Major League Football Academy (MLFA) requires a new Head Coach (girls) to lead us into the new season in 2017! Based on the south side of Hong Kong Island, the club has over 300 players with around 120 female athletes and currently plays at the highest level of girls' soccer in Hong Kong. Hong Kong is quite underdeveloped in terms of female soccer, but has started on a sharp upward curve in recent years making it an exciting place to be and be a part of that growth and development.
We require a leader/mentor/coach with direct responsibilities for the U18s team as well as coordinating and developing the whole girls' programme.
With tournaments planned in China, Singapore, East Coast USA and Sweden in 2017, now is an exciting time to join a fast growing and forward thinking club that promotes the growth and development of the whole person, not just the physical.
Roles and responsibilities
- Coaching of U18s team and all communications that go along with that responsibility - Development of a long-term girls’ programme plan - Management of a small team of coaching staff - Development of practice and game schedules - Budget oversight and development - Promotion of MLFA's philosophy of developing the whole person and not just the physical
We are a small group that work closely together to deliver a high level programme thus strong communication skills and a team ethic are essential to this position.
Applicants would idealy have had significant coaching experience with high school girls or at collegiate level. Our players are from all over the world but many have a strong North American connection due to the club's association with the top American and Canadian schools in the district.
Hong Kong is a vibrant and exciting place and has much to over a young person with a spirit of adventure, a desire to travel Asia and be a part of the growing female soccer scene.
Minimum of USSF/UEFA National C License or equivalent, college playing experience, 3-5 years of experience coaching girls of all ages and abilities.
Additionally, candidates must complete a criminal background check and must possess or obtain a current First Aid and CPR certification.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Additional Salary Information: - Health insurance covered
- Visa sponsorship
- Possible accommodation allowance