Solano Surf Soccer Club is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Youth Soccer Coach to join our team. The ideal candidate will have a passion for soccer, a proven track record of coaching successful youth soccer teams, a desire to develop players of all ages and skill levels, and strong ties to our community.
This position will start May, 2024.
- Develop and implement age-appropriate soccer training sessions and programs for players aged 5-18.
- Create a positive and inclusive team culture that fosters player development, respect, and sportsmanship.
- Motivate and inspire players to improve their skills, fitness, and understanding of the game.
- Communicate effectively with players, parents, and other coaches, providing regular feedback on player progress, team performance, and upcoming events.
- Attend all team practices, games, and tournaments, ensuring players are adequately prepared and equipped for competition.
- Demonstrate a commitment to player safety and injury prevention by following best practices for equipment use, training techniques, and medical procedures.
- Collaborate with other coaches and club staff to promote the overall success and growth of the Solano Surf Soccer Club.
- Minimum of 2 years coaching experience with youth soccer teams, preferably at the competitive level.
- USSF or equivalent coaching license, or willingness to obtain one within 6 months of hire.
- Strong knowledge of soccer rules, strategies, and training methodologies.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire players of all ages and skill levels.
- Positive and enthusiastic attitude, with a dedication to creating a safe, fun, and inclusive environment for all players.
- Ability to pass a background check and complete other required certifications as needed.
- Must be eligible for employment in the US.
- Must be able to lift 50lbs.
This is a part-time, seasonal position with flexible hours, including evenings and weekends. Solano Surf Soccer Club offers competitive compensation (including 401k with 4% match), professional development opportunities, and a supportive team environment. If you are a dedicated and experienced youth soccer coach with a passion for developing young players, we encourage you to apply!