Head Coach of Soccer Training (Naperville, IL)

  • TOCA Football
  • Naperville, IL, USA
  • 25 May, 2023
Full time Coaching Leadership & Management Soccer Coach

Job Description

At TOCA Everybody Plays! We seek to transform the soccer experience by building communities that inspire everybody to play. This shared TOCA experience is the basis of a global, inclusive TOCA community in which we all share our love of the World’s most popular sport.

What makes a TOCA Teammate? An individual that seeks to...
  • Play Hard
  • Care Deeply
  • Grow Together
  • Strive for Excellence
  • Create Awesome Experiences

Job Description Highlights:
Reports To: Manager of Soccer Operations
Location: Naperville, IL
Compensation: $22 - $24 Hourly
Benefits: Health, Vision, Dental, 401K, Paid Time Off

Role Scope and Requirements:
The Head Coach manages the day-to-day soccer training operations of the TOCA performance center. The position is responsible for all aspects of session quality, coach recruitment, and training and development, under the guidance of the TOCA Training leadership team.

  • Ensure TOCA Training is operating according to the TOCA way, mission, vision and values. 
  • Measure programming success; create new development programs as needed. 
  • Forecast any foreseeable issues, changes or needs.  
  • Oversee and evaluate operations and training for All Soccer Programming.  
  • Supervise Trainers together with the Manager of Soccer Operations and review their performance and session quality.   
  • Develop, execute and evaluate all programs with assistance from the Manager of Soccer Operations or General Manager
  • Create opportunities for all players to train, develop and enjoy the game.  
  • Work with the Manager of Soccer Operations to recruit and hire quality coaches to ensure that all players have quality leadership and training.
  • Continual education and mentorship of coaches to learn the TOCA way.
  • Assist with training sessions as needed/desired.
  • Foster and manage relationships with soccer clubs, school and community programs with support of Regional Leadership.
  • Facilitate individual and team meetings to discuss performance, training expectations, course updates and new technology.
  • Machine/Equipment Maintenance
  • Responsible for Session KPI Management and FKO conversion rate
  • Assist LT with Scheduling & Performance Plan Management

Knowledge and Experience: 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and willingness to provide a strong presence and high visibility within the Center
  • Have excellent verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational and conflict resolution skills
  • Strong team leadership skills
  • Strong coaching skills with a modern approach in mind
  • Passion for sports that is contagious
  • Positive attitude and a team player
  • Willingness to learn: An individual that is teachable, coachable, moldable, and a continuous learner
  • High-character individual that is driven by relationship-building and displays a growth mindset
  • Flexible and embraces change
  • Willing to jump in and help where needed
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment
  • Strong communication & interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational skills, with an ability to prioritize important tasks and deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to exhibit good decision-making skills
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office applications

TOCA Football, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
About TOCA:
TOCA was founded in 2016 by two-time U.S. World Cup and former MLS and English Premier League midfielder Eddie Lewis. He led the development of TOCA's training platform, which employs a proprietary ball machine, digitized targets, and a data-enhanced app to create a welcoming environment for players at every level. TOCA Football, Inc. is currently the largest soccer center operator in North America and an official soccer training partner of MLS.

To learn more, visit tocafootball.com.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

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