This position is responsible for training, management and development of the New England Revolution Academy team. The position will work very closely with the Director of Youth Development as well as the other Revolution Academy coaches. This position requires a strong work ethic, a high level of coaching experience along with strong communication and time management skills. The position will require travel and time commitments that include evenings and weekends throughout the course of the season.
Duties And Responsibilities
Coordinate, plan and execute high-level, age-appropriate training sessions for elite youth players in accordance with Revolution Academy curriculum, methods, and process.
Select and manage team throughout 10-month US Soccer DA season as well as any other MLS programming.
Work in concert with the Director of Youth Development to institute appropriate content, teaching pedagogy and athletic/mental load for each session in accordance with annual training plan.
Work in concert with the Director of Academy Scouting and other staff coaches to identify, develop and select potential players.
Communicate with and manage assistant coaches to coordinate all aspects of training, teaching and development of all Academy players.
Establish clear and effective lines of communication with players and families to assist in their development in preparation for advancement within the Revolution Academy structure.
Other administrative or coaching duties can and will be assigned by Director of Youth Development including, but not limited to: team travel logistics, player registration, video editing, equipment ordering and inventory, assisting with other Academy teams, constructing and instituting individual player plans (IPP) and player evaluations.
Special projects and assignments as business dictates
Responsible for the maintenance, creation and control of all personally identifiable information or any other information protected by any Confidentiality or Privacy Standards or Company Policies that you have access or knowledge of, including but not limited to any state or federal regulations including HIPAA.
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.
Skills And Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree in a related field
Must have a minimum of a USSF B License, an A license is preferred but not required
6-8 years of relevant high-level coaching experience
Experience playing soccer at the professional level
Must be well organized and able to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously
Must be self-motivated, detail-oriented and have a sense of accountability
Able to travel and work nights/weekends as needed
Dependable, trustworthy with strong interpersonal skills
Comfortable exchanging and challenging ideas with peers on a regular basis
Ability to speak Portuguese is a plus!
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to handle or feel.
The employee frequently is required to talk or hear.
The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms.
The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the WORK ENVIRONMENT is sometimes loud.
Will work in all types of weather, including extreme heat and cold.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
USSF B Licensed Coach or NSCAA/UEFA Equivalency
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
This company is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.