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Job listing closed on 29 Feb 2024
23 Feb 2024

Academy Goalkeeper Coach

πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Herriman, UT, USA
Full Time
3+ years exp.

The Utah Royals FC, Real Salt Lake (RSL), and RSL Training Academy are dedicated to the growth and success of soccer in Utah. The Utah Royals FC is committed to empowerment, while RSL represents the state with pride and fosters a winning culture. The RSL Training Academy nurtures young athletes and instills values of discipline and teamwork. Together, they are committed to inspiring the soccer culture of Utah and creating lasting impressions one winning experience at a time.


The Academy Goalkeeper Coach will work, in coordination with the Academy Director of Coaching, to develop student-athletes in successful skills and techniques regarding goalkeeping. The ideal candidate for this position must be positive and committed to player development and success.


  • Attend and run all RSL academy goalkeeper sessions.
  • Attend all academy games and run pre-game goalkeeper warm-ups.
  • Responsible for pre-academy training and programming.
  • Film and analyze goalkeeper sessions throughout the week.
  • Develop and implement individual development plans for all academy goalkeepers.
  • Assist Real Monarchs GK coach multiple times a week to execute training and high-potential GK IDPs.
  • Assist Real Salt Lake goalkeeper sessions when available.
  • Report development and progress of goalkeepers to the Head of Goalkeeping.
  • Scout players to the role or the recruiting structure as deemed by the Academy Director.
  • Support the Academy Director and Head of Goalkeeping in all aspects to develop professional players at the highest levels and with high potential sale value.
  • Assist in creating and implementing individual development plans for Club developmental players.
  • Assist the Academy Director in fostering and inspiring a culture of accountability for holistic development (Academics, Citizenship, Soccer)
  • Assist in developing young men who have the required empathy, critical thinking skills, and good nature to be able to enter the world as people capable of solving real-world problems.
  • Regularly mentor and assist in mentoring the developmental player pool and high potential players on their comprehension and implementation of all requirements to be a committed and successful professional – in both on and off-field capacities.
  • All other duties as assigned by the Academy Director and Head of Goalkeeping.


  • USSF B License required
  • Must be able to successfully pass a background check
  • Previous experience training and developing youth goalkeepers.
  • Strong teaching background
  • Knowledge and experience in Microsoft Office including PowerPoint, Word, and Excel


  • USSF A License Preferred
  • English/Spanish is preferred but not required


The job requires regularly lifting/pushing up to 50 pounds and occasionally lifting/pushing more than 100 pounds or exerting heavy force, in a wide disparity or environmental conditions. The job involves standing, stooping, bending, lifting, pushing, typing, etc.

Real Salt Lake 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.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.

Note: The need may arise to revise, supplement, or rescind portions of this job description, and Real Salt Lake reserves the right to do so at any time. Employees shall be required to meet the qualifications and perform the duties of any revised job description.