Coaching Jobs


To Submit a Job Opportunity to this page, email to chrisj@illinoisyouthsoccer.org. Only position for affiliated recreational leagues or clubs that play in an affiliated Illinois Youth Soccer competitive league (CISYL, IWSL, ILLOWA, SISL 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.

Cary Soccer Association

Cary Soccer Association are looking for coaches for the 2014/15 Season.

Candidates need to be flexible and motivated.

Requirements of a USSF D Licence

Applicants apply to Adam.Pashley@carysoccer.org

Chicago City Soccer Club

CCSC is always looking to add to their team of coaches and if you love and have a genuine passion for soccer then we want you to join our team.

We are looking for all level of coaches for our many different programs in the City of Chicago. We have volunteer, part time, and full time positions available. If you are interested in being in a very positive environment to learn and grow as a coach, CCSC is for you.

Please check us out at www.chicagocitysoccerclub.com and see if we will be a good fit for you.

If interested please email your resume to Director of Coaching & Player Development, Nick Mulvaney at nmulvaney@chicagocitysoccerclub.com.

Chicago Fire Soccer In The Community

Location: Various around Chicagoland

Renumeration: Hourly - Based on qualifications and experience

Notes: Must hold a valid US Soccer qualification and have own transportation

Role: The Chicago Fire Soccer In The Community Department is seeking 4-5 part-time Community Coaches to plan and deliver a range of soccer sessions to both players and coaches around the Chicagoland area. 

Focussing on Community engagement, Community coaches must be able to deliver holistic session which focus on player and person development. We are seeking coaches with a minimum 2 years of experience of coaching children ages 4-12 years.

Coaching work will be on a ad-hoc basis through the Summer, Fall and Winter of 2014.

Interested coaches should email a soccer-specific resume to sitc@chicago-fire.com

Chicago Red Stars

Responsible for the development of the Red Stars Academy, Chicagoland’s only all-female training academy, which includes youth summer camps, year-round clinics, personal training, group training and club & team training. The Red Stars Academy is a branch of the Chicago Red Stars, a women’s professional soccer team competing in the NWSL (National Women’s Soccer League). 

  • Manage Red Stars Academy/Camps/Clinics budget
  • Meet specified revenue goals
  • Develop comprehensive marketing plan for the Academy
  • Job will require grassroots outreach and events
  • Experience working with soccer players ages 5 – 16 requested
  • Prior experience working with female soccer players
  • Previous experience developing and/or working youth camps or clinics
  • USSF Coaching License and/or NSCAA Coaching Diploma requested
  • Individual will manage content at redstarsacademy.com and all social media applications
  • Individual will be responsible for driving gameday ticket initiatives via Academy attendees

This role is a full-time position with office located in Lincoln Park.

Job to commence immediately.

Responsible to: General Manager. Send resumes to Alyse LaHue alahue@chicagoredstars.com

Chicago Red Stars

Red Stars Academy is the youth training branch of the Chicago Red Stars women’s professional team and includes youth summer camps, year-round clinics, personal training, group training and club & team training.

Red Stars Academy is seeking highly motivated coaches to assist with the training of girls from the ages of 8 to 17. Training settings vary from: remote events, camps and clinics. Coaches will be given the opportunity to coach side-by-side with professional soccer players. Applicant must be available to work various weekend events, as well as weekday clinics, especially during the off-season (Fall/Winter). During season in the summer months, applicant must be available 4 days a week for 4-5 hours during the weeks of our summer camps.

  • Coach must have USSF license or NSCAA diploma
  • Previous playing experience helpful, but not mandatory
  • Meet have previous coaching experience with female athletes
  • Camp or clinic experience a plus
  • Must be professional in appearance
  • Background check will be mandatory for position
  • Candidates will be required to attend at least one day of Red Stars Academy coaches training

Current collegiate players are encouraged to apply, especially for Summer 2015 events.

Interested coaches please contact Mackenzie Jaroch at Mjaroch@chicagoredstars.com with your resume attached.

Coerver Coaching in Illinois

The World’s #1 Soccer Skills Teaching Method are seeking a suitable candidate to fill the role of Assistant Director of Coerver Coaching in Illinois.

  • Assist the Illinois Director of Coerver Coaching with comprehensive soccer coaching service which includes: customer services, development of local day camps, residential academies, winter training programs, holiday soccer camps, team retail, tournaments, and club coaching.
  • Assist with promotional events, such as clinics, tournaments, registration and at industry trade shows to ensure success of soccer programs.
  • Assist with responding to customer inquiries via email/phone calls in a professional, courteous, and knowledgeable manner.
  • Assist in recruiting, training and managing all part-time and full-time coaches/staff/assistants.
  • Continually teach / coach to the highest possible standards following the Coerver Coaching uniquely development soccer teaching / training camp programs, guidelines and philosophies.
  • Must have extensive knowledge and experience in coaching soccer and player development.  Demonstrate knowledge of child development and age-appropriate programming.
  • Work well with parents, educators and coworkers, comfortable with leadership and teamwork.
  • Strong command of writing and common computer skills, including using basic database system.
  • Bachelor’s degree required. Candidates must possess a minimum of USSF ‘D’ License.

Send resume and cover letter to: coerver@soccersuccess.com

FC Lake County (Formerly Warren United & Grayslake Galaxy Soccer Clubs)

Looking for new staff for the 2014 - 2015 season onwards (Travel team and recreational program coaching available)

Requirements: A min. qualification of USSF “D” license, at least three (3) years experience coaching competitive soccer and amateur or collegiate playing experience is preferred.

Interested candidates please send your resume including qualifications & licenses, coaching background and playing experience to: jmartin@fclakecounty.com 

FC Peoria

The Director of Soccer Operations (DSO) will be the ‘face’ of our organization which consists of twenty-two travel teams ranging in ages from eight to fourteen; responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with players, parents, coaches, the broader regional soccer community, and the larger community as a whole with a population of approximately 350,000 in the greater metropolitan area.

As such, the DSO must possess strong communication and organizational skills and have the ability to foster and maintain a collaborative working environment for volunteers and paid employees. The DSO is a full time position that directly oversees all club matters involving curriculum development, coaching, player development, program development, and community relations across all age groups and levels of competition in FC Peoria. In addition, the DSO is charged with facilitating and assisting in the coordination of the various club activities and functions relative to the successful execution of FC Peoria’s strategic plan.

The DSO reports directly to the Board of Directors. Salary is commensurate with experience with incentives tied to camps, training, and membership growth.


  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Master’s Degree preferred
  • 5 years experience coaching boys and girls across all age groups and levels of competition preferred
  • 4 years college or professional playing experience preferred

Submit resumes and professional references to :  office@fcpeoria.com

FC United/Trevian Soccer Club

FC United/Trevian Soccer Club is seeking a full-time or part-time staff coach to join their staff for 2014-2015 season.  Under the direction of the Club Directors, this staff coach will coach between 2-4 teams.  This staff coach will have the opportunity to coach teams of various levels and abilities.

The club seeks coaches who share similar coaching philosophy as the club--creating a positive team environment that teaches technique with the ball and possession soccer.

To apply, please send a resume including work history and a list of three references to:

Baer Fisher
Assistant Director/Boys' Director

Grove United Soccer Association

Compensation:  Commensurate with experience
Position Type:  Full Time

Reports To:  Board of Directors
Supervises:  Club Coaches and Player Development
Location: Buffalo Grove Area

Travel Required:  Some travel will be required
Minimum License Requirements:  USSF "C" license, but will consider the right candidate with a USSF "D" license.

The DOC is the face of the organization, providing oversight and operational support to all programs.

The DOC is in charge of the following areas:

  • Club, Coach, and Player Development
  • Administrative Operations
  • Member Support

About Grove United Soccer Association:

The Grove United Soccer Association (GUSA) is registered IYSA travel soccer club.  It provides youth players from U8-U19 a structured program that helps build character and teaches sportsmanship, teamwork, individual responsibility and work ethic.  The program is designed for those who wish to build their soccer skills in order to participate at the High School or College level.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to operations@groveunitedsoccer.com

Metro East Legacy FC

Metro East Legacy FC is looking for new staff for the 2014 - 2015 season onwards (Travel team and recreational program coaching available)

Requirements: A min. qualification of USSF “E” license, Or at least three (2) years experience coaching competitive soccer and amateur or collegiate playing experience.

Interested candidates please send your resume including qualifications & licenses, coaching background and playing experience to: Andrew.Crawford@metroeastlegacy.org

Team Evanston

Team Evanston is looking for coaches that hold a D License or better.

Interested should contact:

Issac Moushi
Team Evanston Director of Coaching
Office: 847-748-1451
Cell: 847-606-5561

Tri-Cities Soccer Association

Tri-Cities Soccer Association – Located in St.Charles, IL and one of the largest youth soccer clubs in Northern Illinois, is looking for coaches to join their Premier coaching staff for the 2014-2015 season.

Minimum E License is required.  Interested candidates should send their resume to vlatko@tcsa.net.

United Soccer Academy

United Soccer Academy, based in Oak Brook, IL,  is looking for coaches and trainers to join our growing club.  If you are highly motivated and compassionate about the sport, please send your resume to Cindy Mochel at cindymochel.unitedsocceracademy@gmail.com.

Minimum of a C license required.