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Athlete Management/Coaching: Athletic Trainer/Physical Therapy/Doctor
National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) Data Scientist Associate - United States Soccer Federation (Carson, CA)

U.S. Soccer Overview

We are U.S. Soccer and we are the future of sport in the United States.  Our mission is to make soccer the preeminent sport in the United States. We embrace diversity, technology and global connections to drive the growth of our sport and serve our athletes and fans. We are seeking motivated, passionate, skillful people, who can think, create and work on a team. 

U.S. Soccer is a growing company that looks for team members to grow with it. U.S. Soccer offers a comprehensive compensation package, casual work environment, an inclusive culture and an atmosphere for professional development.

Position Description

Working with the HPD, contribute to the support and delivery of world class performance support to all players in the NWSL, as well as WNT and U23 players

High Performance Department (HPD) Overview

Mission

  • Maximize performance across all sport development programs

Objectives

  • Provide multi-disciplinary expertise
  • Integrate high performance into everyday environment
  • Develop innovative and soccer specific research

Strategy

  • Utilize multi-disciplinary standards
  • Implement systematic and evidence based approaches
  • Make information accessible and practical
  • Develop and manage a network of qualified experts

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide Performance support for the NWSL as requested by the HPD, SSM and WNT high performance staff
  • Provide, maintain and monitor performance data and reports for all NWSL and WNT players
  • Assist in the development of the NWSL physical and wellness database utilizing the latest technology
  • Assist with statistical analysis of performance data
  • Travel and assist with performance testing for NWSL clubs
  • Ensure the highest standards of data and player information is collected in line with the requirements of the HPD and the USSF
  • Develop resources and provide support to the NWSL clubs in relation to ongoing prehab, injury prevention, recovery, nutrition, travel, environment and conditioning strategies
  • Assist in various USSF Sport Science research projects intended to evolve women’s soccer to meet world class standards

Other duties as assigned or required.  May include:  

  • Help support the department with research within performance and medicine
  • Support the development of internal resources required within the High Performance Department
  • Travel and provide support to the US U23 WNT

Minimum Qualifications

  • BSc in Sport Science (or equivalent)
  • Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) Accreditation
  • Practical performance experience within elite sport
  • Experience handling and analyzing performance data
  • Knowledge and experience of performance requirements for female athletes
  • Significant experience working with GPS and other monitoring systems

Desirable Qualifications

  • MSc in Sport Science/Kinesiology/Physiology or related field
  • Experience working in collaboration with coaches and other support staff
  • Effective academic and applied knowledge of contemporary practice in physical performance development
  • First Aid and CPR certification
  • Understanding of PowerBi and Tableau
  • Proficient on computer with software such as: Outlook, Word, Powerpoint, Excel, Access and Video Editing
  • Strong verbal, written, in-person and presentation communication skills
  • Excellent organizational, data collection, planning and leadership skills

Working at U.S. Soccer is a unique opportunity. Employees who work at U.S. Soccer have the following attributes:

  • Adopt a company centric approach—Serve the Athlete and the Fan
  • Embrace and see learning as a lifelong pursuit
  • Possess a growth mindset—keeps an open mind and seeks new challenges
  • Practice self-assessment and self-reflection
  • Open to criticism and does not make excuses
  • Possess a tireless work ethic
  • Wants to be part of a team that wins
  • Has the ability to be firm but fair
  • Communicate in a direct, open and honest manner
  • Build relationships through genuine interpersonal skills 

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Athlete Management/Coaching: Athletic Trainer/Physical Therapy/Doctor
Sport Scientist - United States Soccer Federation (Carson, CA)

Job Title:                             National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) Sport Scientist

Location:                             Carson, CA; may be required to relocate to Chicago, IL

U.S. Soccer Overview

We are U.S. Soccer and we are the future of sport in the United States.  Our mission is to make soccer the preeminent sport in the United States. We embrace diversity, technology and global connections to drive the growth of our sport and serve our athletes and fans. We are seeking motivated, passionate, skillful people, who can think, create and work on a team. 

 U.S. Soccer is a growing company that looks for team members to grow with it. U.S. Soccer offers a comprehensive compensation package, casual work environment, an inclusive culture and an atmosphere for professional development.

 

Position Description

Working with the HPD, contribute to the design and delivery of world class performance support to all players in the NWSL, as well as WNT and U23 players.

 

High Performance Department (HPD) Overview

Mission

  • Maximize performance across all sport development programs

Objectives

  • Provide multi-disciplinary expertise.
  • Integrate high performance into everyday environment.
  • Develop innovative and soccer specific research.

Strategy

  • Utilize multi-disciplinary standards.
  • Implement systematic and evidence based approaches.
  • Make information accessible and practical.
  • Develop and manage a network of qualified experts.

Primary Responsibilities 

  • Provide Performance support for the NWSL as requested by the HPD, SSM and WNT high performance staff
  • Support and develop performance monitoring systems, data and staff working within the NWSL.
  • Provide, maintain and monitor reports, as and when directed, specifically regarding US WNT players training and competing with the NWSL clubs.
  • Manage and develop the NWSL physical and wellness database utilizing the latest technology
  • Travel and conduct performance testing and educational workshops for the NWSL clubs.
  • Assist in the delivery of educational workshops to the NWSL clubs throughout the season, including ongoing webinars and dissemination of relevant research topics.
  • Assist in the management and development of sport science staff within the NWSL.
  • Ensure the highest standards of data and player information is collected in line with the requirements of the HPD and the USSF
  • Develop resources and provide support to the NWSL clubs in relation to ongoing prehab, injury prevention, recovery, nutrition, travel, environment and conditioning strategies
  • Travel and provide support to the NWSL clubs during training.
  • Travel and provide support to the US U23 WNT during games and training camps.
  • To be involved in the review, development and co-ordination of USSF Sport Science research projects, contributing to an evolving World class sport science support program for women’s soccer.

Other duties as assigned or required.  May include:    

  • Contribute to the education of staff and coaches within the federation and those enrolled onto federation specific qualification pathways.
  • Help support the department with research within performance and medicine
  • Support the development of internal resources required within the High Performance Department
  • Travel and provide support to the US WNT
  • Support, manager and develop high performance associates

Minimum Qualifications

  • MSc in Sport Science/Kinesiology/Physiology or related field
  • BSc in Sport Science (or equivalent)
  • Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) Accreditation
  • Minimum of 5 years of practical performance experience within elite sport
  • Knowledge and experience of performance requirements for female athletes
  • Significant experience working with GPS and other monitoring systems.

Desirable Qualifications

  • Knowledge and experience of performance requirements for female adult and youth athletes
  • Experience working in collaboration with coaches and other support staff
  • Effective academic and applied knowledge of contemporary practice in physical performancedevelopment.
  • On field performance support experience (S&C, recovery, warm up/cool downs)
  • First Aid and CPR certification
  • Proficient on computer with software such as: Outlook, Word, Powerpoint, Excel, Access and Video Editing
  • Strong verbal, written, in-person and presentation communication skills
  • Excellent organizational, data collection, planning and leadership skills

Working at U.S. Soccer is a unique opportunity. Employees who work at U.S. Soccer have the following attributes:

  • Adopt a company centric approach—Serve the Athlete and the Fan
  • Embrace and see learning as a lifelong pursuit
  • Possess a growth mindset—keeps an open mind and seeks new challenges
  • Practice self-assessment and self-reflection
  • Open to criticism and does not make excuses
  • Possess a tireless work ethic
  • Wants to be part of a team that wins
  • Has the ability to be firm but fair
  • Communicate in a direct, open and honest manner
  • Build relationships through genuine interpersonal skills 

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Athlete Management/Coaching: Technical Director- Any Sport
High Performance Director - USA Diving (Indianapolis, IN)

USA Diving, the National Governing Body for the sport of Diving in the USA, and a proud member of the United States Olympic Committee, seeks candidates for the position of High Performance Director. The High Performance Director devises, directs and leads the implementation of an integrated high performance plan for the USA by leveraging high performance best practices and innovative scientific research in sport science, sport psychology, medicine, management, pedagogy, and sport-specific skills and training. The High Performance Director will work collaboratively with USA’s coaches to develop athletes capable of success at the highest levels of international competition resulting in World and Olympic medal recognition for USA Diving athletes. 

Desired Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Qualifications 

  • Proven success in the areas of high performance science, the high performance model, elite programs, elite coaching and elite athletes.

  • Knowledge of the complex array of services essential to the creation of a world-class training environment as well as elite athlete and team performance.

  • Understanding of the economic impact associated with elite competitions and performance coupled with an ability to use best practices to ensure the highest return on the investment of USA Diving resources.

  • Teaming skills needed to create an environment where all USA Diving functions, personnel and services link as a total system to fully support the development and success of the USA DIVING athlete.

  • Interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate with multiple stakeholders including, but not necessarily limited to, the United States Olympic Committee, NCAA, USA Diving Committees, USA Diving CEO, USA Diving Board of Directors, and FINA representatives.

  • Strong management, organizational and communication skills.

  • Ability to maintain a high level of self-motivation as well as an ability to work under pressure.

  • Abilities in strategic planning, plan execution, and plan monitoring to ensure success.

  • Demonstrated success working collaboratively with multiple entities to include coaches, elite athletes, sports medicine and sports science professionals, national and international organizations, and resources to support high performance; extensive international diving experience to include World Cup, World Championship, and Olympic levels.

  • Recommended Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science, Physical Education, Psychology, Organization Development, or related field from an accredited university.  Preferred Master’s or Ph.D. in relevant area cited above.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for and has direct authority over all technical aspects of members of the USA Diving team and all Podium Center activities and mentor coaches.

  • Management of the High Performance Department staff, with direct oversight of the Direction of Education, High Performance Manager and High Performance Athlete Services Coordinator.

  • Responsible for the day-to-day management of the USA Diving team including, but not limited to, dealing with team or individual problems as they arise, behavior of the team members, ensuring the team meets the individual and team member requirements and adherence to the USA Diving code of conduct.

  • Responsible for assigning duties and responsibilities to coaches, mentor coaches, sports science/ medicine staff and team members as required or appropriate.

  • Responsible for ensuring that team personnel and structure operate in such a manner to allow the USA Diving team to achieve optimal results.

  • Responsible for specific areas including budget management, reconciliation of accounts including all high performance funds.

  • Serve as a high performance spokesperson for the USA Diving, both in domestically and internationally, including interaction with the media and at official team functions as needed.

  • Serve as an advocate on behalf of USA Diving in support of corporate sponsors and fundraising.

  • Assist the USA Diving coaching staff in ensuring all team members receive information which may be relevant to their health and performance at competitions, e.g. drug tests, Safe Sport, etc.

  • Attend technical committee meetings as needed.

  • Responsible for preparing and sending written periodic update and other reports to key stakeholders relevant to athlete and team status, technical reports, organizational aspects, and performance evaluations of USA Diving.

  • Lead and direct USA Diving efforts in the management of the USA Diving High Performance Program and key aspects of the national training program to include standardization of program and services across all National Podium Centers; coordination of National squad; competition program and USA Diving team management; national camps programs; and liaison with Podium Center coaches.

Other Information

The High Performance Director reports to the CEO of USA Diving. Domestic and international travel is required. This is a full time position which includes a competitive salary and benefits. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of USA Diving’s background screening. USA Diving is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all federal, state and local employment laws regarding hiring practices.

This position was previously posted in the summer of 2017. USA Diving has since named Lee Johnson as CEO, and has restructured the High Performance Department, to provide a support system for the High Performance Director to insure long term success.

 About USA Diving.

Interested persons may apply CONFIDENTIALLY through this online process.


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Athlete Management/Coaching: Official
National Director of Referees - USA Water Polo (Huntington Beach, CA)

SCOPE OF POSITION

USA Water Polo is committed to ensuring integrity in our game, which fair and consistent standards for officiating.  Reporting directly to the Chief High Performance Officer (CHPO), the National Director of Referees is a strategic position tasked with working in concert with Zone Head Referees to ensure superior development, recruitment and effective on-going training of referees in each zone.  This position is responsible for the administration and application of USA Water Polo’s and the USA Water Polo’s Referee Association (USAWPR) operational policies and procedures across the country.

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ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND BASIC DUTIES

 

·         Ensure the USAWP referee system is based on merit and not on patronage.

·         On-going communication with Zone Head Referees on USAWPR Certification Requirements; evaluation and training opportunities; Referee Management Procedures; recruitment; in each Zone.

·         Regular communication on policies/procedure and all updates on rules and interpretations.

·         Maintain regular communication with all Referee Members in regard to USAWPR Policies and Procedures.  Must be up-to-date with all current rule revisions and interpretations.

·         Responsible for the continued development of the Delegate Evaluator Corp including but not limited to the operations, training and consistent application of evaluations for Referee Members.

·         Develop and administer USA Water Polo Referee Certification Schools in each zone.

·         Assignment of referees at USAWP National Events; ODP National Championships; Junior Olympics; Rocktober; Champions Cup; Dare to Dream Festival and Holiday Camp.

·         Development and administration of USAWP Referee Certification schools in each zone.

·         Annual evaluations of all USAWP Referees.

·         Rating of Referees for FINA and UANA nominations and assignments.

·         Direct responsibility for all operational aspects and logistics of the Arbiter One Referee management system.

·         Management of the USAWP Referee Certification Level Retention and Advancement Program.

·         Oversee the USAWP Incident Reporting system.  Conduct monthly meetings with ZHR’s to overview.

·         Record keeping and Management of Certification and Eligibility Requirements for USAWP Referees.

·         Ensure the complete accountability for the Referee management and logistics for all USA Water Polo Sanctioned National Events, including all High Performance Events.

·         Other duties as detailed in the USAWP Zone Policies and Procedures, USAWP Conduct of Championships, and the ODP Operations Manual.

·         Other duties as assigned.

 

PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENTS

 

·         Collaboration and timely communication with CHPO, ZHR, and other USA Water Polo Staff as required.

·         Effective functionality and operations of Arbiter One and On Line Referee management resources.

·         Effective operation and incorporation of the Olympic Development Program into Referee Training and Development.

·         Referee Membership growth and development.

·         Professional appearance, conduct, and communication.

·         Effective annual evaluations of referees.

QUALIFICATIONS

 

§  Minimum one year experience in Referee Management

§  Senior Level Experience as Referee and Evaluator

§  Superior working knowledge of Arbiter One, Arbiter Pay, Google Documents / Drive, Excel, Word, and Outlook Programs.

§  Detail and Action Plan Oriented

§  Management / Supervision Experience

§  Excellent Communication and Collaboration Skills

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have a minimum of one year experience in Referee Management?
2. Do you have a minimum of two years experience as a Referee and Evaluator?
3. Are you willing to travel ?


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