The Director of Coaching and Player Development is the leader of all soccer operations within REV, including all teams and recreational/youth programs. The position is responsible for the strategic planning and budgeting of all programs, coach management/evaluation and team formation process for all teams. All aspects of this role should be completed while maintaining focus of the clubs existing mission, vision and goals. The position is responsible for creating and implementing the coaching development and continuous coaching education for all coaches. The position is also responsible for creating and implementing training curriculum for all ages and levels of play within the club. The position is restricted from performing similar duties for other clubs or organizations.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Create, implement and manage resources for training curriculum for all programs/teams in the Club.
Evaluate effectiveness of training programs and report outcomes to the Executive Director/Board of Directors.
Create and implement coach and staff development curriculum for all coaches in the club.
evaluate effectiveness of development program and report outcomes to Executive Director/Board of Director.
Develop, monitor and report on club coaching performance against documented standards and expectations.
Facilitate coach education programming and work with all coaches to determine appropriate plan for continuing education.
Manage day to day coach operations.
responsible for all coach inquiries
recruit and retain top level coaches
assist coaches in creating seasonal plans for their team’s development
Oversee player development and create a curriculum and player development plans for all teams and ages.
Perform annual coach evaluations.
Measure coaches’ performance through coach survey, observation and input from REV staff. Tabulate and communicate feedback to coaches.
Create and execute strategic plan and operating budget for the Club in collaboration with the Executive Director.
Lead team formation processes.
Decide how many teams the Club will form for each season and who will coach teams.
Provide input on estimated team/player costs and amount of training time required/expected for each team.
Collect coaches’ data on current players.
Adequately staff all team formation sessions.
Integrate and resolve year-end player rankings with team formation ratings. Consult with coaches on individual players when necessary.
Lead evaluations and final player placements and teams.
Respond to player/parent inquiries regarding individual placements.
Primary contact in mitigating and resolving soccer issues.
Update the Executive Director and Board of Directors on programs, teams, etc with metric based measurements and objectives. To include league strategy (DA, ECNL, MRL State, and other Leagues that may be available player development avenues for REV SC teams and players.
Determine appropriate organization structure of soccer staff and implement a budget to execute, manage and monitor the plan, with oversight and approval from the Executive Director and Board of Directors.
Provide college recruiting education to the club members and coaches.
organize college recruiting education seminar for club parents and players
Coach no more than one (1) team per season
Licenses: Coaching license of a B or higher – (or hold a C license and in the process of earning a B)
Experience: This position requires 3 years of experience in a related position. Proper Licenses and education and successful experience as a coach, trainer and a director in a soccer club
Highly detailed oriented and ability to produce accurate results
Management skills – ability to hold people accountable for the efforts and actions.
Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Strong people skills
Excellent prioritization, organizational and problem solving skills
Strong conflict resolution skills
Team player with the ability to collaborate
Organizational leadership and team development, ability to build a team; putting people in the best position to succeed.
Strong emphasis on development of successful ‘player pathway’ from recreation through academy (high performance).
Adept at utilizing web based applications for registration, team management, resource management and club organization.
Must be eligible to work within the United States without sponsorship
Reports to Board of Directors/Executive Director
Works closely with All Staff members
Works with Shattuck-St Mary’s staff and DA representatives
Works with Board of Directors and Volunteer committees
Works with team coaches, managers and parents.
Additional Salary Information: Salary package includes amounts for coaching a team and profit share on camps.
REV Soccer Club is based in the Minneapolis/St Paul area and serves more than 1,200 players including travel, (academy and competitive) and rec ranging in age from 5 to 19. REV’s mission is to provide a fun, challenging and developmental environment for our youth to enhance their love, knowledge and skill in the game of soccer. Our goal at REV is to provide our members with the highest quality c...oaches and trainers offering young players the opportunity to play at a level consistent with their ability and commitment. REV currently participates in MRL, US Club leagues and local MYSA leagues. REV has also just been accepted, in affiliation with Shattuck-St Mary’s, as a member in the US Soccer Girls Development Academy.