Position Summary: A Union Soccer School Coach is responsible for the supervision of campers, soccer-specific skill instruction, providing a safe, fun camp environment, and serving as a positive role model for campers. Position Objective/Purpose: We are seeking motivated summer team members who believe deeply in the organization’s mission and who display a record of achievement in effective supervision & management of youth as it pertains to this position. Candidates must be capable of teaching the fundamentals of soccer, building positive relationships and ensuring the safety and well-being of people of all ages.
Position Scope Factors: •Multiple locations in Delaware, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania •Some travel required
Essential Job Responsibilities
1.Group supervision of campers with attention to: behavior and group management, health, safety, security, and personal and skill development 2.Promote and actively participate in all camper activities 3.Work effectively with other coaches and collaborate on various responsibilities 4.Teach age-appropriate soccer skills and techniques in a progressive sequence to boys and girls ages 6 to 14 5.Coach, manage, referee or assist with all camp programs 6.Complete assigned paperwork 7.Serve as a positive role model to campers 8.Follow the Union Code and maintain the Union Look at all times 9.Exhibit ESF Core Values at all times and to adhere to all company policies 10.Have fun 11.Other responsibilities as assigned Position Competencies for Success
1.Understand and support the mission of the organization 2.Commitment to the growth and development of youth 3.The ability to work effectively with others in all levels of the organization in a professional manner 4.Excellent judgment, ability to identify problems and work quickly to find solutions 5.Commitment to producing consistent, high-quality work 6.Positive attitude 7.Patient, caring and creative 8.Flexible, adaptive and a Team player 9.Desire to make a difference in the life of a child
1.Previous experience working with children, examples include but are not limited to; babysitting, academic/athletic tutoring, camp counselor, youth volunteer, classroom assistant, religious education teacher 2.Experience playing soccer (collegiate-level minimum) 3.Youth soccer coaching experience (preferred) 4.Previous soccer camp coach experience (preferred)
1. 18 years of age 2. High School Graduate pursuing college degree Other Skill Requirements
1.Outstanding communication skills which include the ability to use clear, concise and grammatically correct written and oral language in all aspects of professional interaction with campers, their families, peers, leadership team and the larger community
1.Reports directly to and takes direction from Conference Director. May also take direction from and is overall accountable to the Manager. Working Conditions and Physical Requirements 1.Ability to push/pull, lift and carry a minimum of 35Ibs 2.Ability to work outside and on your feet for 6-8 hours per day 3.Ability to respond to emergency situations which may require running (up to 1 mile in some cases) and climbing stairs. 4.Good physical condition which enables candidate to execute all responsibilities associated with this position ESF, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All candidates who meet the qualifications are encouraged to apply!
About Union Soccer Schools
Union Soccer Schools is the premier soccer camp experience for boys & girls, ages 6-14, featured at 10 great locations in PA, NJ & DE.
Only Union Soccer Schools offers campers unparalleled instruction from the region’s top coaches while giving campers a behind-the-scenes tour of Talen Energy Stadium, an official 2018 Union Soccer Schools Adidas uniform, and the opportunity to meet Union players or coaches.
Learn from the Best
As a camper at Union Soccer Schools, you will receive unrivaled on-field instruction. Our coaching staff features top college coaches, high school coaches, collegiate athletes, and appearances from Philadelphia Union players and coaches. Our programs offer extensive instruction from a professional coaching staff that focuses not only technique and skill development, but also principles like sportsmanship, individual integrity and being an all-around team player.
Four divisions offer campers the ability to continue developing their soccer skills and take their game to the next level. Campers interested in learning more about goalkeeping will have the opportunity to train with an on-site goalkeeper specialist.