility of attending tournaments outside of the state. Would also work at the futsal league in the winter.

  • Summer – work club camps, club 3v3 league, tryouts.

 

Office Duties –

  • You would be expected to manage your teams and communicate with the head coach of the teams you train.

  • Managing your team could be done without being in the club office and you would probably spend 1 hour or so on this per day.

  • You will be asked to work in the office and duties will include:

    • Background checks on coaches

    • Building recreation teams

    • contacting volunteer coaches for recreation teams

    • Setting up programs on our website/registration system

    • Managing face book account and website.

    • Customer service and public relations.

    • Helping in all facets of our club tournaments

      • Recruiting teams

      • Building schedules

      • Finding sponsors

      • Finding volunteers

    • Managing programs in the club

      • College Advisory Program – helping kids and parents to understand the college search/recruiting process.

        • Helping in all facets including marketing themselves, writing emails, writing cover letters and resumes, contacting coaches, etc.

    • Managing mentorship program with young club coaches.

      • Teaching them how to communicate with parents and players.

      • Running training sessions for them.

      • Helping them with problems that arise on the team

  • Being available in the office for parents with questions or concerns about programs, teams, etc.

 

Requirements –

  • Minimum USSF C, FA 2 or equivalent.

  • Bachelors Degree.

  • College playing experience or comparable (European apprenticeship program or 15 years experience).

  • Desire to continue your coaching education, which the club would like to assist you with financially.

  • A genuine desire to make a positive difference in the lives of kids and to improve the level of play in our club and state.

  • Four year bachelors’ degree.

 

 

Interested applicants should contact Shaun Howe at shaun@gjsoccer.org. Please include your soccer resume. You can also give me a call at 970-589-1401 to discuss further.

                                                                                                                                   

Updated:  November 9, 2018

 

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. 

 

Required Qualifications: 
USSF “F” License (or equivalent) 
Completed background check
Previous soccer coaching experience

 

Additional information:

To Apply Contact:

   Mark Harrison
   Director of Coaching
   720-876-2237
   mark@trebolsoccer.org

 

                                                                                                                                   

 
 
 
 

 

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