Athletic Trainer (Part Time) - New York City FC (New York · NY)

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Player Operations: Athletic Trainer/Physical Therapy/Doctor
TITLE:  Athletic Trainer (Part Time)
DEPARTMENT:  Performance (Academy)
REPORTING TO:  Head of Performance
LOCATION:  St. John’s University

NYCFC has an excellent part time opportunity for an Athletic Trainer to assist NYCFC’s Youth Academy. The Athletic Trainer (ATC) will provide injury prevention, examination, treatment, and rehabilitation for Academy teams (U12-U17). The ATC will work closely with the Performance Department, Academy Director and Head Coaches daily to ensure best in class service is provided to the Youth Academy. The role will require medical coverage for matches in New York, with potential for out of state travel. This role is ideal for someone who has experience working with youth sports teams and has a flexible work schedule.

  •  The ATC will work in collaboration with the Head of Performance to coordinate care and rehabilitation 
  • Match day preparation and ensuring cleanliness of medical equipment
  • Provide injury prevention, examination, treatment, and rehabilitation for Academy teams (U12-U17)
  • Share communication with parents, coaching staff and performance department regarding any care administered during coverage

  • Understanding of rehab for musculoskeletal related injuries
  • Carry out COVID protocols and other protocols set by the Performance Department
  • Documentation of injuries and illness in Performance Department EMR
  • Experience in soccer at a youth level

  • Bachelor’s in athletic training
  • Master’s Degree in related health care field preferred
  • Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist issued by NSCA highly preferred

  • Applicant must be able to comply with MLS Next Safety and Well-Being policy and any other applicable child safety policies provided to applicants by NYCFC
  • NATABOC certification
  • NYS certification
  • CPR/AED for Health Care Provider
  • Must be able to work games scheduled, which may be at night and on weekends and holidays
  • Flexible work schedule; ability to work several hours for some matches and full days for others
  • Extended periods of standing and sitting throughout matches
  • Must be able to lift 15 pounds at times   
  • Ability to travel for business purposes 
At New York City FC, we are in a mission to build this City into one of the soccer capitals of the world.  The Club was announced as Major League Soccer’s 20th franchise and is the first and only MLS team located within the five boroughs of New York City.
The Club consistently finishes at the top of the Eastern Conference and qualified for the 2020 Concacaf Champions League.  The games are broadcast locally through YES Network with national television coverage through ESPN, Fox, and Univision. New York City FC ranks in the top five of key commercial categories for Major League Soccer franchises: season tickets, attendance, gate receipts, partnerships, and retail merchandise sales. The franchise’s social media platforms are already in the top two most followed in MLS for Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.  For more information, please visit:

New York City FC is also one of ten clubs comprising City Football Group and counts Manchester City FC, Melbourne City FC, Yokohama F-Marinos, Girona FC, Montevideo City Torque, Sichuan Jiuniu FC, Mumbai City FC, Lommel SK and Espérance Sportive Troyes AC among its sister clubs.

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. Are you available to provide coverage with 1 to 3 days notice of request?

  2. Are you able to you travel to matches within the tri-state area?