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Director of High Performance - United States Soccer Federation (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 Overview

The High Performance Director will be responsible for leading the day-to-day requirements needed to support our teams with the objective of enhancing performance and improving the development of players.  In addition, this role will create and oversee our strategy and programs for the Development Academy, Coaching Education and Refereeing. 

Primary Duties

  • Create the overall high performance plan for U.S. Soccer
  • Lead organization wide programming (nutrition, sleep, recovery, strength and conditioning, mental conditioning, etc.) and oversee implementation
  • Responsible for tracking, analyzing and reporting on all performance data
  • Provide direction and guidance on specific performance issues (altitude training, time zone adjustment, etc.)
  • Serve as content creator and educator for Coach Education, Player Development and Referee programs
  • Manage fulltime/part-time staff and specialists/experts
  • Provide support to meet the diverse needs of both senior national teams

Minimum Qualifications

  • PhD in Exercise/Sport Physiology
  • Significant work in soccer at the professional club or federation level (multiple teams from within one organization)
  • Previous role managing high performance programs
  • Track record of performance enhancement resulting in improved/successful outcomes
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills
  • Balance of theoretical and applied experiences
  • USSF A License or UEFA (A or Pro) License preferred

Desired Characteristics

  • Desire to be part of a team
  • Display a tireless work ethic
  • Possess a growth mindset, is open minded and seeks challenges
  • Pursue lifelong development and learning
  • Communicate in a direct, open and honest manner
  • Accountable for actions/decisions and does not make excuses
  • Request feedback and is open to criticism
  • Practice self-assessment and self-reflection
  • Believe and commit to the company’s culture and organizational goals
  • Passion for soccer

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Athlete Management/Coaching: Travel Management
High Performance Athlete Services Coordinator - USA Diving (Indianapolis, IN)

High Performance Athlete Services Coordinator

USA Diving, recognized by the USOC as the national governing body for Diving in the U.S., seeks an Athlete Services Coordinator. The ideal candidate will have experience managing team travel, coordinating logistics for International travel and is well versed in international travel requirements. This team player will have experience managing budgets, leading groups of people and can maintain confidentiality at all times.

Key Responsibilities include:

The High Performance Athlete Services Coordinator is charged to provide support and coordination for all teams representing USA Diving, while addressing the needs of the athlete, in competitions, camps and exhibitions.

  • Strategically plan and coordinate logistics for all international competitions and camps for diving, high diving, junior, and senior athletes (approximately 15 competitions and 5 camps)

  • Communicate all logistical aspects with the local organizing committee, FINA, and the USOC as needed

  • Create and distribute informational documents to athletes, parents, coaches, medical staff, judges, and USA Diving staff

  • Assemble and ship the Team Leader Binder

  • Forecast expenses for annual budget and track current expenditures

  • Coordinate National Team Outfitting, provide information to merchandise manger

  • Oversee USA Diving’s doping control program (USADA)

  • Communicate athlete’s needs (e.g., nutrition, sports psychology, weight-training, etc.) with our Sports Performance Team at the OTC, handle logistics for necessary travel

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of two years’ experience in coordinating Olympic team travel

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including high level attention to detail, together with developed networking, negotiation and consultation skills.

  • Attention to detail and having the ability to manage your time to meet deadlines is critical

  • Demonstrated leadership, influencing, and communication skills across a wide range of internal and external stakeholders.

  • Experience with the requirements of International travel

  • High competency level of MS Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

  • Strong interpersonal skills and commitment to a high level of customer service

  • Event operations and logistics experience preferred

USA Diving provides a competitive salary and generous benefits including health and life insurance.


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