Nashville Soccer Club

Nashville Soccer Club

Academy Scout


Role Type



Posting Date

Nov 13, 2022

Role description

TITLE: Academy Scout             REPORTS TO: Director of Player Personnel POSITION OVERVIEW:The Academy Scout will oversee NSC’s Academy player identification network and process. The Academy scout will work directly with the NSC Academy market scouts in identifying potential players for the NSC Academy and will be responsible for providing daily progress updates to the Academy Director. The role will collaborate extensively with other academy scouts, coaches, and staff to support overall needs of the NSC Academy. The ideal candidate will have a passion for youth soccer, be able to identify youth players suited for a MLS Academy environment and have excellent communication skills.RESPONSIBILITIES:Examining and monitoring players based on the Talent ID philosophy and guidelinesCollaboration with first team scouting department on player profilesManage NSC Academy Futures Program (Ages U11-12)Identify potential players for NSC AcademyOversee and manage Talent Identification ClinicsBuild relationships with local youth clubsDevelop a scouting network within local youth soccer community  Collaborate with NSC market scouts across the state and countryWith oversight from the Academy Director, manage the scouting process for NSC Academy targetsManage all aspects of the on-site player recruitment processQUALIFICATIONS:Experience working with a youth soccer club in the U.S. market preferredComplete proficiency in the use of the Microsoft Office including Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPointExcellent organizational skills and attention to detailFlexibility in work scheduleMust have excellent interpersonal written/verbal communication skills with the ability to simultaneously handle multiple tasks and adapt to changeExpertise in Tennessee youth soccer market would be advantageousFamiliarity and experience with soccer operations as well as training logisticsIntimate knowledge of MLS, MLS Next, ECNL, and other youth soccer leaguesWe are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

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