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ODP ASSISTANT COACH ROLE DESCRIPTION

MISSION STATEMENT: To assist in the implementation of the ODP training curriculum and playing philosophy. To assist in cultivating a comprehensive and professional training environment for ODP players.

ROLE OVERVIEW:

• Serve as an assistant coach to assigned teams
• Assist in implementation plans for training sessions and matches

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Attend all Try-Outs, Sessions, Mental Toughness & Character Seminar, State Tournament, Virginia Friendlies, Mini-Camp, and Region I Camp and any unforeseen ODP events that NJYS sees as valuable to the Olympic Development Program
• Participate in all staff meetings and conference calls
• Conduct player assessments during the tryout process
• Assist in organizing and implementing topic-specific and functional training sessions designed by the technical director and lead by the Head Coaches
• Assist head coach to provide a detailed report of training and game day performance of team
• Assist and help coordinate activities of training sessions and events
• Inspect facilities and equipment to ensure safety of all participants, anchor moveable goals
• Implement directives from the State Office and respond to e-mails and phone calls in a timely fashion
• Maintain a first aid kit, data relating to medical alerts, medical release forms, and emergency contacts

ESSENTIAL SKILLS:

• Ability to effectively learn the roles and responsibilities of the Head Coach
• Ability to learn the NJYS ODP culture and playing philosophy
• Ability to step in and serve as head coach
• Possess strong communication skills
• Possess strong administration skills
• Demonstrate adaptability, flexibility and patience

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

• At least 21 years old
• Proven history of professionalism (includes but is not limited to demonstrating a high standard of behavior and ethical conduct)
• Preferred a minimum of 3 years/seasons of high level playing and coaching experience
• Hold a US Soccer Federation National (D, C, B, or A)

COMPENSATION:
Commensurate with experience on a part-time basis for the 2021/2022 ODP year.

Individuals interested in applying for this position are asked to submit a resume/CV and cover letter to [email protected] All NJYS ODP personnel must pass a background check.

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New Jersey Youth Soccer

3 Paragon Way, Suite 400
Freehold, New Jersey 07728

Phone: 609-490-0725
Email: [email protected]

New Jersey Youth Soccer

3 Paragon Way, Suite 400
Freehold, New Jersey 07728

Phone: 609-490-0725
Email: [email protected]
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