Houston Dynamo

PT Youth Coach

Houston Dynamo

Location

Texas

Role Type

Closing Date

Coaching

Nov 30, 2021

Role description

HOUSTON DYNAMO & DASH YOUTH PROGRAMS OVERVIEW:
Houston Dynamo and Dash Youth Programs provide a variety of year-round camps and training programs that allow coed players of all ages and abilities to discover the game of soccer under the close supervision of our experienced staff. Our programs develop technical and tactical skills on the field and teach positive character traits that will encourage players to aspire toward success off the field.

POSITION OVERVIEW:
The Houston Dynamo & Dash Youth Programs are looking for part-time youth soccer coaches to assist in providing their coaching knowledge and experience to our various youth programs and initiatives; while helping to develop, educate, and grow the game of soccer in the community. The individual will work closely with our staff and be expected to; learn and implement our game model, set up/ pick up equipment for camps or training programs, assist the lead coach, and additional responsibilities listed below.



ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Help lead coach to provide coaching and positive feedback to players
Understand the topic for each session and be prepared to provide proper coaching points
Assist site director in setting up camp and closing camp each day
Help with registration and check-in
Organize session (cones, balls, pennies)
Help organize the youth players with the coaching staff
Must be proactive, detail-oriented, and hardworking
Ability to effectively implement the Houston Dynamo & Dash curriculum and methodology
Ability to effectively carry out the curriculum and explain it to coaches and players
Comfortable coaching a variety of ages at grassroots level
Bring energy, excitement and fun to build a love of the sport of soccer
Build positive and energizing working relationships with players, club volunteer coaches and parents
Must uphold the Houston Dynamo & Dash values and represent the club and brand in a positive way
Must have strong leadership skills and ability to communicate effectively and clearly
Must have strong people and relationship building skills to connect with players, club coaches and parents
Must possess a strong desire to grow soccer from a grassroots level
Must be reliable and punctual
Must have in-depth knowledge and love for the game
Must be able to effectively demonstrate soccer specific technical abilities

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS:
High school/College playing experience preferred but not required
2 years of coaching experience within youth soccer
USSF Grassroots coaching qualifications preferred; however, relevant playing experience may be acceptable
95% of the work will be done in an outdoor environment
Must be flexible to work mornings, evenings, and/or weekends
Must be able to provide your own transportation
CPR/First Aid certification strongly preferred

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.