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New York City Football Club (NYCFC)

New York City Football Club (NYCFC)

Performance Coach, NYCFC II


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Posting Date

Sep 18, 2023

Role description

JOB TITLE: Performance Coach, NYCFC IIDEPARTMENT: Sporting LOCATION:  City Football Academy: Orangeburg, New YorkPOSITION OVERVIEW:Athletic development is a fundamental component of our players’ long-term progress and is therefore crucial to delivering sustainable success at New York City Football Club. As such, an aligned and consistent approach to physical development is a core focus in an interdisciplinary approach to performance in that this development builds robustness and injury resilience, while also providing the underpinning for sporting performance. Adding into this is the value in teaching our players how to live a healthy life, a knowledge that allows them to thrive as both athletes and humans. This position will work as part of an interdisciplinary team to plan and deliver such a development program to NYCFC II players. Through delivery of a 1st team aligned program that provides 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. Responsible for the planning and delivery of physical development programs, to ensure optimal physical development for all NYCFC II players.  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 S&C)Warm-UpData Monitoring/GPSCollaborate with other NYCFC Performance Coaches on the development and implementation of the NYCFC Human 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 Bilingual Spanish or Portuguese (preferred, not mandatory)Microsoft office proficient Experience with STATSports GPSExperience using Vald technologies (NordBord, ForecFrame, ForceDecks) KEY RELATIONSHIPSPerformance Director1st Team Head of Sport Science1st Team 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 NYCFCMust be able to work games scheduled which may be at night and on weekends and holidaysNew York City Football Club requires a COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment, subject to exception under applicable lawCOMPENSATION:This exempt position has an estimated annual base salary range of $55,000 to $60,000. Final compensation offer amounts are based on a wide array of factors unique to each candidate, including but not limited to demonstrated skill set, years and depth of relevant experience, and some role-dependent factors such as certifications and software expertise. We welcome direct conversations with each candidate about compensation in all of our initial calls. 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 Football Club (NYCFC), 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 has qualified for the Audi MLS Cup Playoffs for the last seven consecutive seasons, winning the MLS Cup in 2021. Games are broadcast through MLS Season Pass, the unprecedented subscription service from Apple and Major League Soccer that will have every match of the MLS regular season, Audi MLS Cup Playoffs and Leagues Cup all in one place and with no blackouts. NYCFC’s combined 3.3 million social media following across Facebook, Instagram, TikTok and Twitter is the second-highest among MLS clubs. For more information, please visit:     New York City Football Club is also one of 11 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, Espérance Sportive Troyes AC and Palermo FC 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.By clicking "Apply Now", you agree to the terms of the MLS Privacy Policy.

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