Full Time Coach - will oversee 3-4 premier teams among coaching staff with potential administrative role(s) within the club.
ISC Gunners is seeking young enthusiastic coaches to work with players of all levels across ages U8 - U18 as well as potentially play on our semi-pro mens or womens team. The fundamental role of all ISC coaches is to develop, educate, and provide a safe positive playing environment for the players. All coaches are expected to set goals, work hard fulfilling multiple roles throughout the club to achieve those goals, and provide feedback to players about performance. Furthermore, coaches are expected to constantly collaborate through various modes of communication with coaching staff as well players and parents to create a positive developmental environment. As a coach you have a responsibility that all players are treated with equal respect and education; that injured players are respected and cared for; and to the game which must be held to the highest standards and in the greatest esteem holding ethical behavior to the highest standards.
Assist, as needed, in the evaluation and selection of players during annual tryouts;
Coach 3-4 Youth Teams as assigned by the ISC Directors;
Conduct training sessions in accordance with the Club’s player development philosophy and curriculum;
Conduct training sessions per the schedule determined by the ISC Directors;
Attend all practices, regular season games and tournaments for the teams assigned;
Be available to cover sessions and/or games for fellow coaches when conflicts occur;
Attend regular coaching staff meetings;
Participate in annual player evaluations and parent meetings;
Participate in seasonal soccer camps training programs, and clinics throughout the year;
Be available for administrative hours each week to assist with teams and any other club needs;
Care for and maintain training equipment assigned to you;
Be an ambassador for the Club in the community;
Be on time to all events and dressed in appropriate Club attire;
Perform other duties as assigned by ISC Directors
Possible opportunity for a graphic design or social media role
Potential to play for semi-pro mens or womens team.
The successful applicant will be required to have valid work authorization to work in the United States – please note no work visas will be provided by ISC Gunners for these roles
Bachelor's Degree preferred
Previous soccer coaching experience preferred
High level of previous soccer playing experience preferred
Provide own computer with necessary software and have a fundamental knowledge and experience with Email, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Strong communication and managements skills
Must have clean drivers licenses and own transportation
Honest, driven, good work ethic, motivated and passionate about youth soccer and the development of young players, our Club, and Programs
Preference given to candidates with a graphic design, social media marketing background, and/or operations experience.
Each candidate will be given the opportunity to develop and progress under the leadership of the ISC Directors. Coaching courses with the USSF and/or USC will be supported and potentially provided by ISC. ISC also offers opportunities to develop into administrative and leadership positions with the organization, based upon commitment, dedication, and ability. Currently, we have openings in the areas of graphic design and social media marketing.
Please submit a cover letter stating why you are suited to the above role and a current resume with 3 references who we may contact regarding your professional and playing experience. We also require you to submit a copy of any and all coaching licenses that can support your application.
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About ISC Gunners
The Issaquah Soccer Club (ISC), located in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains, was founded in 1980 and is one of the largest youth soccer clubs in the Pacific Northwest. The club is dedicated to teaching our youth the remarkable game of soccer while promoting sportsmanship, discipline and teamwork. Today, ISC is home to over 300 youth soccer teams and helps more than 3000 children each year to learn, compete and grow as athletes and valuable members of the community.
We believe that every player should have the opportunity to play soccer at any level and ability. ISC is a full service Club offering programs that introduce players to the game at a very young age (U5) as well as providing development programs for players competing at the highest levels. The Club also has the women's U-23 team plays in the Women's Premier Soccer League (WPSL).