Culture Creation; create a positive club culture by defining the roles and responsibilities of the different constituents, coaches, players and parents. Become the “Face of the Club”
Ensure that all communication is clear, concise and consistent. Handle all concerns and complaints in a timely and professional manner.
In association with the Board of Directors and Executive Director help to grow club numbers to ensure we can offer a quality program at all age levels. This includes but is not limited to the development of a recreational program grades K thru 4th grade and the expansion of the club’s program at the higher and older age levels.
Recruitment, placement and management of program Directors (academy, competitive/ECNL, etc.) and team coaches, based on the needs and demands of the individual team / age group.
Attend team practices and games and provide evaluation feedback to coaches and players.
Oversight and management of the club’s Advanced Player Program.
Devise and implement a coaching education program and implement the program on a consistent basis throughout the year to ensure coach development.
Devise and implement a program for continuous improvement of coaching education and licensing levels among Oklahoma Celtic coaching staff.
Implementation of playing philosophy, coaching curriculum throughout all age groups within the club.
Development and overseeing of a College Advisory Program.
Organize and run tryouts. Ensuring ALL teams have a qualified coach, teams are correctly formed and placed in the appropriate level of league play.
Organizes and manages off-season camps and clinics.
Ensures program directors devise and implement offseason training/conditioning programs appropriate for their program.
Produce and provide budget for areas of responsibility.
Qualified candidates should submit their resume and cover letter explaining why they are a suitable candidate for the position, together with three references and salary expectations to:
References will only be contacted for finalists. All applications are considered confidential.
Requirement, Abilities and Attributes:
USSF A License or equivalent preferred, USSF B License required. Applicants with pending requirements are encouraged to apply.
Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a supervisory capacity in a youth soccer organization
Excellent communicator with conflict resolution skills
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Ability to motivate and lead, coaches players and colleagues
Possess a high level of integrity and motivation to get “the job done”
Be a team player
Excellent computer (Microsoft word, excel, power point, cloud based knowledge etc) and administrative skills
About Oklahoma Celtic
Norman Youth Soccer Association (“NYSA” or “Oklahoma Celtic”), which has been a part of the Oklahoma soccer community for over forty years, is dedicated to providing the central Oklahoma community a quality soccer program.
Oklahoma Celtic’s Mission Statement:
To encourage, promote and stimulate interest and participation in the game of soccer by organizing recreational and competitive soccer teams; developing our players, coaches and referees; promoting sportsmanship; maintaining proper playing facilities; and operating in a financially responsible manner.
Oklahoma Celtic’s Vision:
To be the premier soccer program in Oklahoma for total player development, with an emphasis on teaching life lessons that translate beyond the field of play.
Oklahoma Celtic’s Values:
Passion: We are enthusiastic about the game of soccer and the NYSA. We are committed to providing a superior soccer experience to our members.
Respect: We honor all aspects of soccer, including coaches, players, teammates, parents, opponents and referees. We demonstrate sportsmanship.
Integrity: Integrity is at the core of everything we do and the promises we make. We speak and act with honesty, never comprom...ising the truth.
Development: Players receive a fun, yet challenging, environment to learn and develop soccer and character skills that help them advance in soccer and life.
Excellence: We focus on long-term growth of our players’ technical and tactical skills. We have high aspirations and strive to achieve our maximum potential.