Kids Class Coach - Cincinnati, OH

  • TOCA Soccer
  • Milford, OH, USA
  • 08 Jul, 2024
Full time Academy Coaching Soccer Coach Youth

Job Description

At TOCA, we are passionate about people and the power of sport. We believe in creating an environment that becomes the “third home” for our guests — where they learn, where they live, and where TOCA becomes the place where they play. Whether they’re kicking a soccer ball for the first time, focused on finding their best, or rediscovering their passion for the game, we are here to support and guide them every step along the way. Everyone deserves the opportunity to experience the joy and fulfillment that sports can bring, regardless of background and skill levels. Our ultimate goal is to create a consistent and amazing experience for everyone who interacts with TOCA, whether it is our dedicated team members or esteemed guests.   

What makes a TOCA Teammate? An individual that seeks to...

  • Play Hard
  • Care Deeply
  • Grow Together
  • Strive for Excellence
  • Create Awesome Experiences

Job Highlights:

Reports To: General Manager

Location: Cincinnati, OH

Compensation: Competitive hourly pay with internal growth opportunities

Position Overview:

We are seeking a passionate and energetic Class Coach for the TOCA Soccer Training Facility who will be responsible for teaching soccer skills, fostering a love for the game, and promoting sportsmanship in a fun and safe environment. TOCA Classes are designed to introduce kids as young as possible to team-settings and enhance their sports and social skills. This is a part-time, hourly opportunity to join a department within an evolving and innovative soccer training facility and contribute to inspiring confidence and a love for the sport at a very young age. This role is perfect for individuals who are passionate about soccer, enjoy working with children, and are looking to create awesome and meaningful experiences for children as they learn and develop.

Role Scope & Responsibilities:

  • Soccer Instruction: Teach energetic, engaging, and fun class sessions to children aged 18 months to 7 years old in a structured manner following TOCA Kids curriculum.
  • Skill Development: Assist players in improving their soccer skills through progressive drills and exercises tailored to the skill level of each age group.
  • Game Play: Organize and lead age-appropriate soccer activities to apply the skills learned during classes.
  • Safety: Ensure the safety of all participants by following safety guidelines, monitoring for injuries, and maintaining proper first-aid supplies.
  • Motivation and Encouragement: Create a positive and encouraging atmosphere, fostering a love for the sport while promoting teamwork and sportsmanship.
  • Communication: Maintain clear and effective communication with parents, providing updates on players' progress and addressing any concerns or questions.
  • Equipment and Field Maintenance: Assist in setting up and maintaining the kids classes field space and equipment, ensuring a safe and clean environment for training sessions.
  • Administrative Tasks: Complete necessary administrative tasks, including attendance records, evaluations, and any other paperwork required by program leadership.

TOCA Culture:

  • Uphold our service commitment standards by being professional, welcoming, aware, outgoing, and proud.
  • Work with leadership to create and maintain a unified culture as well as a high level of engagement throughout the center.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • A strong understanding of soccer fundamentals and experience playing or coaching soccer.
  • College level club soccer playing experience is preferred
  • Experience working with children in a sports or educational setting, demonstrating patience and the ability to motivate and engage young athletes.
  • Excellent communication skills to interact effectively with children, parents, and fellow coaching staff.
  • Passion for creating an inviting and welcoming environment that aligns with TOCA Soccer Training's values.
  • A genuine interest for soccer and a desire to share this enthusiasm with young players.
  • CPR and First Aid certification is a plus, but not mandatory.
  • Availability to work afternoons and weekends, as most youth soccer classes take place during these times.
  • Ability to kneel, bend, reach, climb, and stand for long durations of time.
  • Ability to move and lift equipment and supplies of 30+ pounds.

Benefits:

  • Gain valuable work experience in the sports industry within  a dynamic and innovative soccer training facility.
  • Opportunity to make a positive impact in the lives of children through their growth and development.
  • Positive and supportive team culture that values continuous improvement and excellence.

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.