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15 May 2024

Regional Development Schools (RDS) / Pre-Academy Lead Goalkeeper Coach

🇺🇸 Harrison, NJ, USA
Part Time
3+ years exp.

Company Description

The New York Red Bulls Regional Development School (RDS) are currently looking to add an experienced goalkeeper coach to our player development staff. The role is primarily focused on delivering the RDS curriculum at supplementary clinics, leading the summer and winter RDS Showcase Teams, plus a limited involvement in supporting the Pre-Academy teams as seasonal availability and business needs dictate.

Job Description

Player Development:

  • Provide goalkeeper specific supplementary training, focusing on the player’s technical, tactical, physical and psychological development, in line with the RDS Curriculum.
  • Attendance at weekly RDS Team meetings, to discuss pertinent player development issues.
  • Write high quality player evaluations to provide detailed feedback to program participants.


Player Identification:

  • Assist with the RDS Showcase process, by selecting teams, leading practices, and providing game day coaching for all tournaments.
  • Lead the process of identifying players of interest in all supplemental GK programming, including camps, clinics, and GK wars events.


Program Support:

  • Support and lead supplementary training within RDS clinics across the region, focusing on the player’s technical, tactical, physical and psychological development, in line with the RDS Curriculum.
  • Provide support to other Pre-Academy regions, assisting other head coaches with training sessions, game days and seasonal tournaments, subject to regional needs.


Qualifications

  • USC National Goalkeeper diploma preferred, but not essential.
  • USC National diploma / US Soccer C license preferred, but not essential.
  • Must have a minimum of three years previous coaching experience, and at least two within the US.
  • Bachelor's degree in sports-related field preferred, but not essential.
  • Candidates must hold a valid driving license and have their own vehicle for transportation.
  • Candidates must have a clean criminal record.


Additional Information

  • Required to be available five (5) afternoons/evenings per week plus all weekends.
  • Required to be available up to two weekday mornings (each week) for staff training workshops and team meetings.
  • Working hours will be approximately 18 to 30 hours per week, over a twelve- month period.
  • A coach’s working week is comprised of on field coaching hours, administration duties and attendance at mandatory education meetings in the spring and fall seasons. All elements are paid at an hourly rate.
  • Coach is guaranteed a minimum of 180 coaching hours in the spring and fall season plus a minimum of one (1) 15 hour camp per week of the summer.
  • Required to attend a mandatory paid pre-season orientation event.


Red Bull New York is an equal opportunity employer and we will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality or any other classification protected by law.

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