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Player Operations: Athletic Trainer/Physical Therapy/Doctor
Massage Therapist - Soccer Operations - Chicago Fire Soccer Club (Bridgeview, IL)

Purpose:  To improve the overall treatment and care of our athletes and club by improving operational efficiency and creating greater personal attention. (Must have Professional or College Sport Experience.)

Massage:

1.    Create individualized soft tissue treatments utilizing a multitude of modalities for optimal performance, efficient recovery, and timely return from injury

2.    Effectively manage and communicate a constantly evolving massage schedule

3.    Clear and rapid communication regarding treatment findings with medical and technical staff

4.    Provide house calls when appropriate/necessary

5.    Maintain active involvement with daily medical staff meetings

6.    Stay current with research on soft tissue techniques and recovery modalities

Assist Sports Medicine Staff:

1.    Assist with treatment modalities when needed/appropriate

2.    Administer water, OTG, and/or electrolyte drinks during training and matches

3.    Prep the training room before halftime with hydration equipment, ice towels, heat packs, and anything else necessary for all home and away matches

4.    Locker room liaison for all needs during home and away matches

Assist Equipment staff:

1.    Load and unload bus for all away trips

2.    Day of game preparations on the field and in the locker room

3.    Daily training preparations on the field and in the locker room

4.    Stock/manage supplies

Assist fitness staff:

1.    Prep recovery shakes for post training and post match

2.    Prep post training nutrition

3.    Collaborate on optimal recovery strategies

Assist admin/operations staff

1.    Away game logistics for transportation, accommodation, and player needs

2.    Manage trialists (documentation, travel, housing, etc)

3.    Assist with new player acclimation

4.    Create and manage an all-time player database

Off season:

1.    Continue treatment with the players until they are fully dismissed?

2.    Continue treatment with the players actively involved in rehab and recovery/return to play strategies?3.    Continue treatment with the players that are still around the Chicago Area during the off season?

4.    Collaboration with the sports medicine staff and strength staff for injury prevention strategies, off season training program, recovery and nutrition?

5.    Planning along with the sports medicine staff for preseason proceedings in a multidisciplinary environment

?6.  Continued education participation along with the sports medicine staff?

7.   Preparation as part of the sports medicine staff for the combine and the MLS medical symposium

?8.   Front office wellness day (with the plan to schedule quarterly pending full time employment) 

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have experience in Professional or Collegiate Sports?


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Player Operations: Media/Video Production
Motion Graphics & Animations Design Coordinator - FC Dallas, Toyota Stadium (Frisco, TX)

The Motion Graphics & Animation Design Coordinator will assist the FC Dallas Multimedia Team in the creation of motion graphic and animated content for FC Dallas, concerts and events put on by Toyota Stadium, Toyota Soccer Complex and MoneyGram Park properties. The Motion Graphics & Animation Design Coordinator is responsible for supporting and helping shape the Multimedia Department’s development of a variety of projects including but not limited to: the creative design and production of advanced still and motion graphics, 2D and 3D animation for FC Dallas gameday in-stadium/in-market programming, LED board content, television promos/commercials, online and social media motion graphic and animated content.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Primary responsibility for creating video graphics and animations for FC Dallas broadcast, game presentation, online and social projects.
  • Works with Sr. Director of Marketing and Multimedia Team to deliver timely, high quality designs that meet business objectives within ongoing tight deadlines.
  • Responsible for developing team members’ artistic vision and ability to generate effective content with Photoshop, After Effects, Cinema4D and other motion graphics tools.
  • Work with the FC Dallas Creative Services group on the development of club visual branding looks and style guides. Translate applicable print marketing, advertising and branding designs to video graphics and animation.
  • Contribute to best-in-class creative video services and entertainment team that works with a sense of urgency and sets standards for creative vision, efficiency, that meet deadlines and achieves business goals.
  • Coordinate and art direct efforts by outside animation vendors providing content for video production, sponsor branding, LED boards, social media and other channels.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Highly creative, professional, consistent look and execution of all motion graphics and animations.
  • Ongoing development of enhanced creative that meets/exceeds business and messaging objectives within established timelines and budget.
  • Internal satisfaction among client departments (marketing, ticketing, corporate sales, others)
  • Close collaboration with all members of the video production team, especially the Videographer, Video Editors, Digital Content Team as well as the artists of the Creative Services group.

Strong abilities on Adobe Photoshop, Adobe AfterEffects, Cinema 4D and other tools required to create professional still graphics, mattes, keys, composites and 2D/3D graphics.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Yes/No: I have 1-3 years of video production experience?
2. Yes/No: I am proficient in Adobe Creative Studio?
3. Yes/No: I am proficient in Cinema 4D?
4. Yes/No: I can work a flexible schedule to include nights, weekends and holidays?
5. Yes/No: In the last seven years, have you been convicted of a major crime other than a minor traffic violation? If yes, please explain. (Will not necessarily disqualify you for a position)
6. Yes/No: I have previous experience in the sports industry?
7. Please provide the link to your online portfolio MANDATORY


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Player Operations: Media/Video Production
Multimedia Coordinator - FC Dallas, Toyota Stadium (Frisco, TX)

The Multimedia Coordinator will assist the FC Dallas Sr. Multimedia ManagerMultimedia Team in the creation of content for FC Dallas, concerts and events put on by Toyota Stadium, Toyota Soccer Complex and MoneyGram Park properties. The videographer/editor is responsible for supporting and helping shape the video development of verity of advertising projects (both traditional and non-traditional media). This videographer/editor will also be responsible for capturing and producing videos for other internal FC Dallas departments, including but not limited to: Partnership Marketing, Ticket Sales, FC Dallas First Team and FC DallasD  Youth/Academy System.

  • Conceptualize, capture and execute multimedia projects for online, broadcast, social media, game/in-stadium presentation and more. Work with team stakeholders to design and launch new video features, including editorial, commercial/promotional and competition.
  • Support the production of all visual/video content of FC Dallas' suite of digital properties, including   FCDallas.com, ToyotaStadiumDallas.com, FCDallasYouth.com and applicable social media (YouTube, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook Video/Live)
  • Understand brand and the importance of brand standards, and be able to apply such standards to all formats when necessary.
  • Manage multiple projects from concept through completion, ensuring quality control.

SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Video Production, Communications or equivalent experience.
  • Accessible online portfolio MANDATORY.
  • 1-3 years video production experience.
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, including Premiere, After Effects, Audition, Photoshop and Illustrator.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to promote and sell concept.
  • Ability to work as part of a team in a multi-media driven creative environment.
  • Exceptional filming and editing skills. 
  • Ability to work well with others including senior management.
  • Comfort in-front of camera a plus
  • Ability to lift/carry 6-25 lbs.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Yes/No: I have 1-3 years video production experience
2. Yes/No: I am proficient in Adobe Creative Studio?
3. Yes/No: I have previous experience in the sports industry?
4. Yes/No: I am knowledgeable of Soccer/FC DALLAS/MLS
5. Yes/No: I can work a flexible schedule to include nights, weekends and holidays?
6. Yes/No: In the last seven years, have you been convicted of a major crime other than a minor traffic violation? If yes, please explain. (Will not necessarily disqualify you for a position)
7. Please provide the link to your online portfolio.


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Player Operations: Official
Coordinator, Player Competition - Major League Soccer (New York, NY)

http://careers-mlssoccer.icims.com/jobs/1270/coordinator%2c-player-competition/job?mode=view


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Player Operations: Coach
Lead Coach - Minnesota United FC (Golden Valley, MN)

The Lead Coach will help run the Minnesota United FC Camps and training sessions around the Twin Cities metro.  This flexible, part time, seasonal position reports to the Director of Camps & Youth Development.Please note that this is a part time, seasonal position working with youth camps only.  It is not a position working with the professional players or the academy.

Responsibilities:

  • Coach camp and training session attendees as age-appropriate.
  • Run drills and scrimmages.
  • Ensure skills are learned while having fun.
  • Give individual player feedback and advice.
  • Assist Director of Camps & Youth Development with curriculum development.

Requirements:

  • 21 years of age or older with access to reliable transportation (not all locations are accessible via public transit)
  • USSF D license or NSCAA equivalent
  • Ability to work with all ages and skill levels
  • Playing experience (college or professional)
  • Able to work evenings and weekends
  • Valid driver's license
  • Able to pass a background check
  • USSF C license or NSCAA equivalent preferred
  • Professional playing experience preferred

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Please confirm that you understand that this is a part time, seasonal, contract position working with youth camps only.
2. What licenses do you hold?
3. What playing experience do you have?


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Player Operations: Coach
Junior Coach - Minnesota United FC (Golden Valley, MN)

The Junior Coach will help run the Minnesota United FC Camps and training sessions around the Twin Cities metro.  This flexible, part time, seasonal position reports to the Lead Coach at each camp and training session, as well as the Director of Camps & Youth Development. Please note that this is a part time, contract, seasonal position working with youth camps only.  It is not a position working with the professional players or the Academy.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Lead Coach in coaching camp and training session attendees as age-appropriate.
  • Run drills and scrimmages.
  • Ensure skills are learned while having fun.
  • Give individual player feedback and advice.

Requirements:

  • 18 years of age or older with access to reliable transportation (not all locations are accessible via public transit)
  • Ability to work with ages 3-14
  • Playing experience (high school and above)
  • Able to work evenings and weekends
  • Valid driver's license
  • Able to pass a background check
  • Playing experience (college or professional) preferred

Your resume will be carefully reviewed and we will contact you should your skills and experience match our requirements.  If you are considered for an interview, we will call you directly to schedule the first meeting.  Due to the high volume of resumes we receive, we are unable to guarantee a response to all applicants.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Please confirm that you understand that this is a part time, seasonal, contract position working with youth camps only.
2. What licenses do you hold?
3. What playing experience do you have?


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Player Operations: Player Personnel/Scout
Team Video Coordinator - New England Revolution (Foxboro, MA)

If interested, please apply on our website: http://www.thekraftgroup.com/careers/

Position Summary:

The New England Revolution is seeking a Team Video Coordinator. Reporting to the Head Analyst, the successful candidate will work with the coaching staff to aid in opposition analysis, player scouting, and other soccer related projects.

Responsibilities:

  1. Support the Head Analyst's data based projects with video
  2. Record and clip daily training for analysis
  3. Tag and organize video clips appropriately for convenient analysis
  4. Work with the coaching staff to develop a video workflow for opposition analysis and team/individual reflection
  5. Occasional travel may be required
  6. Special projects as business dictates.

Qualifications

  • Comfortable with photography/camcorder with prior recording experience
  • Comfortable with different compressions and export settings
  • Understands video editing workflow (ingestion, editing, exporting)
  • Experience with video editing software (FinalCut 10, Adobe Premier, Avid, or SportsCode) preferred
  • Experience with Coach Paint preferred
  • Experience playing or coaching soccer preferred
  • Coaching license preferred
  • Solid tactical understanding of soccer

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Disability/Vets 


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Player Operations: Coach
Youth Coach (Part-Time) - New York City FC (New York, NY)

JOB TITLE: Youth Coach (Part Time)

DEPARTMENT: Youth Programs

REPORTING TO: Manager, Youth Programs

LOCATION: New York, NY

NEW YORK CITY FOOTBALL CLUB OVERVIEW:

As the 20th member of Major League Soccer, NYCFC strives to be the new benchmark for professional soccer in the United States. Looking to build on the successes of the 2016 campaign, NYCFC will kick off the third season in club history in 2017 at Yankee Stadium.

POSITION OVERVIEW:

New York City Football Club are looking to hire part time, qualified and experienced youth soccer coaches for the New York City Football Club Youth Programs. Coaches will be providing youth soccer training for players of different ages and playing abilities within camps, clinics, teams, clubs and leagues throughout the Tri-State Area.

PRIMARY DUTIES:

Provide youth soccer coaching and program administration for youth teams, clubs and in house camps and clinics

REQUIREMENTS/CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Coaching qualifications (USSF/NCSAA or foreign equivalent)
  • Coaching Experience in local youth soccer programs
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays, if necessary
  • Strong work ethic, team-oriented attitude, and enthusiasm about contributing to the success of the department and club
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication, organization, and computer skills
  • Age 18 or over
  • Valid Drivers’ license and access to your own vehicle 

Compensation is commensurate with experience and coaching qualification


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Player Operations: Coach
Youth Training Programs Coach - Red Bull New York (Harrison, NJ)

COMPANY INFORMATION

The New York Red Bulls are one of 20 teams in Major League Soccer (MLS). They are one of the ten charter clubs of MLS, having competed in the league since its founding in 1996.   They currently play their home matches at Red Bull Arena (RBA) in Harrison, New Jersey. RBA, a state-of-the-art 25,000-seat stadium, is widely regarded as the top soccer-specific stadium in North America. The club is owned by the Austrian beverage company Red Bull for which the team is named. The first team features 2015 Goalkeeper of the Year Luis Robles, 2014 MLS Golden Boot Winner Bradley Wright-Phillips, U.S. international Sacha Kljestan, and several players with USMNT experience.  The New York Red Bulls offer one of the nation's premier youth soccer development programs, from local soccer partnerships across New York and New Jersey to Regional Development Schools and the Red Bulls Academy teams. 

POSITION SUMMARY

The New York Red Bulls Youth Training Programs are currently looking to add experienced coaches to our player development staff. Positions are available within the following areas:

·         Community programs

·         Travel programs

·         Regional Development School (RDS)

Part-time positions are available in both NJ and NY including Westchester, NYC and Long Island. Coaches are eligible to receive up to a maximum of $1000 for out of state travel relocation expenses.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Required to perform the job)

·         Required to be available five (5) afternoons/evenings per week plus weekends.

·         Required to be available Tuesday and Thursday mornings for staff training workshops

·         Working hours will be approximately 20 to 30 hours per week, over an eight to nine month period. A full availability coach typically works 6-7 days per week from March – November. This included coaching, administration duties and educational workshop attendance.

·         A coach’s working week is comprised of on field coaching hours, administration duties and attendance at mandatory staff training workshops in the spring and fall seasons. Both elements are paid at an hourly rate.

·         Employment typically begins mid to late March and runs through to late November or August and runs through to late November. The exact start and end dates are based upon the needs of each youth partner club.

·         Coaches who commit to a full availability employment contract also receive preferential assignments to double camp programs (30 hours per week) plus Residential camps. Additionally, coaches will also receive priority in scheduling of winter hours.

·         Coach is guaranteed a minimum of 180 coaching hours in the spring and fall season plus a minimum of one (1) 15 hour camp per week of the summer.

·         Coaches who commit to a full availability employment contract also receive preferential assignments to double camp programs (30 hours per week) plus Residential camps. Additionally, coaches will also receive priority in scheduling of winter hours.

·         Required to attend a mandatory paid pre-season orientation event

SPECIFIC JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Candidates must also hold a valid driving license and have their own vehicle for transportation

Candidates must have a clean criminal record
Must have 3 years previous coaching experience
Hold a recognized coaching qualification
Be over the age of 18

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum of a USSF D license (2015+ USSF E license) or NSCAA National Diploma

International licenses are accepted including but not limited to a minimum of a FA Level 1

Applications will only be reviewed through the Red Bull online system, APPLY HERE:

http://www.rbnytraining.com/user-pages/public/recruits/

 

Due to the cyclical nature of the entertainment industry, the employee may be required to work varying

Schedules to reflect the business needs of the company.

Red Bull New York is an equal opportunity employer and we will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality or any other classification protected by law.


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Player Operations: Coach
Youth Soccer Coach - Sporting Kansas City (Kansas City, MO)

POSITION SUMMARY

Sporting Kansas City Youth Soccer Group are currently looking to add experienced coaches to our youth player development programs. Positions are available within our elite-level supplemental training program, developmental program and Soccer Camps (Spring Break, Summer Vacation and Winter Break).   www.sportingkc.com/youthprograms

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Coach training session/camp attendees as age/level-appropriate
  • Run and implement individual skills exercises into small-sided scrimmages
  • Ensure skills are learned while having fun
  • Give individual player feedback and advice during the session and after as needed
  • Assist the Director of Coaching with curriculum development
  • Will be required to be capable of implementing curriculum in training session on their own with no supervision

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • Strong organizational, communications and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to  organize work effectively, conceptualize and prioritize objectives and exercise. independent judgment based on an understanding of organizational policies and activities.
  • Desire to work with all ages and skill levels.
  • Strong work ethic, team-oriented attitude and enthusiasm about contributing to the success of the department and club.
  • Ability to speak English clearly.
  • Ability to pass a background check.
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • 21 years of age or older with access to reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license.
  • Coaching qualifications (USSF/NCSSA or foreign equivalent).
  • Collegiate playing/coaching or club coaching experience preferred but not required.
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Calendar.

PHYSICAL ABILITIES

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

  • Required to sit, stand and walk.
  • Use hands to finger, hand or feel objects, tools or controls.
  • Frequent stooping, bending, pulling and pushing.
  • Reach with hands and arms.
  • Required to talk and hear consistently.
  • Ability to occasionally lift, carry and/or drag up to 50 pounds if necessary.
  • Specific vision abilities required by the role include the ability to distinguish the nature of objects by using the eye.
  • Ability to work non-traditional hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays as necessary.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have access to reliable transportation?
2. Do you have previous coaching experience?


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Player Operations: Coach
Sporting Stripes Coach - Sporting Kansas City (Kansas City, MO)

POSITION SUMMARY

Coaches for Sporting Stripes are responsible for expanding the early childhood soccer program by leading and assisting in sessions based on the Sporting Stripes curriculum.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Lead in cooperation with the overall strategy and philosophy of play for children ages two to five years old, typically in groups of 10 to 15 children per class.
  • Ensure proper instruction for children based on their specific program, such as Parent-Child Programs (ages 2-3), Beginner Programs (ages 3-4), and Advanced Programs (ages 4-5).
  • Lead and assist with 50-minute training sessions on Saturday mornings that are both fun and engaging.
  • Take a child-centered approach in coaching children how to enjoy the game of soccer at its earliest foundation.
  • Lead training activities including exercises, team tactics and individual training.
  • Emphasize and promote the importance of active and healthy lifestyles.
  • Encourage, by example and through instruction, sportsmanlike conduct in all phases of athletic participation.
  • Nurture individual and team play based on the Sporting Stripes curriculum and model of play.
  • Oversee all equipment inventory, care and systematic return at the finish of classes.
  • Maintain professional relationships with parents, instructors, players and sponsors.
  • Represent Sporting Kansas City and its related affiliates in a professional manner at all times.
  • Perform other related tasks as assigned.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • Strong organizational, communications and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to  organize work effectively, conceptualize and prioritize objectives and exercise independent judgment based on an understanding of organizational policies and activities.
  • Passionate about the game of soccer.
  • Knowledge of coaching techniques.
  • Positive attitude.
  • Patience.
  • Excellent leadership skills.
  • Outgoing, energetic and enthusiastic.
  • Creativity in regards to training sessions by keeping children and players engaged and eager to play.
  • Practice and promote a healthy lifestyle.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Student or graduate of Early Childhood Education preferred.
  • Passion and commitment to child and athlete development.
  • Proven effective leadership, communication and coaching skills, prior experience with early childhood coaching and/or teaching preferred.
  • Possess the knowledge and experience gained from playing soccer or working in early childhood.
  • Proven record in following curriculums and directives.

PHYSICAL ABILITIES

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

  • Required to sit, stand, walk and run.
  • Use hands to finger, hand or feel objects, tools or controls.
  • Frequent stooping, diving, bending, pulling and pushing.
  • Reach with hands and arms.
  • Required to talk and hear consistently.
  • Ability to occasionally lift, carry and/or drag approximately fifty (50) pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by the role include the ability to distinguish the nature of objects by using the eye.
  • Role will be performed both indoors and outdoors in various weather conditions, including exposure to the sun and heat.
  • Ability to work at one or more of the following locations:  The Soccer Lot, Roeland Park Sports Dome and Dream Kicks.

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