Position:  Middle School Soccer Coach
Work Schedule:  2-4 days/week, between, 1.50 hours per day 
Start Date:  season runs 4-6 weeks with exact dates to be determined
Pay: $20.00/hour
Location: Edgewood Middle School, Chippewa Middle School, Highview Middle School

Job Summary:  Ability to positively interact and build relationships with middle school aged (11-14 year old) students of diverse backgrounds while coaching them of the fundamental soccer skills in a learning non-competitive environment.  Give every player equal attention and playing time, regardless of skill level. Must be familiar with soccer rules, regulations, terminology, and gameplay. 

Essential job functions include the following:

  • Teach Fundamental soccer skills and game strategies including:
    • Dribbling
    • Passing
    • Scoring
    • Positions: goalkeeper, defender, midfielder, forward
  • Instruct players in the rules, regulations and technique of the sport.
  • Organize daily practices activities and game plans.
  • Emphasize team work, good sportsmanship and appropriate sports participant behaviors.
  • Models appropriate behavior towards players, officials and spectators.
  • Provide a supportive environment during practices and games ensuring equal attention and game time for players regardless of skill level
  • Track participant attendance during practices and games including ensuring parent pick-up or busing for participants.
  • Maintaining the care of athletic equipment and proper storage.
  • Assist in officiating if needed
  • Assist Middle School Co-curricular Coordinator to prepare facilities for all home games and practices.
  • Performs any other related duties as assigned by the Middle School Co-Curricular Coordinator

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Previous experience working with middle school students.
  • Previous experience playing Soccer.
  • Previous coaching experience preferred.
  • Teach basic to advanced fundamentals and skills during practices and games (dribbling, passing, scoring, and goalkeeper/defender/midfielder/forward positions )
  • Maintaining the care of athletic equipment and proper storage.

Physical Requirements:   
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and ability to adjust focus.

Compensation:
To be determined