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

Pegasus FC - Staff Coach

Pegasus FC is a competitive travel soccer club based in Deerfield IL and is looking to add to its coaching staff for the 2021 seasons.

USSF License/certificate required

To apply for a coaching position, please send a cover letter and resume to

Elmhurst City Soccer Association


  • ECSA looking for highly motivated staff members to join the club.  With continued growth even during the pandemic, ECSA is looking for both Full and Part-time staff.  Roles and teams vary based on experience and commitment.
  • Located in Elmhurst (or local area to Elmhurst)  Competitive wage for both FT and Part-time seasonal work.  Teams play in both YSSL and IWSL leagues.


  • USSF 'D' License or equivalent  Grassroots would also work for younger teams.
  • Previous experience in coaching youth soccer 
  • Late afternoons/evenings and weekend hours

Preferred Experience

  • USSF 'D' License or higher
  • Previous college playing experience 

Salary and Benefits:

  • Salary is to be negotiated
  • Benefits include coaching education reimbursement and ECSA uniform

To apply for a coaching position, please send a cover letter and resume with job history to

Green White Coaching Staff

Green White Soccer Club is accepting applications for coaching staff for the 2020/2021 season. Candidate must have at least “D” license and able to coach at least 2 teams (boys and girls U11-U19)

Salary is to be negotiated based on coaching license and experience coaching and playing.

Interested candidates, please send your resume to Director of coaching 

More more info about GWSC go to 

Ela Soccer Club

Ela Soccer Club is accepting applications for coaching staff for the 2020-2021 season.   Successful candidates are looking to coach one or two teams, have good communication skills, be energetic with a passion to motivate others and are able to work in a team environment.

Qualifications:  5 Years coaching experience in youth soccer with a minimum D license. Willingness to continue coaching education is a plus.  A coaching education reimbursement program is available for successful candidates.

Candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check, have a valid driver license, be a US citizen or hold permanent resident status.

Salary commensurate with experience.  

To apply for a coaching position, please send a cover letter and resume with job history and professional references to Recommendations and questions are also welcomed.

Chicago Edge SC

Youth Travel Coaches Needed

Chicago Edge SC is a travel soccer club that has served the Oak Park/River Forest Community since 2012.  We are looking for highly motivated and professional individuals to join our highly licensed coaching staff to work with our girls teams from Fall 2020.  Other duties will include parent and player engagement as well as ongoing collaboration with coaching peers.  Ideal for candidates based in the city or surrounding suburbs.

Ideal candidates should have soccer playing/coaching experience and possess a license from the USC (NSCAA) or the USSF.

Qualified candidates should send their resume with license, coaching and playing experience to Director of Coaching, Murray Findlay at 

Palatine Celtic Soccer Club

Staff Coach

Palatine Celtic SC, proudly serving the soccer community in Palatine since 1968, is seeking increase their coaching staff for the 20/21 season.

The Palatine Celtic SC Coach is responsible for coaching and managing at least 2 teams, while working with other teams and coaches throughout the training week. Individuals that are a part of the Celtic SC staff will collaborate with staff during training and weekly meetings, engage with players and parents, implement Celtic SC methodology during training and games.

Qualified Candidates Will Have:

  • USSF Grassroots License; USSF "D" or higher preferred
  • Experience working with youth in a soccer or education setting
  • High School level playing experience; College level playing experience a plus

Palatine Celtic SC offers an environment for individuals who prefer to work and learn in a collaborative environment, and also enjoy working directly with colleagues, players, and parents. Compensation is based on experience, license level, and number of teams.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to submit their resume with professional references to Cesar Sanchez via email at Please include Staff Coach Search in the subject. Visit us online at :

Chicago Fire Juniors West

CFJ West are based in Plainfield IL, and are looking to add to our coaching staff for the 2020-21 season and beyond. 


  • A primary focus of a CFJ West coach is to provide our players a safe, friendly and challenging environment in which players of all ages and abilities can learn, develop technically and  tactically and compete and overcome obstacles as a team and individually.


  • USSF 'D' License or equivalent 
  • Previous experience in coaching youth soccer 
  • Late afternoons/evenings and weekend hours

Preferred Experience

  • USSF 'C' License or higher
  • Previous college playing experience 

Salary and Benefits:

  • Salary is to be negotiated
  • Benefits include coaching education reimbursement and CFJ West uniform

If interested, please submit your resume including qualifications & licenses, coaching & playing experience and 2 references to: DOC Paul Dalton - and DOO Chris Steward -

For more information about our organization, please visit

Chicago City Soccer Club - City

Chicago City Soccer Club are looking for staff to complete their team for the upcoming season. 

USSF License/certificate required

Interested candidates - send your resume to Executive Director Nick Mulvaney

Lyons Township Soccer Club Staff Coach

The individual would be working with competitive teams of different levels from U8-U18.

Candidates should have:

-       USSF 4v4, 7v7, 9v9 & 11v11 certificate or higher

-       Some experience coaching youth soccer players

-       Some experience in a professional environment

-       Ability to work and coach within a successful coaching curriculum

-       Ability to be and act professional at all times

Interested candidates please send your resume to Executive Director, Gavin McCrindle,

Chicago Fire Juniors South Staff Coach

CFJS is located in the Orland Park and Frankfort areas, which are in need of highly motivated coaches to join our coaching staff and lead the evolution of youth soccer. We are looking for all level coaches to expand our programs in each area. We have part-time positions available with opportunity to grow within our club.

  • Minimum E License is required. 

For more information about our organization, please visit

If interested please submit resume including qualifications & licenses, coaching & playing experience to:

Director of Coaching

Jose Smith


Palatine Celtic SC Staff Coach


  • Coach at least 2 Celtic SC youth teams
  • Develop and implement appropriate training sessions based on Celtic SC Player Methodology
  • Assist in developing standards and expectations for Celtic players
  • More information available upon request


  • National 'E' License or equivalent
  • Preferred background in education or child psychology
  • College playing experience preferred

Salary and Benefits

  • Salary is open, but this is a contractor position
  • Benefits include coaching education reimbursement and New Balance coaching gear package

Send resume, cover letter and playing experience to Director of Soccer Operations, JJ Ruane, at with Staff Coach Search in the subject.

Coaching Opportunities with FC Lake County (Gurnee & Grayslake)

Member Leagues: IWSL, YSSL, IYSA State Premiership

Positions Available:

1. Seasonal Academy Program (U6 & U7)

No coaching qualifications required, but must have prior experience working with children.

2. U8 Academy Team & U9 Travel Teams

USSF “E” or Grassroots Coaching License required. Must have a min. of one year coaching experience in a recreational or travel soccer program. 

3. U10 to U19 Travel Teams

USSF “D” preferred and must have past experience coaching travel soccer teams.

4. Elite Team Coaches

Must have a min. of the USSF “C” license and have extensive experience coaching high level travel teams within the U14-U19 age levels.

All applicants must be energetic, willing to learn and share ideas with our dynamic coaching staff. (Must hold a valid driving license). 

Compensation is based on coaching qualifications and experience.

You can find further information about our organization on our website and you can also find us on Facebook/Twitter.

Resume’s should be sent to our Technical Director (Jamie Martin) via email: 

Soccer for Success Coaches

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 2019-20. 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