Coaching Jobs

To Submit a Job Opportunity to this page, email to Only position for affiliated recreational leagues or clubs that play in an affiliated Illinois Youth Soccer competitive league (CISYL, IWSL, ILLOWA, SLYSA or YSSL) will be posted. Include which leagues your teams play in in the body of your email. Postings that do not include that information will not be listed

Girls Coaches
Campton United

Campton United Soccer Club is currently hiring staff coaches for our Girls’ teams for the 2017 Winter with start of December 2017, and the ensuing 2018 -19 seasons. Salary will be based on the number of teams a candidate is willing to coach, level of credentials and coaching/player development experience. We are looking to fill spots ASAP with the right candidates.  

 Minimum Qualifications:

USSF E Coaching License, 1 year coaching experience, has worked with players in the 13U - 14U age groups or higher. This coach is willing to continue their coaching education through attending the USSF D and C license in the future.  Campton United has a Tuition Reimbursement Program, which is a part of our benefit package.

Preferred Qualifications:

USSF C License of higher will be given serious consideration. All candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check, possess a valid drivers license and have adequate transportation.

To apply for the Girls Coaching positions, please send a cover letter and resume with job history and 3 professional references (cell phones numbers) to Caulbert Smith, Business Manager, at

Eleven United

Position: Director of Coaching, Eleven United Boys: managing programs, coaching, retention, player development, recruiting and customer service


Background:  Eleven United Boys serves youth players on approximately 10 Boys teams from U13 to U23, and is part of Evanston Soccer Association (ESA).  ESA is a competitive, community-based travel soccer organization based in Evanston, Illinois, serving approximately 500 youth soccer players from ages 5-23 on 40 teams.  Our teams compete primarily in the YSSL and IYSA State Premiership.


Location:             Evanston, IL

Compensation: Competitive; commensurate with experience and responsibilities (i.e., number of teams)



  1. Minimum 5 years coaching experience in competitive youth soccer; prior management experience in soccer (e.g., Director of Coaching experience) and/or other industries is strongly preferred.
  2. Candidate must demonstrate strong communications skills, especially interpersonal verbal communications and including team and large group presentation skills.  Strong writing skills are preferred.
  3. Candidate must be able to demonstrate an ability to handle sensitive situations and to resolve individual, team, and club-level issues and challenges in a positive manner.
  4. Seeking an independent, self-starting soccer professional with a willingness to pitch in and assist others in the organization as various needs arise
  5. Experience in recruiting (or sales experience in other industries), customer service and/or training/education is preferred.


Contact: Please send resume to Rich Gallun at

Illinois Youth Soccer's Soccer For Success

Soccer For Success is seeking Coach Mentors to assist in the daily operations of a 24 week program in both the fall and spring for 2017-18. Programs are currently located in Chicago Public Schools; the Coach-Mentor must serve as a mentor and positive role model for children. The candidate must be willing to work for 12 weeks from September-December in the fall, and 12 weeks from January-May in the spring. Typical programs hours, based on location, and would be either 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM or 2:45 PM - 6:30 PM.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities Include:

  • Implements U.S. Soccer Foundation Soccer for Success curriculum.
  • Providing guidance and role modeling to players
  • Overseeing practice sessions that are both engaging and informative with an emphasis on developing player skills within a competitive environment that also teaches the importance of maintaining an active lifestyle, good sportsmanship, and a nutritional diet.
  • Implementing the required monitoring and evaluation policies/tools, including weekly reports, attendance monitoring, BMI and pacer testing etc.
  • Overseeing equipment and systematic return of all equipment at the finish of each session and season.
  • Attending mandatory training before the start of each season.
  • Communicating with (Illinois Youth Soccer) lead on a weekly basis; daily if needed.

Skills/Required Knowledge:

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Experience playing soccer is preferred
  • Ability to work with a variety of people in a multi-cultural, diverse socio economic setting.
  • Ability to maintain a professional relationship with Assistant/Volunteer Coaches and School and Community Partners.
  • Ability to motivate youth and manage behavioral problems
Access to reliable transportation

Palatine Celtic
The Palatine Celtic Soccer Club is affiliated with the Palatine Park District and provides youth soccer programs for girls and boys ages 4-18.  The club features 35 competitive teams coached by licensed staff coaches along with 1500 players in our recreational soccer programming.  Our facilities include two 11v11 turf fields with lights. Palatine Celtic Soccer is also home to the Celtic Cup Labor Day Tournament featuring over 400 teams.

The position of Assistant Director of Soccer Operations (ADSO) will assist the Director of Soccer Operations to develop, support, and grow soccer programming within Palatine Celtic Soccer Club.  As ADSO, the main objective is to foster Celtic SC travel players’ abilities to grow within the game.

Administrative Duties:
-Assist Celtic DSO manage day to day operations of Palatine Celtic Soccer Club Maintain flexible, but regular club hours (ADSO will have the ability to work from home) to answer email and phone call, maintain website, and social media point person.
Assist Celtic DSO coordinate and conduct Celtic programs with the assistance of Board of Directors Coordinate community outreach efforts to include service projects within the community
-Oversee Junior Celtic Program House Program Duties
-Establish communication with PPD on seasonal field set-up
-Facilitate and develop coaching and player clinics with HDOC

Competitive Program Duties
-Assist in Player Development Pathway and Implementation of Curriculum Facilitate,
-schedule & coordinate supplemental sessions, winter training, and tryouts -Coach a minimum of 2 competitive teams
-Participate in all required staff coach meetings
-Assist and promote all club tournaments
-Oversee travel team tournament selection for teams with DSO approval -Attend league meetings when necessary

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
-High-level experience in youth club soccer
-Exceptional organizational, communication, leadership, and teaching skills -Must have commitment and passion for teaching the game of soccer and educating players, coaches, and parents
-Schedule and manage time effectively
-Be able to work independently with initiative
-Must be a team player
-Preferred Qualifications Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a field related to sports education or management
-USSF “C” license or equivalent
-USSF National Youth License
-Successful criminal background check in conjunction with the Illinois State Police (ISP) and Park District Code prior to employment
-Legally eligible for employment in the United States

-Salary dependent on experience
-Coaching Education reimbursement
-Club Coaching gear

To apply, email a cover letter and resume with 3 professional references to JJ Ruane at  For more information, visit