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Posted: May 7, 2019

 

Title: SOUTH 15U-19U GIRLS DIRECTOR OF COACHING                               

Location: Colorado Rapids Youth Soccer Club 111 Havana St, Suite #120 Aurora, CO 80010

 

Vision:  Provide executive level soccer leadership to the Colorado Rapids Youth Soccer Club (CRYSC), helping to foster growth of staff, coaches, players and parents.

 

MAJOR OBJECTIVES:

  1. Communication - Develop and maintain consistent communication processes based on expectations outlined by the Technical Director with all South 15U-19U Girls players, staff coaches and parents, establishing relationships and trust at all levels of the game;

  2. Apply the Rapids Way - Implement the technical portion of the South 15U-19U Girls Program within the parameters of the CRYSC system;

  3. Teach - Facilitate a positive, learner-centered environment focused on the holistic long-term development of each individual player;

  4. Games - Represent the Club and South 15U-19U Girls Program with professionalism, positive demeanor and respect. Model appropriate game-day behaviors by encouraging age-appropriate competition while also fostering a fun and safe learning environment for all children, coaches, parents and referees;

  5. Coach Education – Implement appropriate education opportunities for staff coaches; identify, hire, retain and lead additional technical staff, including support staff and team coaches; organize and evaluate age-appropriate coaching clinics; actively pursue personal education in order to maintain the highest standards of education

  6. Culture/Leader – Serve as the key leader in exemplifying and upholding the standards and culture of the 15U-19U South Girls Program that results in a memorable player experience on and off the field.
    Architecture - Architect and design pathways and processes for coach development, mentorship, and growth, ensuring the vision for the Club’s players and coaches is aligned throughout CRYSC.

 

JOB FUNCTIONS:

Communication

  • Work with South 15U-19U Girls staff and coaches to create alignment and consistency of process across all levels of CRYSC on a day-to-day basis;
  • Create and maintain quality rapport with all coaches, players, and parents, developing trust and reliability in yourself and the Rapids brand;
  • Develop, organize, and manage communication protocol for the South 15U-19U Girls 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;
  • Ensure job descriptions and roles are clear and defined;
  • Assist in defining the standards of onboarding for coaches across the South 15U-19U Girls Program;
  • Provide support for planning a progressive approach to training and competition schedules for players in CRYSC;
  • Assist in designing programs to support the Club’s Player Development Model, which falls in line with the Club’s Technical Development Plan; and 

 

Applying the Rapids Way

  • Be a positive, patient leader implementing the technical/tactical requirements of this age group;
  • Be a reliable resource and advisor to the player placement process throughout the year, giving other coaches and directors a working knowledge of player attributes at each level;
  • Understand and implement the Rapids Style of Play and create/run challenging training sessions focused around decision making on the part of the player and most importantly, an enjoyment of the game of soccer
  • Provide age- and developmentally-appropriate curricula for teams and programs
  • Evaluate players appropriately by leading, facilitating and evaluating the player placement process in conjunction with other staff; and 

 

Teach

  • Maintain and fully implement all the education objectives set forth by the Technical Director and other Club resources;

  • Execute the mission, curriculum, and methodology of Club technology platforms;

  • Oversee, prioritize and guide the holistic development of each individual player in the program;

  • Supervise training of teams and monitor player development and coach development at each session;

  • Maintain the voice for the Rapids style of play through constant two-way communication with families and players; and

 

Lead/Evaluate

  • Practice what you preach. Exhibit the standards of excellence you expect out of your players and families;
  • Communicate clearly, effectively and often with coaches players and parents in a respectful manner;
  • Manage players, parents and coaches in the program with compassion and understanding while still maintaining high standards of professionalism;
  • 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. Development Academy, College, Professional); and
  • Maintain competitiveness and standing in Colorado, regional, and national markets.
  • Continuously evaluate each coach throughout the season to ensure maximum enjoyment and development of each player;
  • Supervise the Club’s player evaluation process which includes: written assessments, interviews/feedback, specific recommendations for further development and follow-up; and

 

Culture

  • Ensure a culture of customer service is understood and delivered, providing a standard of customer care expectation at every age and level;
  • Foster a culture of One Club mentality;
  • Act as an ambassador for CRYSC in all functions, putting forth the image of the club in a positive and inspiring way. 

 

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 consistent player experience across the entire club versus an environment where the player experience varies widely based on who the coach is of the player’s team.

  • 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. CRYSC is an EEO company. To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to Liz Grier, liz.grier@rapidsyouthsoccer.org, with subject titled "CRYSC South 15U-19U Girls DOC". Applications will be accepted through May 20th.

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Posted: April 24, 2019

 

Title: COACH on Sundays; grow into head coach with B-Elite Academy

 

Location: Our home + training turf:  Aurora Sports Park 19300 E Colfax Ave Aurora, CO

 

Description:  If you are looking to coach competitive soccer within a positive and supportive environment then B-Elite is the place for your consideration.  Respectfully, we start every coach (with or without experience) in our Sunday training program which is held on Sundays for 90 minutes at ASP.  Our "Next Level Sunday Soccer" sessions are open to kids within and outside of our academy teams and the platform we use to expose you to our soccer training methodologies.  Our directors oversee the coaching and support your knowledge, growth and comfort level as you start coaching our strategies from Spain.  Our directors are dedicated to instructing these tactics and have years of experience working at clubs such as FC Barcelona, Sant Cugat, Cerdanyola, Espanol, and Grammanet.  Once you and our directors feel it is best for you to have a team, you will grow into that holistically, confident and well prepared.  Everyone participates for a period of time in our Sunday program and we would love to invite you to come out and meet our directors and see what we are doing!  Our academy strives to compete at the highest levels in both Front Range and Champions league.  This is a great place to learn and broaden your knowledge as a coach. We have boys and girls teams from 2011-2003/HS level and on Sundays the age ranges from 3-13 generally.  Thank you for your consideration!

 

First Steps necessary:  inside our Sunday training program

  • Be timely and show your dedication through participation on Sundays
  • Have a positive learning attitude
  • Be able to be supportive and work well with children of ages ranging from 6-16.  
  • Be passionate for soccer, preferably with experience as a player.
  • Wear our B-Elite soccer academy coach Under Armour coach clothing, which is provided.
  • You must pass a background check prior to having your own group on Sundays.
  • Pay is 30.00 for a 90 minute session each week.  Contract position.

 

Next Steps:  Expectations/details once you have your team with B-Elite Academy.

Once you have your own team:

  • Complete our Concussion Awareness course.
  • Coaches are paid 350/400 monthly for 1 team.
  • Your team will practice August-May with 4-5 tournaments and league play during Spring/Fall through CSA sanctioned games.
  • You must be willing to work one on one with our directors with coach training meetings periodically.  
  • Be able to work/coach with assistance and support from our directors at ASP.  Our club trains together with our directors each night.  Age groups: U10 and younger T/FR, older groups either MWTH, TWTH, etc etc.  
  • Some opportunities may be available in the summers
  • You often may have a director support you at your games to assess how the kids are improving in a game setting and training needs of your particular group.  

(If you have GK experience there may be opportunities to work with Carles Gil, director of GK and Total Goalie 360 for non-academy kids. Email:  carles.gil@belitesoccer.com for inquiries.)

 

For additional information or inquiring to schedule please email infodenver@belitesoccer.com or text 970-309-0921 to schedule a time to chat!  Please note that this is a rolling application process.

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Posted: April 24, 2019

 

Title:  Team Coach

Location:  Wheat Ridge Avalanche Soccer 

 

Description: Team Coach to handle training and player development for state league and competitive teams.  The coaching programs are centered on basic athletic training, technical development of players and teaching the game of soccer to players on an age appropriate level.  Coaching assistance is provided through the Director of Coaching of the club. Teams have designated volunteer managers who work closely with the team coach to communicate, organize and facilitate team events including training sessions and game schedules.  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 lead and manage weekly matches (including 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 and Director of Coaching promptly.

 

  • Team Coaches will manage and support team participating in appropriate tournaments and off-season trainings as selected and determined by the team coach.

 

  • Team Coaches will lead their respective team tryouts in May and assist with player placement on teams.

 

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

 

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

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Must pass a background check.

 

  • Must complete online tutorial on Concussion Awareness and SafeSport protocol

 

  • 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 Aldo DelPiccolo at aldo.dp@msn.com or call at 303-915-7257. 

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Updated: April 30, 2019

 

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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