| Regional Director |
The primary responsibility of a Regional Director shall be to assist the Directors of Coaching (DOCs) and the Technical Director with (TD) the weekly delivery of consistent curriculum and training methods to the coaches and teams in their designated Regions. Regional Directors are responsible for leading this process with guidance and curriculum direction from the DOCs and the Director of Soccer. Regional Directors will report directly to the Director of Soccer. Without limiting the foregoing, and under the direction of the DOCs and TD, Regional Directors shall perform a variety of responsibilities, including, but not limited to:
• Curriculum Development Assistance - Provide input to the DOCs and TD on curriculum development.
• Curriculum Delivery - Translate curriculum supplied by the DOCs and TD into an integrated instruction and training program.
• Player Development - Assist club coaches with player development training and methodologies. • Coach Supervision - Supervise and evaluate coaches within the designated Region.
• Coach Recruitment - Recruit and vet coaches for Regional coaching positions.
• Coaching Slate -Develop Regional coaching slates with input from DOCs; assist DOCs in developing Premier coaching slate.
• Soccerfest - Actively participate in planning and managing Soccerfest.
• Development - Assist coaches with coach development, both at Seattle United and, when applicable, to SYSA recreational club coaches through Seattle United sponsored coach training clinics and programs.
• Training Observation & Assistance - Occasionally observing and assisting with down line team training sessions and making positive adjustments. Conduct team trainings where necessary or appropriate for coach development.
• Player Assessment - Assist Regional coaches with player assessments.
• Team Observation - Observe each team in training and match settings to observe coaches and team dynamics.
• Coordination with Premier Teams - Recommend Regional Select players for training and playing opportunities with Premier teams. Coordinate joint trainings with Premier teams where appropriate.
• Tryouts - Take part in all tryouts.
• Team Placement - assist the DOCs in identifying appropriate team placement in leagues and tournaments.
• Recreation Club Academy Program - Communicate regularly with club officers and coaching directors from SYSA Recreational Clubs in the designated Region. Offer and provide assistance with curriculum and training methods and opportunities. Manage the current Recreational Academy Training Program, which takes place during the Fall season.
• Club Meetings - Attend Soccer Operations Committee Meetings; attend Seattle United Board Meetings upon request.
• Regional Committees - Attend regular meetings of Regional Operating Committees (where applicable).
• NPSL - Attend NPSL meetings.
• Email Addresses - Regional Directors will use in the regular course of Seattle United business Seattle United email addresses, e.g., firstname.lastname@example.org, or similar, and agreeable, naming designation.
• Administrative Duties - It is expected that Regional Directors who are full time employees of the Club will maintain work stations at club headquarters. Administrative duties for full time employees will require a regular office presence, to assist with club business and affairs, as directed by the Director of Soccer, Executive Director or their designees. Office hours and administrative duties to be determined by the Director of Soccer.
• Content Contribution - provide content to club web site, newsletter, and other social media; coordinate content contributions from coaches and managers.
• Other Duties - Perform such other duties as shall be reasonably requested by the Director of Soccer, DOCs, TD or their designees.
The club is also actively accepting resumes for head coaches for Premier and Regional (Shoreline, West, NE, South) teams. Head coaches will be responsible for training 2-3 times per week in addition to coaching games in league play and tournaments.