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Athlete Management/Coaching: Player Personnel/Scout
Talent Identification Coordinator - 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.

Department Overview

The Talent Identification Department is dedicated to identifying elite players that are of the requisite quality and eligible to compete at the international level for the United States. This candidate will be highly organized and able to support the Director of Talent Identification and a large network of National Team staff, technical leaders and Development Academy Technical Advisors and scouts in an administrative capacity.  A Coordinator in this role should also be comfortable with extracting, manipulating and interpreting data across multiple scouting/player data platforms and communicating that information effectively. 

Primary Duties

  • Provide administrative support to the Director of Talent Identification and U.S. Soccer scouting network
  • Research new avenues (e.g. processes, software and technology) to support and positively impact player identification
  • Efficiently communicate with and distribute player data to key stakeholders and other sporting departments
  • Monitor elite player production to help signal trends (i.e. club, market, pathways, chronological age, etc.)
  • Manage scouting calendar
  • Provide administrative support for Training Centers and the Talent ID License
  • Oversee onboarding process for all newly added scouts to the network

Minimum Qualifications

  • Strong knowledge of the sport and the overall soccer landscape in the U.S.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Customer service focus to solve complex and urgent situations
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Ability to deliver high quality work and execute under pressure/deadlines
  • Exceptional time management skills and ability to prioritize workflow
  • Proficient with technology programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe, Keynote, etc.)
  • Ability to travel, flexible work schedule including evenings and weekends
  • Experience in developing/supporting technology platforms or database management is a plus
  • Knowledge with soccer scouting and data platforms (Scout7, Wyscout, Opta, etc.) preferred
  • Bilingual (English and Spanish) is a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree required

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: Team Administration/Operations
Project Director, High Performance Programs - US Equestrian Federation (Gladstone, NJ)

US Equestrian seeks an organized and flexible individual familiar with equestrian sports and high performance programs to manage the central programs for the US Equestrian’s High Performance Sport Department.  Reporting directly to the Director of Sport, the Project Director provides leadership to key cross-discipline programs, the High Performance Program Annual Review, and the logistics preparations and delivery for U.S. Equestrian Teams at the World, Pan Am, Olympic, and Paralympic Games.  The role includes overseeing the Sport Programs Assistant in providing advanced administrative assistance to the Director of Sport and managing the Equestrian Teams’ clothing (equine and human) inventory and team equipment.

The position will manage the development and delivery of the Human and Equine Sports Science and Medicine Programs including developing the delivery plans and budget, coordinating practitioners, and identifying performance enhancing opportunities. The Director will lead on preparations for and the delivery of the new in-person Program Annual Review and will be a key person in identifying and following up on learning opportunities.  The Director will also play a central role in developing and delivering “off horse” educational opportunities.  The Project Director will take on a major role in Games preparation for Olympic Games, Pan Am Games and World Equestrian Games which include duties such as logistics, accommodation, tickets, registration, accreditation, transportation, equipment packing, and import/export paperwork. The Director will work closely with the U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) staff in completing requests specific to Games initiatives and be responsible for managing USOC databases for Games registration, Elite Athlete Health Insurance, Op Gold Events, and Staff Selection Procedures. This position will also be responsible for maintaining inventory control on both human and equine clothing and equipment.  The Director works closely with all Disciplines, Marketing and Communications, Legal and IT departments to develop a trusting relationship and to create a clear communication pathway.

The Project Director will be responsible for overseeing the submission and review of all the FEI discipline’s accounting requests; scheduling meetings for the Sport Department, International Disciplines Council and Athletes Advisory Committee; producing agendas; drafting minutes; and handling rule submissions.  This role serves as the liaison with the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, communicates clean sport initiatives to the athletes, organizes educational presentations, schedules testing events and submits necessary paperwork to the FEI regarding athlete’s use of medication.  In fulfilling these responsibilities, this position interacts with executive and senior management, staff, members, committees, sponsors, sponsor prospects, the USET Foundation, USOC, FEI, and various affiliate bodies as well as the general public. Maintaining confidentiality is a primary requirement of this position.  This position requires a “no job to big or small” attitude and someone who can stay one step ahead in a fast-paced environment. A flexible schedule with frequent night/weekend work and travel is required.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION:  Bachelor’s degree required.  Six years of directly-related experience may substitute for Bachelor’s degree.

EXPERIENCE:  At least three years of professional work experience required, preferably in a sport environment.  Knowledge of, or experience in, the international equestrian sport is preferred.  Knowledge of Sports Science & Medicine programs and/or athlete development programs is beneficial.  Experience of Olympic or World-level Games is also beneficial.

SKILLS & ABILITIES:  The ideal candidate is extremely outgoing and has strong communication skills.  Must be independent, detail-oriented, and a quick study who is willing to go the extra step to get the job done.  Must be proficient in the use of all Microsoft Office software.  Frequent travel is required.

**Please attach a resume in either Word document or PDF format.  Applications that do not meet this requirement will not be considered.**

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

1. Are you legally eligible to work in the United States?
2. If you do not live within commuting distance of Gladstone, NJ, are you willing to relocate at your own expense?


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Athlete Management/Coaching: Athletic Trainer/Physical Therapy/Doctor
National Team Athletic Trainer (ATC) - USA Boxing (Colorado Springs, CO)

Summary

The USA Boxing National Team Athletic Trainer is a hybrid position that works with both USA Boxing and the USOC Sports Medicine Department. The main function of the National Team Athletic Trainer is to provide medical support to USA Boxing’s National Teams during training camps, competitions and the resident program. The National Team Athletic Trainer works closely with the National Team Coaches and National Teams Manager of USA Boxing, as well as USOC Sports Medicine Team.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide for patient care activities as needed in accordance with the licensure, scope of practice, standards and functions of his/her individual professional licensure, job description and standards for appropriate practice, including clinical competency and documentation.
  • Perform as a high performance medical team member and participate in the functions and activities essential to clinic operations.  Refer to, and accept referrals from, medical team members including physicians, chiropractors, physical therapists, certified athletic trainers, USOC Sports Performance staff and others.  Participate in the daily care of athletes, including performance enhancing, preventative, routine cares.
  • Be in compliance with medical/legal requirements for the States of employment as well as any other states in which the individual supports the USOC or NGB at sporting events or activities.
  • Maintain compliance with IOC, WADA, USADA, and the Olympic Code in order to provide for maximum sports performance from each athlete.
  • Provide oversight and assistance to all athletes currently in the registered testing pool for USADA and/or WADA.
  • Maintain knowledge of up to date techniques in the enhancement, prevention, and care of athletic injuries.
  • Assist in developing and maintaining professional working relationships including Sports Performance partners, USA Boxing, and outside parties.
  • Work cooperatively with the National Team Coach and USOC Sports Performance teams to implement the enhancement of athletic performance and the prevention of potential injuries through programming and other measures.
  • Attend all training sessions of resident program and training camps to monitor health and wellbeing of athletes.
  • Travel extensively with National Teams, providing medical support during competitions held both nationally and internationally.
  • Accompany injured athletes to hospitals and Sports Medicine Clinic.
  • Communicate to high performance teams and USA Boxing Staff the status of injured athletes, while maintaining appropriate compliance with privacy laws.
  • Collaborate with physicians in order to develop and implement comprehensive rehabilitation programs for injured athletes.
  • Record and enter athlete medical data into electronic medical record system in a timely manner for maintenance of athlete medical records.
  • Manage Elite Athlete Health Insurance (EAHI) for national team athletes to assist with enrollment and access to provided benefits.
  • Initiate insurance claims for athletes.
  • Perform team-support duties such as maintaining equipment and stocking supplies.
  • Keep work areas, to include the Boxing gym and USOC Sports Medicine Clinic, safe, clean and organized.
  • Coordinate and execute special projects as assigned.

This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; management reserves the right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Qualifications

Education

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Athletic Training

Licensure and Certifications

  • Current Health Care Provider CPR certification
  • Licensure or certificate in good standing as an Athletic Trainer

Experience

  • Minimum 2 years of sports medicine clinical experience after licensure or certification experience with a variety of high level athletes and sports preferred
  • Documented experience working with collision sports preferred
  • Multidisciplinary Clinic experience preferred
  • Electronic Medical Record experience preferred

Skills and Competencies Required

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills including medical documentation
  • Working knowledge of Word and Excel computer programs
  • Must be willing and able to travel and work irregular hours
  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with a diverse population including, but not limited to, athletes, coaches, administrative staff, physicians, volunteers and other medical personnel.
  • Knowledge in the areas of:
    • Injury/illness prevention and treatment
    • Sport Performance enhancement
    • Emergency medicine skills
    • Annual Blood Borne Pathogen Training

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Position Type: Exempt, Regular, Full-time

Reports to: High Performance Director

Supervisory Role: None

Salary Range: $50,000 - $55,000 to start

Working conditions:     Office building with cubicles; medical clinic setting

                                   Irregular hours, 40+ hours per week

                                   Travel is required several times a year; sometimes for extended periods                      

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USA Boxing does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender, age, handicap, or veteran status.  All qualified applicants will be given equal opportunity.  Selection decisions are based upon job-related factors.  All employees must pass a background screening.

Application deadline: May 1, 2017


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