Camp Laurel is a traditional, residential camp located in the Belgrade Lakes region of Maine. Our 500 campers are between the ages of 7 and 15 and all join us for one full-summer session. Our 300+ seasonal staff come from 35+ states and 15+ countries each summer. We are looking for an experienced, organized, and fun Soccer Director for the 2024 summer.Responsibilities
Design and implement a comprehensive Soccer program that caters to a diverse range of skill levels and ages.
Develop a curriculum that focuses on skill enhancement, fundamental understanding, and overall player development.
Integrate fun and engaging activities to keep campers excited about Soccer.
Coaching and Instruction
Lead daily Soccer clinics and drills, providing hands-on instruction to campers.
Foster a positive and supportive learning environment that encourages teamwork, sportsmanship, and individual growth.
Tailor coaching strategies to individual camper needs.
Oversee and develop a team of qualified Soccer counselors.
Provide ongoing support to staff members, promoting a collaborative coaching approach.
Camp Events and Tournaments
Organize and coordinate our Bec Soccer League and other special events throughout the summer.
Coordinate games and tournaments against other nearby camps.
The Ideal Candidate
Coaching at the collegiate, club, or varsity level
Proven track record of program development
A motivated supporter of campers
What You Can ExpectState of the art facilities and an amazing opportunity to develop your own curriculum, work with both high-end and rec players, and oversee a staff of five coaches. Position runs from June 8th through August 8th. Top salary and room and board are included.About Camp LaurelCamp Laurel is at the forefront of the Maine camping tradition. Laurel is one of New England's premier 7-week, residential, co-ed camps combining cutting-edge programming in a family atmosphere.
Our exemplary staff provides a safe, fun, nurturing environment for children ages 7-15. Our staff consists of professionals, experienced teachers, and collegians from over 35 states and 10 countries, all drawn together by a strong desire to live with, teach and care for children. Modern, fully-equipped facilities and high-quality equipment enhance our cutting-edge program. Our extensive program is comprised of 6 distinct areas including: Waterfront, Athletics, Tennis, Adventure, Inter-Arts and Horseback Riding.Camp Laurel is going into its 75th summer. You will meet friends from all over the globe, forming bonds that last a lifetime. Learn more about us at camplaurel.com
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