Coaching Jobs

To Submit a Job Opportunity to this page, email to chrisj@illinoisyouthsoccer.org. Only position for affiliated recreational leagues or clubs that play in an affiliated Illinois Youth Soccer competitive league (CISYL, IWSL, ILLOWA, SLYSA or YSSL) will be posted. Include which leagues your teams play in in the body of your email. Postings that do not include that information will not be listed

Staff Coach

Lyons Township Soccer Club (LTSC) is looking for highly motivated individuals to join our staff. We are looking for people who value player development from the grass roots level and who identify the importance of coaching the young soccer player in a positive environment. 

The individual would be working with competitive teams from U8-U18.

Candidates should have:

USSF 4v4, 7v7, 9v9 & 11v11 certificate or higher

Some experience coaching youth soccer players

Some experience in a professional environment

Ability to work and coach within a successful coaching curriculum

Ability to be and act professional at all times

Interested candidates please send your resume to Director of Coaching Gavin McCrindle gmccrindle@ltsc.us

Staff Coach

At Palatine Celtic SC, personal development is our first priority. We strive to produce young soccer players who are intelligent, resilient, and courageous members of their communities. In order to grow our club and raise our standards, we are currently looking for Staff Coaches for the 2018-19 season. This position is an integral part of Palatine Celtic SC. The role is for someone who is passionate about coaching players, doesn’t accept mediocrity, and inspires young players to love the game of soccer. If this sounds like you, we want to talk with you today.

Celtic SC continues to find new ways to innovate, produce fine young players, motivate staff to be their best, and invest in the education of coaches and players. If you want to work with people who are fully invested in producing young players and good young people, you should apply today.

Job Description

  • Coach at least two Celtic SC youth teams
  • Develop appropriate training sessions based on Celtic SC Player Development Pathway
  • Develop standards and expectations for Celtic SC players
  • Brainstorm new programming for the club
  • Inspire players to love the game of soccer

Minimum Qualifications & Skills

  • National ‘E’ License or equivalent
  • Prefer candidate background to be in education or child psychology
  • USSF National Youth License or Diploma
  • College playing experience preferred

Salary & Benefits

  • Salary is open, but this is a contractor position
  • Benefits include coaching education reimbursement and coaching gear

Apply Today

Send your personal resume listing three professional references. Please include your playing experience with your resume. Send to Director of Soccer Operations, JJ Ruane at jjruane@palatinecelticsc.com with the subject Staff Coach Search in the subject. More information about Palatine Celtic SC can be found at www.palatinecelticsc.com.

Goalkeeper Coach

At Palatine Celtic SC, personal development is our first priority. We strive to produce young soccer players who are intelligent, resilient, and courageous members of their communities. In order to grow our club and raise our standards, we are currently looking for a Goalkeeper Coach. This position is an integral part of Palatine Celtic SC. The role is for someone who is passionate about coaching goalkeepers, doesn’t accept mediocrity, and has high expectations for the position. If this sounds like you, we want to talk with you today.

Celtic SC continues to find new ways to innovate, produce fine young players, motivate staff to be their best, and invest in the education of coaches and players. If you want to work with people who are fully invested in producing young players and good young people, you should apply today.

Job Description

  • Lead a minimum of two GK sessions per week
  • Coach at least one Celtic SC youth team
  • Develop in conjunction a yearly GK curriculum with Asst. Director of Soccer Operations
  • Develop standards and expectations for Celtic SC Goalkeepers
  • Develop new programming for Goalkeepers

Minimum Qualifications & Skills

  • National ‘D’ License
  • United Soccer Coaches GK License or USSF GK License
  • Minimum 1-2 years experience in a youth club as a GK coach
  • College playing experience as GK preferred

Salary & Benefits

  • Salary is open, but this is a contractor position
  • Benefits include coaching education and coaching gear

Apply Today

Send your personal resume listing three professional references. Please include your playing experience with your resume. Send to Director of Soccer Operations, JJ Ruane at jjruane@palatinecelticsc.com with the subject GK Coach Search in the subject. More information about Palatine Celtic SC can be found at www.palatinecelticsc.com.

 

Director of Coaching Position

 Location: Chicago’s North-East Suburbs

  • Must have at very minimum a D license (National C or above preferred)
  • Solid playing background
  • Experience with parents and youth soccer culture
  • Candidate is able to plan, articulate and execute the player developmental phases
  • Ability to schedule and manage coaches
  • Conflict resolution skills 
  • Organized, detailed individual
  • Calm, trustworthy, reliable and of high integrity
  • Must be proficient in English and Spanish 
  • Competitive salary, health insurance and contributions provided

 Please send your resume and supporting documents to Dean at dean.psc@gmail.com

Staff/Team Head Coaches

Synergy SC

Synergy SC is seeking professional individuals who have a commitment to teaching and a passion for the game of soccer.  Candidates should have an understanding of player development and want to work in a collaborative club environment.  Coaches will work within the Synergy SC curriculum and follow the club philosophy as a team coach to youth players from 7-18.  Synergy SC teams will compete in the IWSL, YSSL, IYSA Premiership, and MRL divisions with some additional tournaments.   

Requirements:

Candidates should have (or be willing to attain):

-         USSF ‘E’ Certificate or higher

-         Experience in coaching youth soccer

-         Experience in a professional environment

-         Ability to be a team player and coach within a player-centered curriculum

-         Ability to pass a background check

-         Ability to work late afternoons/evening and weekends

Preferred candidates should have:

-         USSF ‘D’ License or higher

-         Previous college playing experience or equivalent

Compensation based on experience, qualifications, and number of teams.

Please send any questions and resumes to ben@synergysoccerclub.com.

Please include a cover letter and three professional references with all resumes.

Apply now if you are interested.

 

Coaches

Team Elmhurst

Team Elmhurst Soccer Club (TESC) is accepting applications to join our coaching staff for the 2018-2019 season.  Salary will be based on the number of teams a candidate is willing to coach, level of credentials, and coaching/player development experience. 

Minimum Qualifications:

USSF E coaching license or equivalent USSF Grassroots modules and a minimum of 1 year coaching experience.  This coach is also willing to continue their coaching education through attending USSF license courses in the future.  TESC has a tuition reimbursement program and encourages our coaches to further their coaching education.

All candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check, possess a valid drivers license, have adequate transportation, and is a US citizen or hold permanent resident status.

To apply for a coaching position, please send a cover letter and resume with job history and 3 professional references to:

Emina Zvizdich - Technical Director - emina.z@comcast.net

Karsten Roy - Director of Coaching - doc@elmhurstsoccer.com

Coaches

Campton United

Campton United Soccer Club is currently hiring staff coaches for our Girls’ teams. Salary will be based on the number of teams a candidate is willing to coach, level of credentials and coaching/player development experience. We are looking to fill spots ASAP with the right candidates.  

 Minimum Qualifications:

USSF E Coaching License, 1 year coaching experience, has worked with players in the 9U - 14U age groups or higher. This coach is willing to continue their coaching education through attending the USSF D and C license in the future.  Campton United has a Tuition Reimbursement Program, which is a part of our benefit package.

Preferred Qualifications:

USSF C License of higher will be given serious consideration. All candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check, possess a valid drivers license and have adequate transportation.

To apply for the Girls Coaching positions, please send a cover letter and resume with job history and 3 professional references (cell phones numbers) to Caulbert Smith, Executive Director, at caulbert@camptonunited.com

 

Coaches

Chicago Fire Juniors City

Chicago Fire Juniors City is based in the City of Chicago with almost 1,000 players in the club. We are looking to add to our coaching staff for the upcoming 2018/2019 season and beyond. We are in need of highly motivated coaches to join our staff and help in the continued development of our dedicated players. We are looking for all level coaches to expand our programs in each area and have coaching positions available for qualified candidates. 

CFJ City competes in the following leagues: IWSL, YSSL, IYSA Premiership & MRL and USYSA National League

If interested please submit your resume including qualifications & licenses, coaching & playing experience to: Director of Coaching- Clark Brisson and Director of Operations-John Tarson

Clark Brisson
cbrisson@chicago-fire.com

John Tarson
jtarson@chicago-fire.com

Coaches

ELA

Ela Soccer Club is accepting applications for coaching staff for the 2018-2019 season.   Successful candidates are looking to coach one or two teams, have good communication skills, be energetic with a passion to motivate others and are able to work in a team environment.

Qualifications:  5 Years coaching experience in youth soccer with a minimum D license. Willingness to continue coaching education is a plus.  A coaching education reimbursement program is available for successful candidates.

Candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check, have a valid driver license, be a US citizen or hold permanent resident status.

Salary commensurate with experience.  

To apply for a coaching position, please send a cover letter and resume with job history and professional references to jose.fleita@elasoccer.com

Coaches

Trevian/FC United

Trevian/FC United Soccer Club is currently hiring staff coaches for all boys and girls teams for players born in 2011-2000 for the 2018/2019 seasons. 

With over 1,800 competitive soccer players, Trevian/FC United Soccer Club is one of the largest competitive youth soccer clubs in the Midwest. With our "Player First" club philosophy, we strive to develop players by creating a positive, enthusiastic soccer culture throughout the club for all our players.

 Minimum Qualifications:

 USSF E Coaching License or USC National diploma, and a minimum of 1 year coaching experience. The coach should be willing to continue their coaching education through attending USSF and USC coaching licenses in the future. FC United has a License Reimbursement Program and supports all staff members who desire to further their coaching education.

All candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check, possess a valid drivers license and have adequate transportation.

Salary will be based on the number of teams a candidate is willing to coach, level of credentials and coaching/player development experience.

To apply for Trevian/FC United Coaching positions, please send a cover letter and resume, including 3 professional references, to Baer Fisher at baer.f@fcunitedpremier.com

Coaches

Chicago Fire Juniors West

Chicago Fire Juniors West is based in Plainfield, IL and are looking to add to our coaching staff for the upcoming 2018/2019season and beyond. We are in need of highly motivated coaches to join our staff and help in the continued development of our dedicated players. We are looking for all level coaches to expand our programs in each area and have coaching positions available for qualified candidates. 

CFJ West competes in the following leagues: IWSL, YSSL, IYSA Premiership & MRL

If interested please submit your resume including qualifications & licenses, coaching & playing experience to: Director of Coaching, Paul Dalton - pdalton@chicago-fire.com and Director of Operations, Ryan C. French - rfrench@chicago-fire.com 

For more information about our organization, please visit http://www.chicagofirejuniorswest.com

DIRECTOR OF COACHING

Eleven United

Position: Director of Coaching, Eleven United Boys: managing programs, coaching, retention, player development, recruiting and customer service

Background:  Eleven United Boys serves youth players on approximately 10 Boys teams from U13 to U23, and is part of Evanston Soccer Association (ESA).  ESA is a competitive, community-based travel soccer organization based in Evanston, Illinois, serving approximately 500 youth soccer players from ages 5-23 on 40 teams.  Our teams compete primarily in the YSSL and IYSA State Premiership.

Location: Evanston, IL

Compensation: Competitive; commensurate with experience and responsibilities (i.e., number of teams)

Requirements:

  1. Minimum 5 years coaching experience in competitive youth soccer; prior management experience in soccer (e.g., Director of Coaching experience) and/or other industries is strongly preferred.
  2. Candidate must demonstrate strong communications skills, especially interpersonal verbal communications and including team and large group presentation skills.  Strong writing skills are preferred.
  3. Candidate must be able to demonstrate an ability to handle sensitive situations and to resolve individual, team, and club-level issues and challenges in a positive manner.
  4. Seeking an independent, self-starting soccer professional with a willingness to pitch in and assist others in the organization as various needs arise
  5. Experience in recruiting (or sales experience in other industries), customer service and/or training/education is preferred.\

Contact: Please send resume to Rich Gallun at boardpresident@elevenunited.org

COACHES

Illinois Youth Soccer's Soccer For Success

Soccer For Success is seeking Coach Mentors to assist in the daily operations of a 24 week program in both the fall and spring for 2017-18. Programs are currently located in Chicago Public Schools; the Coach-Mentor must serve as a mentor and positive role model for children. The candidate must be willing to work for 12 weeks from September-December in the fall, and 12 weeks from January-May in the spring. Typical programs hours, based on location, and would be either 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM or 2:45 PM - 6:30 PM.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities Include:

  • Implements U.S. Soccer Foundation Soccer for Success curriculum.
  • Providing guidance and role modeling to players
  • Overseeing practice sessions that are both engaging and informative with an emphasis on developing player skills within a competitive environment that also teaches the importance of maintaining an active lifestyle, good sportsmanship, and a nutritional diet.
  • Implementing the required monitoring and evaluation policies/tools, including weekly reports, attendance monitoring, BMI and pacer testing etc.
  • Overseeing equipment and systematic return of all equipment at the finish of each session and season.
  • Attending mandatory training before the start of each season.
  • Communicating with (Illinois Youth Soccer) lead on a weekly basis; daily if needed.

Skills/Required Knowledge:

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Experience playing soccer is preferred
  • Ability to work with a variety of people in a multi-cultural, diverse socio economic setting.
  • Ability to maintain a professional relationship with Assistant/Volunteer Coaches and School and Community Partners.
  • Ability to motivate youth and manage behavioral problems

Access to reliable transportation

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