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Academy Goalkeeper Coach – Development Phase with New York City FC in Orangeburg · NY

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JOB TITLE:  Academy Goalkeeper Coach – Development Phase
REPORTS TO:  Academy Director & Director of Coaching
LOCATION:  Orangeburg, NY & St. John’s University
DATE:  January 1, 2020

The Academy Assistant Coach – Development Phase will be responsible for implementing and delivering the Club’s Goalkeeping Strategy at the Development phase level (U12 à U14 age group).  This role will work collaboratively with other GK staff and Academy Senior Management in development of long-term strategies to ensure the successful recruitment and development of elite goalkeepers for all NYCFC Academy teams.  
The position will also focus on reviewing and implementing Goalkeeping Coaching Curriculum in line with the Club philosophy covering technical and tactical aspects, ensuring these are delivered and reinforced through effective coaching and mentoring.

  • Train the GK’s of the U12, U13 and U14 Academy teams according to the club’s philosophy;
  • Assist with planning, supervising and coordinating the training sessions and games;
  • Assist with building the academy rosters according to the club’s guidelines;
  • Scout and identify goalkeepers in the NY Metro region;
  • Create and maintain healthy relationships with youth affiliates, colleges and local youth program coaches;
  • Supporting Talent ID Programs and various Youth Program initiatives;
  • Assist in managing the players behavior both on and off the field;
  • Representing New York City FC in all manners, including the participation in promotional and public related events depending on availability;
  • Any other GK coach duties and responsibilities that may be assigned from time to time by club’s management 

  • 3-5 years of GK coaching experience at youth academy or higher level;
  • US Soccer License required; ‘B’ level or higher; GK coaching license preferred;
  • Possess strong relationships with local clubs;
Strong communicative and organizational skills

  • Season runs from the beginning of August to mid-July;
  • GK coach will be expected to attend all training sessions and home games during the season;
  • GK Coach is expected to travel to all fixtures with the respective teams;
  • Training sessions will be during the afternoon/evenings almost every day and games are on the weekend (Saturday and/or Sunday);
  • GK coach will be expected to attend weekly coaching staff meetings 

We are an equal opportunity employer and 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. How did you hear about this job?

  2. Do you have 3-5 years of GK coaching experience at Youth Academy or higher level?

  3. Do you have a US Soccer License?

  4. Do you have a GK coaching license?

  5. What about this role with New York City FC interests you most?