Football Coaches (Volunteer)
Freeze nation is currently seeking coaches for a full-tackle women’s professional football team to assist in our 2018 season. Ever felt like putting your football skills to use as a coach? Have coaching experience and desire to take a rewarding position to teach women the game of football? Coaches are essential for teaching and developing players at every level of football.
Duration: 6 months during season January to June, and participation in pre-season workouts and planning.
Hours: 10-15 hours per week. Schedule negotiable; however, see below for practice timelines.
Compensation: This position has no compensation, volunteer only.
Positions: We are seeking a wide receivers coach and a quarterback coach, other assistants as qualified.
About the Colorado Freeze: Established in 2014, the Colorado Freeze is a Women's Semi-Pro Football Team for Women 18 years and older currently in the Women’s Football Association (WFA), our national organization. The Colorado Freeze is now managed and operated by a non-profit organization consisting of board members from Freeze Nation, Inc.
The Freeze Nation promotes the development of women’s football and pledges to support the growth of women’s football financially to give players, coaches, and officials the opportunity to become actively involved in a women’s full-tackle professional football team. The Freeze Nation intends to:
- Promote women's abilities to play full contact football by increasing public awareness to overcome social and cultural obstacles for women (including prejudice and discrimination).
- Provide education and instruction for personnel development of players (rookies & veterans), coaches, and officials.
- Offer healthful recreation as an alternative to drugs and other negative behaviors by promoting life skills such as sportsmanship, discipline, goal-setting, and physical fitness through a family model.
- Participate in volunteer activities in order to act as role models for youth, women and society with the ultimate aim to improve women's standing in football.
- Be enthusiastic, organized, and dependable!
- Have the ability to mentor a very passionate, talented, and driven group of women from diverse backgrounds and ages.
- Have a working knowledge of the sport, with the ability to train female adults from the beginning (some with no football experience).
- Excellent interpersonal skills, including ability to communicate in a professional manner and have excellent follow up.
- Be professional! This is a coaching position with a semi-professional football team that is part of a national football organization that is directed by a non-profit board.
- Provide a positive experience for players, while maintaining a winning attitude.
- Ability to work as team and coordinate with team of fellow coaches with season training plans both on the field and off the field (chalk talk).
- Participate in fundraising, sponsorship and marketing events.
- Ability to consistently volunteer at practices within the following schedule:
- January through March
- Generally two evenings during week Tuesday & Thursdays from 8pm to 10 pm, and 3 hour practices on Saturdays from 10 am to 1 PM
- April through June:
- Continue 2 evening practices during workweek (tentatively 8pm to 10pm on Tuesday and Thursdays), participate in online game footage review, and Saturday game days. We have 4 home games and 4 away games. Away games are significant travel often require departing on Friday evenings and returning on Sunday, we are anticipating at least two out of state games this season.
- January through March
- Football (US)
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Driver's License Needed
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- Health Insurance, Adherence to Conduct and Contract Requirements