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Current available jobs in Player Operations:


» Little Sparks Coach - Soccer In The Community (SITC) - Chicago Fire Soccer Club (Bridgeview, IL)
» Summer Camp Coach - Soccer In The Community (SITC) - Chicago Fire Soccer Club (Bridgeview, IL)
» Camp Coach - Columbus Crew SC (Columbus, OH)
» International Scout - Columbus Crew SC (Columbus, OH)
» Lead Coach - Minnesota United FC (Golden Valley, MN)
» Junior Coach - Minnesota United FC (Golden Valley, MN)
» Academy Coach - New England Revolution (Foxboro, MA)
» U15 Academy Head Coach - New York City FC (Purchase, NY)
» U13 Academy Head Coach - New York City FC (Purchase, NY)
» Coach Education Manager - New York Red Bulls (Harrison, NJ)
» Massage Therapist - New York Red Bulls (Harrison, NJ)
» Athletic Trainer-RBNY II - New York Red Bulls (Harrison, NJ)
» Performance Analyst - NYRB II (Whippany, NJ)
» Youth Soccer Camp Coach - Seattle Sounders FC (Seattle, WA)
» Youth Camp Site Technical Director - Seattle Sounders FC (Seattle, WA)
» Youth Soccer Coach - Sporting Kansas City (Kansas City, MO)


Player Operations: Coach
Little Sparks Coach - Soccer In The Community (SITC) - Chicago Fire Soccer Club (Bridgeview, IL)

Chicago Fire Soccer In The Community – Little Sparks Coach

Chicago Fire Soccer In The Community are looking for enthusiastic coaches to join our growing team to coach Little Sparks (2-5 year olds) and Soccer School (6-16 year olds) programming throughout Chicagoland.

As a coach for Soccer In The Community, you will be expected to deliver a fun and engaging soccer experience, represent the Chicago Fire Soccer Club in a positive and professional manner, and promote current and future programs.

Little Sparks is available to children ages 2-5 year olds so therefore the expectation is that coaches are willing and able to keep the young children engaged while introducing them to the basic components of soccer.

Chicago Fire Soccer In The Community coaches have two main responsibilities;

·       Players – Implement the Little Sparks curriculum to the high standards expected of the Chicago Fire.

·       Parents – Be able to answer questions about current and future programs.

Payment is based on experience and coaching qualifications.

As a representative of the Chicago Fire Soccer Club, all coaches are expected to deliver quality, thorough sessions on the field, while being an ambassador for the Club off the field, within the community.

Professional development and assistance in obtaining coaching licenses are available should you be successful. 

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

1. Please list any prior coaching experience or qualifications:
2. Do you have experience working with young children?


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Player Operations: Coach
Summer Camp Coach - Soccer In The Community (SITC) - Chicago Fire Soccer Club (Bridgeview, IL)

Chicago Fire Soccer In The Community – Summer Coaching Positions

Chicago Fire Soccer In The Community are looking for passionate coaches to join the team to work on the Club's camp programs across the Midwest, starting this summer. The length of the positions available range from 4 to 10 weeks, between June and August.

As a member of the Soccer In The Community coaching team, you will travel to and coach on weekly Chicago Fire Summer Camps across the Midwest, in Chicagoland, IL, WI, MI, IA, and IN.

Chicago Fire Summer Camp programs work with players of all ages and abilities, therefore the expectation is that coaches are willing and able to work with different levels of players, ages and are experienced in a variety of on/off field situations.

Chicago Fire Soccer In The Community coaches have three main responsibilities;

  • Players - Plan, deliver and review sessions which a focus on the development of each child. Creating a positive and enjoyable environment to allow players to express themselves is essential.
  • Coaches - Providing education and guidance to volunteer parent coaches to help engagement and retention. 
  • Clubs - Work with the host club to build long-term, sustainable soccer programs that benefit the local community.

Payment is based on experience and coaching qualifications.

As a representative of the Chicago Fire Soccer Club, all coaches are expected to deliver quality, thorough sessions on the field, while being an ambassador for the Club off the field, within the community.

Professional development and assistance in obtaining coaching licenses are available should you be successful.

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

1. Please list your coaching experience & qualifications:
2. How would you describe your coaching style?
3. Do you have reliable transportation?


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Player Operations: Coach
Camp Coach - Columbus Crew SC (Columbus, OH)

Columbus Crew SC Overview

Columbus Crew SC (Soccer Club) is the first club in Major League Soccer and in 2015, Crew SC was crowned MLS Eastern Conference Champions in the organization’s 20th season. Owned and operated by Precourt Sports Ventures (PSV), it won its first MLS Cup championship in 2008 and also won the 2002 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup as well as MLS Supporters’ Shield titles in 2004, 2008 and 2009. The 2017 campaign is the Black & Gold’s 19th season at historic MAPFRE Stadium -- the first soccer-specific stadium in the United States – where the club set single-season sellout records and hosted the 2015 MLS Cup. The club was purchased by PSV on July 29, 2013 as part of the privately held investment and management firm’s sports and entertainment business enterprise.

Description

Columbus Crew SC is seeking Camp Coaches for Camp programming in our Player Development Department. The Camp Coaching positions are considered independent contractors relationships and each person will have specific camps and training sessions to run around the Greater Columbus area.

The opportunities are based in Columbus, Ohio and report to the Camp Coordinator, Player Development. Please note this is a seasonal opportunity working with youth camps only. It does not involve working with professional players.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Run camp and training sessions for attendees as age-appropriate, including ages 3-14
  • Lead training programs and camps that focus on individual technique
  • Increase skill level of participants in an engaging and effective manner
  • Offer individual player feedback and coaching

Required skills, experience & abilities

  • Minimum of USSF “E” License
  • Minimum of 2 years’ soccer coaching experience, experience with camps preferred
  • Must be at least 18 years of age and must be legally eligible for employment in the United States (proof of eligibility will be required prior to beginning work)
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse population, including strong verbal communication skills. Second language a plus
  • Soccer playing experience at the high school level required. Playing experience at college or beyond preferred.
  • Hard working and high energy
  • Demonstrated professionalism
  • Able to work independently and with a team
  • Available evenings and weekends
  • CPR and AED Certified

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

1. Are you located near Columbus, OH?


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Player Operations: Player Personnel/Scout
International Scout - Columbus Crew SC (Columbus, OH)

Columbus Crew SC Overview

Columbus Crew SC (Soccer Club) is the first club in Major League Soccer and in 2015, Crew SC was crowned MLS Eastern Conference Champions in the organization’s 20th season. Owned and operated by Precourt Sports Ventures (PSV), it won its first MLS Cup championship in 2008 and also won the 2002 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup as well as MLS Supporters’ Shield titles in 2004, 2008 and 2009. The 2017 campaign is the Black & Gold’s 19th season at historic MAPFRE Stadium -- the first soccer-specific stadium in the United States – where the club set single-season sellout records and hosted the 2015 MLS Cup. The club was purchased by PSV on July 29, 2013 as part of the privately held investment and management firm’s sports and entertainment business enterprise.

Description

MAPFRE Stadium is seeking an International Scout to evaluate prospective professional players for the first team.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Analyze video of prospective professional players for the first team
  • Analyze live matches of prospective professional players for the first team
  • Complete reports on prospective professional players

Required skills, experience & abilities

  • Minimum of 2 years of professional scouting experience
  • Proficiency with computers
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Flexible schedule and ability to travel

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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?

Closing Date: 2017-05-31


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Player Operations: Coach
Academy Coach - New England Revolution (Foxboro, MA)

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for delivering coaching sessions at Player Development Programs at selected sites throughout the New England Region.

Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

  1. Train and coach recreational and club team players on skills training throughout each season

  2. Conduct coach education sessions to coaches from both elite and recreational programs on the skills training objectives

  3. Coach and train with an age/skill-appropriate curriculum

  4. Lead coaching sessions with partner clubs as well as Revolution Academy elite programs

  5. Special Projects and assignments as business dictates

Skills, Qualifications & Experience:

  1. USSF Licensed Coach or NSCAA / International Equivalent Coach

  2. Leadership skills

  3. Good organizational skills

  4. Ability to lead and educate

  5. Effective communication skills

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


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Player Operations: Coach
U15 Academy Head Coach - New York City FC (Purchase, NY)

JOB TITLE: U15 Academy Head Coach

DEPARTMENT: Sporting

REPORTING TO: Academy Director and Sporting Director

LOCATION: Purchase, 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. With the support of majority owner City Football Group (owners of Manchester City, Melbourne City and Yokohama F Marinos) as well as minority owner, the New York Yankees, NYCFC kicked off the third season in club history in March 2017 at Yankee Stadium.

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The U-15 Head Coaching position requires at least 3-5 years of coaching experience at academy level in this age specific level.  The potential candidate’s primary responsibility will be to manage and coach the U-15 NYCFC USSDA Academy team and connecting with first team staff. The coach will facilitate coaching workshops and Summer Training and Identification programs in conjunction with the Academy Director support. This position requires the candidate to have a clear understanding of youth development in New York City and must possess personal and mentoring skills to communicate effectively with elite youth players.

This position will eventually be based in Orangeburg, New York while training sessions will take place in the immediate New York City area.

PRIMARY DUTIES:

  • Coach and continue the development of NYCFC U-15 Academy Players
    • Training x 4 per week with weekend Development Academy matches
  • Acts as a positive role model and mentor for both staff and players
  • Create an exciting daily training environment for players
  • Submit daily and weekly training logs accordingly to session builder plan
  • Attend evening, weekend and holiday tournaments/competitions/games/trainings as required
  • Report and discuss talent in the age category with NYCFC Scouting Department
  • Attend scheduled meetings as requested by the NYCFC Academy Directors
  • Attend first team training when available
  • Support the methodology department
  • Other duties as directed by the Sporting Director

REQUIREMENTS/CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Bachelor’s degree (required)
  • Valid driver’s license
  • 3-5 years’ experience in youth coaching at academy level, age specific 15-year old’s
  • USSF ‘B’ license at minimum; USSF ‘A’ license preferred
  • Proven knowledge of the American soccer system
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work with others
  • Ability to work independently, self-starter, enthusiastic, flexible
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills
  • Must have access to reliable transportation to arrive at work site at scheduled time consistently
  • Bilingual Spanish a plus
  • Knowledge of Microsoft office; PowerPoint, Word, and Excel

Please Note – Do not apply unless you have 3-5 years of coaching experience with youth academy level at this age group


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Player Operations: Coach
U13 Academy Head Coach - New York City FC (Purchase, NY)

JOB TITLE: U13 Academy Head Coach

DEPARTMENT: Sporting

REPORTING TO: Academy Director and Sporting Director

LOCATION: Purchase, 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. With the support of majority owner City Football Group (owners of Manchester City, Melbourne City and Yokohama F Marinos) as well as minority owner, the New York Yankees, NYCFC kicked off the third season in club history in March 2017 at Yankee Stadium.

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The U-13 Academy Head Coach requires at least 3-5 years of coaching experience at Academy level, age specific 9-13 years old. The potential candidate’s primary responsibility will be to manage and coach the U-13 NYCFC Development Academy Team. In addition, the coach will facilitate coaching workshops and Summer Training and Identification programs. The individual will be required to work very closely with the Academy Director supporting and maintaining relationships throughout the New York City metropolitan area. This position requires the candidate to have a clear understanding of youth development as well as personal and mentoring skills to communicate effectively with youth players.

This position will eventually be based in Orangeburg, New York while training sessions will take place in the immediate New York City area.

PRIMARY DUTIES:

  • Coach and continue the development of NYCFC U-13 Academy Players
    • Training x4 per week with weekend Development Academy matches
  • Create an exciting daily training environment for players
  • Respect/recognition of youth needs
  • Submit daily and weekly training logs accordingly to session builder plan
  • Attend evening, weekend and holiday tournaments/competitions/games/trainings as required
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with local youth clubs
  • Work in collaboration with Academy Director and Sporting Director
  • Other duties as directed by the Sporting Director

REQUIREMENTS/CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Bachelor’s degree (required)
  • Valid driver’s license
  • 3-5 years of experience in youth coaching at academy level, age specific 14 and under
  • USSF ‘B’ license (required)
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work with others
  • Ability to work independently, self-starter, enthusiastic, flexible
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills
  • Proven knowledge of the American soccer system
  • Must have access to reliable transportation to arrive at work site at scheduled time consistently
  • Bilingual Spanish a plus
  • Knowledge of Microsoft office; PowerPoint, Word, and Excel

Please Note – Do not apply unless you have 3-5 years of coaching experience with youth academy level, age specific 9-13 years old. 


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Player Operations: Coach
Coach Education Manager - New York Red Bulls (Harrison, NJ)

COMPANY INFORMATION:

The New York Red Bulls are one of 22 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 2016 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.

YOUTH TRAININGS PROGRAMS INFORMATION:

The Red Bulls Training Program is a multi-layered system that provides professional support at all levels of the game. Each level of the player development pyramid has been structured to provide extensive support to players, coaches and youth soccer organizations. Within the local community, programs are offered for players of all ages and abilities. For players with outstanding ability, there is an opportunity to progress to the academy level and ultimately, to the Red Bulls First Team.

POSITION PURPOSE: (Position summary)

The primary responsibility of the Coach Education Manager of New Jersey is to provide daily training and education to Youth Training Programs coaching staff and Regional Coordinators, directly supervising performance and quality for over 75 staff. The role will involve mentoring the Regional Coordinators and assisting the Manager of Recruitment in year round youth coach recruitment events, staffing and on-boarding education. Additional responsibilities will include the development of curriculum content, management of external education relationships, player assessment/observation tools, online education platforms, training videos and social media outreach. The candidate will also work closely with the Regional Development Schools to ensure ongoing player development clarity and education suitable for the RDS programs.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Required to perform the job)

  • Direct education and management of coaching staff to ensure that the organization is represented effectively and consistently within the local youth soccer market.
  • Development of coaching staff and regional coordinators to ensure they are fully educated in the club’s curriculum, philosophy and methodology
  • Create an annual coach education training plan that provides coaching staff with required job knowledge. This includes all on field training sessions plus off field content such as the Red Bulls training philosophy, effective session planning, risk management, player welfare and club management strategies.
  • Proposing and executing procedures, programs and technologies that maximum effectiveness of coach education, player development and assessment tools.
  • Research and manage relationships with outside coach educators. Ongoing coach education training plans should include a wide range of guest presenter form various player development disciplines.
  • Coordination and deliver seasonal and orientations and weekly training events
  • Where required, create individual coach improvement programs to address shortfalls in staff performance.
  • Ongoing assessment and mentoring of youth coaching staff, this includes regular field assessments and educational support to help in the professional development of all coaching staff.
  • Resolve conflict and effectively and professionally implement company discipline policies.
  • Continued development of training programs technical guidelines and curriculum content to ensure it remains at the cutting edge of the youth soccer market.
  • Assist in the recruitment of all part-time coaching staff. This includes actively assessing non Red Bull staff in the community and effectively recruiting qualified staff to our programs.
  • Management of key player development partners.
  • Assist in the development of an annual operating budget.
  • Ability to contribute to the overall development of the Youth Training Programs infrastructure
  • Provide support and work closely with Regional Managers to ensure regional coaching staff are delivering coaching sessions in-line with the organizations player development philosophy.
  • The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferred in sports management field
  • Preferred USSF B License, NSCAA Premier Diploma or International Equivalent 

EXPERIENCE

  •  Required five (5) years comparable experience working within US youth soccer as a coach, coach educator and coach recruiter.
  • In-depth technical understanding of modern day player and coach development concepts and trends.
  • Leadership abilities and  strong desire to help educate coaches
  • The candidate must demonstrate a proven ability to manage, educate, assess and develop professional youth coaches.
  • Individual must be able to manage multiple roles, priorities and responsibilities simultaneously.
  • Proficiency with all Microsoft word applications.
  • Excellent administrative skills
  • Strong communicator and proven ability to deliver training session to large audience
  • Excellent Writing Skills
  • Collaborative management style – advocate of team concepts
  • Must be able to work long hours, weekends and some holidays.
  • Must be able to travel locally and to various national coaching events and conventions

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 provides comprehensive benefits offerings to all full-time employees. Our benefits include medical and dental insurance, 401(k) plan, flexible spending accounts, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, health and wellness benefits, and a paid time-off program.

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: Athletic Trainer/Physical Therapy/Doctor
Massage Therapist - New York Red Bulls (Harrison, NJ)

COMPANY INFORMATION:

The New York Red Bulls are one of 22 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 2016 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:

Provide day-to-day massage therapy to members of the New York Red Bulls first team and USL team as necessary in a professional manner.  This will include all practices and games both at home and on the road.  The therapist will work in coordination with the team’s medical staff and at the direction of the Head Athletic Trainer.  Treatments provided by the therapist will fit in conjunction with the overall health care plan for the player determined by the medical staff.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Required to perform the job)

       Ability to attend and be on time for all first team functions unless directed by the Head Athletic Trainer.

       Ability to withstand the physical demands of extensive hands-on care for professional athletes on a daily basis.

       Provide high quality soft tissue treatments to the satisfaction of the players and medical staff to promote recovery from injury and enhance recovery from the physical demands of soccer for the non-injured player.

SPECIFIC JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:

The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities

       Physical capacity to travel with the team and carry the necessary medical luggage without assistance.

       Thrive in a work setting that emphasizes recovery from the physical demands of the sports as quickly as possible and understands the professional commitment of these players.

       Proper usage and maintenance of all Club’s medical facilities and supplies.

       Participation in all appropriate staff meetings

       Ability to communicate to medical staff information regarding players’ health and injury status

       Practice good hygiene as it relates to physical appearance and application of massage techniques

 

EDUCATION:

-          High school diploma or equivalent

-          Current license to practice massage therapy in the state of New Jersey

 

EXPERIENCE:

-          Previous experience working with soccer players or in the professional sports setting preferred, but not

required

-          Proficiency in delivering sports massage

-          Minimum 5 years as a licensed massage therapist

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 provides comprehensive benefits offerings to all full-time employees. Our benefits include medical and dental insurance, 401(k) plan, flexible spending accounts, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, health and wellness benefits, and a paid time-off program.

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: Athletic Trainer/Physical Therapy/Doctor
Athletic Trainer-RBNY II - New York Red Bulls (Harrison, NJ)

COMPANY INFORMATION:

The New York Red Bulls are one of 22 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 2016 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:

Care and prevention of athletic injuries for New York Red Bulls’ reserve team.  This will include day-to-day coverage of practices and matches with travel responsibilities to all games.  This position will be expected to comply with all rules and regulations of the practice of Athletic Training in the State of New Jersey and maintain certification as an athletic trainer by the Board of Certification.  Other duties will be at the discretion of the NYRB’s Head Athletic Trainer and may include work as an athletic trainer for the First Team and Academy teams on a temporary basis as well as those duties necessary for proper function of the medical areas at the NYRB Arena and training facility.

Our group of athletic trainers is committed to working cooperatively through all the Club’s teams in trying to make the job duties equitable and to promote staff members’ growth professionally.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Required to perform the job)

       Evaluation, treatment, and prevention of athletic injuries and illnesses incurred by the New York Red Bull II players.

       Communicate with the Club’s medical doctors in a timely manner regarding injuries/illnesses when care exceeds the expertise of the athletic trainer.  In addition, coordinate player visits to the medical doctors and for medical testing deemed necessary by the medical doctors.

       Coordinate pre-season physical examinations for NYRB II players with necessary outside medical departments.

       Communicate player injury status to the team’s coaching staff in a timing and method useful for their daily preparations

       Work cooperatively with the other athletic training staff as well as the team massage therapist, chiropractor, podiatrist, and strength and conditioning staff to ensure players’ performance is optimized.

       Maintain current NJ licensure in athletic training and follow the rules and regulations set out in that statute, including appropriate medical documentation.

       Accept additional duties as assigned by the Head Athletic Trainer, to include ordering, purchasing, training room maintenance and cleaning.  Each athletic training staff member will have these duties and they will be handed out equitably.
 

SPECIFIC JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:

The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities

       Ability to be on time and attend all team functions.

       Physical capacity to travel with the team and carry the necessary medical luggage without assistance.

       Commitment to improving his/her sports medicine knowledge and expertise by attending seminars, conferences, discussions with other professionals, and self-guided research.

       Thrive in a work setting that emphasizes injury/illness recovery as quickly as possible and understands the professional commitment of these players.

       The ability to work independently as the sole athletic trainer responsible for the care of the NYRB II team as well as cooperatively with the rest of medical staff and Club staff.

       Proper usage and maintenance of all Club’s medical equipment and supplies.

       Participation in all staff meetings.

 

EDUCATION:

Bachelor’s degree required as well as graduation from an CAATE-approved athletic training curriculum.

Master’s degree preferred but not required.

 

EXPERIENCE:

Previous experience working with soccer players or in the professional sports setting preferred, but not required.

               

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 provides comprehensive benefits offerings to all full-time employees. Our benefits include medical and dental insurance, 401(k) plan, flexible spending accounts, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, health and wellness benefits, and a paid time-off program.

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: Player Personnel/Scout
Performance Analyst - NYRB II (Whippany, NJ)

 

COMPANY INFORMATION:

The New York Red Bulls are one of 22 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 2016 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:

This position requires a dynamic, self-motivated, organized, energetic individual with working experience in analytics at the collegiate, minor league and/or professional level in Soccer. The position focuses on the Red Bulls’ United Soccer League (USL) team, named NYRB II, although it also supports the first team in MLS and the Red Bulls’ Academy.  This is a full-time position.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Required to perform the job)

       Record, Capture, and Code all NYRB II matches.

       Support the NYRB II coaching staff in preparing for all USL Matches through video and data analysis.

       Complete post match video and data analysis with the NYRB II coaching staff.

       Assist in the recording of training sessions for the 1st team & NYRB II as needed.

       Assist 1st Team Analyst in video and data based projects as needed.

       Manage the RBNY Academy Analyst Internship Program.

       All other duties as assigned by 1st Team Analyst.

SPECIFIC JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:

The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities and be able to demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job.

       Knowledge of soccer, former player, and/or coaching experience is required.

       Have an enthusiastic approach to the development of soccer players.

       Possess excellent communication, organizational, and time-management skills.

       Experience in statistical analysis.

       Experience utilizing any performance analysis and video editing software is required.

       Proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint is a requirement.

       Strong attention to detail.

       Candidate will be required to work varying schedules including weekends.

EDUCATION:

       Bachelors Degree in Performance Analysis, Sports Science, or related area of study.

       Coaching License (preferred).

 

EXPERIENCE:

       Candidate should have work experience as a performance analyst at the professional or collegiate level (preferred).

 

Due to the cyclical nature of the entertainment industry, the employee may be required to work varying schedules, including weekends, to reflect the business needs of the company.

Red Bull New York provides comprehensive benefits offerings to all full-time employees. Our benefits include medical and dental insurance, 401(k) plan, flexible spending accounts, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, health and wellness benefits, and a paid time-off program.

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 Camp Coach - Seattle Sounders FC (Seattle, WA)

JOB TITLE: Youth Soccer Camp Coach

DEPARTMENT: Soccer Programs

REPORTS TO: Director of Soccer Programs

STATUS: Part-Time, Hourly

SUMMARY:

Sounders FC Youth Camp coaches will provide coaching instruction to kids ages 3 – 18 who have registered to participate in Sounders FC Summer Camps.

Coaches will be required to follow and teach the specific curriculum as it pertains to each individual topic of the day. Coaches will be responsible for being educated on the Sounders FC Summer Camp coaching curriculum and have an ability to teach the curriculum to children in every age group.  Coaching education will be provided at mandatory and paid orientation days.

Youth Camp coaches are also responsible for the safety of the children at soccer camp. Each camp coach will be provided with a Sounders FC Coaching Handbook and is required to be up to date and familiar with all rules, regulations, and policies regarding child safety.

Coaches are to assist the site director of each camp location in the day to day operations of each camp site, that includes and is not limited to, setting up camp drills, sorting equipment, checking kids into camp, distributing awards, and handing out supplies.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Teaching the Curriculum
• Study and learn Sounders FC 2015 Summer Camp Curriculum
• Effectively carry out the lesson plans and teach the kids accordingly based on their age level

Safety
• Manage the kids at camp to keep them safe
• Keep an eye out for any dangerous opportunities at camp site
• Keep the children under control and behaving in a manner to avoid injury

Operations
• Assist site director in setting up camp and closing camp each day
• Help sign children in and out of soccer camp
• Organize equipment each day
• Hand out prizes and awards
• Keep kids under control while site director is addressing the group

Customer Relationships
• Be cordial and respectful when dealing with parents at camp
• Direct any and all complaints to the site director in a calm and respectful manner

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
• Premier level soccer playing experience required
• College playing experience preferred but not required
• Experience in childcare preferred but not required
• Minimum “E” Coaching License or equivalent preferred but not required

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Must have strong leadership skills and ability to communicate effectively and clearly with children
• Must be very punctual
• Must have in-depth knowledge of the soccer so they can effectively teach it to beginners

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
• Must be able to effectively demonstrate soccer specific technical abilities
• Will be required to set up promotional material at youth camp locations
• Must be able to move and transport soccer various types of soccer equipment

• Must have or be willing to obtain CPR and First Aid Certificates

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
• 95% of the work will be done in an outdoor environment
• Must be able to work a minimum of 18 hours a week
• Must be available to work a minimum of 6 weeks between June 16 and September 1
• Must be able to provide your own transportation to local camp locations

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:

Seattle Sounders FC strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire. Currently residing in the US. Non-US citizens (students, etc.) must have the ability & documentation to live and work in the US for all of 2016. Our organization will not be able to provide any help or aid for Visa or work permit issues.


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Player Operations: Coach
Youth Camp Site Technical Director - Seattle Sounders FC (Seattle, WA)

JOB TITLE: Youth Camp Site Technical Director

DEPARTMENT: Soccer Programs

REPORTS TO: Director of Soccer Programs

STATUS: Part-time, hourly

SUMMARY:

Sounders FC Youth Camp Site Technical Director coaches will provide technical instruction and guidance to the camp coaches at the individual camp site they are supervising.


The Technical Director will ensure the staff coaches are following the camp curriculum and methodology as it pertains to each specific age group.  The Technical Director will provide on field coaching education to the camp staff coaches and assist with exercise implementation. 


The Technical Director will be responsible for announcing and explaining the technical and tactical topic each day at camp to the camp participants.  The Technical Director will also provide operational support at the camp regarding check-in and out procedures, daily giveaways, camp setup, item distribution, customer service to parents, and provide an additional line of safety for the camp.

The Technical Director will be asked at times to provide coaching for various age groups and programs throughout the summer time.  Technical Directors will provide feedback to the camp directors regarding coaching performances, camp operations, and player talent.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Implementation of Sounders FC Curriculum and Methodology
• Supervises camp site coaches and implements Sounders FC curriculum, methodology and system organization

• Coaching players in the u6 to u18 age range in accordance with Sounders curriculum and methodology

• Display a complete support of curriculum, methodology, and system organization at all times

• Ability to effectively carry out the curriculum and explain it to coaches


Operations
• Assist camp site manager with daily operations of camp
• Help sign children in and out of soccer camp
• Organize equipment each day
• Hand out prizes and awards
• Address the group on daily topic and activities


Customer Relationships
• Be cordial and respectful when dealing with parents, fellow coaches and camp participants

• Be a knowledgeable and positive ambassador for the Sounders
• First line of customer service for questions about camp operations, specifically technical aspects 

• Escalate any issues to camp directors

Safety
• Survey camp sites daily for potential hazards.  Escalate issues to Camp Directors.

• Implement all camp safety procedures and protocols and ensure that all camp site coaches follow safety procedures and protocols. 
• Keep the children under control and behaving in a manner to avoid injury


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
• Premier level soccer playing experience required
• Professional playing experience preferred but not required

• Premier level coaching experience for a minimum of 3 years

• Youth Soccer Director role experience preferred but not required
• Experience in childcare preferred but not required
• USSF “C” license required.  USSF “B” license or equivalent preferred, but not required

• WA driver license required (by first day of employment)


QUALIFICATIONS
• Must have strong leadership skills and ability to communicate effectively and clearly with coaching staff
• Must be extremely punctual and organized
• Must have in-depth knowledge of the game of soccer

• Must be able to effectively carry out the Sounders FC curriculum and explain it to coaches
• Demonstrated ability to teach techniques, tactics, physical and psychological components of soccer
• Demonstrated ability to inspire, motivate and educate youth players and youth coaching staff.

• Must be able to effectively carry out training sessions
• Must be able to move and transport various types of soccer equipment and lift and/or move up to 50 pounds

• Must pass a criminal background check


WORK ENVIRONMENT
• 95% of the work will be done in an outdoor environment. Must be able to work outdoors in varying weather conditions.
• Must be able to work a minimum of 31 hours a week
• Must be available to work a minimum of 6 weeks between June 15 and September 1
• Must be able to provide your own transportation to local camp locations

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Seattle Sounders FC strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire. Currently residing in the US. Non-US citizens (students, etc.) must have the ability & documentation to live and work in the US for all of 2016. Our organization will not be able to provide any help or aid for Visa or work permit issues.


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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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