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Lexington Sporting Club

Lexington Sporting Club

Super League Assistant Coach

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USA

Coaching

Jan 8, 2024

ROLE DESCRIPTION

Department:Lexington Sporting Club department USL Super League
Hours of work:Weekly office responsibilities | Weekdays, evenings, and weekend work in line with training, matchday, tournament/showcase requirements.
Contractual Status:Full-time.
Salary Range:Competitive dependent on experience and qualifications.
Working Conditions:Normal coaching and office environment.
Reporting to:Women Sporting Director First Team Head Coach.

JOB SUMMARY:
To assist the head coach in the administration and operation of the Women First Team soccer program, consistent with the policies of Lexington Sporting Club. This position specifically supports the mission of Lexington Sporting Club.
Other duties assigned by LSC leadership.
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Responsible for assisting the head coach in planning and conducting pre-season, in-season, non-traditional and post-season team/individual practices, and competitions.
Assist the head coach to develop and maintain a positive learning environment to maximize each players learning potential.
Assist the head coach in aspects of training preparation and competition coaching.
Assist the head coach in all aspects of recruitment of prospective players for the club. Specifically, but not limited to, assisting with the evaluation of talent globally, developing contacts for the program, creating any necessary correspondence, managing recruits’ film, evaluating film, assisting during club visits.
Assist the head coach to ensure all training sessions are delivered with a compliant approach to Health and Safety.
Assist with-
Any office management and administration requirements, and to assist the director of operations when needed.
Specifically, but not limited to, anything regarding team or individual travel (hotels, buses, flights, meals, etc.).
With scheduling of competitive events.
With data/analytics, loading film, analyzing information.
With any equipment requirements, supplies and uniforms for the program adhering to club policies.
The equipment manager with the general upkeep and protection of the equipment adhering to club policies.
The head coach to support the Dr and head athletic trainer to ensure that athletes receive quality care, prevention, and treatment of injuries.
Link all individual and team learning objectives to the Lexington Sporting Club philosophy.
Effectively communicate with players by email, phone, and social media as compliant with league rules.
Follow all LSC and Super League rules and standards which pertain to the women first team soccer program.
Attend all Lexington Sporting Club meetings/zooms/calls to ensure appropriate departmental communication, planning, and updates if needed.
Function daily as an integral part of LSC within the sporting department and shares the vision for the future of the club as outlined by the Women Sporting Director, The Ownership Group and The Women First Team Head Coach.
Attend all required meetings with ownership and the management and leadership team.
Carry out any other reasonable duties that may arise or be assigned by the Women First Team Head Coach.
To be able to work flexible and unsociable hours where the role of the job requires.
Comply with all LSC club policies.
Promote the LSC brand and ethos in a professional, strong, and positive manner.
Work alongside other team members to support in other areas of the organization as and when required to promote best practice.
A commitment to equality and diversity in the workplace and a willingness to undertake all relevant equality and diversity training.
This job description is issued as a guideline to assist you in your duties and is not exhaustive. You may, on occasion, be required to undertake additional or other duties within the context of this job description.


Preferred Qualifications


USSF A or B or C / UEFA B or C.
Bachelor degree in a relevant discipline is preferred but not required.


Preferred Knowledge/Experience Skills

Experience of playing professional soccer preferred.
Prior experience working in at a national level environment, a professional environment, soccer academy, collegiate, or elite youth club preferred.
Professional Coaching Background preferred.
Extensive knowledge and understanding of recruiting globally.
Extensive knowledge about youth soccer in the USA.
Superior oral and written communication skills.
Effective organizational skills for managing multiple tasks.
A positive attitude towards professional development and learning.
A sound understanding of safeguarding and welfare requirements.
Ability to relocate to Lexington, KY.
Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other operating platforms.
Positive attitude and strong work ethic.
Strong communication and organizational skills to be able to manage numerous projects at once.
Willingness to ask questions, give input, accept advice, and take direction.
Creative problem solving.
Excellent verbal and written skills.
Confidence in presenting plans and projections to senior management/ownership.
Ability to build strong relationships with outside partners.
Proven job reliability, diligence, dedication, and attention to detail.
Flexible days/hours of work.
Ability to travel.

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.

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