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, 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

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 www.chicagofirejuniorssouth.com

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

Director of Coaching

Jose Smith

815-325-7416

Jsmith@chicagofirejuniorssouth.com    

Campton United Soccer Club

Seeking Professional Soccer Coaches

Overview

Campton United Soccer Club is seeking coaches to join our professional coaching staff for the upcoming 2019-2020 season. Campton United, a premier club that competes on a national stage for both boys and girls ages (U9-U19), is located in the western suburbs of Chicago, Our coaching staff is highly motivated and passionate to teach young players the game of soccer by creating a fun, dynamic learning atmosphere. Our culture is one that values confidence, passion, integrity, and excellence,

For more information about Campton United please visit our website, campton.com

Job Description

  • Coach training sessions and games using Campton’s leading edge curriculum.
  • Develop each player's skill and knowledge of the game (Player Centric Curriculum)
  • Must always be a positive role model for children
  • Interact with team parents to ensure parents, players, and coaches are on the same page thus creating a culture of community within the club.
  • Inspire players to love the game of soccer

Minimum Qualifications & Skills

  • USSF National 'D' License or equivalent
  • College playing experience and/or teaching background a plus
  • Ability to communicate well (oral and written) with parents, players, staff and representatives of other organizations.
  •  Must pass a background check
  • Possess a valid driver's license
  • Be flexible to travel outside of Chicago for tournaments and league play.
  • Ability to work weeknights and weekends

Compensation

  • Compensation is based on experience, qualifications and number of teams that will be coached.

Application Process

  • Send your resume with a cover letter to Caulbert Smith at caulbert@camptonunited.com
  • Please also provide 3 professional references
  • Salary Requirements

Chicago Fire Juniors West Director of Operations

Expectations:  

  • Deliver a high-quality customer service experience and provide club members with information to address inquiries in accordance with CFJ West’s guidelines and policies;
  • Contribute to a leadership team that includes the DOC, ADOC’s & CM’s, who in turn manage coaching staff & support staff to ensure all tasks (technical and/or administrative) are met;
  • Manage all administration & operational aspects of the club while adhering to & promoting the club brand.

Responsibilities:

Financial

  • Oversee the development and management of the club budget and monthly forecasts;
  • Manage all invoice requests with the Chicago Fire finance department;
  • Be the point of contact for all billing inquiries and follow-up with club members on all delinquent accounts;
  • Work with the DOC & CM in the management of all financial aid applications;
  • Create & manage all club registrations in Sports Engine and;
  • Assist the CM and ADOC’s in the management of tournament payments for all teams.

Management

  • Liaise with Plainfield Soccer Association on all camp and clinic support;
  • Oversee the Recruitment Coordinator and support them on all player recruitment efforts;
  • Represent CFJ West with all National, Regional & State Associations to ensure good relationships & appropriate competition level is maintained for all CFJ West teams;
  • Support the CM on the uploading of registration material required for players & staff into all league and tournament systems & collection of player & coaching passes;
  • Support CM in registration of all teams into leagues & the ADOO with tournament registrations;
  • Support the DOC in the onboarding of staff and the delivery of technical support to the staff;
  • Work closely with club leadership in planning & evaluating all club programming & conduct presentations at any public meetings where required and;
  • Work with the ADOO to manage all club social media and website platforms.

Logistics/Operations

  • Liaise with the Park District & ensure all field permits are secured & collected on a seasonal basis;
  • Work with the CM & DOC in all planning and execution of events held by the Club;
  • Create & manage the master game schedule & oversee the re-scheduling of home games;
  • Work with the referee assignor(s) on all home games needs and facilitate any payment needs for the referees on a weekly basis and;
  • Oversee the ADOO to ensure all game-day operations are met including having the correct size goals and fields.

Qualifications:

  • 5 years of club management experience;
  • Hold a current USSF ‘D’ coaching license or equivalent;
  • Understanding of Microsoft word, PowerPoint, excel etc;
  • Strong leadership qualities encompassing all levels of management;
  • Knowledge of financial aspects including accounting, budgeting and cost control procedures;
  • Ability to communicate effectively;
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks effectively;
  • Excellent organizational skills.

Application Link - https://www.teamworkonline.com/soccer-jobs/mls/chicago-fire/director-of-operations-1956839

Chicago Fire Juniors City Staff Coach/Assistant Coach

Description

  • CFJ City is a club comprised of over 60+ plus competitive teams  8U-19U with female and male teams
  • Based in Chicago, Illinois
  • Looking for coaches/assistant coaches for the 2019-20 Season

Requirements

  • Grassroots certified 
  • Previous experience in coaching youth soccer 
  • Late afternoons/evenings and weekend hours

Preferred Experience

  • USSF "D" or equivalent 
  • Previous club/college playing experience preferred

If interested, submit your resume with qualifications, licenses, coaching/playing experience and 2 references to ADOC Joe McNab at jmcnab@chicago-fire.com

Chicago Fire Juniors West Staff Coach

Description

  • Based in Plainfield, Illinois
  • Looking for coaches for the 2019-20 Season

Requirements

  • 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 expereince or equivalent

If interested, submit your resume with qualifications, licenses, coaching/playing experience and 2 referenes to DOC Paul Dalton at pdalton@chicago-fire.com

 

HOTC Elite Staff Coach

Expanding youth soccer program in the Northeast Suburbs, looking for coaches for the upcoming 2019-20 Season: We strive to develop hard working, technically advanced, and tactically savvy players that can dominate possession of the ball. Moreover, we believe that we can positively affect our members lives through soccer by creating an environment that inspires our youth to be competitive on the field, successful in the classroom, and productive members of the community.

REQUIREMENTS:
CANDIDATES SHOULD HAVE (OR BE WILLING TO ATTAIN):
-         USSF D CERTIFICATE OR HIGHER
-        STRONG EXPERIENCE IN COACHING YOUTH SOCCER
-         EXPERIENCE IN A PROFESSIONAL ENVIRONMENT
-         ABILITY TO BE A TEAM PLAYER AND COACH WITHIN A PLAYER-CENTERED CURRICULUM
-         ABILITY TO PASS A BACKGROUND CHECK
-         ABILITY TO WORK LATE AFTERNOONS/EVENING AND WEEKENDS

-         MUST LIVE IN CHICAGO LAND AREA

-         ABILITY TO ATTEND MONTHLY COACHES MEETINGS

-         WORK AUTHORIZATION REQUIRED (United States)

PREFERRED CANDIDATES SHOULD HAVE:
-         USSF C LICENSE OR HIGHER
-         PREVIOUS COLLEGE PLAYING EXPERIENCE OR EQUIVALENT

*IN NEED OF QUALIFIED FEMALE COACHES
COMPENSATION BASED ON EXPERIENCE, QUALIFICATIONS, AND NUMBER OF TEAMS.
PLEASE SEND ANY QUESTIONS AND RESUMES TO
julio@hotcsoccer.org PLEASE INCLUDE A COVER LETTER AND THREE PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES WITH ALL RESUMES.  APPLY NOW IF YOU ARE INTERESTED.

Palatine Celtic SC Staff Coach

Description

  • 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

Description

  • 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 jjruane@palatinecelticsc.com with Staff Coach Search in the subject.

Executive Director: Evanston Soccer Association

Responsibilities

  • Manage the operations, marketing and finances of the organization
  • Manage coaching leaders and other staff to ensure that the organization's mission, values and objectives are being fulfilled
  • Lead internal and external communications
  • Manage partner and vendor relationships
  • Work in partnership with the Board of Directors to develop strategies and plans to meet the organization's missions, values and objectives

Requirements

  • Minimum 8 years professional/organizational expeerience; a background in customer-facing roles and/or operations is preferred
  • Candidate must be able to promote the ESA mission and serve as a role model and mentor for ESA core values
  • Candidate must demonstrate strong communication skills, especially interpersonal verbal communications and including team and large group presentation skills. Strong writing skills are preferred
  • Experience in youth soccer is strongly preferred
  • Experience with budgets and/or marketing is preferred

Please respond with resume to the following website: https://recruit.zoho.com/recruit/ViewJob.na?digest=KwQqw.731Xl64un0pMJHJTEP9XXUW6KUk t9dNtYbiDI-&embedsource=Embed

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 www.fclakecounty.com and you can also find us on Facebook/Twitter.

Resume’s should be sent to our Technical Director (Jamie Martin) via email: jmartin@fclakecounty.com 

 

KICS United Coaches Needed

KICS United is looking for coaches to join our staff for the 2018-2019 season. We seek coaches who are motivated and can create a fun learning environment for our youth players. KICS is located in downtown Chicago. To learn more about our organization, please visit our website at https://www.kicsunited.org/.

To apply, please send your resume to lauren@kicsunited.com

Pegasus FC Coaches Needed

Pegasus FC Coaching Positions 

Pegasus FC is looking for coaches to join our coaching staff for the upcoming 2018-2019 season. 

Hourly coaching and head coaching roles are available.

Candidates should be highly motivated and passionate to work with Pegasus players and staff

Job Description

  • Coach training sessions and games

  • Options to work weeknights and weekends

  • Be a positive role model for children

  • Inspire players to love the game of soccer

Minimum Qualifications & Skills

  • USSF National 'E' License or equivalent

  • Must pass a criminal background check

  • Great communication and verbal skills

  • Valid Driver's License and own a vehicle or have access to travel

Compensation

  • Compensation is based on experience and qualifications 

Apply Now

To apply for a coaching position, please contact:
Grant Ratcliffe – Director of Coaching -grant@pegasusfc.org

CFC Coaches Needed

Overview

Celtic FC Chicago is accepting applications for coaches to join our coaching staff for the upcoming 2018-2019 season. Celtic FC Chicago is based in the city of Chicago Chicago’s northwest side, which have competitive teams for both boys and girls ages U9-U19. Candidates should be highly motivated and passionate to teach
young players the game of soccer by creating a fun, dynamic learning atmosphere.

For more information about Celtic FC Chicago please visit our website, www.celticfcchicago.com.

Job Description

  •  Coach training sessions and games
  • Develop each player's skill and knowledge of the game (Player Centric Curriculum)
  • Ability to work weeknights and weekends
  • Be a positive role model for children
  • Inspire players to love the game of soccer

Minimum Qualifications & Skills

  • USSF National 'E' License or equivalent
  • Must pass a criminal background check
  • Great communication and verbal skills
  • Valid Driver's License and own a vehicle or have access to travel outside of Chicago
  • College playing experience and/or teaching background a plus

Compensation

  •  Compensation is based on experience, qualifications and number of teams that will be coached.

Apply Now

To apply for a coaching position, please send your resume with job history, playing experience and 3
professional references to:
Adam McLemore – Director of Coaching - doc@celticfcchicago.com

Staff Coach

Northwind Soccer Club is currently hiring staff coaches for boys and girls teams for the 2018-2019 season. With over 450 competitive soccer players, Northwind Soccer Club is one of the largest competitive youth soccer clubs in Chicago. 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • USSF E Coaching License and a minimum of 1 year coaching experience. The coach should be willing to continue their coaching education through attending USSF and USC coaching licenses in the future.
  • All candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check, possess a valid driver's license and have adequate transportation
  • Salary will be based on the number of teams a candidate is willing to coach, level of credentials and coaching/player development experience.

To apply for coaching positions, please send a resume to Director of Coaching Robert Turpin, turpin@northwindsoccer.com.

Chicago Edge Soccer Club: Travel Team Coaches Wanted

Chicago Edge SC is a travel soccer club based in the Oak Park/River Forest area.  We are looking for highly motivated, professional individuals to join our coaching staff for the 2018/19 season.  

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

Qualified candidates should send their resume with license, coaching and playing experience to Director of Coaching, Murray Findlay at murray.findlay@chicagoedgesc.com "

Staff Coach Positions with HOTC ELITE

Expanding youth soccer program in the Northeast Suburbs, looking for coaches for the upcoming 2018-19 Season:

We strive to develop hard working, technically advanced, and tactically savvy players that can dominate possession of the ball. Moreover, we believe that we can positively affect our members lives through soccer by creating an environment that inspires our youth to be competitive on the field, successful in the classroom, and productive members of the community.

Requirements:

Candidates should have…… 
-         Minimum USSF D License 
-         Strong experience in coaching youth soccer
-         Experience in a professional environment
-         Ability to be a team player and coach within a player-centered curriculum
-         Ability to pass a background check
-         Ability to work late afternoons/evening and weekends

Preferred candidates should have:
-         USSF C or National Youth License or higher
-         Previous college playing experience

Compensation based on experience, qualifications, and number of teams.
 
Please send any questions and resumes to julio@heartofthecitysports.orgplease include a cover letter and professional references with your resume.

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 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

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