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Technical Director - North Texas Soccer

Description

Summary:
Oversee the identification, selection, training, competition, and evaluation of ODP players. Develop and implement a consistent coaching philosophy. Maintain the respect of the elite clubs in state and other state ODP programs. Offer technical expertise to any coach, club, or soccer colleague that reaches out. Scout, recruit, manage and mentor a changing roster of state staff coaches. Lead, manage, and implement the tryouts for all ODP players. Manage NTSSA sub-regional and regional participation in competitions
 
Posted Date:
1/4/2023
 
Job Location:
Texas
 
Position Type:
Full-time
 
Contact Name:
David Messersmith
 
Contact Email:
david@ntxsoccer.org
 
Description:

  Technical Director - North Texas Soccer

 

Job Summary

•   Strategically guide NTSSA coaching education and ODP programs to align with national soccer guidelines

•   Maintain NTSSA presence and influence in state and national soccer forums

•   Attend or present at local, regional and national conferences, symposiums, and workshops

•   Act as a resource within the state for all soccer-playing matters

•   Mediate and resolve conflicts arising in areas of responsibility

•   Educate and mentor coaches, formally and informally

•   Cultivate relationships with leaders of soccer associations and competitive clubs

•   Provide input on NTSSA budgets, and monitor actual expenditures against the budget for Coaching Education and ODP programs

•   Reports to the Executive Director, and makes reports to the board of directors, and associations on initiatives

•   Travel as needed for state/local training and events, and for some regional/national events

 

Programs Summary

Olympic Development Program

•   Oversee the identification, selection, training, competition, and evaluation of ODP players

•   Develop and implement a consistent coaching philosophy

•   Maintain the respect of the elite clubs in state and other state ODP programs

•   Offer technical expertise to any coach, club, or soccer colleague that reaches out

•   Scout, recruit, manage and mentor a changing roster of state staff coaches

•   Lead, manage, and implement the tryouts for all ODP players

•   Manage annual ODP calendar, considering multiple conflicts and competing interests

•   Manage NTSSA sub-regional and regional participation in competitions

 

Coach Education

•   Align NTSSA philosophy with USSF and US Youth Soccer

•   Adapt state coach certification courses and clinics to meet the needs of the members

•   Provide vision, leadership, and direction for the USSF grassroots initiative

•   Act as NTSSA grassroots ambassador to 115 local soccer associations

•   Connect to soccer associations via clinics, roadshows, and virtual meetings

•   Serve as an oversight or lead instructor for all grassroots clinics and licensure courses

•   Select, train, mentor, and evaluate grassroots and C course staff instructor coaches

•   Promote, advertise and implement coach certification courses

•   Host annual US Soccer National C License

•   Maintain records of courses and clinics (attendance, financial, etc.)

•   Ensure coach licensure is updated in the NTSSA database

 

Qualifications and Experience

•   USSF Educator of Coach Instructors for GRIL and D

•   USSF Grassroots Instructor License (GRIL)

•   USSF A License preferred

 

Skills

•   Diverse coaching proficiency at all ages and levels of play

•   Inspirational public speaking ability

•   Skilled at small group presentations, including virtual learning environments

•   Motivational role model for coaches

•   Respected by players for technical coaching

•   Respected leader by parents and volunteers

•   High emotional intelligence, moral character, and values

•   Strong relationship building skills

•   Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Interested persons should email a resume and contact information to the following:

David Messersmith

Executive Director North Texas Soccer

david@ntxsoccer.org

214-297-5022 ext. 104

 
 
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