U17 Head Coach - Sacramento Republic FC - $60,000 + Benefits Package
Sacramento, CA, USA
Job Title: U17 Head Coach
Department: Soccer Operations
Reports to: Republic FC Academy Director
Compensation: $60,000 + Benefits Package
Anticipated Start Date: January 2020
The U17 Head Coach is responsible for training, management and development of a Sacramento Republic FC Academy team. The position will work very closely with the Academy Director as well as the other Republic FC Academy coaches. This position requires a strong work ethic, a high level of coaching experience, along with strong communication and time management skills. This position will require travel and time commitments that include evenings and weekends throughout the course of the season. The anticipated start date of this position is January 2020.
Responsibilities and Duties:
Develop, train, and coach the Republic FC U17 Academy team or other Republic FC Academy team as assigned by the Republic FC Academy Director;
Coordinate with the Republic FC Academy Director, Republic FC Head Coach and Republic FC General Manager for player development from the Republic FC Academy to the Republic FC first team;
Coordinate with the Republic FC Academy Director, Republic FC Head Coach, Republic FC General Manager, and Republic FC Academy coaches, with the objective of building and fostering a cohesive, philosophically aligned, and competitive technical soccer organization;
Attend periodic Republic FC first team training sessions under the direction of the Republic FC Head Coach;
Attend periodic Republic FC all-staff technical meetings under the direction of the Republic FC General Manager;
Scout, recruit, and provide internal recommendations for terms of engagement of potential player personnel for the Republic FC first team and Republic FC Academy, and facilitate the integration into the applicable Republic FC squad of player personnel engaged by the company;
Assist the Republic FC Academy Director with developing, implementing, and/or monitoring compliance with employment policies and procedures throughout the Republic FC Academy;
Cut video clips for the team and for elite players, reviewing such video for development purposes;
Organize, administer, and operate Republic FC Academy tryouts and work with the Republic FC Academy Manager and Republic FC Academy coaches on developing, implementing, and managing team travel logistics; and
Such other duties, activities, and roles related to the coaching or administration of the Republic FC Academy as the company from time to time may designate in its sole and absolute discretion.
Physical demands require the ability to stand, walk, run, use hands or feel, talk and hear.
Valid US Soccer "A" or "B" License (or Foreign equivalent)
2-4 years of coaching experience in high-level development environment
Must be well-organized and able to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously
Must be self-motivated, detail-oriented and have a sense of accountability
Local, Regional and National travel required
Ability and willingness to work nights and weekends is required
Dependable, trustworthy with strong interpersonal skills
Comfortable exchanging and challenging ideas with peers on a regular basis
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.