Director of Coaching-Crossfire and Inferno

Director of Coaching-Crossfire and Inferno
Canyon Optimist Soccer Club (COSC) in Caldwell, Idaho, is currently looking to hire a
Director of Coaching (DOC). The DOC will be responsible for: 1. developing and
implementing a club-wide educational program; 2. ensuring the program is maintained
at a high standard that is consistent with the club’s player, team, and coach
development philosophy; 3. recruiting, training, developing and maintaining a strong
coaching base throughout the year.
Minimum Qualifications:
 Ability to work and interact with youth and adults in a positive manner
 Strong organizational and time management skills
 Excellent verbal, written, and conflict resolution skills
 Ability to communicate clearly and effectively
 Maintaining a calm demeanor while working under pressure
 Enthusiastic and a desire to motivate youth, coaches and families
 Must be able to pass a background check
 Culturally competent with the ability to work with diverse backgrounds
 Experience suitable to work towards and fulfill requirements of the position
Knowledge, skills and abilities:
 Work and collaborate with colleagues, Idaho Youth Soccer Association (IYSA)
and community partners
 Interacting diplomatically and effectively with COSC board of directors, parents,
coaches, team managers, players and others in the community
 Developing, administering and evaluating coach and player training and
 Carrying out clearly defined procedures and job assignments
 Knowledge & experience of IT applications (Email, Internet and Office
Duties and responsibilities:
 Directing and overseeing coaching development for COSC programs
 Work towards a D and C coaching license
 Recruiting, training, evaluating and retaining coaches for competitive and
recreational soccer programs
 Develop and implement age-specific coaching curriculum
Conduct and oversee competitive team tryouts
Train and monitor the team coaches and help them plan and implement practice
Design and administer a continuing education program for the team coaches
Conduct age specific coaches clinics
Design coaching manuals for the team coaches
Bring in experts such as state, regional, and national staff coaches, to present
Act as the technical liaison between the club and IYSA
Create and maintain suitable library of books, videos and articles for all the team
coaches to access
Create long and short-term seasonal plans for the club and provide guidance to
team coaches in designing their own team’s seasonal plans
Attending and submitting reports at COSC board and subcommittee meetings
Responding to COSC program inquiries
Provide player, coaching and/or parent conflict resolutions as needed
Represent COSC at various meetings and events as requested
Assist with organization and presentation of soccer camps and tournaments
Perform other duties as assigned by COSC board of directors
Develop a communication strategy between teams to include - coaches, players,
team managers and parents
Manage parent and team workshops and communication meetings at scheduled
times throughout the season
Promote the club within the community and help with public relations
Participate in decision making on player placement, players playing up, and
movement within teams from the club
If interested please send resume to the COSC Executive Board:
[email protected]
Compensation to be discussed at interview.
Resumes will continue to be taken until May 15th, 2015, or position is filled.