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Job listing closed on 13 May 2024
12 May 2024

Rapids II Director of Team Ops

🇺🇸 Commerce City, CO, USA
Full Time
2+ years exp.
US$60,000 per year

Job Title: Colorado Rapids 2 Director of Team Operations

Department: Colorado Rapids

Business Unit: KSE Rapids Development

Location: Commerce City, CO

Reports To: Rapids 2 General Manager

Employment Type: Full-time – salaried - exempt

Supervisor Position: No


Kroenke Sports & Entertainment (KSE) is an American Sports and Entertainment holding company based in Denver, Colorado. KSE is committed to providing world class sports and entertainment for both live and broadcast audiences. We are the employer of choice as the owner and operator of Ball Arena, DICK’S Sporting Goods Park, the Paramount Theatre, Denver Nuggets (NBA), the Colorado Avalanche (NHL), Colorado Mammoth (NLL), Colorado Rapids (MLS), KIMN,KXKL, KKSE (FM/AM), Altitude Sports & Entertainment, Major League Fishing/Fishing League Worldwide (MLFLW), Winnercomm, Outdoor Sportsman Group and SkyCam.

Nature of Work:

Responsible for oversight of all aspects of Rapids 2 team administration.

Examples of work performed:

  • Serve as the primary source of club communication to players and staff through a variety of delivery methods such as text, Whatsapp, Teamworks and email.
  • Work closely with Rapids 2 coaching staff to create, maintain and communicate seasonal, monthly, weekly and daily schedules for agreed upon timelines
  • Liaise with internal and external venue managers to ensure facility bookings for Rapids 2 training and competition
  • Assist Rapids 2 General Manager with the creation and monitoring of Rapids 2 budget
  • Coordinate matchday setup for all Rapids 2 competition in accordance with league and venue standards
  • Logistic coordination for all Rapids 2 team travel:
    1. Scheduling flights
    2. Hotel accommodations
    3. Player, coach and staff transportation
    4. Meals and per diem
    5. Distribution of final travel schedules, rooming lists, etc
  • Facilitate the completion and submission of all required team related paperwork:
    1. Player registration documents
    2. Immigration paperwork
    3. Competition related documents such as home and away team information sheets, match day lineups, etc
  • Manage ticket requests both home and away matches
  • Liaise with MLS office to ensure club adheres to all league policies regarding players, facilities and other rules.
  • Work with Player Care Department to assist in settling new players in market, including, but not limited to, proper paperwork, insurance, cell phones, vehicles and living arrangements.
  • Act as liaison between locker room staff and front office staff

This description is a summary only and is describing the general level of work being performed, it is not intended to be all-inclusive. The duties of this position may change from time to time and/or based on business needs. We reserve the right to add or delete duties and responsibilities at the discretion of the supervisor and/or hiring authority.

Working Conditions & Physical Demands:

  • Typical Office Conditions
  • Lift 50 lbs. daily
  • Work in extreme weather conditions
  • Significant travel


  • Preferred
    1. Previous experience in professional or college athletic administration
    2. Bachelors degree
    3. Ability to speak and correspond in Spanish is highly preferred
    4. Ability to acquire or produce and maintain a valid driver’s license and meet company vehicle driving standards.

Competencies/Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • General understanding of MLS (Major League Soccer), professional sports team operations and team structures
  • Strong work-ethic and proactive attitude are essential
  • Individual must demonstrate professionalism, punctuality, and exhibit proper ethical behavior
  • Excellent interpersonal and oral communication skills and the ability to work with a diverse group of individuals
  • Must possess the ability to adapt to unpredictable circumstances and handle a highly demanding work environment
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities and multi-task effectively.


  • Base salary range $60,000 annually
  • Eligible for annual discretionary bonus

Benefits Include:

  • 12 Paid Company Holidays
  • Health Insurance (Medical, Dental, Vision)
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Life Insurance
  • Short and Long-term Disability
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Flexible Spending plans (FSAs)
  • 401K/Employer Match

All applicants for employment at KSE may be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to commencing employment. Applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to produce proof of vaccination status prior to their first day of employment. Applicants with qualifying disabilities or bona fide religious objections, or who are pregnant, may be exempted from this requirement or otherwise accommodated if they are unable to be vaccinated.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Kroenke Sports & Entertainment (KSE) provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.