Detroit City FC

Youth Coach - Foundations Program

Detroit City FC

Location

Michigan

Role Type

Closing Date

Est. Start Date

Coaching

Aug 8, 2021

Role description

Type: Part-time

Total Compensation: $15/hr

Description

POSITION SUMMARY

Youth Coaches for Foundations Rec League are responsible for facilitating the rec soccer program by
leading and assisting with practice During the week and game facilitation on the Saturdays.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Lead in cooperation with the overall strategy and philosophy of play for children ages five to
seven years old, typically in groups of around 10 children.
Ensure proper instruction for children based on the practice activities and facilitate games
through leading players to learn basic rules and objectives, encouraging good sportsmanship,
maintaining a safe environment at all times, mentally and physically, as well as managing equal
playing time for all participants.
Lead and assist with a 60-minute practice that are both fun and engaging based on the
Foundations Rec League curriculum.
Take a child-centered approach in leading children how to enjoy the game of soccer at the
grassroots level.
Emphasize and promote the importance of active and healthy lifestyles.
Oversee all equipment inventory, care and systematic return at the finish of practices and
games.
Maintain professional relationships with parents, instructors, players and sponsors.
Represent Detroit City FC and its related affiliates and partners in a professional manner at all
times.
Perform other related tasks as assigned.
PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

Strong organizational, communications and interpersonal skills.
Ability to organize work effectively, conceptualize and prioritize objectives and exercise
independent judgment based on an understanding of organizational policies and activities.
Passionate about the game of soccer.
Knowledge of coaching techniques.
Positive attitude.
Patience.
Excellent leadership skills.
Outgoing, energetic and enthusiastic.
Creativity in regards to training sessions by keeping children and players engaged and eager to
play.

Practice and promote a healthy lifestyle.
Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment.
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

Passion and commitment to child and athlete development.
Proven effective leadership, communication and coaching skills, prior experience with
grassroots soccer, school-age level children, coaching and/or teaching preferred.
Possess the knowledge and experience gained from playing soccer or working in grassroots
soccer and school-age level children.
Proven record in following curriculums and directives.
Passion for the game of soccer and Detroit City FC teams and organization.
PHYSICAL ABILITIES

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to
successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made
to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

Required to sit, stand, walk and run.
Use hands to finger, hand or feel objects, tools or controls.
Frequent stooping, diving, bending, pulling and pushing.
Reach with hands and arms.
Required to talk and hear consistently.
Ability to occasionally lift, carry and/or drag approximately fifty (50) pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by the role include the ability to distinguish the nature of
objects by using the eye.

Job Questions

1. Do you have access to reliable transportation?
2. Are you able to work non-traditional hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays as

necessary?

Equal Opportunity Employer: Detroit City FC is an equal opportunity employer that does not
discriminate based upon race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age,

disability, gender identity, veteran status, height, or weight.

Applicants may contact Tyler McManus, Director of Youth Development for Detroit City FC.
tyler.mcmanus@detcityfc.com