NSCAA National, NSCAA Advanced National, NSCAA Premier, NSCAA Director of Coaching
4 Year Degree
This position is responsible for training, management and development of a New England Revolution Academy team. The position will work very closely with the Director of Youth Development as well as the other Revolution Academy coaches. This position requires a strong work ethic, a high level of coaching experience, along with strong communication and time management skills. The position will require travel and time commitments that include evenings and weekends throughout the course of the season.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Coordinate, plan and execute high-level, age-appropriate training sessions for elite youth players in accordance with Revolution Academy curriculum, methods, and process.
Select and manage team throughout 10-month US Soccer DA season as well as any other MLS programming.
Work in concert with the Director of Youth Development to institute appropriate content, teaching pedagogy and athletic/mental load for each session in accordance with annual training plan.
Work in concert with the Director of Academy Scouting and other staff coaches to identify, develop and select potential players.
Communicate with and manage assistant coaches to coordinate all aspects of training, teaching and development of all Academy players.
Establish clear and effective lines of communication with players and families to assist in their development in preparation for advancement within the Revolution Academy structure.
Other administrative or coaching duties can and will be assigned by Director of Youth Development including, but not limited to: team travel logistics, player registration, video editing, equipment ordering and inventory, assisting with other Academy teams, constructing and instituting individual player plans (IPP) and player evaluations.
This company is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.
Valid US Soccer "A" or "B" License (or Foreign equivalent)
6-8 years of coaching experience in high-level development environment
Must be well-organized and able to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously
Must be self-motivated, detail-oriented and have a sense of accountability
Local, Regional and National travel required
Nights and Weekends required
Dependable, trustworthy with strong interpersonal skills
Comfortable exchanging and challenging ideas with peers on a regular basis
The Revolution Academy is an elite player development program that gives the region’s elite youth player unprecedented access to the MLS professional youth development environment and a defined player pathway to professional soccer.