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Youth Soccer Camp Coach

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Location: Seattle, WA
Job Status: Part Time
Posted/Updated: 06-05-2017

Job Description:


Sounders FC Youth Camp coaches will provide coaching instruction to kids ages 3 18 who have registered to participate in Sounders FC Summer Camps.

Coaches will be required to follow and teach the specific curriculum as it pertains to each individual topic of the day. Coaches will be responsible for being educated on the Sounders FC Summer Camp coaching curriculum and have an ability to teach the curriculum to children in every age group. Coaching education will be provided at mandatory and paid orientation days.

Youth Camp coaches are also responsible for the safety of the children at soccer camp. Each camp coach will be provided with a Sounders FC Coaching Handbook and is required to be up to date and familiar with all rules, regulations, and policies regarding child safety.

Coaches are to assist the site director of each camp location in the day to day operations of each camp site, that includes and is not limited to, setting up camp drills, sorting equipment, checking kids into camp, distributing awards, and handing out supplies.


Teaching the Curriculum
Study and learn Sounders FC 2015 Summer Camp Curriculum
Effectively carry out the lesson plans and teach the kids accordingly based on their age level

Manage the kids at camp to keep them safe
Keep an eye out for any dangerous opportunities at camp site
Keep the children under control and behaving in a manner to avoid injury

Assist site director in setting up camp and closing camp each day
Help sign children in and out of soccer camp
Organize equipment each day
Hand out prizes and awards
Keep kids under control while site director is addressing the group

Customer Relationships
Be cordial and respectful when dealing with parents at camp
Direct any and all complaints to the site director in a calm and respectful manner


Premier level soccer playing experience required
College playing experience preferred but not required
Experience in childcare preferred but not required
Minimum E Coaching License or equivalent preferred but not required


Must have strong leadership skills and ability to communicate effectively and clearly with children
Must be very punctual
Must have in-depth knowledge of the soccer so they can effectively teach it to beginners


Must be able to effectively demonstrate soccer specific technical abilities
Will be required to set up promotional material at youth camp locations
Must be able to move and transport soccer various types of soccer equipment

Must have or be willing to obtain CPR and First Aid Certificates


95% of the work will be done in an outdoor environment
Must be able to work a minimum of 18 hours a week
Must be available to work a minimum of 6 weeks between June 16 and September 1
Must be able to provide your own transportation to local camp locations


Seattle Sounders FC strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire. Currently residing in the US. Non-US citizens (students, etc.) must have the ability & documentation to live and work in the US for all of 2016. Our organization will not be able to provide any help or aid for Visa or work permit issues.


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