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FC Virginia

FC Virginia

Director of Goalkeeping


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Feb 3, 2024


Position: Director of Goalkeeping
Location: The St. James Goalkeeper Academy (Loudoun County Fairfax County) 
Position Type: Full-Time 
The St. James FC Virginia Soccer is seeking a dedicated and experienced Goalkeeping Director to join our dynamic coaching team. The ideal candidate should possess a passion for developing goalkeepers of all ages and skill levels as well as managing and developing our goalkeeper staff. This position offers an exciting opportunity to work with aspiring goalkeepers and help them reach their full potential. If you have a strong background in coaching goalkeepers and are committed to fostering a positive learning environment, we want to hear from you. 
Key Responsibilities 
Program Management:

Manage all aspects of the Goalkeeping program at The St. James including but not limited to

Program Development Management
Staff Development Management
Manage program budgets to be in line with club goals

Goalkeeper Training: 

Develop and implement effective goalkeeper training programs tailored to various age groups and skill levels.  
Focus on the development of fundamental skills such as positioning, shot-stopping, distribution, and communication. 
Provide specialized training in areas such as one-on-one situations, handling crosses, and set pieces.

Individualized Coaching: 

Conduct one-on-one coaching sessions to assess and enhance the performance of individual goalkeepers.  
Identify strengths and weaknesses of goalkeepers, create development plans, and track progress. 

Group Sessions: 

Lead group training sessions, ensuring a positive and inclusive learning environment.  
Teach tactical aspects of goalkeeping, such as organizing the defense and reading the game. 

Scouting and Talent Identification: 

Assist in talent identification by evaluating potential recruits and recommending them for higher-level teams or programs. 


Maintain clear and regular communication with goalkeepers, parents, and the coaching staff to provide progress updates and address concerns. 

Professional Development: 

Stay current with the latest coaching techniques and trends in goalkeeper training.  
Attend coaching seminars and workshops to further enhance coaching skills. 

Working Conditions: 

This role to include evenings and weekends as well as daytime administrative responsibilities. 
Compensation will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. 

If you are enthusiastic about developing the next generation of goalkeepers and meet the qualifications outlined above, we encourage you to apply. Join The St. James Goalkeeper Academy and be a part of a supportive and forward-thinking coaching team dedicated to nurturing the talents of young goalkeepers. 

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