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Coaching, Coaching - Soccer
4 Year Degree
The Virginia Development Academy (VDA) is in search of a hard working, team player who has a passion for working in youth development to join our coaching staff as a full-time head coach in the Boys ECNL Program. The ideal candidate wants to work in a growth environment with constant feedback in the best interest of individual development in youth football.
Job Description & Expectations:
40 hours a week minimum
Head coach of TWO VDA ECNL teams
Develop and lead session plans connected to micro and macro cycles
Implement VDA's football model and talent development plan
Attend staff development meetings and complete designated tasks
Develop Individual development plans
Create an elite development environment for the players
Reports directly to VDA Technical Director who will provide feedback specific to Key Performance Indicators (KPI) and player progression within the club.
USSF A or B license
Open to coaches with USSF C license working towards USSF B with correct work ethic and experience.
Bachelors degree preferred
Comfortable using US soccer digital coaching platform to develop session designs
Comfortable in using Microsoft office (PowerPoint, word, excel)
Ability to Present in front of groups of parents and fellow professional
Experience coaching for 3-5 years in Elite Development or 3-5 years as a club director
Experience in leadership roles
*Preferable playing background college or professional
Internal Number: VDAB-001
About Virginia Development Academy (VDA)
Virginia Development Academy is the summit of the elite player pathway for Prince William Soccer and Virginia Soccer Association. Formed in 2015, the collaborative partnership represents more than 8,000 players and participates in the Boys’ and Girls’ Elite Clubs National League.
VDA's core values are COLLABORATION, VISION, INSPIRE, ACCOUNTABILITY. We will collaborate with players, parents, and coaches with the vision to create a forward-thinking environment to inspire our players while also holding players and coaches accountable by demanding ownership their own personal development.