United Soccer Coaches National, United Soccer Coaches Advanced National
Coaching, Coaching - Soccer
4 Year Degree
Santa Monica Surf Soccer Club is looking for new coaching staff members to work with multiple teams at the younger age groups for both girls and boys. We are looking for coaches to work with our grassroots teams in the 7v7 and 9v9 playing models with limited opportunities in the 11v11 game.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
Follow the Santa Monica Surf coaching manual.
Coach in a manner that is energetic, fun, active, and that creates a memorable experience for our athletes.
Prepare and deliver coaching sessions for the assigned teams.
Attend and coach all team practice and game activities.
With help from DOC help create a year-round training schedule and identify tournaments and friendly games.
Communicate effectively with all staff, volunteers, and parents in a timely and effective manner.
Represent our brand, contributing to social media efforts, and developing a strong network with your teams and players.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS • Conduct practices two times a week (1.5/2 hrs. minimum) during the standard club season (January – June) (August – Dec) • Coach teams competitive games or scrimmages on weekends • Create a year-round schedule (practices, games, tournaments) •Provide player feedback to families • Ensure a positive playing environment for all players • Recruit players to fill roster spots when needed • Manage team tryouts • Manage communications ensuring a high level of customer service.
Must hold a USSF license and have completed the grassroots 7v7 and 9v9 certificates. Candidate must be a US citizen or hold permanent residence status and preferably reside in Southern California. All Cal South mandated certifications including but not limited to SafeSport, Concussion Certificate and Sudden Cardiac Arrest Certificate. Competent computer skills, including but not limited to the ability to use word processing, spreadsheets, and craft emails. Competent with Google Suites is preferred.
Valid driver’s license and ability to travel to different locations as games, and practice locations will vary.
Santa Monica Surf is the elite soccer club and developmental program on the Westside of Los Angeles. Our playing model creates a pathway for our players to reach tangible goals both as athletes and as people. Across the club, Santa Monica Surf is singularly focused on player progression. For our younger athletes, this goes all the way up to creating opportunities at the developmental academy level. For our older players, the progression shifts to college programs, where we have a demonstrated track record of elevating our players to elite college programs.
About Santa Monica Surf
Santa Monica Surf is the elite soccer club and developmental program on the Westside of Los Angeles. Our playing model creates a pathway for our players to reach tangible goals both as athletes and as people. Across the club, Santa Monica Surf is singularly focused on player progression.