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Soccer coaching jobs

Are you?

Hard working, A good communicator, Co-ordinated, Passionate

Bonus qualifications

FA (football association) Level 2, Sports coaching level 2 award.

Why should I coach soccer at summer camp?

If you have a passion for the game and want to have a summer that’s in a different league then look no further. Having a soccer coaching job in America is all about having the want to teach and the drive to go for it. If you can bend it like Beckham then bring it on.

Bring enthusiasm, passion and games. Camp directors are looking for someone who is self-assured in their coaching ability and will want to know that you are confident planning, coaching and evaluating sessions with younger players.

What does a football coach at camp do?

Football coaching jobs in America are whole different ball game, for a start it’s called soccer. Not to be confused with American football coaching, it's a top pick for girls and boys alike. A soccer coach can expect to have a summer playing on the pitch; organising tournaments, friendlies and competitive intercamp matches.

A soccer specialist responsible for leading 5-6 activity periods throughout the day as well as any extra or private lessons that were scheduled. Football coaching in America is all about making soccer accessible for all campers no matter their skill level.

Group sizes and technical ability will vary so it is crucial that you have experience coaching all ages and abilities. Working hard and playing soccer harder, it’s all about how you can make one of the world’s greatest sports the greatest for kids at camp.

With 4 years of coaching Soccer in the UK and having my Level 1 & 2 Coaching Qualifications I thought it would be a great idea to teach my ways on the other side of the pond.

Working for 6 periods a day teaching the sport I love was just what I planned to do and to top it off seeing my campers progress and being more confident with their abilities made me such a proud coach.

Ryan Merrit
JCC Camp Chi

Frequently asked questions

How can I make my soccer coaching application stand out?

The best way to make your application stronger is to have the qualifications to back it up. Soccer jobs in America are a fantastic way to spend the summer but also very competitive. If you are serious about coaching football in the USA then take a look at courses which may give you confidence and show your skill level.

How do I become a football coach at camp?

Football coaching jobs in America are very popular, when forming the soccer section of your profile begin by listing your qualifications and telling us about your skill level. Go into as much detail as possible; from games and drills to your coaching style, don’t leave anything out. A camp director will then be able to assess if you’re a good fit and invite you to their camp.

What should I pack if I’m a football coach in America?

Your boots. In America footy boots are call ‘cleats’ and you’ll be living in them. Most people opt for moulded football boots. Feel free to bring a kit but you’ll most likely have a camp staff shirt you’ll be wearing alongside your shorts. You’ll be working outside so make sure you have a hat and sun-glasses. Joggers are also a good shout for those cold mornings.

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