The Youth Academy Director position is a full-time role that will work closely with the Director of Coaching & Player Development, Director of Marketing as well as the Executive Director to promote, develop, support and help grow the Youth Academy soccer program in the age groups from U5-U10. The focus of the Youth Academy Director is working to create a healthy playing environment in which players grow technically, and create a desire for young players to play at next level. This position will also be responsible for coaching two older teams.
Weekly Office Hours
Develop and Implement Youth Academy Curriculum.
Promote & Grow Youth Academy in Roanoke Valley.
Grow Subsidiary Youth Academy programs.
Organize, Schedule & Facilitate Youth Academy Festivals.
Organize & Facilitate Youth Academy Winter Futsal
Work with local Recreation programs.
Coach a minimum of 2 teams (Elite/Premier).
Organize & Facilitate Team Tryouts.
Assist with club marketing projects.
Communicate with Director of Coaching and/or their designated representative to promote and coordinate camps, clinics and affiliate club activities.
Assist with office/field general operations coordinated with DOC & Executive Director.
Bachelor’s degree from accredited college or university.
Past playing experience at intercollegiate or professional levels preferred.
Minimum License: USSF 'D' or National Governing Body Equivalent.
Minimum 3 Years Coaching - Director experience not a requirement.
Ability and willingness to work a soccer professional schedule, which includes weekends, evenings and some holidays.
Ability to work independently and in a collaborative team environment where strong organization, interpersonal, analytical and planning skills are required.
Must have own transportation and valid driver’s license.
Proficient using Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.
Must successfully pass an individual background check.
Additional Salary Information: Salary and benefits commensurate with experience
Roanoke Star is committed to growing the game of soccer in the Roanoke Valley. Our teams participate in the Club Champions League and Blue Ridge Soccer League. Roanoke Star is roughly 750 players and provides playing opportunities for all levels of players ranging from 4 years old to 19 years old. We value creativity, dedication, growth mindset, diversity, knowledge, and confidence.