Job Description

 

About Ames Soccer Club:

Ames Soccer Club is a not-for-profit 501 (c)(3) youth soccer club based in Ames, Iowa.  We offer soccer programming for U5 – U19 age players.  We have approximately 200 players in the U5-U10 age groups and 320 players in the U11 – U19 age groups.  We have three full time positions and are supplemented by many part-time coaches.

 

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all functions and aspects of the U13 - U19 Age group for both girls and boys

  • Club Development League (CDL) representative 

  • Compile and manage training schedule 

  • Compile and manage game schedule (league, tournament, and friendly games)

  • Manage part-time coaching staff, including hiring and terminations

  • Supervise and educate part-time coaches

  • Design & implement curriculum

  • Coach teams

  • Oversee tryout and team formation process

  • Organize and coach in Winter Training Program

  • Assist in setting club’s annual budget

 

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • U.S. Soccer B-License or USC Premier Diploma, or UEFA equivalent license

  • Five or more years of leadership experience in youth soccer

  • Identifying, recruiting, hiring, mentoring, educating, and managing a staff of coaches

  • Demonstrated ability to develop coaches and players plus designing educational programs to enhance the development of the game

  • Excellent verbal, phone, and written communication skills

  • Strong conflict resolution skills 

  • Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States

  • Applicants must pass a background check

  • Preferred start date is March 1, 2022

 

Compensation:

  • Commensurate with qualifications and experience 

  • Cell phone stipend

 

To Apply:

Please send your resume and interest to gary.eyles@amessoccer.org along with professional references, and any relevant information about your experience or desire for the position.

Deadline is February 15, 2022.