Ontario Soccer

North Toronto Soccer Club Grassroots Head Coach

Ontario Soccer



Role Type

Closing Date

Est. Start Date


Sep 30, 2021

Role description

Posi&on Title: Head Coach, Nitros Development Program (U8 - U10) Sept 8th, 2021
Reports To: Manager, Nitros Development Program
Level: Technical Staff (Full-Time 40 hours per week)

PosiHon Summary:

Providing children with the correct environment is instrumental in allowing them to fall in love
with the game of soccer. Ensuring that these programs are stage appropriate means we must
consider the development of the players over all four corners - Technical/tac&cal, Physical,
Psychological, and Social-emo&onal.

North Toronto Soccer is commiGed to ensuring that every child is afforded the opportunity to
be part of a program that considers the holis&c development of each individual.

The Head Coach, Nitros Development Program is responsible for leading Age Groups within the
Clubs U8 - U10 Grassroots Program. This individual will deliver inclusive, stage appropriate
training programs in line with North Toronto Soccer’s philosophy and Technical Opera&ons Plan.

The posi&on will also assist the Manager, NDP in opera&onal planning and other organiza&onal

This posi&on will typically consist of twenty (20) hours of on-field work and twenty (20) hours of
management work per week. Due to the nature of the work there will be a balance between
working remotely and working from the Club office. It is expected that a predictable work
schedule is maintained to contribute to the professionalism of North Toronto Soccer.

Evening and weekend work is expected with one day off per week.

The posi&on includes paid vaca&on days to be taken at a &me which is mutually agreed upon
between the Club and the employee. Vaca&on cannot be taken during the season.

Primary DuHes and ResponsibiliHes:
• Lead Age Groups within the Club’s NDP (U8 - U10) in line with North Toronto Soccer’s

philosophy and Technical Plan
Plan and execute all training sessions in line with North Toronto Soccer’s training methodology
and age group objec&ves
Support the Manager, NDP with the development and implementa&on of parent engagement
strategies to improve awareness of the Club’s Grassroots Programs and Player Pathway
Ensure accurate records are maintained to track the development of players
Work with the Club’s Manager, NDP and the Club Administrator to ensure effec&ve
communica&on exists between the Club and the families registered to our NDP Program
Provide coaching support for the NT Summer Camp or the NT Summer Academy
AGend pre-season fes&vals/events each year - at the discre&on of Manager, NDP
Ensure regular communica&on exists with the Manager, Recrea&onal Programs to ensure all
players within the Recrea&onal Program is provided with opportuni&es to access the NDP

Note: This job descrip&on indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the
incumbent. It is not designed to cover of contain a comprehensive lis&ng of ac&vi&es, du&es, or
responsibili&es required of the incumbent. The incumbent may be asked to perform other
du&es which be be assigned from &me to &me.

Experience working in youth soccer at the Grassroots stages (U8-U12)
• Experience working with young children
• Experience working as part of a team to implement curricula
• Experience crea&ng technical resources
• C License - minimum requirement
Children’s License - Preferred
Skills & Competencies:
• Ability to work as part of a team
The talent and ability to influence and relate to others through strong presenta&on and
communica&on skills
Knowledge of Canada Soccer’s LTPD model
Demonstrated commitment to the holis&c development of youth players
Strong verbal & wriGen communica&on skills
Ability to priori&ze and ensure deadlines are met
Salary & Benefits:
This posi&on comes with a compe&&ve full-&me salary and enrolment in North
Toronto Soccer Club’s employee benefits package.

Only candidates eligible to work in Canada will be considered for this posiHon.

To apply for this posi&on please send a cover leGer and resume to North Toronto Soccer’s
Technical Director: billy@northtorontosoccer.com