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BLACK HILLS RAPIDS SOCCER CLUB Competitive Soccer Coach

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Summary:
The BHR is currently seeking youth competitive soccer coaches to join our outstanding team of coaches. We are looking for Professional Soccer Coaches that are passionate about developing youth soccer players and will be excited to teach “The Rapids Way”.
 
Posted Date:
5/28/2021
 
Job Location:
South Dakota
 
Position Type:
Part-Time
 
Contact Name:
Dave Sharp
 
Contact Email:
dsharp@blackhillsrapids.com
 
Description:

Full Job Description

The Black Hills Rapids Soccer Club (“BHR”) is the premier youth soccer program in Western South Dakota (Rapid City, SD) and an MLS Affiliate Club of the Colorado Rapids.

The BHR is currently seeking youth competitive soccer coaches to join our outstanding team of coaches. We are looking for Professional Soccer Coaches that are passionate about developing youth soccer players and will be excited to teach “The Rapids Way”.

The BHR Part-time Coach will work closely with the Director of Coaching (“DOC”) to technically and tactically develop players. He or she must possess a strong emphasis on developing individual technical skills, teaching the Rapids Style of Play, while following the Rapids curriculum. He/she should possess strong interpersonal and public speaking skills and be able to resolve conflict in a professional manner. He or she must also have strong written and oral communication skills. This position requires a non-traditional work schedule of daytime hours, evenings, weekends, and some holidays. The coach will have regular exposure to outdoor activities and weather conditions.

The BHR Part-time Coach will perform the following essential coaching and administrative duties that include, but are not limited to:

Coaching duties include:

  • Responsible for organizing and running team training sessions, teaching the “Rapids Style of Play” and working with the Rapids player development curriculum.
  • Must be able to run a high intensity session while keeping participants engaged
  • Communicate with parents on a regular basis as we view the parents as our partner in player development
  • Work with DOC on designing and implementing daily training activities.
  • Other duties as assigned or required by the DOC.
  • Responsible for retaining current players while also continuing to build player pools

Administrative duties:

  • Directly responsible for working with DOC on player development
  • Proper communication with parents
  • Session planning on a daily basis
  • Maintain positive relationships and open communication with Board of Directors, DOC, parents, players, and community at large.

Qualifications:

  • Collegiate playing experience
  • Must be pursuing licenses and continued coaching education
  • 3 years coaching experience
  • Strong Leadership skills
  • Self-Motivated
  • Proficient use of e-mail, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Background check required through US Club and US Youth Soccer

Preferences:

Salary: Based on experience and licenses

Location: Multiple Locations

Job Type: Part-time

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Typical start time: 5PM

Typical end time: 8:30PM

Schedule: 

  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends required
  • Holidays required

If you are interested in submitting a resume or have further questions please send them to DOC, Dave Sharp, at dsharp@blackhillsrapids.com

 
 
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