Soccer Coach/Mentor - Soccer For Success

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Washington Youth Soccer Foundation

The Washington Youth Soccer Foundation is looking for new Soccer for Success coaches for the 2022-2023 school year. Soccer for Success is the U.S. Soccer Foundation’s innovative youth development program that uses soccer as a tool to combat childhood obesity and promote healthy lifestyles for children in low-income urban communities.

Soccer for Success coaches/mentors should be prepared to teach and encourage healthy lifestyles, being a positive role model, and investing in the successful development of their players. No coaching experience is required, but the position will require coaches to organize and oversee 90-minute practice sessions at least three days a week.

Responsibilities:

  • Utilize established curriculum to run practice sessions three times a week in the afternoon/early evening at assigned school(s).
  • Sessions can include drills, skills challenges, scrimmages, and other soccer-related activities.
  • Properly plan, organize, and distribute snacks during and after practice sessions.
  • Set up and tear down fields/pitches before and after practice sessions.
  • Teach proper nutrition to players with a Soccer for Success-approved lesson plan.
  • Debrief with players at the end of every sessions.
  • Connect with families and ensure that they also receive the nutrition and fitness information and are informed about Soccer for Success events.

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About Washington Youth Soccer Foundation

Location:

7100 Fort Dent Way, Suite 215, Tukwila, WA 98188, US

Mission Statement

We work to increase youth soccer opportunities and access for all children in Washington, with a primary focus on underserved youth and communities.

Description

Established in 2016 as part of the 50th anniversary celebration of Washington Youth Soccer, the Washington Youth Soccer Foundation is focused on growing the game for all youth
for the next 50 years and beyond.

We have seen the power soccer has to build character and unite communities -
and every community deserves equitable access to every youth opportunity available.

With our free, after-school soccer programs for at-risk youth
and leading the drive for increased capacity to serve every youth in Washington,
we believe soccer is the key to community strength and social change.

Children & Youth
Community
Sports & Recreation

WHEN

Mon Mar 21, 2022 - Fri Jun 10, 2022
03:00 PM - 05:30 PM

WHERE

7100 Fort Dent Way, Suite 215Tukwila, WA 98188

(47.46838,-122.24635)
 

SKILLS

  • Mentoring
  • Child Development
  • Nutrition
  • Community Outreach
  • Coaching
  • Soccer

GOOD FOR

  • Kids

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Three 90 minute sessions per week; volunteer as much as you would like
  • No coaching experience needed

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