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Director of Coaching | Skyline Soccer Association
Job Title: Director of Coaching (DOC)
Level/Salary: Salary commensurate with experience
Incentives: Bonuses, tournaments, and camps are additional. Health insurance provided and paid for.
Position Type: Full-Time
Reports To: Executive Director (ED) and Board of Directors (BOD)
Supervises: Assistant Director of Coaching (ADOC), Recreational Director (RD), Select Staff Coaches, Club Coaches, Volunteer Coaches, Head Goalkeeper Coach (HGKC)
Hours Per Week: 40 - 50 hours per week, including weeknights and weekend responsibilities
Location: Denver, CO
Travel Required: Some travel may be required
Date Posted: 6/16/14 C
losing Date: End of July, or until the job is filled D
ates: Year Round
Required licenses: USSF ‘C’ license working towards a USSF ‘A’ license. Required Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college.
SKYLINE MISSION STATEMENT
Skyline Soccer Association is committed to providing our players and their families with high quality soccer programs that allow each player to achieve the highest level of soccer that they desire in a fun, educational, and safe environment through the proper training and assessment of our coaches and players while operating the club in a financially sound and prudent manner.
ABOUT SKYLINE SOCCER ASSOCIATION
Skyline Soccer Association, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, has been providing youth soccer programs in Denver since 1965. Skyline currently provides youth soccer programming ranging from league play to camps and tournaments to approximately 2,700 kids each season.
ABOUT THE POSITION
The Director of Coaching manages and controls the day to day functions of the club’s curriculum, the club’s volunteer coaches, the staff coaches, other coaching directors, U11 programs, and assists the Executive Director and Association representatives with additional services. This position is highly administrative, operating about 85% administrative and 15% on-field duties. This position has high seasons and low seasons. During high season, the Director of Coaching is required to work seven days a week.
The position is in charge of four overarching areas:
1. Club, Coach and Player Development:
The DOC builds and provides a 360 degree vision for the club’s current and future curriculum and player development. With over 200 volunteer and staff coaches in the organization, the DOC needs to effectively communicate the vision and mission of the organization to coaches and provide training and licensing opportunities to further develop coaches, the organization, and players with the Skyline Player Development Plan at the forefront.
2. Administrative Operations
This position is highly administrative, spending about 85% of the time in the office organizing teams, talking to parents, having meetings, and providing administrative support to all parents, coaches and directors. Ability to multi-task and respond quickly is crucial to the continued success of this position.
3. On-Field Operations
The DOC is often the face of the organization, providing oversight and operational support to all programs on the fields. Knowing everyone’s name and bringing a friendly smile and warm conversation to events is critical to continuing the community-based organization.
4. Customer Support
Customer support is the most important component of this position. The DOC must be willing to go the “extra mile” and “go above and beyond” what other organizations provide. The Director of Coaching will always provide a supportive demeanor and be solution focused finding new and creative ways to keep kids playing soccer at all.
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