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Youth Soccer Coach

AC Milan Academy Virginia belongs to AC Milan International Academies and was established in 2024 to offer players aged 5 to 18 years old a chance to partake in elite training to accompany their sporting and personal growth, with core values such as sporting spirit, respect and teamwork being transmitted in the process. AC Milan Academy Virginia is expanding to different areas in Virginia and partnering with international schools to provide academy and social football training.

 

 

We are looking for an independent and adaptable member to deliver training sessions to players following AC Milan's Methodology and the AC Milan Head Coach's supervision.

 

Reporting line: Direct report: AC Milan Head Coach.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Follow the Academy Head Coach's instructions to deliver football training sessions.

  • Understand the proposal prepared weekly and implement the training following the plan/methodology.

  • Study and prepare the weekly training proposal plan.

  • Prepare and set up the pitch following the proposal plan at least 30 minutes before training starts.

  • Take care of the Academy's facilities such as goals, cones, balls, boxes, pumps, bibbs…

  • Join weekly meetings with the Coaches' team.

  • Attend monthly formation day.

 

Requirements:​

  • Desire to learn and improve coaching skills, football training knowledge, and soft skills such as organization, time management, problem-solving, multitasking, etc.

  • The ability to manage, develop, and motivate youth soccer players. 

  • Interpersonal communication skills are necessary for interaction with the players their families and club officials.

  • A Level 1 coach shall have a USSF B (or comparable foreign license) and at least five years of coaching experience with high-level US and international Programs, Academies, Leagues (ECNL, MLS Next, UPSL, NPL, EDP, ODP, Regional Leagues, etc.) subject to verification.

  • A Level 2 coach shall have USSF C (or comparable foreign license) and at least five years of coaching experience with high-level US and international Programs, Academies, Leagues (ECNL, MLS Next, UPSL, NPL, EDP, ODP, Regional Leagues, etc.) subject to verification.  

  • A Level 3 coach shall have a USSF D (or comparable foreign license) and at least five years of coaching experience with high-level US and international Programs, Academies, Leagues (ECNL, MLS Next, UPSL, NPL, EDP, ODP, Regional Leagues, etc.) subject to verification.

  • NSCAA Advanced National Diploma or higher; a USSF or NSCAA National Youth license; and a minimum of six years of comparable coaching experience.  

  • All coaches must have proper working documentation and the official and final employment with the AC Milan Academy Virginia is subject to I-9 verification (set by the DHS) and Background check by a 3rd party.

  • Driving Licence and Ability to Commute.

 

Pay:

Competitive salary based on experience. Potential for additional paid coaching opportunities through camps, clinics, training programs, etc.

 

Location of practices and games:

  • DMV Area

Start Date:

Week of March 1, 2024

 

End Date:

Week of June 30th 

Job Type: Part-time

 

Benefits:

  • Tuition reimbursement

 

 

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