Saint Louis FC is seeking a Head Coach for its’ Illinois Academy Division during the 2018-2019 season.
In addition to responsibilities associated with serving as a Head Coach in the U13-U14 age group, the successful candidate will be expected to:
Create & execute training sessions that develop players in the Saint Louis FC way of playing while helping players transition into the 11v11 game
Provide coaching instruction in training & matches that develops players in the Saint Louis FC way of playing.
Complete & upload all match/player evaluations as well as training sessions in centralized database
Complete weekly office hours at Illinois office & attend weekly meetings at Academy Center in St. Louis as assigned by Academy Director
Conduct video analysis sessions with team, small groups and individual players
Assist with training & matches for other teams as assigned by Academy Director or Illinois Program Director to support the development of coaches as well as players in the Illinois division, U14 & younger
Demonstrate a professional & growth minded approach to both personal & player development while always acting in accordance with the clubs core values of Unity, Passion, Humility, Respect & Tradition
Complete all other tasks as assigned by Academy Director or Illinois Program Director
The preferred candidate will:
Possess a USSF B License or be currently enrolled in a B License Course
Be able to lead & manage a group of players and staff to achieve club identified goals & objectives
Be able to work collaboratively within a group of experienced coaching professionals as well as across departments in order to support the development of all players
Have experience working in a Development Academy club, particularly with players making the transition from Zone 1 to early Zone 2
Be currently qualified for employment within the United States, as a US Citizen, or with an existing Green Card/work visa.
Interested applicants should email resume, cover letter and a minimum of 3 professional references to Academy Director, Blake Decker, at BDecker@saintlouisfc.com
Additional Salary Information: Salary will be commensurate with relevant coaching and technical leadership experience. This position includes health insurance, mobile phone stipend & access to company 401 K program.
About Saint Louis FC
Saint Louis Football Club is a professional soccer franchise in the United Soccer League (USL). The club plays its home games at World Wide Technology Soccer Park in Fenton, located just 15 minutes from downtown St. Louis, MO. STLFC provides an authentic and engaging professional soccer experience for its fans and ranks in the top of the league for ticket sales and attendance. For more information please visit, www.saintlouisfc.com