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Performance Coach, NYCFC II

JOB TITLE: Performance Coach, NYCFC II


LOCATION: City Football Academy: Orangeburg, New York


Athletic development is a fundamental component of our players’ long-term progress and is therefore crucial to delivering sustainable success at New York City Football Club. As such, an aligned and consistent approach to physical development is a core focus in an interdisciplinary approach to performance in that this development builds robustness and injury resilience, while also providing the underpinning for sporting performance. Adding into this is the value in teaching our players how to live a healthy life, a knowledge that allows them to thrive as both athletes and humans.

This position will work as part of an interdisciplinary team to plan and deliver such a development program to NYCFC II players. Through delivery of a 1st team aligned program that provides best practice support to NYCFC II players, including the administration of the strength & conditioning, nutrition, recovery, daily monitoring, fitness testing programs and training load management for optimal performance, among other tasks. Responsible for the planning and delivery of physical development programs, to ensure optimal physical development for all NYCFC II players.


  • In line with the NYCFC 1st Team physical development philosophy, plan, deliver and evaluate physical development sessions for NYCFC II team and individuals to maximize individual development and performance.
  • Technical responsibilities will include the development, implementation, and delivery of the following:
    • Return to play protocols
    • Strength and conditioning (Mobility, Pre-Activation, Post-Session S&C)
    • Warm-Up
    • Data Monitoring/GPS
  • Collaborate with other NYCFC Performance Coaches on the development and implementation of the NYCFC Human Performance philosophy that will integrate into the vision and structure of the club.
  • Assist NYCFC II coaches with the planning, delivery and review of training sessions
  • Assist with the monitoring and assessment of NYCFC II players’ physical development. This will include the management of data collection, analysis, reporting and providing feedback to coaches and players.
  • Assist with the practical implementation of appropriate nutrition and hydration strategies for players for training, matches and travel.
  • Apply an interdisciplinary approach with close links to other stakeholders including the NYCFC II coaches, athletic trainers, analysts as well as Academy and 1st team.
  • Periodization of NYCFC II team off-season, preseason and in season programs.


  • 2+ years paid experience in a team environment
  • Certified strength & conditioning coach (CSCS)
  • History of working with young athletes
  • Bilingual Spanish or Portuguese (preferred, not mandatory)
  • Microsoft office proficient
  • Experience with STATSports GPS
  • Experience using Vald technologies (NordBord, ForecFrame, ForceDecks)


Performance Director

1st Team Head of Sport Science

1st Team Performance Coaches

Academy Performance Coaches

1st Team and Academy Athletic Trainers

NYCFC II and Academy Coaches & Administrators

NYCFC II MDT, including medical, performance analysis, recruitment, and operations teams


  • Applicant must be able to comply with MLS Next Safety and Well-Being policy and any other applicable child safety policies provided to applicants by NYCFC
  • Must be able to work games scheduled which may be at night and on weekends and holidays
  • New York City Football Club requires a COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment, subject to exception under applicable law


  • Excellent health, dental & vision insurance, with options to fit you and your family’s needs
  • Comprehensive and competitive benefit programs, including maternal & paternal leave
  • Ancillary benefits: Commuter, gym membership, and Citi Bike discounts
  • Your health is important! Our wellness strategy focuses on mental and physical wellbeing through in-office and virtual programs
  • Four complementary tickets to every NYCFC home match
  • Team outings, happy hours, and annual staff gatherings to celebrate our co-workers
  • A dynamic, ambitious, and fun work environment


At New York City Football Club (NYCFC), we are on a mission to build this City into one of the soccer capitals of the world. The Club was announced as Major League Soccer’s 20th franchise and is the first and only MLS team located within the five boroughs of New York City. The Club has qualified for the Audi MLS Cup Playoffs for the last seven consecutive seasons, winning the MLS Cup in 2021. Games are broadcast through MLS Season Pass, the unprecedented subscription service from Apple and Major League Soccer that will have every match of the MLS regular season, Audi MLS Cup Playoffs and Leagues Cup all in one place and with no blackouts. NYCFC’s combined 3.3 million social media following across Facebook, Instagram, TikTok and Twitter is the second-highest among MLS clubs. For more information, please visit:

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Details
Date Posted
13 Sept 2023
🇺🇸 Orangeburg, NY, USA
Full Time
Required Experience
2+ years