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Team Operations - Academy Coach 

Orlando, Florida 32805, EE. UU. Sol. nº 118
lunes, 18 de marzo de 2024

TITLE: Academy Coach 

DEPARTMENT: Team Operations

REPORTS TO: Academy Director

FLSA: Full-Time; Salaried Exempt 


 The Academy Coach is responsible for leading the academy team and the day-to-day operations of the age groups. The coach will manage the team, including supervision of training practices and games. The successful candidate will report to the Academy Director and Player Development Lead.




  • Oversee all aspects of the Academy age group.
  • Implement the club methodology, effective practice, and game plans through the Academy Curriculum, style of play, and periodization.
  • Prepare and lead all team training sessions.
  • Use session planning tools and video platforms to ensure that all relevant player data is recorded.
  • Manage and coach all exhibition, regular season, playoff, tournaments, international and other matches while ensuring player development, club principles, and a competitive mentality. 
  • Conduct and organize preparation for all matches, including developing game strategies, team meetings, and scouting opposing teams. 
  • Lead and deliver Individual Development Plans (IDP) and training for Formation Phase Teams.
  • Manage off-season player development programs for the team.
  • Assists in the scouting and evaluation of potential players for the team.
  • Communicate with Academy Scouts frequently to identify and report talent.
  • Oversee all player evaluations and player/parent meetings.
  • Enforces team rules and league rules applicable to players and coaching staff.
  • Assist and support coaches in the general control, management, and conduct of Academy players, ensuring adherence to the Academy Code of Conduct.
  • Assist with other age groups with training and game day when needed.
  • Collaborate with Academy Director and Technical Staff on player and roster movement from Formation Phase to Professional Phase.
  • Other duties assigned.



It’s never just a job at Orlando City SC.  It’s a way of life. We live and breathe soccer. We believe each role is as unique as the person who does it. To join our team, you will also possess these qualifications:


  • USSF ‘B’ License or ·USSF ‘A’ License or Equivalent
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience working in elite soccer. 
  • Proven history of developing players.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills.
  • Collaborative management style – an advocate of team concepts.
  • Positive influencer, comfortable with leading dynamic change.
  • Able to work non-traditional hours, in non-traditional settings, within a team atmosphere. (This may include nights, weekends, and holidays.) 


  • Elite Formation Coaching License (EFCL)
  • Professional Coaching Experience (Formation Phase, MLS Next Pro, MLS First Team) 
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) or multi-lingual fluency
  • Experience, familiarity, and network within OCSC Territory is strongly preferred.

Otros detalles

  • Grupo de puestos Team Operations - Academy
  • Tipo de pago Salario
  • Indicador de empleo Manager
  • Se requiere desplazamiento
Location on Google Maps
  • Orlando, Florida 32805, EE. UU.