Performance Coach for a MLS club, United States
- Role: Physical trainer
- Level: Professional
- Salary: To be agreed
- published 153 days ago
Athletic development is a fundamental component of our players’ long-term progress and is therefore crucial to delivering sustainable success at New York City Football Club. As such, an aligned and consistent approach to physical development is a core focus in an interdisciplinary approach to performance in that this development builds robustness and injury resilience, while also providing the underpinning for sporting performance. Adding into this is the value in teaching our players how to live a healthy life, a knowledge that allows them to thrive as both athletes and humans.
This position will work as part of an interdisciplinary team to plan and deliver such a development program to NYCFC II players. Through delivery of a 1st team aligned program that provides best practice support to NYCFC II players, including the administration of the strength & conditioning, nutrition, recovery, daily monitoring, fitness testing programs and training load management for optimal performance, among other tasks. Responsible for the planning and delivery of physical development programs, to ensure optimal physical development for all NYCFC II players.
WHAT YOU’LL DO:
In line with the NYCFC 1st Team physical development philosophy, plan, deliver and evaluate physical development sessions for NYCFC II team and individuals to maximize individual development and performance.
Technical responsibilities will include the development, implementation, and delivery of the following:
Return to play protocols
Strength and conditioning (Mobility, Pre-Activation, Post-Session S&C)
Collaborate with other NYCFC Performance Coaches on the development and implementation of the NYCFC Human Performance philosophy that will integrate into the vision and structure of the club.
Assist NYCFC II coaches with the planning, delivery and review of training sessions
Assist with the monitoring and assessment of NYCFC II players’ physical development. This will include the management of data collection, analysis, reporting and providing feedback to coaches and players.
Assist with the practical implementation of appropriate nutrition and hydration strategies for players for training, matches and travel.
Apply an interdisciplinary approach with close links to other stakeholders including the NYCFC II coaches, athletic trainers, analysts as well as Academy and 1st team.
Periodization of NYCFC II team off-season, preseason and in season programs.
WHAT YOU’LL BRING:
2+ years paid experience in a team environment
Certified strength & conditioning coach (CSCS)
History of working with young athletes
Bilingual Spanish or Portuguese (preferred, not mandatory)
Microsoft office proficient
Experience with STATSports GPS
Experience using Vald technologies (NordBord, ForecFrame, ForceDecks)
To be agreed