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Academy Scout

Nashville SC

Academy Scout | Nashville SC

Academy Scout

Nashville SC


Apply by 12/15/2022

Posted 13 days ago

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Nashville, TN, USA

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 Job Description

The Academy Scout will oversee NSC’s Academy player identification network and process. The Academy scout will work directly with the NSC Academy market scouts in identifying potential players for the NSC Academy and will be responsible for providing daily progress updates to the Academy Director. The role will collaborate extensively with other academy scouts, coaches, and staff to support overall needs of the NSC Academy. The ideal candidate will have a passion for youth soccer, be able to identify youth players suited for a MLS Academy environment and have excellent communication skills.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Examining and monitoring players based on the Talent ID philosophy and guidelines
  • Collaboration with first team scouting department on player profiles
  • Manage NSC Academy Futures Program (Ages U11-12)
  • Identify potential players for NSC Academy
  • Oversee and manage Talent Identification Clinics
  • Build relationships with local youth clubs
  • Develop a scouting network within local youth soccer community
  • Collaborate with NSC market scouts across the state and country
  • With oversight from the Academy Director, manage the scouting process for NSC Academy targets
  • Manage all aspects of the on-site player recruitment process

Qualifications RequiredQualifications Required

  • Experience working with a youth soccer club in the U.S. market preferred
  • Complete proficiency in the use of the Microsoft Office including Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Flexibility in work schedule
  • Must have excellent interpersonal written/verbal communication skills with the ability to simultaneously handle multiple tasks and adapt to change
  • Expertise in Tennessee youth soccer market would be advantageous
  • Familiarity and experience with soccer operations as well as training logistics
  • Intimate knowledge of MLS, MLS Next, ECNL, and other youth soccer leagues

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