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LA Galaxy, Technical Director

LA Galaxy


Apply by 7/31/2024

Posted 2 months ago

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Location


Carson, CA, USA

Job Type


Job Description

The Technical Director for the LA Galaxy will be tasked with supporting the vision, values, and strategic objectives of the club.  Executing the long-term vision, this role will work on the development of players while fostering evolving leadership to consistently succeed on the field to achieve success at all levels of the organization.

Essential Functions

Player Development

  • Work closely with the General Manager in arranging, conducting, supervising, managing, and assessing all developing players in the Galaxy youth and reserve teams.
  • Partner with the Director of Scouting in global scouting, identification, and recruitment of U22 initiative players; Oversee (KPI) for U23 players, including movement/transitions across all teams
  • Oversee and enforce weekly, biweekly, and monthly player movement between all levels of club for games and training sessions

Admin Duties

  • Evolve scouting processes with the Director of Analytics to perfect our player profiles, ensuring the greatest efficiencies and success rates
  • Consult and advise with representatives from other clubs to share and develop best practices.
  • Manage working relationships and communications between the Sports Performance and Medical Department

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Qualifications Required

  • Proven knowledge and experience of MLS and of international soccer – specifically in the area of scouting
  • Experience managing budgets
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Internet use, and ability to learn required business systems
  • Ability to read, listen, and communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing
  • Proven leadership experience
  • Thoroughness and attention to detail
  • Compliance with organizational directives
  • Creativity and ability to see ideas through to successful execution
  • Highly motivated, naturally aggressive, with a positive attitude

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