Ela Soccer Club, an Illinois Youth Soccer and US Youth Soccer 5 Star Soccer Club with over 1,300 youth players based in Lake Zurich, Illinois is seeking a New Full-Time Assistant Director of Coaching. We are looking for an outgoing, energetic coach who values creating a positive soccer experience for all participants. This is a full-time salaried position with opportunities for additional compensation through coordinating programs and leagues at Ela Soccer’s 58,000 sf Soccerplex Indoor Sports Center. This position will report to the Director of Coaching and includes weeknight and weekend hours.
Responsibilities May Include, but not limited to:
Organize and oversee recreational, competitive and supplemental programs.
Assist and supervise training of teams and monitor progress with DOC each season.
Actively recruit and train coaches for both competitive and recreational programs.
Work with DOC to support and evaluate coaches at games and training sessions.
Assist in developing and evaluating club curriculum specific to age group and level of play.
Assist DOC with coach education/development program.
Actively assist Ela Soccer in promoting the mission of the club throughout the region.
Coach teams per season and additional programs as assigned.
Interested candidates should submit a resume and list of references to email@example.com. No phone calls will be accepted about this position.
General Skills and Traits Desired:
Minimum of a USSF ‘C’ License and National Youth Coaching License.
Significant coaching experience at the club/college level.
High level of playing experience (college preferred).
Proven ability to recruit, educate and retain coaches.
Skilled leader with an inclusive leadership style.
Ability to think and plan strategically and practically to convert visions into reality.
Ability to work with travel and recreational coaches and programs.
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
Demonstrated computer and Microsoft Office skills.
Experience with growing the enrollment of recreational and premier soccer programs.
About Ela Soccer Club
Ela Soccer Club, a 501(c)3 not for profit youth organization, is an Illinois Youth Soccer and US Youth Soccer 5 Star Soccer Club based in Lake Zurich with over 1300 players participating in the clubs Competitive and Recreational programs.