Moscow United Soccer Club
Director of Coaching (DOC) open position
The DOC is the primary individual responsible for overseeing the development of all team coaches and players within the MUSC programs. The DOC fully supports the mission of the Club and works under the direction of the “Board of Directors” to plan and implement all phases of soccer programs, including hiring, training, implementing a curriculum, organization of events and participants, match preparation, academies, camps, and clinics. The DOC is responsible for leading and implementing all of these programs by hiring, managing, empowering, mentoring and retaining high quality coaches and players in Moscow and surrounding areas.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
· Hire, supervise, train, evaluate, and retain coaches for the competitive soccer program, as needed.
· Conduct and implement quarterly (minimum) coaches meetings.
· Design and administer written player curriculum.
· Coordinate with team head coaches in assigning players to teams.
· Assist coaches with training sessions, including preparing training plans and providing feedback on coaching performance to improve the level of coaching for the club.
· Hire, develop, evaluate, and retain players for MUSC and all associated programs.
· Plan, organize, implement, and supervise all off-season programs, including futsal, clinics, pickup games, and camps that may need temporary involvement of additional coaches.
· Draft club, age appropriate development curriculum, competence.
· Assist in organizing and managing the Micro-soccer (U4-U9) program’s player and coach development.
· Managing a transitional process between the Micro-soccer program, and recreational–competitive programs. Such emphasis shall be done prior to each fall and spring seasons.
· Perform other duties as assigned by the Board or the Board’s designee in the best interest of MUSC.
Send your resume to us at firstname.lastname@example.org or Moscow United Soccer Club, P.O. Box 9919, Moscow, ID 83843. Please include a cover letter with all resumes and contact information for references. Applications will be reviewed until position is filled. Visit us at www.moscowunited.org to learn more about our organization.
Education and Experience:
Ø Possessing a USSF ‘B’ license or equivalent but “A ” license or equivalent is preferred.
Ø Minimum of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.
Ø Possessing strong practical coaching experience at the youth level. Minimum 5 years of competitive soccer coaching experience.
Ø Strong knowledge and experience with the soccer community (in the US).
Ø Having led a program as a DOC for at least three years is preferred.
Moscow is a city in northern Idaho, situated along the Washington/Idaho border, with a population of ~ 24,000. Moscow is the home of the University of Idaho, the land grant institution and primary research university for the state, as well as the home of New Saint Andrews College. Approximately 8 miles west of Moscow, Pullman (WA) is a home to a population of ~ 32,000. Pullman, on the Palouse, is best known as the home of Washington State University, also a land-grant university, and of Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, an international firm in the power industry.