Atlanta United FC

Atlanta United FC

Regional Development School Goalkeeper Coach

Country

Role Type

USA

Goalkeeping

Posting Date

Nov 15, 2022

Role description

About Atlanta United FC Academy

Officially launched in 2016 prior to its first season in MLS, the Atlanta United Academy program aims to be the leading platform of youth soccer development in the Southeast and currently competes in the U.S. Soccer Development Academy program. The ATL UTD Academy consists of teams in age groups U-12, U-13, U-14, U-15, U-16, U-17 and U-19. Shared with the first team, the Academy trains and competes out of the Training Ground.

About Atlanta United II (USL)

Launched in 2018, Atlanta United II competes in the second division United Soccer League. The club aims to provide a platform for growing top Academy players, developing MLS prospects, and expanding the Atlanta United brand further into Northeast Georgia. Atlanta United II will train alongside the first team and Academy at the Training Ground and will compete at Coolray Field in Gwinnett County.

About AMB Sports + Entertainment Group

AMB Sports & Entertainment Group is a subsidiary of AMB Group, LLC, and is comprised of the Atlanta Falcons Football Club, LLC, Atlanta’s Major League Soccer team, Atlanta United FC, and the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

Who We Are

We use our core values as a compass to guide our decisions because they are our North Star. If we live our core values daily, we know everything else will take care of itself. We enjoy a culture rooted in giving back to others through our time, talents, labor, and financial commitment. We are successful when we collaborate with and value each other like family, maintain a hunger to delight guests and continuously innovate, listen closely for even the smallest need for improvement, stand up for convictions, and genuinely own our responsibilities as if our name is on the outside of the building.

Our Ideal Candidates

Actively Listen – Take an active role in listening by being present in the moment, using healthy body language, and ensuring joint understanding. When we read between the lines and hear what others are saying and what they are not saying, we encounter amazing opportunities to go the extra mile in serving them.

Collaborate – Realize that we are better together than we are alone. We achieve much better results when others have the opportunity to add their diverse perspectives. Be open to feedback and actively seek input from a variety of people at varying levels because the best ideas come from those who are closest to those we serve.

Engage in Servant Leadership – Put others ahead of yourself even when it’s difficult. Find opportunities to lead by example in the way you pitch in and help others. Giving back to others is at the heart of what we do.

Build Relationships – Cultivate trust in relationships by showing respect and sensitivity. Invest time in helping others to continuously improve by listening to their ideas and helping them to continuously improve.

Own Results – Own issues you encounter even when they are outside of your area of responsibility by taking action or seeking out the needed resolution. You are empowered and expected to take risks aimed at exceeding the expectations of our guests. Take advantage of this rare opportunity by utilizing available resources.

Position Summary

We are seeking part time coaches including GK coaches, to join our Regional Development School Team. The RDS Coach will be responsible for the coaching, development of talent, and delivery of multiple RDS locations per season. The RDS Coach will deliver the RDS curriculum and actively scout and assist in the recruitment of talent for the Academy within the guidelines of Atlanta United, US Soccer and the MLS. The RDS Coach will be responsible for delivering summer camps and other clinics. This position will report directly to the Coach Education and Development Director.

Roles And Responsibilities
Assist in planning and organization of RDS tryouts.
Develop training program for weekly training sessions for RDS participants.
Provide player assessment and feedback of strengths/weaknesses each season
Guide players in development of an “action plan” setting specific goals to reach a desired outcome.
Identify and recommend, talented, potential Academy players.
Attend education meetings and classroom sessions.
Organize and assist in the running of camps/clinics/tryouts throughout the year.
Ongoing assessment and mentoring of summer coaching staff.
Other coaching requirements as needed

Qualifications And Education Requirements
Be a current USSF ‘C’ licensed coach (minimum)
Have 5 years minimum experience coaching youth, collegiate or professional soccer
Possess the drive to develop youth players and work as part of a team
Have excellent written and verbal communication skills
Be a motivated individual who can work a varied schedule of nights, weekends, and holidays
Possess strong organizational and personal management skills
Have knowledge of scouting and how to identify talent
Possess basic computer skills, example Excel, word, power point, keynote
Have the ability to plan, create, execute and document training sessions and programs
Have a basic knowledge of the Development Academy rules and regulations

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