Texarkana United Soccer Association(TUSA) is seeking a full time Director of Coaching ("DOC") to oversee all current programs. We are seeking a DOC to lead us through the next phase in the growth and development of this successful soccer organization. The DOC will directly supervise the coaching and development of staff and players in all programs and will have responsibility for ensuring consistency with the clubs’ coaching philosophy.
The DOC will be required to identify and recruit new coaches, review and approve coaching assignments, and coordinate coaching development. The DOC will oversee and supervise all player development initiatives including organizing and supervising open practices, approving team league and tournament selections and developing opportunities for our most talented players. The DOC will report to the TUSA Board and work with other Directors.
The successful candidate should have significant soccer coaching experience, preferably in a youth environment, with requisite qualifications (college or equivalent playing experience preferred). Will need coaching qualifications and over 5 years on club soccer experience. We seek someone who has inter-personal skills that would generate respect and build strong long term relationships with a wide range of club constituencies: the Board, coaching staff, parents and children. The candidate needs to be an excellent communicator, a listener and collaborator. Self-assured and confident, this person should not be strident or egocentric. The candidate needs to be diplomatic and sufficiently focused yet flexible, practical and pragmatic, operating with utmost integrity.
TUSA has over 1300 registrations in the fall of 2016 and over 1000 registrations for the spring of 2017. TUSA is a growing club that needs a DOC that can help manage and run all of our programs. Currently the programs that TUSA has are:
1. First Kickers program with 145 3 and 4 year olds.
2. Scholastic program that services our u15-u18 age groups with 80 registrations.
3. Academy program.
4. u5-u14 recreational program with over 950 registrations.
5. Competitive or Travel program with 80 registrations.
6. Adult program with over 70 registrations.
TUSA is looking forward to continued growth and success! We need a qualified DOC to help us meet our goals.
NSCAA National Diploma, USSF "c" License, or higher
USSF National Youth License strongly preferred
4 year college college diploma
At least three full years of experience in youth coaching (college coaching does not equal youth coaching)
Additional Salary Information: depending on experience. Potential of additional income tied to camps, retention, and growth in club.
Texarkana United Soccer Association is one of the largest soccer associations in the state of Arkansas having on average around 1,300 players in the Fall season and 1000 in the Spring Season. Players range from 4 to 18 years of age. Texarkana United Soccer Association soccer complex encompasses over 17 acres. TUSA is a non-profit organization governed by a Board of Directors, and provides a full range of offerings from recreational through select soccer.