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Lead Academy Goalkeeper Coach

FC Cincinnati

Lead Academy Goalkeeper Coach | FC Cincinnati

Lead Academy Goalkeeper Coach

FC Cincinnati


Apply by 2/12/2023

Posted 29 days ago

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Milford, OH, USA

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 Job Description

The FC Cincinnati (FCC) Lead Academy Goalkeeper (GK) Coach is responsible for coaching and developing the FCC academy goalkeepers utilizing the FCC GK philosophy. This individual reports to the Director of Player Development (DPD) and Director of Goalkeeping. This position will be leading the daily/weekly training sessions, video sessions and monitoring of all academy GKs at MHTC and building out the GKs IDPs. This role will demand a high level of on-field expertise as well as a very strong ability to design, plan, and execute several off-field projects. In addition, this role will include scouting & recruitment of goalkeepers for the FCC Academy, liaise with fellow FCC goalkeeper coaches to ensure continuity of player development from Academy through to the First Team.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Design Academy goalkeeper periodization and training plans
  • Lead Academy goalkeepers during all training sessions and games
  • Plan goalkeeper sessions based on the club's goalkeeping curriculum
  • Integrating goalkeepers development with all team functions
  • Document training sessions and individual development plans
  • Analyze trainings sessions, games and create video reviews for goalkeepers and coaches
  • Create scouting reports for the academy goalkeepers
  • Work with Academy Head Coaches to create GK specific pre-game objectives to include in team presentations for all games
  • Contribute to discussions of GK's to be retained and released at the end of their contracts or when deemed appropriate
  • Aid in goalkeeper scouting/recruitment within the Academy. This will include planning and implementing goalkeeper try-outs, clinics and camps as well as attending local and nationwide events.
  • Travel to away games and annual events/showcases

Qualifications RequiredQualifications Required

  • Commitment to the player development process
  • Passion for youth soccer and knowledge of the MLS
  • An understanding of working in the pro soccer environment
  • Experience in combining practical on-field knowhow with off-field planning and assessment
  • Collaboration with fellow coaches with a multidisciplinary approach
  • A motivated growth mindset and life-long learner
  • Strong work ethic
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • Competency in using analysis software particularly Hudl/Sportscode

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