Administer and manage New Mexico Youth Soccer Association’s Coach/Parent Education Program and the NMYSA Player Development Program, ODP/YOP.
Select, train, mentor and manage staff of coaching instructors in support of the curriculum for US Soccer, USYS, United Soccer Coaches and NMYSA.
Review, update and develop state coaching courses to meet the needs of programs within the state association consistent with the philosophies and intent of US Soccer, US Youth Soccer, and NMYSA.
Develop annually a 12- month, coach development plan that includes the number and type of anticipated coaching clinics and other development opportunities for NMYSA coaches/leagues/clubs. This plan must encompass visits to all NMYSA affiliate members twice annually.
Maintain all records of courses and clinics including pre-registration, attendance, financials and facilities.
Serve as the lead instructor and coordinator of instruction, whenever possible, for all state level clinics as per guidelines from US Soccer and USYS. Promote attendance at all clinics.
Observe and evaluate staff instructors as they teach the coaching courses and clinics. A minimum of one written evaluation per instructor per year is required. Results of each evaluation are to be filed with the Executive Director.
Assist in promoting TOPSoccer, and all NMYSA Programs/events, tournaments/leagues.
Design and implement a parent education program that would include parent meetings, parent handbooks, handouts and occasional seminars.
Promote and manage the NMYSA ODP/YOP programs.
Manage NMYSA Associate Technical Director/ODP Director and any ODP staff.
Maintain updated list of the State ODP/YOP Coaching Staff with their qualifications and participation.
Observe and evaluate State ODP Coaching Staff as they conduct tryouts, train and coach their respective State team. Must attend/promote and manage all ODP/YOP events
Promote and manage NMYSA’s ODP/YOP camps, sub-regionals events and approved NMYSA international events.
Conduct DOC meetings, minimum of 2 per year, and develop action play to assist them in their coach/parent education needs.
Maintain “The Coaching Manual” content and relationship and promote to members.
Establish relationship with member affiliates as well as National Governing bodies and stay abreast of industry changes and compliance issues.
Maintain licensing and attend USSF, USYS, USC events specific to Technical Director role. Be the Technical Director point of contact for USSF/DCC, USYS/USC and NMYSA.
Maintain NMYSA website/registration database and the DCC relating to coach/parent education information and course offerings.
Advise NMYSA Board of Directors and staff on all coach and player development issues including providing input on NMYSA programs.
Provide Technical Director assistance to all NMYSA programs including hosted league/tournaments/events.
This role does require travel to conferences, licensing clinics and visits to NMYSA affiliates.
The NMYSA Technical Director is required to attend NMYSA Board Meetings/AGM in order to present activities related to coach/parent/player programs.
This is a full-time position requiring the NMYSA Technical Director to maintain office hours, Monday-Friday. However, if the TD has scheduled clinics/courses/programs on the weekend, compensating hours maybe taken during the week but must be communicated to the Executive Director in advance of the time taken.
US Soccer Instructor Certification
USSF A license
Experience with US Soccer DCC
Experience with Implementing/Managing USYS ODP programs
Experience with delivering coach education curriculum-USSF/USYS/USC
Experience with implementing/managing TOPSoccer and or other Soccer Programs
Additional Salary Information: Additional benefits available
About New Mexico Youth Soccer Association
The New Mexico Youth Soccer Association is a 501(c)(4) not-for-profit corporation and National Youth State Association of the United States Soccer Federation. As members of US Youth Soccer, we represent, govern, and serve 18 member leagues and their 45 club affiliates.
We have almost 23,000 registered players, coaches and administrators in a service area that extends throughout New Mexico and into west Texas, southern Colorado, and eastern Arizona for certain programs. We provide rewarding recreational and competitive opportunities for boys and girls 5-19 years old.
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