Overview

This role will provide coaching support for all Sounders FC Academy teams.

Requirements:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with ability to interact and convey information to a variety of stakeholders, including Sounders FC staff, players, and player families.
  • Proven dedication to personal development and self-improvement.
  • A passion for soccer and developing youth players.
  • Proactive with the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues.
  • Professional and polite in all interactions.
  • Detail-oriented and critical thinking.
  • Adaptable and flexible.
  • Driven and energetic.
  • Creative and curious.
  • Organized and reliable.
  • A passion for Sounders FC.
  • Bi-lingual (Spanish/English) or multi-lingual.
  • Required computer/program skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Experience building presentations and presenting to groups.
    Education/experience/certifications
  • A BA degree preferred.
  • US Soccer B License strongly preferred.
  • Previous experience playing or coaching on college or professional academy soccer level is strongly preferred.
  • Special remarks regarding work environment, if applicable
    Travel estimated to be 15%.
  • Must be available to work evenings, weekends and holidays as needed.
  • This position functions primarily at the Sounders FC training facility in Tukwila, WA.
  • This position functions primarily in an outdoor environment.
  • Must have reliable means of transportation.