Sounders FC Youth Camp coaches will provide coaching instruction to kids ages 3 – 16 who have registered to participate in Sounders FC Summer Camps. Camps are week-long and take place Monday through Friday from the hours of 9 am to 4 pm.
Coaches will be required to follow and teach the specific curriculum as it pertains to each individual topic of the day. Coaches will be responsible for being educated on the Sounders FC Summer Camp coaching curriculum and have an ability to teach the curriculum to children in every age group. Coaching education will be provided at mandatory and paid orientation days.
- Must be able to work a minimum of 18 hours a week Monday through Friday.
- Must be available to work a minimum of 6 weeks between June 24 and August 30.
Must be able to provide one's own transportation to local camp locations.
- Strong leadership skills and ability to communicate effectively and clearly with children.
- Extremely punctual.
- In-depth knowledge of the soccer, to effectively teach the sport to beginners.
- Able to effectively demonstrate soccer specific technical abilities.
- Ability to move and transport various types of soccer equipment.
- Premier level soccer playing experience required.
- College playing experience preferred but not required.
- Experience in childcare preferred but not required.
- Minimum “E” Coaching License or equivalent preferred but not required.
- Must have or be willing to obtain CPR and First Aid Certificates.