Houston Dynamo FC

Houston Dynamo FC

Academy Goalkeeper Coach

Houston Dynamo FC - Entry Level
TX
Player Operations: Coach
POSITION SUMMARY:
Houston Dynamo FC is seeking candidates for the position of Academy Goalkeeper Coach. This position will coach the goalkeepers within the Academy while actively collaborating with the academy staff and pathway to support both individual and team development. 
 
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Ensure players demonstrate our values of accountability, pursuit of excellence, respect, and team first
  • Expertly plan and execute all goalkeeping training sessions and video review sessions
  • Foster relationship with 1st Team Goalkeeper Coach to support development of academy goalkeepers
  • Support all academy matches to ensure goalkeepers are warmed up prior and engaged for entire match
  • Focus on individual development through goal setting, training focus, and match execution
  • Collaborate with Academy General Manager on high potential player development
  • Work with the Academy Admin and Coordinator for an organized and professional daily environment
  • Support the Player Care Coordinator to ensure commitment to player education and well-being
  • Communicate with Academy Talent ID Coordinator to actively support player identification
  • Support academy coaches and staff at all times throughout the season
 
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • USSF B, UEFA B, or CONMEBOL B coaching license required
  • Previous coaching experience within an MLS, UEFA or other professional club preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Bilingual proficiency and professional playing experience is preferred
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office including PowerPoint, Word, and Excel
  • Experience using game analysis software (Sports Code / HUDL)
 
SKILLS, ABILITIES & OTHER ATTRIBUTES: 
  • Passion for holistically developing young student-athletes
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work with others.
  • Versatile and agile, able to respond effectively within a dynamic field.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgement and discretion.
 
We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Questions:

  1. Are you legally authorized to work in the U.S.?

  2. Do you have any past or current affiliations with Houston Dynamo FC or its employees? If so, please describe.

  3. What are your salary/wage requirements? (Please indicate a specific amount or range.)