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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: 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: Athletic Trainer/Physical Therapy/Doctor
Massage Therapist - New York City FC (Purchase, NY)

JOB TITLE: Massage Therapist

DEPARTMENT:  Sporting

REPORTING TO: Head Athletic Trainer

LOCATION: Purchase, NY


NEW YORK CITY FOOTBALL CLUB OVERVIEW:

As the 20th member of Major League Soccer, NYCFC strive to be the new benchmark for professional soccer teams in the United States. The team began play in March 2015 and has begun to establish themselves as immediate contenders. Still in its infancy, now is an extremely exciting time to become part of the NYCFC team.

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Massage Therapist will perform therapeutic and injury specific massage of soft tissues and joints. May assist in the assessment of range of motion and muscle strength. Massage and knead muscles and soft tissues of the body to provide treatment for medical conditions, injuries, or overall performance and maintenance.

PRIMARY DUTIES

Under the direction of the Head Athletic Trainer, the main duties will include the following:

  • Keep therapy room and clinic area safe, clean and organized
  • Organize contracted massage therapists schedule
  • Provide manual therapy to all athletes
  • Attend all matches and travel
  • Comply with OSHA Standards with regards to blood borne pathogens
  • Perform other duties as assigned or required

REQUIREMENTS/CHARACTERISTICS:

  • 3-5 years of sport specific work experience
  • Licensed and certified in the state of New York
  • Possess personal professional liability insurance
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays, as necessary

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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
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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