The New York Red Bulls are one of 27 teams in Major League Soccer (MLS). RBNY, one of the ten charter clubs of MLS, have competed in the league since its founding in 1996. The Red Bulls play home matches at Red Bull Arena (RBA) in Harrison, New Jersey. The three-time MLS Supporters' Shield Winners are owned by the Austrian beverage company Red Bull for which the team is named. The New York Red Bulls offer one of the nation's premier youth soccer development programs, from local soccer partnerships across New York and New Jersey to Regional Development Schools and the Red Bulls Academy teams.
Our Youth Programs
The Red Bulls Youth Program is a multi-layered system that provides professional support at all levels of the game. Each level of the player development pyramid has been structured to provide support to players, coaches and youth soccer organizations. Within the local community, programs are offered for players of all ages and abilities. For players with outstanding ability, there is an opportunity to progress to the academy level and even the Red Bulls First Team. We are the #1 professional coach education team in the NY/NJ-Metro area and will make you a better coach.
Purpose of this job
As head coach of a Pre-Academy team, you will oversee the technical and tactical development of one of our U10 or U11 squads. You will also have a prominent role in delivering RDS Camps and Clinics, and ensuring the region's top talents aspire to play with Red Bulls Pre-Academy.
What you'll do
Work as the head coach of one of the Pre-Academy Boys Teams in the 2011 or 2012 age group.
Give three team training sessions per week, focusing on the player's technical, tactical, physical and psychological development, following the RDS Team Curriculum.
Oversee game days and seasonal tournaments.
Provide an annual pre-season training camp.
Complete all team related administration, including session planning, seasonal player evaluations, match reports, score reporting, KPI tracking, and game-tape coding and feedback.
Attend weekly RDS Team meetings to discuss important player development issues.
Work within the RDS program, providing supplementary technical training to players not on the Regional Teams.
Required to be available five (5) afternoons/evenings per week plus all weekends.
Work hours will be approximately 18 to 30 hours per week, over a twelve-month period. A coach's working week is comprised of on field coaching hours, administration responsibilities and attendance at mandatory staff training workshops in the spring and fall seasons. Both elements are paid at an hourly rate.
Your areas of expertise that matter most for this role
USC National or USSF C License
Five years' experience coaching high level teams
Experience with the season-to-season youth soccer market
As a part-time employee of the Company, youwill not be eligible for Company-sponsored benefits or paid vacation.
Because of the cyclical nature of the entertainment industry, you may be asked to work varying schedules to reflect our needs (includes nights and weekends).
Red Bull New York is an equal opportunity employer and we will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality or any other classification protected by law.
Internal Number: 040816
About New York Red Bulls
The New York Red Bulls Youth Programs are the grassroots player development and training system for New York Red Bulls professional soccer team. Operating as RBNY Academy the player development structure is used to provide soccer training to young players in the local communities, support club development and to scout and develop talented youth players. The overall youth player development set up comprises a reserve team, academy teams, regional development schools, and grassroots youth training programs. The grassroots training programs are the foundation of our youth developmental pyramid and provide seasonal training programs and summer camps to over 40,000 players each year. Within our grassroots programs we employee over 100 coaches annually who work with players ages 5 to 16 years.