SUMMER SOCCER SCHOLARS - COACHING INTERNSHIP Overview: South Bronx United Coaching Interns will assist with the SBU Soccer Scholars program, which combines soccer and education to keep youth active and learning during the summer months. Interns will have the opportunity to serve as soccer coaches during the program and may also have the option of serving as assistant teachers or coordinators during the mornings.
When: Monday-Thursday, 12:00pm-4:00pm, early July-mid/late August.
Where: SBU Office 192 E 151st Street, Fifth Floor Bronx, NY 10451
Training: All interns will be trained, supervised, and mentored by our Education Director and Director of Coaching. All interns will have an opportunity to attend training and orientation prior to the beginning of Summer Scholars. Additional training and supervision will be provided by SBU’s Executive Director, a career coach and educator.
Benefits: This internship is UNPAID. Interns will have the opportunity to get first hand coaching experience and feedback from veteran coaches.
Position in Detail: The intern will receive training from experienced coaches and be asked to help in the creation of coaching materials and daily practice regiments. Coaching interns will be expected to coach a team of players, lead them through soccer drills and games, and serve as coach/manager during the "SBU World Cup." Coaches are expected to be caring adult mentors for student-athletes in the Summer Scholars program.
Additionally, Coaching interns who are interested may have the option to get experience as assistant teachers or coordinators during the academic portion of the day (depending on their experience and interests). Coaching interns may also be asked to chaperone field trips on Fridays.
Qualifications: Enthusiastic and caring with a background in soccer. Specific interest in coaching, social work, counseling, education, or youth empowerment is a plus. No prior coaching background necessary.
594 Grand Concourse, Suite #2, Bronx, NY 10451, US
South Bronx United uses soccer as a vehicle for social change. South Bronx United aims to help youth build character, teamwork, and leadership so that they can succeed in high school, college, careers, their community and beyond. South Bronx United strives to promote educational achievement, health and wellness, and character development through activities on and off the soccer field and to UNITE a diverse group of individuals and an incredibly diverse community toward common positive goals.
South Bronx United is a youth development organization dedicated on serving the South Bronx through education, mentoring, and soccer programs. Our goal is use the sport and the strength of mentoring to help boys and girls, ages 4-19, develop as leaders and scholars.