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Ontario Soccer Association

Ontario Soccer Association

Grassroots Competitive Coaches U7-U12 (Male & Female Teams) - Milton Youth Soccer Club


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Posting Date

Aug 24, 2023

Role description

Position Title: Grassroots Competitive Coaches u7-u12 (Male Female Teams)(Part-Time Annual Contract)Reports To: Director of Soccer OperationsSalary: Based on Qualifications Experience in developmentStart Date: Sept 15, 2023, or sooner.
Milton Youth Soccer Club (MYSC) is a not-for-profit soccer organization operating within the Town ofMilton since 1968 and has become the primary soccer program in Milton.
Located in southern Ontario, the town of Milton its favourable location and rural charm make it one ofthe fastest growing communities in Ontario. Milton is situated ideally 35 minutes from Vaughan,Etobicoke, Burlington, Hamilton, Waterloo, and Guelph. Only 25 minutes from Oakville and Mississauga.Milton is just minutes off of the Highway 401 Expressway and accessible from Queen Elizabeth Way,Highway 407, and Highway 403 via Bronte Road/Highway 25 North.
MYSC envisions a community that is a leader when it comes to sustainability, diversity, and inclusion. TheClub is governed by an operational Board of Governors and is operated by staff and volunteers, committedto providing exceptional year-round Recreational and Competitive programs to all levels of play for youthto young adults.
Milton Youth SC is a forward-thinking organization which develops and delivers sustainable programs onand off the field to develop players through a proven systematic curriculum which is age specific. As acommunity Club MYSC, has contributed to the development of the game and has developed players whohave gone on to play at Canadian Universities, NCAA Soccer Scholarships, Provincial Teams as well as forour Canadian National Youth Teams. We are committed to the technical development of our grassrootsprogram while creating a proven pathway to the elite level for our male and female players.
The Milton Youth SC competitive coach (male/female u13 to u21) is a member of the MYSC Coaching Staff.Milton Youth SC is creating an environment for young elite soccer players in the Peel Halton Region tofurther develop their skills, knowledge, and desire to open future pathway opportunities in soccer.
Milton Youth SC is seeking individuals, male or female (female role models for our female division is apriority) who subscribe to continual professional development and self‐improvement to reach their fullpotential as a teacher of the game. Milton SC has a desire to develop coaches who want to be mentoredand evaluated on a consistent basis to excel personally!
Grassroots Coach:Holds a paid position based on experience and licensing within the Milton Youth SC and therefore isexpected to support Club initiatives and policies as per their part-time contractual agreement. In additionto coaching the Youth team in the Peel Halton and across the Golden Horseshoe in the IMODEL League ofa particular gender within any given age group, the primary accountability for the Head Coach of ourcompetitive teams is to provide the leadership and guidance to develop the person before the player. TheHead Coach is also required to do the following:
Technical Responsibilities of the Job:1. Attend all training sessions as well as all games, tournaments, and other team events.a. Travel within Peel Halton and Golden Horseshoe Area for league games is required.2. Attend MYSC coach education workshops and Clinics.3. Support and implement the MYSC Game Model, DNA and Curriculum.4. Schedule Exhibition games.5. Manage Fall Open House Trials and player selections.6. Attend all mandatory meetings set by the Club’s Technical Department, District or ProvincialAssociation.7. Required to provide a standardized annual plan to the Technical Staff (Grassroots/DSO)a. Written goals and seasonal objectives for the competitive team.8. Liaise with the Head Goalkeeper Coach9. Provide assessments of all players twice per year or as necessary per Club Technical Policies.a. Mid‐season end of seasonb. Head Coaches must make themselves available for individual parent meetings followingthe distribution of these assessments.10. Agree to attract and maintain the minimum number of required players.11. Communicate in a timely manner to respond to requests of the Technical Staff and other MYSCstaff.
Qualifications: Experience / Knowledge: Minimum Fundamentals/Learn to Train to work towards Soccer for Life; Canada Soccer ‘C’ Licenseis preferred. The MYSC will support coaches and approve any community license they wish to register for, butthis must be approved by the Director of Soccer Operations prior to registration. Limited to onecoaching education course per calendar year. Clean Vulnerable Sector Police check is a mandatory policy. Valid Driver’s License Skills and Competencies Must hold and submit a valid Canada Soccer coaching license (age appropriate)o (All Online Courses Below are mandatory to pursue a ‘C’ License)o Making Ethical Decisions transcript,o Respect in Soccer certificate,o Making Headway transcript,o Safe Sport,o Emergency Action Plan,o Mental Health in Sports with a signed contracto Coaches working with female players must also complete Keeping Girls in Sporto Rule of Two in sports
Skills Competencies Teaching qualifications and experience in a school system is a benefit. Experience and knowledge in coaching children of all levels Excellent communicator with demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills. Demonstrated experience in building and maintaining strong relationships. Demonstrated proficiency in the use of common technology and computer platforms. Subscribes to continual professional development and self‐improvement. Flexibility to work off‐business hours such as evenings and weekends. Physical capacity to demonstrate and execute regular on‐field and off-field training sessions. Be the primary contact for any player or parent issues for the youth team. Be an active participant in the MYSC coaching staff and contribute to the betterment of the Clubcoaching standards. Ensure maximum membership satisfaction and player retention.
The Head Coach will be supported by: Director of Soccer Operations and the Director of Grassroots to mentor with intentions ofacquiring their CSA National Children’s/Youth/’C’ Licence. Assistant Coach – to be mentored to obtain the necessary experience to be a Head Coach GK Coach – handles weekly GK training. Head Therapist assigned for medical protocols. Team Manager – administrative details and communications to the parents
The Head Coach and Assistant Coach will be supplied with Club coaching attire from the Club EquipmentSupplier, and this is mandatory to be worn to all training/games/tournaments etc. Failure to do so will begrounds for discipline or termination.

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