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Grassroots/Recreation Coaching Educator - VYSA

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Summary:
Reporting to the Technical Director, The Grass Roots/Recreation Coaching Educator, provides technical direction, planning, programming, and administration assistance for the grass roots/recreational soccer needs for Virginia Youth Soccer Association member clubs, leagues, organizations as well as area school systems.
 
Posted Date:
8/9/2022
 
Job Location:
Fredericksburg, Virginia
 
Position Type:
Full-time
 
Contact Name:
Gordon Miller
 
Contact Email:
vysatd@vysa.com
 
Description:

Position Summary

Reporting to the Technical Director, The Grass Roots/Recreation Coaching Educator, provides technical direction, planning, programming, and administration assistance for the grass roots/recreational soccer needs for Virginia Youth Soccer Association member clubs, leagues, organizations as well as area school systems.

Minimum Requirements

  • US Soccer “C” License
  • Strong teaching ability and communication skills 
  • Strong commitment to diversity in coaching

3-4 years’ experience in the following areas:

  • Implementing and executing age-appropriate soccer content
  • Mentoring and developing grass roots soccer coaches
  • Coaching grass roots soccer players

Desired Competencies & Responsibilities

Work in conjunction with the Technical Director to establish and achieve the Program’s objectives

Collaborate with colleagues and units within the State Office, including but not limited to Marketing, Member Services, Finance, Events, Facility Operations and Executive Director.

Actively support member clubs, leagues, and VYSA business partners to determine the grass roots needs of the club’s recreational soccer programs.

Be a dynamic communicator who can teach courses as an instructor and encourage the membership to become more involved in VYSA Coaching Education Programs.

Ability to be a direct resource to address and fill the recreational needs for the coaches, players, parents, and programs of the VYSA clubs/leagues and organizations

Support Virginia’s school systems by promoting the game and supporting teachers, administrators, and players.

Possess the skills necessary to manage all aspects of the Grass Roots/Recreation Coaching Program including but not limited to:

  • Scheduling of Age-appropriate Recreation coaching clinics for players and coaches
  • Conduct recreation player and coaching clinics for the member clubs of VYSA
  • Update and develop supplemental coaching material to the VYSA  
  • Scheduling of Grassroots courses with member clubs
  • Develop and implement Recreation soccer festivals/jamborees/tournaments

Successfully work with VYSA Marketing Department to aid in the promotion of this program throughout clubs, leagues, and other organizations of VYSA. Assist in the production of Coaching Education marketing and other communication materials (brochures, manuals, evaluation forms, etc.) supporting technical and coaching education and training as it pertains to players, coaches, parents, and clubs. Provide monthly articles for VYSA’s e-newsletter Touchline

Ability to work with the Technical Director on ancillary duties that will further the development of the game and/or other projects required by VYSA as agreed upon by the VYSA Board of Directors, applicable committees, or the Executive Director.

Additional Information

Reports to: VYSA Technical Director

Direct State Staff Reports: Contract Staff:
Status: At will
Compensation: Competitive depending on experience and qualifications
Health Insurance: Yes, per company policy
401K: Yes, per company policy
PTO: Yes, per company policy

When applying, please state your salary expectations at that time and send your application and resume to Gordon Miller at vysatd@vysa.com

 
 
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