Major League Football Academy (MLFA) requires a new Youth Boys Soccer coach u13-16! Based on the south side of Hong Kong Island, the club has over 250 players from ages 5-18. Hong Kong football has experienced some tough times in soccer terms but has seen a sharp upward curve over the last 10 years making it an exciting place to be and be a part of that growth and development.
We require a leader/mentor/coach with direct responsibilities for the U13-16s age groups.
With tournaments in China, Singapore and Sweden in 2017, now is an exciting time to join a fast growing and forward thinking club that promotes the growth and development of the whole person, not just the physical.
Roles and responsibilities
- Coaching of U13-16s team and all communications that go along with that responsibility - Development of a programme plan and goals - Management of a small team of coaching staff - Development of practice and game schedules - Budget oversight and development - Promotion of MLFA's philosophy of developing the whole person and not just the physical
We are a small group that work closely together to deliver a high level programme thus strong communication skills and a team ethic are essential to this position.
Applicants would idealy have had significant coaching experience with young and youth players. This is a tough age for boys but also an extremely interesting and exciting one. Our players are from all over the world but many have a strong North American connection due to the club's association with the top American and Canadian schools in the country.
Hong Kong is a vibrant and exciting place and has much to over a young person with a spirit of adventure, a desire to travel Asia and be a part of the growing female soccer scene.
Minimum of USSF/UEFA National C License or equivalent, playing experience, 3-5 years of experience coaching of all ages and abilities.
Additionally, candidates must complete a criminal background check and must possess or obtain a current First Aid and CPR certification.
Start date would be August 1st, 2017.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Additional Salary Information: - Health insurance covered
- Visa sponsorship
- Pension scheme