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Soccer- U7 to U10 Boys & Girls Director (Fairfax & Loudoun County)

The St. James
Part-time
On-site
Springfield VA

U7 to U10 Boys & Girls Director: Fairfax & Loudoun County


Overview:


The St. James FC Virginia has expanded its organizational footprint throughout Loudoun & Fairfax County and is now looking to add 4 new Directors that will work in our key age groups and help define the future of our organization. These positions are full-time, salaried positions with the opportunity of Health and Retirement benefits. Current openings include:

  • Fairfax Boys U7-U10 Director
  • Fairfax Girls U7-U10 Director
  • Loudoun Boys U7-U10 Director
  • Loudoun Girls U7-U10 Director

QUALIFICATIONS:


- Minimum USSF C license or foreign license equivalent (or in the process of earning C License)
- Practical coaching experience at the youth level, specifically in the U7 to U10 age group.
- Ability to relate and communicate with young players of all levels.
- Proven ability to communicate with parents and articulate concepts.
- Demonstrate leadership qualities and ability to manage staff.
- Strong organizational and administrative skills with good time management.
- Have a dynamic personality with innovative ideas and strong motivational skills.
- Possess a player development philosophy that is in line with the club’s mission.
- Committed to working a non-traditional schedule of afternoons, evenings, and weekends
- Eligible to begin position no later than July 1st 2023.


ROLE OF THE U7 to U10 Director:


- Responsible for the management and oversight of day-to-day operations of the U7 and U8 Academy and all U9 and U10 Travel teams.
- Conduct/Attend tryouts for the U9 and U10 age groups.
- Conduct/Attend ID sessions for U7 and U8 Academy teams.
- Develop a player pool of at least 24 U7 Academy players.
- Develop a player pool of 36 U8 Academy players.
- Coach 2 teams within the U9/U10 age band.
- Manage multiple locations within the county.
- Manage staff within your assigned locations
Transition to U11 and U12 Academy.
- Communicate with parents on a weekly basis and send a weekly email describing current and future events, status updates, training updates etc.
- Assist in developing Training modules for the U7 to U10 age groups.
- Assist with transition from U8 Academy to Travel and from U10 to Pre Academy.
- Work with the U11/U12 Director and communicate to evaluate current player pool and necessary steps for improvements.
- Attend Director Staff Meetings.
- Conduct Staff Meetings for coaches that you oversee.
- Assist in coordination of all training schedules and training fields in specified age group.
- Ensure all league/ game matches have proper Coaches coverage.
- Ensure rosters for weekends are sufficient and set and help staff to prepare for weekend.
- Help monitor Educate U7 to U10 Coaching staff to help them manage their team and training.
- Ensure player, parent, and coach code of conduct are followed.
- Report Directly to Director of Coaching and/ or TSJFCV Assistant Director of Soccer.


HOW TO APPLY:
Interested applicants should email their resume & cover letter to: soccer@thestjames.com
 

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