CenCal Cosmos is a fast growing, player centered and long term development focused soccer organization in the Central Valley of California. Consisting of 400 competitive and 800 recreational players we are actively looking to hire an Assistant DOC to further our mission of providing an exceptional and accessible youth soccer experience. The Assistant DOC will be responsible for either the Foundation (U8-U11) or Intermediate (U12-U15) age groups. The ADOC will also act as Head Coach for 2 teams.
Reporting to the Director of Coaching (DOC), the Assistant Director of Coaching will direct and supervise the Club coaching staff within their specified age group. The ADOC is responsible for meeting the Club’s overall objectives relative to player and team development within those age groups, and ensuring a cohesive progression into and out of the age group.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Recruit and assign qualified coaches/directors in consultation with the DOC
Train and monitor coaches/directors and help them plan and implement training sessions in accordance with club curriculum and game/training model
Provide guidance to coaches on match management and how to interact with parents and club officials. Resolve conflict according to Club Policy.
Conduct age/position specific coaching clinics
Create and implement a cohesive player development model for intermediate age groups.
Design and administer a coaching education program in conjunction with DOC
Develop and implement a standard coaching evaluation process
Create, evaluate, and summarize game reports to track team progress over time
Identify most talented players in club and alert State and Regional coaches for possible inclusion in State and Regional teams
Oversee tournament selections to ensure proper team and player development
Design and administer team tryouts
Assist in the design of a parent education program
Represent Club at functions, meetings, and events as directed by the DOC
Expand club programming
Coach two teams as assigned by DOC.
Assist with player registration process
General clerical duties related to efficient running of club
Licensure: USSF A/B license or NSCAA equivalent, or equivalent foreign licensure
Playing Experience: College or equivalent required, professional preferred
Coaching Experience: DOC experience preferred or a minimum of 5 years of youth coaching experience or 2 years as Professional or College Head Coach
Demonstrated leadership qualities
Excellent communication and dispute resolution skills
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Ability to relate to and motivate youth and adults
Possess integrity and follow ethically sound standards
Committed to working a non-traditional work schedule
Proven computer skills, including ability to use word processing, spreadsheet, registration and website management programs
Ability to buy in to, help refine, and execute the club vision for future success
Applicants must be US Citizens or possess legal rights to work in the USA
Additional Salary Information: Health Insurance and paid vacation
About CENCAL COSMOS
CenCal Cosmos is a youth soccer club committed to developing youth soccer and youth soccer players throughout the San Joaquin Valley. CCC is a player-centered club that focuses on age appropriate technical, tactical, physical and psychological development with the end goal of facilitating the player reaching his/her own potential. CCC and its staff/coaches, embrace their position of influence in young peoples’ lives as an opportunity to mentor, guide and model behaviors conducive to producing positive, healthy and productive members of society. CCC and its staff/coaches at all times act ethically and prioritize the best interests of its players as paramount.
CCC is committed to hiring, retaining and developing the preeminent coaching staff in the San Joaquin Valley. CCC provides support, guidance and oversight for all staff coaches and additionally provides appropriate professional development opportunities to encourage continuous growth.
CCC is committed to becoming synonymous with, and representative of, the best of the Central Valley and soccer, and to conducting itself with the utmost integrity at all times.