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FC Cincinnati

FC Cincinnati

First Team Performance Analyst Intern


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Posting Date

Dec 20, 2022

Role description

Job Title: First Team Performance Analyst InternReports to: Head of Performance Analysis   Department: First Team About FC Cincinnati:FC Cincinnati is a professional soccer team that plays in Major League Soccer, having entered the League as its 24th team in 2019. The club’s wide and diverse ownership group is led by controlling owner Carl H. Lindner III; as well as managing owners Meg Whitman and Dr. Griff Harsh; Scott Farmer; and George Joseph. Originally founded in 2015 by Lindner III and current president Jeff Berding, FCC began play in the United Soccer League (USL) in 2016. The club won the 2018 USL Regular-Season Championship in record-setting fashion and earned postseason berths in all three of its USL seasons. In 2017, FC Cincinnati also advanced to the semifinals of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, a run that included victories over two MLS squads. FC Cincinnati opened the Club’s privately funded, 26,000-seat soccer-specific TQL Stadium in the West End neighborhood of Cincinnati in 2021. About Mercy Health Training Center:The team also opened the state-of-the-art Mercy Health Training Center (MHTC) in Milford, Ohio. Designed by MSA Sport, the $30 million, 24-acre facility includes three full-size, lighted soccer fields – including two stabilized natural grass surfaces and one synthetic turf surface – as well as a goalkeeper-specific training area.  The MLS team is housed in a 30,000 sq. ft., multilevel building abutting the fields, while the FCC Academy teams utilize a separate 4,000 sq. ft. wing of the building. Additionally, there is a 3,000 sq. ft. maintenance facility on the property.  In the design process, the MSA Sport design team benchmarked training grounds across the world, including the best in Europe, South America, and Asia. The goal of the design meets the original goal to develop one of the premier and most progressive team facilities in Major League Soccer and North America. Position Summary:In this internship, you will be working within the First Team Performance Analysis Department. You can expect to learn and gain valuable experience in how performance analysis is utilized at the elite level. This internship is set to begin in early February and conclude at the end of the 2023 season in November. The candidate for this role must be able to up to 28 hours a week. The working week schedule is dictated by the First Team schedule. This position will be based out of the Mercy Health Training Center in Milford, Ohio. This is an hourly paid internship and college credit is also available if needed.  Primary Responsibilities:Help drive the performance analysis provisionFilm FC Cincinnati 1st team or goal keeping training when requiredPost code FC Cincinnati 1st team training sessions in line with FC Cincinnati playing principlesPost code 1st team goalkeeper training in line with FC Cincinnati position principlesPost code and label FC Cincinnati 1st team games, with key focus on GoalkeepersAssist in the production of opposition analysis both written and video basedIndividual research projects Skill Requirements:Superb organizational skillsHigh level of attention to detailAbility to work unsocial hours including evenings and weekendsAbility to work under pressure for long hoursRepresent FC Cincinnati’s family friendly brand in all capacities while representing the club Qualifications & Education Requirements:Strong technical and tactical soccer knowledgeSoccer coaching qualifications – US Soccer D or equivalentEnrolled in a Bachelor’s Degree program, preferably in Business, Sport Management, or related fieldMust be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and provide verification of vaccination prior to start date FC Cincinnati is 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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