Assistant Video Performance Analyst

  • Austin FC
  • Austin, TX, USA
  • 25 May, 2023
Full time Digital Media MLS Scout / Analyst

Job Description

Austin FC joined Major League Soccer (MLS) as the League’s 27th club in January 2019. Austin FC began competing in MLS in April 2021 and played its first match at home on June 19, 2021, in the new, 100% privately financed, $260 million, state-of-the-art Q2 Stadium in Austin.  In its second year, Austin FC finished the regular season 2nd in the Western Conference, while also making a run to the Western Conference Final during the 2022 MLS Cup Playoffs.

Austin FC is actively seeking an experienced and professional Assistant Video Performance Analyst who will manage all aspects of video analysis for first team players and staff.  In this role, you will be responsible for recording of all training sessions, breakdown of these sessions, individual and team opposition scouting, live coding of all Austin FC games for half time presentations and create post-match analysis for individual player and team presentations. This position will report to the Head of Video Performance and work closely with the Technical Staff and be responsible of all facets of video breakdown.
The position is based in Austin, TX and the role will be in-person at St. David’s Performance Center. Opened in 2021, St. David’s Performance Center serves as the Official Training Facility of Austin FC.  Located at the Parmer Pond in North Austin, just seven miles from Q2 Stadium, the $45-million, privately financed, 23-acre complex is the training home of Austin FC’s first team, Austin FC Academy teams and future home of Austin FC’s MLS NEXT Pro Team. 
Are You Someone That:
  • Has an outstanding work ethic, pays close attention to detail and brings innovative ideas?
  • Thrives in a culture of high performance and continuous improvement that values learning and quality?
  • Works well within in a collaborative, team-driven, and goal-based environment? 
  • Has a strong passion for soccer and representing the brand of Austin FC?
  • Has the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships?
  • Is motivated, professional and demonstrates punctuality and reliability?
 You Will:
  • Film all First Team training sessions using the drone and Spiideo; and
  • Film all First Team matches, Home and Away. Ability to live code using Hudl Sportscode is essential; and
    • Assist with individual player and team presentations from training and match footage; and
    • Assist with video catalog demonstrating game model, principles of play and player profiles; and
    • Use of Hudl Pro Suite and Coach Paint to assist in opposition analysis and presentations; and
    • Assist Technical Staff with day-to-day video presentations through Keynote and Hudl Sportscode; and
    • Assist with the vertical integration of analysis processes through Austin FC II and Austin FC Academy.
You Have:
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Minimum 3 years of experience working with Wyscout, Hudl, Sportscode and Coachpaint 
  • Preferred experience working for a professional sports team
  • Preferred experience operating a drone
  • Strong communication skills, both orally and written, with diverse audiences
  • Proficiency in Keynote, Microsoft applications, knowledge of current technologies and commitment to remain up to date with industry best practices.
  • Strong work ethic with an eye for detail
Other Details:
  • It is the policy of Austin FC not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, physical or mental disability, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.  
  • All selected candidates are subject to passing a background check prior to employment.
  • Hours are variable and can easily include early mornings, evenings, weekends and some holidays in addition to the traditional Monday through Friday hours.