Coaching opportunity for outgoing, professional candidate interested in working with youth soccer teams (U19 and younger), assisting with the growing network of partner clubs and leading our Jr Academy programing. Work associated with the club ranges from team coaching, club program leadership and various scheduling operations. This position works under the direction of the Executive Director of Coaching, reporting to the Boys & Girls Director of Coaching. Successful candidates will have a passion for education and positively motivating young athletes to want to work hard in order to improve.
Demonstrated and active interest in starting the coaching license process, USSF ‘D’ License preferred
Bachelor’s degree - Sports Management or Education preferred
Ability to run an engaging training session, focusing on technical development
Inspire young athletes, regardless of gender or skill level
Strong sense of time-management to balance team training and competition schedules while assisting with scheduling and operations
Contribute as part of a team when doing outreach work with partner clubs and developmental league operations including set up/take down of equipment for events
Ability to learn about and communicate in support of various WNY Flash programs, including those outside the Youth program and Partner Clubs
Utilize knowledge of computer skills and technology, especially Excel and Gdrive
Professional demeanor on and off the field
Duties and Responsibilities:
Coach 1 to 2 Flash Academy teams
Travel to competitions in the WNY Area and occasionally to tournaments requiring overnight stay in the northeast region
Be available to assist with various club programs when not working with Academy Teams
Provide administrative support in the office
Be available to operate sessions and game days for the Flash Jr. Academy, foundational skills program provided in 6-week sessions
About WNY Flash Academy
The WNY Flash Academy provides a professional, organized and accomplished player development program that works with committed players to develop their soccer talent and provide the platform from which they can flourish at the college level, and beyond. The Flash Academy is the next level training path that guides players and teams in to the highest levels of soccer in the United States.
The WNY Flash Academy develops each player in line with the unique WNY Flash Methodology, while using the US Soccer Curriculum as a guiding document. The WNY Flash Academy provides players the opportunity to learn and grow in a highly focused and motivated, yet fun, environment.