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Academy Assistant Coach

Posted: 06/16/2024

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Job Summary:
Under the direction of the DPD, the Academy Assistant Coach will focus on all aspects of player development and identification, collaborating closely with the Academy Head Coach. Responsibilities include maintaining records of training sessions, assessing player performance, implementing the Club Performance Plan, and assisting with video analysis and individual development plans. The role also involves curriculum development, player recruitment, managing scouting databases, and supporting the technical aspects of Discovery training programs. Extensive travel and a flexible schedule are required. The Assistant Coach will represent the club positively at events and maintain relationships with strategic youth soccer partners in the community.
What You’ll Do:
  • Maintain training session records and assess player performance regularly.
  • Support the implementation of the Club Performance Plan.
  • Collaborate with the Head Coach and DPD on various duties, including video analysis and IDP plans.
  • Assist in player identification and recruitment across all age groups.
  • Support technical aspects of Discovery training programs.
  • Perform general administrative duties, including maintaining scouting databases and managing player records.
  • Ensure safety and decorum in the academy program.
  • Attend events and functions as a positive and respectful representative of the club.
  • Engage positively with the public and soccer community to enhance the club's brand.
  • Develop relationships with strategic youth soccer partners in the community.
What You’ll Need: 
  • Broad soccer related background
  • Demonstrated organizational, communicative and practical knowledge and delivery of soccer specific content
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) helpful but not required
  • Clean Driving Record
  • Subject to a Background Check
  • USSF “C” Coaching License or better required
  • Minimum 5 years of coaching experience
  • Professional playing background preferred
What You’ll Bring: 
  • A positive and respectful demeanor to interact and work with other departments within the Club
  • A proactive approach in seeking educational opportunities to grow as a coach and to help with the development of the club
  • Ability to manage multiple programs and priorities, including event planning, player welfare concerns, and academy administrative needs as assigned.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing

Why You’ll Love FCC:
  • Generous paid time off and holiday time 
  • Option for one work from home day per week (by department and schedule)
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 401k plan with company match
  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Maternity & Paternity Leave and Family Building Benefit
  • Employee Assistance Program and free subscription to the Calm App
  • Discount off merchandise in the FCC team store
  • Community volunteer opportunities
  • Professional development and Frequent team building opportunities
  • Employee recognition programs and referral programs
  • Opportunity for complimentary staff tickets to home FC Cincinnati matches

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