Men’s Eagles Senior National Team Head Coach - USA Rugby (San Diego, CA)
The Head Coach position is responsible for all aspects of the Eagles Men’s program including planning and development, team preparation, and oversight of administrative and logistical functions. The Head Coach will work with all national team head coaches, 7s and 15s, and work with all development pathway teams and their coaches.
The Head Coach will report directly to the USA Rugby Director of Performance. The Head Coach will supervise Assistant Coaches, Team Managers, Athletic Trainers/Physiotherapists and others as assigned, and work closely with all other national team coaches: 7s, 15s, and age-grade teams.
Applying an effective combination of personal attributes and skills, strong leadership and inspirational communication skills in order to manage a dynamic and diverse team environment.
Identifying, assessing, selecting, and recruiting player talent, locally and internationally.
Designing, planning and implementing a coaching program that supports participants’ developmental needs including incorporating periodization, team and individual player development, game planning considering team, opponent and environmental characteristics and session planning based on evaluation of team and individual play.
Overseeing the management of all administrative and logistical support for the program, staff, and players including creation and maintenance and team plan and attendant budget, assessment of progress against plan and periodic reporting.
Assisting the development of specialist, and age-grade coaches to develop their own coaching skills and techniques.
Liaising with the coach development program, academies, pro teams, elite coaches, and others to improve the standard of rugby throughout the United States based on best practice models.
Agree and review key performance indicators with USA Rugby’s Director of Performance.
Follow all rules of World Rugby, United States Olympic Committee or International Olympic Committee.
Assist as may be necessary and appropriate in media, PR and sponsorship fulfillment as ?well as fundraising efforts for USA Rugby Women’s National Sevens team.
Model, teach and reinforce ethical behavior throughout the program.
Serve as an ambassador for the sport and for USA Rugby at all times.
SENIOR ASSISTANT COACH POSITION - USA Synchronized Swimming (Moraga, CA)
USA Synchro is looking for a Senior Assistant Coach to report directly to the Senior Head Coach.
This is a full time USA Synchro employee position (with benefits), located at USA Synchro’s National Training Center in Moraga, CA.
USA Synchro’s Senior Assistant Coach will work in collaboration with the Senior Head Coach, the Senior National Team Manager, the High Performance Director, the USOC and all support staff from the National Training Center in developing and implementing the overall training plan, athletes’ workouts and choreography of the Senior National Team routines.
This may include (but not limited to):
Participation in all training, training camps, competitions and events as directed by the Senior Head Coach and USA Synchro
Preparation of all workouts
Participation in the monthly staff meeting with the Senior Head Coach and support staff
Work hand-in-hand with the FINA judges
Perform all tasks as directed by Senior Head Coach and High Performance Director
Make every effort to represent USA Synchro positively at events, competitions and exhibitions.
The Senior Assistant Coach will participate in the All-Star Camp, the National Team retreat and any other education events as directed by USA Synchro.
Very energetic and enthusiastic
Ability to work at a team
High expectations for the athletes and strong discipline
Thorough knowledge and understanding of the current FINA rules and regulations
Elite level, specific technical and tactical knowledge of the sport
Be in good health and able to withstand the physical rigors of traveling with and working with the Team
Bachelors or Masters’ degree in Sport Science, Coaching or Sport Management is preferred
USA Synchro Coaching Certification Program Level 2 and up-to-date CPR, First Aid and Lifeguard
Previous work experience at National Team level and International Competitions
Successfully pass a USOC approved background check
Be able to work in the USA if another country (USA Synchro will not provide a working Visa)
Ideally this is a full time position not compatible with a club coaching position. The salary will be commensurate with the coach’s qualifications and experience.
Head Coach, Men’s Sitting National Team - USA Volleyball (Edmond, OK)
The Head Coach, Men’s Sitting National Team is a regular full-time position reporting directly to the Director, High Performance Sitting Programs. The position oversees all aspects of the Men’s National Sitting Team Program. Extended hours may be required to include nights and weekends. This position is located in Edmond, Oklahoma. Travel outside of Oklahoma will be required.
Summary of Duties and Responsibilities include but are not necessarily limited to:
Direct the Men’s National Sitting Team Program.
Recruit, evaluate, and select athletes into the Men’s National Team Program and Pipeline.
Make final determinations of athletes to represent the United States in National Team Events.
Prepare and manage the Men’s National Team budget with the HP Sitting Program Director.
Participate in the strategic planning process for Sitting Programs.
Select, train and evaluate Team’s assistant coaches, technology personnel and support staff.
Coordinate all Men’s National Team competitions and camps.
Plan and develop, in consultation with HP Sitting Program Director, an annual competitive schedule for the Men’s National Team.
Coordinate elite player selection and development with Coordinator, Sitting Teams Programs and A2 coaches.
Consult on selections for Elite Coaches Development Program.
Assist with general team/program management responsibilities.
Train male and female athletes in the resident and distance training programs and maintain training files on each athlete.
Oversee an evaluation and tracking program for high performance athletes and coaches.
Other duties and projects as assigned.
Bachelor degree required Sports Administration, Coaching or related field.
Minimum seven (7) years coaching at the elite junior, collegiate, national or international level or the equivalent in competition and sport management. Work with Paralympic programs desirable.
Minimum three (3) years as a head coach leading two or more coaches, or equivalent supervisory experience.
Minimum of CAP I certification preferred and willingness to pursue additional levels.
Proven ability to promote sport performance, experience with DataVolley Software.
Demonstrated leadership of athletes and staff.
Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail.
Excellent written and communication skills.
Must be able to successfully pass USAV background screening.
$ 52,000 - Commensurate with experience. Applications accepted on-line only. Telephone calls will not be accepted.
Deadline for application: open until position filled
USAV also offers a comprehensive benefits package to all full-time employees.