Manager of Soccer Operations and Club Director

  • Horizons Edge Sports Campus
  • Harrisonburg, VA, USA
  • 13 Nov, 2020
Full time Leadership & Management Youth

Job Description

The Horizons Edge Sports Campus is a 50-acre residential multi-use, multi-sport complex,
nestled in between the Allegheny Mountains to the west and the Blue Ridge Mountain to the east, in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley in Harrisonburg Virginia.

The Horizons Edge Sports Campus is a one-stop destination for sports, events, banquets,
meetings, tradeshows, parties, overnight camps, and much more. The field house consists of
approximately 90,000 sq. ft. and includes 4-basketball courts, 6-volleyball courts, a 100 x 40 yd. multipurpose/indoor soccer field, and a family entertainment center. Outdoor facilities include a regulation size multipurpose/soccer lighted artificial turf field.

Job Summary: The Manager of Soccer Operations and Club Director will work directly with the
Horizons Edge Director of Sports Operations and Travel Coordinator to guide Shenandoah Valley
United (SVU), Edge adult soccer programs and associated staff in executing their positions in order to uphold expectations in building a developmentally appropriate, inclusive culture across all soccer programs.


      Essential Functions
    • Manage the daily operations, staff, marketing, and finances of SVU to ensure long-term success and sustainability
    • Lead internal and external communications as chief spokesperson for SVU.
    • Maintain relationship with the SVU Board of Directors to achieve organization’s mission,
    • values, and objectives.
    • Development & Implementation of Grassroots, school-based soccer programs
    • Point person for all SVU programs
    • Recruitment, retention & development of coaches for all three levels
    • Recruitment, retention & development of players for all three levels
    • Comprehensive marketing and communication plan across all three programs
    • Plan, develop, and execute Horizons Edge soccer camps, leagues, clinics, and tournaments.
    • Plan, develop and execute soccer coaching and refereeing licensing and certification clinics
    • and camps.
    • Manage all soccer related scheduling
    • Work closely with a contracted referee assignor to insure proper coverage
    • Work with Travel Coordinator to ensure SVU compliance with CCL, VYSA, Metro DC-Virginia
    • Referee Program, and USSF requirements and guidelines for play.
    • Actively work to develop and maintain relationships with community partners.
    • Develop programming to target various market segments ranging from corporate,
    • group, adult/youth/family, and special interest groups.

  • Create and develop sales initiatives and goals for leagues, tournaments, special events, etc.
  • Generate sales through networking, building relationships, and creating strategic alliances.

 

      Minimum Qualifications
    • Bachelor’s degree required.
    • U.S. Soccer C License or higher preferred.
    • Minimum 1 year experience as Assistant Director or Director of a comprehensive soccer program
    • preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to guide, lead, and manage youth and adult programs.
  • Bilingual (English and Spanish) preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Competent computer skills including but not limited to Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Must be trained, or be willing to be trained, on company software and website software: Blue
  • Sombrero, Dash and others as needed.

 

The Horizons Edge Sports Campus is a 50-acre residential multi-use, multi-sport complex,
nestled in between the Allegheny Mountains to the west and the Blue Ridge Mountain to the east, in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley in Harrisonburg Virginia.

The Horizons Edge Sports Campus is a one-stop destination for sports, events, banquets,
meetings, tradeshows, parties, overnight camps, and much more. The field house consists of
approximately 90,000 sq. ft. and includes 4-basketball courts, 6-volleyball courts, a 100 x 40 yd. multipurpose/indoor soccer field, and a family entertainment center. Outdoor facilities include a regulation size multipurpose/soccer lighted artificial turf field.

Job Summary: The Manager of Soccer Operations and Club Director will work directly with the
Horizons Edge Director of Sports Operations and Travel Coordinator to guide Shenandoah Valley
United (SVU), Edge adult soccer programs and associated staff in executing their positions in order to uphold expectations in building a developmentally appropriate, inclusive culture across all soccer programs.