*United Soccer Coaches National Coaching Certificate is not required for this position.
Life Time Sport is looking for a Head Coach who is wants to build a premier soccer training program that will be recognizable as the best player development program available. This person will have extensive experience coaching at a high level (collegiate/professional) and an undisputed track record of developing players who go on to play at a high level.
This person will work and report directly to the National Soccer Manager. Together, these roles will build a program with the goal of scaling it to other Life Time locations in the future. The Head Coach will be responsible for mentoring and teaching coaches and leading by example to create a strong soccer culture built on an uncompromising quality.
LT Sport is looking for a Head Coach who has a vision for changing the way soccer players are developed by providing a clear technical player development plan, education through tactics and offering sports performance training (strength, speed, agility, injury prevention, nutrition, recovery, etc.). This person should be able to write curriculum, organize an annual training calendar (periodization), and ideally has connections to collegiate and professional teams.
The Head Coach needs to not only be able to design a program, but they need to be able to connect, engage and motivate players on the field. Equally important is keeping up to date with current trends in the soccer training ecosystem to stay at the forefront of innovative training techniques.
Job Duties and Responsibilities
Lead the program and staff
Organize and lead training sessions
Write curriculum for programming
Recruit new players into the program
HS Graduate or Equivalent
5-10 years of relevant experience
Design a program that develops high-level soccer players
Be an excellent communicator and teacher
Ability to work within a budget and achieve revenue goals
Ability to schedule staff to deliver a premium experience
Ability to critically think about how to improve the soccer program
Extensive soccer playing background
Extensive soccer coaching background
USSF License or similar badges from another country
Additional licenses or certifications relevant to soccer
Experience training individual or groups of players not in a team environment
Internal Number: R-13773
About Life Time
Life Time champions a healthy and happy life for its members across 144 destinations in 38 major markets in the U.S. and Canada. As the nation’s only Healthy Way of Life brand, Life Time delivers an unmatched athletic resort experience and provides a comprehensive healthy living, healthy aging and healthy entertainment experience that goes well beyond fitness to encompass the entire spectrum of daily life for individuals, couples and families of all ages.
Life Time destinations across the U.S. and Canada offer distinctive, branded programs and services including: personal and TEAM small group training, weight loss programming, Pilates, studio, cycle and yoga classes, tennis, racquetball and squash, swim programming and Ultimate Hoops basketball. Full-service LifeSpas, LifeCafe and LifeClinic Chiropractic offices are also located within Life Time.