Soccer - Director of Coaching
NY Stars Premier - New York, NY

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Super Soccer Stars Premier is seeking to hire a full-time Director of Coaching to guide and oversee the technical component of its Premier Development Program and its NY Stars Travel Team Program. The program carries over 650 players from ages 5-13. With a philosophy centered on providing players with a nurturing yet challenging environment which encourages every player to express themselves, be creative and take educated risks on the soccer field. While NY Stars Premier – the is a competitive program by description, it is developmental in nature; technical improvement and confidence building remain the program’s primary objectives. However, it is not just our professional infrastructure that makes us stand out - it is our ideology club culture. Immediately noticeable is that everyone involved with NY Stars Premier uses the word 'we' to describe the club. Another pillar of the ideology is the attractive and attacking style of soccer we play - It is a way of thinking. This creates a strong identity and spirit within the team.

The mission of NY Stars Premier is as follows:

“To produce the best possible teams competing at the highest level playing the most attacking and attractive style of soccer”

Job Description:

The Director of Coaching is responsible for helping translate our mission statement, bylaws, policies and philosophies onto the field of play consistent with the long-term goals and objectives set for the club
Minimum Job Requirements:
1. A National USSF B,UEFA B or NSCAA Premier Diploma and above or equivalent
2. Proven coaching abilities including at least 5 years of coaching experience
3. Experience working with children ages 8 and up
4. Experience coaching advance level soccer
5. Ex-professional player who understands the US and/or European Academy Soccer System
6. 2 years experience working as a Director of Coaching

Responsibilities:

1. Observe and provide coaching development reviews on all Premier Development and NY Stars Premier Training sessions and Game Day Coaching
2. Providing the Managing Director with hands-on assistance in developing, refining and implementing club-wide policies and procedures
3. Identify and interview potential coaching candidates
4. Provide player evaluations and share recommendations regarding distribution of players
5. Provide training, education and introductions to new and existing coaches participating in the program
6. Train and monitor Premier and NY Stars Premier coaches and provide age specific seasonal plans
7. Design and implement parent educational program that would include parent meetings, parent handbooks, and seminars
8. Create structure for camp activities to enhance our camp programming

Qualifications:

1. Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
2. Aptitude for effectively preparing and delivering presentations to large group(s)
3. Customer service oriented
4. Exceptional organizational skills
5. Experience in project management

We offer a competitive starting salary, excellent growth potential, outstanding benefits (health and dental coverage, 3 weeks paid vacation, matched 401k plan, etc.), a very friendly work environment and the satisfaction of developing and delivering a fantastic program.

Please send us a detailed and specific cover letter explaining why you would be the right person for this position. Please attach an updated version of your resume along with scanned copies of your Coaching Qualifications. The subject should read "Director of Coaching."


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