NYCFC II Performance Coach


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Posting Date

Nov 23, 2022

Role description

JOB TITLE:  NYCFC II Performance CoachDEPARTMENT:  Sporting                                                  LOCATION:  City Football Academy; Orangeburg, New York  POSITION SUMMARY:Responsible for the planning and delivery of physical development programs, to ensure optimal physical development for all NYCFC II players.  POSITION OVERVIEW:The position will plan and deliver the athlete development program to NYCFC II players.  Athletic development is a fundamental component of young players’ long-term progress and is therefore crucial to delivering sustainable success at New York City Football Club. The role will include working as part of a multi-disciplinary team to deliver best practice support to NYCFC II players, including the administration of the strength conditioning, nutrition, recovery, daily monitoring, fitness testing programs and training load management for optimal performance, among other tasks.WHAT YOU’LL DO:In line with the NYCFC 1st team physical development philosophy, plan, deliver and evaluate physical development sessions for NYCFC II team and individuals to maximize individual development and performance.Technical responsibilities will include the development, implementation, and delivery of the following:Return to play protocolsStrength and conditioning (Mobility, Pre-Activation, Post-Session SC)Warm-UpData Monitoring/GPSCollaborate with other NYCFC Performance Coaches with the development and implementation of the NYCFC High Performance philosophy that will integrate into the vision and structure of the club.Assist NYCFC II coaches with the planning, delivery and review of training sessions Assist with the monitoring and assessment of NYCFC II players physical development.  This will include the management of data collection, analysis, reporting and providing feedback to coaches and players.Assist with the practical implementation of appropriate nutrition and hydration strategies for players for training, matches and travel.Apply an interdisciplinary approach with close links to other stakeholders including the NYCFC II coaches, athletic trainers, analysts as well as Academy and 1st team.Periodization of NYCFC II team off-season, preseason and in season programs. WHAT YOU’LL BRING:2+ years paid experience in a team environmentCertified strength conditioning coach (CSCS)History of working with young athletes Spanish speaker (preferred, not mandatory)Microsoft office proficient Experience with STATSports GPSExperience using Vald technologies (NordBord, ForecFrame, ForceDecks) KEY RELATIONSHIPS1st team Performance Director1st Team Head of Sport Science Performance CoachesAcademy Performance Coaches1st team and Academy Athletic TrainersNYCFC II and Academy Coaches AdministratorsNYCFC II MDT, including medical, performance analysis, recruitment, and operations teams ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:Applicant must be able to comply with MLS Next Safety and Well-Being policy and any other applicable child safety policies provided to applicants by NYCFCAbility to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays, as necessaryNew York City Football Club requires a COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment, subject to exception under applicable law WHAT WE OFFER:Excellent health, dental vision insurance, with options to fit you and your family’s needsComprehensive and competitive benefit programs, including maternal paternal leaveAncillary benefits: Commuter, gym membership, and Citi Bike discountsYour health is important! Our wellness strategy focuses on mental and physical wellbeing through in-office and virtual programsFour complementary tickets to every NYCFC home matchTeam outings, happy hours, and annual staff gatherings to celebrate our co-workersA dynamic, ambitious, and fun work environmentNEW YORK CITY FOOTBALL CLUB OVERVIEW:At New York City FC, we are on a mission to build this City into one of the soccer capitals of the world. The Club was announced as Major League Soccer’s 20th franchise and is the first and only MLS team located within the five boroughs of New York City.The Club consistently finishes at the top of the Eastern Conference and most recently won the Campeones Cup in 2022 along with the MLS Cup in 2021. The games are broadcast locally through YES Network with national television coverage through ESPN, Fox and Univision. New York City FC ranks in the top five of key commercial categories for Major League Soccer franchises: season tickets, attendance, gate receipts, partnerships and retail merchandise sales. The franchise’s social media platforms are already in the top two most-followed in MLS for Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. For more information, please visit: .New York City FC is also one of ten clubs comprising City Football Group and counts Manchester City FC, Melbourne City FC, Yokohama F-Marinos, Girona FC, Montevideo City Torque, Sichuan Jiuniu FC, Mumbai City FC, Lommel SK and Espérance Sportive Troyes AC among its sister clubs.We are 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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