New York City FC

New York City FC

Academy Head Coach U12-U14


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Posting Date

Jun 4, 2022

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JOB TITLE: Academy Head Coach U12-U14 age groups.  DEPARTMENT: Sporting LOCATION: City Football Academy; Orangeburg, New York and St. Johns University; Queens New York  Report to: Academy DirectorPOSITION SUMMARY: Oversee and lead the development of young talent in the Academy system. You will be responsible for the development program of the team and individuals, working in a multidisciplinary environment.  We are looking for coaches across the age groups of U12-U14. POSITION OVERVIEW: The Academy Head Coach will have overall responsibility in the continued development of their team of players in the age group between U12 and U14. Through the delivery of NYCFC coaching philosophy and continued delivery of Individual Development Plans for all players on the team. The Academy Head Coach will also lead the interdisciplinary team in achieving personal and team goals. It is important that the individual in this role is collaborative and able to work across a variety of departments and age groups.  We believe in working multidisciplinary across departments to maximize the player development. WHAT YOU’LL DO: This role is responsible for maintaining an environment that is conducive to learning, while navigating and challenges that may arise Responsible for managing and developing every player into the best player that they can be through delivery of the NYCFC philosophy and methodology Responsible for the delivery and content of all daily training sessions and match preparation together along with the support staffWork cooperatively with the other Academy teams and staff and to maintain relationships with appropriate stakeholders; both internal and external. Responsible for planning, delivering, and reviewing coaching practice according to the NYCFC methodology with an action orientated attitude, striving to continually improve. Work from tactical periodization and conducting practice designs to enhance the learning and understanding of NYCFC Style of Play. Collaborate with assistant coaches to deliver 1-to-1 player development support through progressive Individual Development Plans with ongoing specific actionable feedback (Mandatory 3 times a year + all the unofficial ones).Understand and adhere to all Competition Guidelines in all entered competitions Representation of NYCFC in positive manner within all required responsibilities, including SoMe. Responsible for the continued development and matriculation of Academy players to progress in our system. WHAT YOU’LL BRING: 5+ experience coaching youth academy level.USSF ‘B or A’ license – minimum (required) Strong communication skills and the ability to work multidisciplinary in the context of Soccer. Valid driver’s license Knowledge of Microsoft office; PowerPoint, Word, and ExcelKnow how of Tactical periodization and how to implement it.A growth mindset and willingness to join the team with enthusiasm and curiosity. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Applicant must be able to comply with MLS Next Safety and Well-Being policy and any other applicable child safety policies provided to applicants by NYCFC Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays, as necessary New York City Football Club requires a COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment, subject to exception under applicable law WHAT WE OFFER:Excellent health, dental & vision insurance, with options to fit you and your family’s needsComprehensive and competitive benefit programs, including maternal & paternal leaveAncillary benefits: Commuter, gym membership, and Citi Bike discountsYour health is important! Our wellness strategy focuses on mental and physical wellbeing through in-office and virtual programsFour complementary tickets to every NYCFC home matchA dynamic, ambitious, and fun work environmentNEW YORK CITY FOOTBALL CLUB OVERVIEW: At New York City FC, we are in a mission to build this City into one of the soccer capitals of the world. The Club was announced as Major League Soccer’s 20th franchise and is the first and only MLS team located within the five boroughs of New York City. The Club consistently finishes at the top of the Eastern Conference and qualified for the 2020 Concacaf Champions League. The games are broadcast locally through YES Network with national television coverage through ESPN, Fox and Univision. New York City FC ranks in the top five of key commercial categories for Major League Soccer franchises: season tickets, attendance, gate receipts, partnerships and retail merchandise sales. The franchise’s social media platforms are already in the top two most- followed in MLS for Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. For more information, please visit: New York City FC is also one of ten clubs comprising City Football Group and counts Manchester City FC, Melbourne City FC, Yokohama F-Marinos, Girona FC, Montevideo City Torque, Sichuan Jiuniu FC, Mumbai City FC, Lommel SK and Espérance Sportive Troyes AC among its sister clubs. 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.

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