The following employment opportunities are available in the US Youth Soccer Region I Area:
| Job Title:|| Director of Coaching|
| Club/Organization:|| Maryland State Youth Soccer Association|
| State Association:|| Maryland State Youth Soccer Association|
| Job Description|
Coaching Development and Education
- Develop, review, administer and implement state coaching courses to meet
the needs of programs within MSYSA consistent with the philosophies and intent
of U.S. Soccer and US Youth Soccer
- Develop added material (teaching and training aids) for instructors and
candidates attending MSYSA coaching courses
- Recruit, select, assign, observe, develop, train, evaluate and mentor
qualified staff instructors for coaching education courses with recruitment
coming from USSF and US Youth licensed coaches
- Adhere to the National criteria for the successful completion of all
courses offered by MSYSA
- Promote attendance, advertise, and coordinate all state level coaching
courses as the chief coordinator and licensing agent of the state level
coaching program as per guidelines from USSF and US Youth Soccer. Meet with clubs and leagues and use
electronic and social media to help promote these courses
- At a minimum of every two years, promote and arrange at least one USSF
“C” course and one USSF “Y” course
- Conduct, as the lead
instructor, at least 2 “E” courses and 2 “D” courses in a seasonal year
- Serve as backup instructor for coaching courses if assigned instructor is
- Maintain a list of staff instructors and their qualifications, records of
courses and clinics and database of all licensed coaches in the state of
- Work with the MSYSA office staff to manage and maintain a calendar of
events and prepare licenses for distribution to qualifying coaches upon
- Develop and manage budget
- Attend and participate in Regional and National meetings
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|Contact:||Interested candidates should submit their resume and five references to
Marie Langford, MSYSA Executive Director |
|Deadline:||Review of qualified applicants will begin immediately and remain open
until December 22, 2013.
| Job Title:|| Director of Coaching|
| Club/Organization:|| Downtown United Soccer Club (New York)|
| State Association:|| Eastern New York|
| Job Description:||In a leadership position, the DOC will be required to identify and recruit new coaches, review and approve coaching assignments, and coordinate coaching development. The DOC will and oversee and supervise all player development initiatives including organizing and supervising travel tryouts, approving team league and tournament selections and developing opportunities for our most talented players. The DOC will be the lead soccer face of the Club in the soccer and local communities and to the parents of our players. The DOC will report to our General Manager, work with Technical, Academy and Recreational Directors and attend all regularly scheduled Board meetings
The specific responsibilities of the DOC will include the following but not be limited to:
Protect and Preserve the DUSC Culture – Developing and maintaining a positive environment for coaches and players to succeed, reflective of DUSC ideals and values. The ‘DUSC way’
Style of play – Instilling a consistent playing philosophy throughout the club.
Staff recruitment and assignment – Identifying coaches with special talents /or coaches who can help DUSC in specific areas.
Staff Development - Creating depth and “upward mobility” for coaching staff, reflective of an environment where coaches are challenged, developed, and recognized for their abilities.
Player development – Promoting an environment where players can maximize their long term potential on and off the field, retaining our best players as long as possible and identifying opportunities for them to play at higher levels.
College placement - Working closely with players and families on college recruiting process. Acting as liaison with college coaches, players and families.
Communication – Managing communication of all soccer related content the with players, coaches, directors and parents
Applicants must apply by submitting a letter of application, resume, coaching philosophy, and 3 references electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org. No hard copy documents will be accepted.
To receive full consideration, candidates must submit all required initial documents plus any additional requested documents electronically by May 1, 2013.
|Additional Info:||Position Description (.pdf) Position Requirements (.pdf)|
| Job Title:|| Executive Director|
| Club/Organization:|| Virginia Youth Soccer Association|
| State Association:|| Virginia Youth Soccer Association|
| Job Description:|
The Virginia Youth Soccer Association (VYSA) seeks an Executive Director (ED) to manage its programs and activities, to lead its staff at the state office near historic Fredricksburg and to oversee its new field complex in dynamic Spotsylvania County.
As Virginia's affiliate state association with US Youth Soccer, VYSA is a growing vibrant youth soccer organization serving more than 140,000 boys and girls through its member clubs and leagues. With an annual budget in excess of $3 million, VYSA manages a variety of state programs for its members, including the Olympic Development Program, State Cup, Presidents Cup, Coaching Education, Tournaments, Risk Management and an annual Convention.
In this newly created position as the professional head of VYSA, the ED will implement the vision and mission established by VYSA’s Board of Directors, and will be responsible for the execution of VYSA’s many programs utilizing a cost-effective combination of paid staff and volunteers.
The responsibilities of the ED will include the following:
- Sound financial administration of VYSA, including implementation of accounting policies, financial controls and risk management procedures,
- Supervision of VYSA’s administrative and managerial employees,
- Provision of administrative support to VYSA’s technical employees, such as the Technical Director,
- Strengthening communications between VYSA and its various constituencies and stakeholders, and marketing VYSA to the community,
- Developing a plan for the development and management of VYSA’s field complex,
- Upgrading and improving VYSA’s player registration system,
- Negotiation of contracts with vendors and suppliers,
- Managing public and community relations.
The preferred candidate will have a college degree, ideally with post-college training and experience in management, business, accounting and/or finance. This person should be highly self-motivated and able to motivate others. Prior experience running a youth soccer organization or a sports complex is a plus. This person must have strong leadership skills, administrative skills, and computer knowledge, including Word, Excel, Quick Books, Powerpoint, and website experience, including use of online technologies. The Executive Director must be willing to work non-traditional hours and have the ability to manage people in a volunteer work environment. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Those interested in the Executive Director position should forward resumes to the search committee chair, Ken Bass, at: email@example.com. Applications should be submitted in a Word or .PDF format and include a C.V., cover letter and recommendations.
| Deadline:||until position filled|