Program Description: The program is designed to further develop coaching skills and expertise in coaching capacities and applicants must show a commitment to the sport, as well as a desire to improve in their role. The nine-month program will focus on three core areas of the football business: CITC | Youth Programs | Academy All accepted applicants will be required to meet in person and online during each phase of the program. Each area of the business will focus on the specifics of coaching as pertinent to that specific department and the tailored programming is designed to advance the coaching skills, further educate in-game and training knowledge and advance professional connections for those accepted. Through this program we hope to achieve the following objectives:Increase the opportunity for coaches within underserved communities around the NY Metropolitan Area to coach at a higher levelEstablish a program that will take a pro-active role in developing/advancing the careers of coaches from underserved communities in the New York metropolitan areaCreation of a pipeline which leads to the improved retention of local coaches in the youth soccer landscapeProvide a professional network within the NYC Youth Soccer world Additional Requirements:All Applicants must be able to comply with MLS Next Safety and Well-Being policy and any other applicable child safety policies provided to applicants by NYCFCPlease note New York City Football Club requires proof of full COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment, subject to exception under applicable law The NYCFC Coach Mentorship Program believes representation matters and that it is beneficial when coaches and educators are from the community they serve. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.