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6 Jul 2024

Team Operations - Academy Video and Performance Analyst - Orlando City

🇺🇸 Orlando, FL, USA
Full Time
2+ years exp.

About Orlando City and Orlando Pride:

With two major professional teams, Orlando City and Orlando Pride, the Orlando City Soccer Club (OCSC) has established itself as one of the preeminent Clubs in professional soccer.

Orlando City joined Major League Soccer (MLS) as the league's 21st franchise in November 2013, becoming the first MLS team in the Southeast. The Lions began league play in March 2015. In 2019, Orlando City re-launched Orlando City B (OCB) to bridge the gap between its successful youth development academy and the First Team.

The Orlando Pride, OCSC’s National Women’s Soccer League franchise, began play in 2016 – bringing professional women’s soccer to Orlando for the first time.

Orlando City and Orlando Pride play at Exploria Stadium, a 25,500-seat soccer-specific stadium built in 2017 and located in the heart of Downtown Orlando.

With a footprint across the central Florida region and a roster comprised of international and home-grown talent, Orlando City and Orlando Pride boasts global relevance through its assemblage of world-class athletes.

Title: Academy Video & Performance Analyst- Orlando City

Department: Soccer Operations

Reports to: Head of Video and Performance Analysis

FLSA: FT - Non-Exempt

Position Summary:

The Academy Video & Performance Analyst will use the applicant’s keen eye and deep knowledge of soccer to develop video content that helps the academy coaching staff analyze their team and individual performances. In addition, this position will assist with the preparation of opposing teams through watching matches and providing a technical analysis regarding the oppositions pattern of play.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and oversee the day-to-day video analysis needs for MLS Next teams.
  • Oversee the Spiideo platform and all video analysis accounts for day-to-day MLS Next recordings of training and matches.
  • Work with the MLS Next coaching staff for day-to-day video needs as it relates to training, pre, during, and post-match analysis.
  • Work with the MLS Next coaching staff for day-to-day video needs as it relates to player development.
  • Create video opposition reports as requested by the MLS Next coaching staff.
  • Create pre- and post-match video analysis reports analyzing the team’s performance as requested by MLS Next coaching staff.
  • Stay up-to-date and asses new video methods and technologies and make recommendations for new equipment and process enhancements.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree with a concentration in sports management or analytics.
  • 2+ years of progressive experience in sports.
  • A strong understanding of the major league soccer industry and international soccer.
  • Ability to multi-task, stay well organized and prioritize and execute without close supervision.
  • Able and willing to travel as required.
  • Enthusiastic and energetic team player.
  • Ability to communicate in a direct, open, and honest manner while providing timely and professional customer service.
  • Ability to relate professionally to all levels of staff, management, players etc.
  • Able and willing to work non-traditional hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays in non-traditional settings, within a team atmosphere.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred, trilingual in Portuguese strongly preferred.
  • Strong work ethic and friendly demeanor.
  • Knowledge of the game of soccer and Orlando City SC.
  • Well organized, attentive to detail while possessing and ability to prioritize and multi-task.
  • Ability to work productively under pressure and be consistently proactive.
  • Proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, G-Suite and all Microsoft applications.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

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