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Athlete Management/Coaching: Coach
Head Coach - Junior Team USA - United States Bowling Congress (USBC) (Arlington, TX)

Team up with the United States Bowling Congress (USBC) as the Head Coach of Junior Team USA and have a fulfilling and fun career ensuring a Future for the Sport of Bowling.  For a professional coach who has mastered the skill and technique of coaching, USBC offers an unparalleled opportunity to coach an elite group of top American junior athletes. This experienced individual will coach all year-round for about 240 to 280 hours out of the year. 

The Head Coach of Junior Team USA will be responsible for establishing, maintaining and growing training/coaching programs for Junior Team USA Bowling, in addition to conducting Junior Team USA Camps and travel with the Team to International Events.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Responsible for breaking down barriers, growing and developing of Athletes and Coaches, improving efficiency and effectiveness of operations, and ensuring communication within and outside the team as appropriate.  Ultimately accountable for the results of the team
  • Create and maintain positive communication with Team USA Coaches, Staff and Athletes
  • Develop individual athlete training and competition plans for all Junior Team USA Members with the goal of winning World Youth Championship and Youth PABCON Medals
  • Serve as the Head Coach for all competitions for Junior Team USA National Team
  • Assign Coaching assignments. i.e.; associate and provisional coaches
  • Monthly Reports- USBC BoD
  • Design, implement, and create training programs for Junior Team USA Bowling Program
  • Organize and conduct camps & clinics for Junior Team USA Team USA
  • Assist where needed for Junior Gold, registration, clinics, opening/closing ceremony
  • Serve as a resource for camps, clinics, etc.
  • Attend Coaching education seminars
  • Serve as a presenter at coaching education seminars
  • Travel Athlete to homes, training venues or individual events; Scouting

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of 10 to 15 years of related experience required.  Experience could take form of extensive involvement and knowledge of the bowling world
  • Experience with running camps, clinics and team coaching
  • Ability to pass USBC Registered Volunteer Program background screen as a condition of employment and on an annual basis as a condition of continued employment to ensure appropriate protection is given to the youth involved in our programs required
  • Ability to adhere to the Code of Conduct of the USBC Registered Volunteer Program is a condition of employment and continued employment required
  •  Excellent written and verbal communications, to include excellent presentation/public speaking skills required
  • Stay current with SafeSport program of USOC
  • Ability to prioritize multiple projects and effectively meet deadlines required
  • Proven administrative abilities with strong planning skills
  • Proficiency with general office computer applications (MS Office, PowerPoint etc.) required.
  • Obey the mission statement, bylaws, policies, and philosophies of USBC Team USA and USOC.
  • Must be a visionary to carry the Team USA program forward into the new age of bowling
  • USBC Silver Certified Coach required or within 90 days
  • Familiarity with USOC programs and activities desired

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Ability to pack and unpack materials for events
  • Ability to work at computer for extended periods of time
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to travel % of the time
  • Ability to lift 50lbs or more

USBC offers competitive starting salary with excellent full time benefits which include:

  • Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Paid Time Off Plus 9 Paid Holidays
  • 401K
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Flexible Spending Accounts

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Athlete Management/Coaching: Coach
Assistant Coach/Pro Shop Manager - United States Bowling Congress (USBC) (Arlington, TX)

Team up with the United States Bowling Congress (USBC) and have a fulfilling and fun career ensuring a Future for the Sport of Bowling.  USBC is recognized by the United States Olympic Committee as the national governing body for the Sport of Bowling and is a membership organization. We provide standardized rules, regulations and benefits to make bowling fair and fun for everyone.  

USBC is seeking a talented Assistant Coach/Pro Shop Manager for the International Training and Research Center. Primary duties include training and instruction of lessons as well as the management of the pro shop. This qualified individual will also perform other necessary tasks required to operate the training center, camps, clinics, lessons, and pro shop in an efficient manner. 

Responsibilities:

The duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Conduct lessons, training camps, coaching, and presentations
  • Operate and manage Pro Shop
  • Preparations for camps, clinics, and lessons
  • Assist with the daily operations of the facility

Qualifications:

  • High school education and four years of professional coaching experience is required
  • Four years of pro shop trade experience is required
  • Basic computer skills (Word, PowerPoint, POS, Excel, and Internet) are required
  • Experience with business computer applications is required
  • Experience with public speaking required, preferable on bowling related topics
  • Must be able to work independently with little supervision
  • Multi-task in a professional manner
  • Strong project management skills required
  • Good problem-solving, creative thinking, and analytical skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to pass USBC Registered Volunteer Program background check

Physical demands:

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to lift and unpack (up to 70 lbs.) boxes
  • Ability to operate heavy machinery

USBC offers competitive starting salary with excellent full time benefits which include:

  • Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Paid Time Off Plus 9 Paid Holidays
  • 401K
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Flexible Spending Accounts

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Athlete Management/Coaching: Team Administration/Operations
Development Academy Coordinator - United States Soccer Federation (Chicago, IL)

The Opportunity:

We are U.S. Soccer and we are the future of sport. 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, fans and members. We are seeking motivated, passionate, skillful people who can think, create and work as part of a team. 

U.S. Soccer is a growing company that offers a comprehensive compensation package, casual work environment, inclusive culture and an atmosphere for professional development. 

Primary Duties:

  • Build relationships with Academy clubs and provide outstanding customer service through regular communication, training and support
  • Work collaboratively with Academy Coordinator team to filter messages and respond to inquiries in a timely manner
  • Establish existing and new avenues to support and positively impact player, coach and referee development 
  • Expert knowledge of the Academy philosophy with ability to interpret rules, regulations and policies and support Technical Advisors with implementation of program initiatives 
  • Assist Academy Coordinator team with events, club and player registration, and other duties as needed

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Strong knowledge of the sport and the overall soccer landscape in the US
  • 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.)
  • Experience in developing/supporting technology platforms or database management is a plus
  • Bilingual (English and Spanish) is a plus

Desired Characteristics:

  • Desire to be part of a team
  • Commitment; display a tireless work ethic
  • Possess a growth mindset; open-minded and seek challenges
  • Pursue lifelong development and learning
  • Communicate in a direct, open and honest manner
  • Accountable for actions/decisions; no excuses
  • Request feedback and 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: Team Administration/Operations
Coaching Education 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. We embrace diversity, technology, and global connections to drive the growth of our sport and serve our athletes and fans. We are seeking a motivated, passionate, and skillful Coaching Education Coordinator who can think, create, and work on a team.

U.S. Soccer is a growing organization that looks for team players to growth 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 Coaching Education Coordinator will be responsible for supporting the technical objectives and administrative aspects of the U.S. Soccer’s Coaching Development Program. The position is administrative in nature but does require a strong understanding of soccer and a familiarity with coaching. In addition to the administrative duties listed below, the position will also provide support to the technical staff in these areas as needed. 

In order to perform the primary duties and functions listed, this position requires someone who is highly organized and detail oriented.  It is also expected that the person in this position be able to effectively communicate with membership on a variety of levels.  The individual is expected to proactively contribute across multiple areas of the business and to prioritize workflow as needed on day-to-day basis. 

This position is also responsible for exhibiting a high-degree of professionalism, maintaining a customer service mentality and communicating consistently and transparently with membership. 

Primary Duties:

  • Manage and oversee the creation of technical content
    • Editing and formatting
    • Ensuring materials are updated and accessible online
  • Create and maintain positive working relationships with membership by providing training, support and service
  • Plan and execute national coaching courses
  • Coordinate and support regional and state level courses
  • Additional duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Marketing, Communications, or a related discipline
  • 4+ years' related experience in soccer or athletics; U.S. Soccer coaching license a plus
  • Must have a passion for the sport
  • Strong interpersonal, consensus-building skills, with the ability to communicate and achieve results across multiple audiences in complex organizational structure
  • Adept at building presentations to communicate ideas, e.g. Keynote, PowerPoint, InDesign
  • Outstanding organizational, planning and time management skills
  • Must be a team player
  • Dedication to the highest level of standards and excellence
  • Able to work independently
  • A proficient knowledge of Spanish-language skills is a plus
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel) and Adobe programs
  • Weekend and holiday work required
  • Travel required

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: Athletic Trainer/Physical Therapy/Doctor
Strength and Conditioning Coach - USA Field Hockey (Lancaster, PA)

   Summary:

The Strength & Conditioning Coach works with the Women’s Head Coach to develop, implement and lead an integrated strength, conditioning and sports science program for the US Women’s National Team, in line with the Women’s Head Coach’s Program, that will lead to success at FIH, Pan American and Olympic competition.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Women’s National Team Duties

    • Lead and provide individualized strength and conditioning programs based on current needs analysis, screening processes, testing and monitoring data

    • Deliver a physical performance program that complements current performance targets, training needs and competition schedule of the USAFH program

    • Developing novel and innovating training and monitoring methodologies that will serve to make the USAFH performance program world leading

    • Continually monitor, review and work with the medical team services to ensure the needs of the women’s Head Coach are met in conjunction with the Orthopedic Group and other appropriate service providers

    • Support the Head Coach with input into budget preparation and budget management for physical performance services into the women’s hockey performance program.

    • Maintain an effective working relationship with the Women’s Senior Team Head Coach, other USAFH Senior Management Team members, the Nook staff, coaches and the Orthopedic Associates of Lancaster, contributing to the strategic development and direction of USAFH

    • Collaborate with the medical team in the development of robust and effective ‘return to play’, ‘injury prevention’ and ‘screening’ protocols

     

    • Collaborate with the WNT Head Coach and medical team in multi-disciplinary team meetings to address on-going athlete performance status and support the review processes

    • Drive and manage research and innovation projects in conjunction with Women’s Head Coach’s performance model

  • Junior High Performance Resource Duties

    • Provide a long-term development pathway to link the strength and conditioning activities of JHP players with senior athletes training full-time at the Spooky Nook facility

    • Develop system, resources and protocols that will support and provide a long-term development pathway for the JHP players through to senior level

    • Be available from time to time (whether via teleconference, e-mail, webex, meeting etc. as reasonably required) as a resource for the JHP coaches to share relevant and appropriate information that would benefit the development of the JHP program and pathway

  • Other Duties

    • Represent USA Field Hockey nationally and internationally as reasonably requested by the Executive Director at conferences, seminars, the media, and other occasions as necessary and when available and where such conferences, seminars and other appearances do not conflict with the timing of the program

    • Represent USA Field Hockey at all times in a professional and personal manner that reflects positively upon the program, the organization and the United States of America

    • Other duties as assigned

      Minimum Qualifications Required:

Education:

·      Degree in Sports Science or equivalent NSCA  

 Licensure & Certification:

·     CPR and First Aid Certified

    Experience:

·     Must be able to work with cutting edge technologies in team sports such as GPS, Heart Rate Monitoring, etc.

·     Experience travelling with a team to major international competition at senior level

·     Highly competent in performance profiling, trend analysis, data mining and

managing large longitudinal data sets that systematically track and objectify performance

·     Ability to scientifically validate and interpret methodology

·     Knowledge of field hockey and female hockey athletes is preferred

 Skills:

Must be an expert in various computer systems and platforms including Microsoft Office, Outlook and Excel in particular using data packages to manage and interrogate novel data sets.

·     Strong communications skills both written and verbal and an ability to communicate

complex data in terms that are easily understood by a wide range of audiences.

·     Ability to prioritize own workload

·     Ability to balance conflicting demands and tight deadlines

·     Excellent problem solving and decision making skills

·     Ability to work independently and as part of a team

·     Open minded with a view to adopting new practices

·     Highly motivated, positive disposition with a passion for high performance sport

·     Personal integrity and the ability to invoke trust and respect from others

·     Ability to build and nurture key professional relationships

·     Communicate clearly both written and verbal

 Tools, Equipment, & Conditions:

This is primarily a field position where incumbent will be primarily standing, bending, crouching, and lifting of not more than 20lbs. Office work will be required so incumbent will need to be able to successfully operate basic office equipment with ease.  Noise levels can be rather loud especially in indoor settings where whistles and crowd applause may be excessive. Traveling long distances by plane or car is required and may require sitting for long periods of time. Incumbent must be flexible with their schedule as work on weekends, evenings and holidays is also be required.

Work Location:

This role will be predominantly based at Spooky Nook Sports, Lancaster, PA, with significant overseas team travel to competition and tours.

Salary Range:

Commensurate with experience and qualifications


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Athlete Management/Coaching: Team Administration/Operations
National Teams Manager - USA Field Hockey (Lancaster, PA)

   Summary:

The National Teams Manager will work with the WNT Head Coach to administer all aspects of the Senior Women’s National Team Program. This will involve liaising with the relevant Women’s National Team High Performance Staff and USA Field Hockey departments in all matters concerning the dissemination of information to the Women’s National Team.  Manage day to day administration of the Junior High Performance (JHP) Teams program and assist in the continuing development of a high performance culture within the Women’s Senior and JHP programs.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Administrative Duties

    • Out of Competition Duties

      • Communicate all Women’s National Team Program information as required by the Head Coach

      • Liaise with the Head Coach to ensure the smooth running of the Women’s National Team Program

      • Act as the first point of contact for any administrative inquiries relating to the Women’s National Team

      • Manage Women’s National Team athletes’ monthly stipends

      • Liaise directly with USADA and oversee the quarterly athlete Registererd Testing Pool (RTP) for the Women’s National Team

      • Organize all travel, travel documentation, venues and transport for the team as necessary

      • Organize all training and competition kit for Senior and Junior High Performance Teams including embroidery

      • Ensure correct kit for international competition including names, numbers, blood shirts etc.

      • Assist in building and managing budgets for all WNT programs/events

      • Manager the delivery and execution of annual athlete contracts

      • Manage the budget for training and competition kit for Senior and Junior High Performance Teams

      • Liaise with Women’s National Team Manager travelling with the WNT in relation to travel and international competition

      • Complete and submit team sheets (FIH TMS system)

      • Liaise directly with kit sponsor(s) and players to ensure timely order, delivery and correct allocation of kit on budget

      • Assist with organization and ordering playing equipment such as game/practice balls etc.

      • Administer team expenses

      • Compile tour call up letter details and disseminate to team

      • Maintain database of player caps & records

      • Responsible for maintaining appropriate stationery and office stocks in USA Field Hockey office at The Nook

  • Duties at Spooky Nook:

    • Main contact with Spooky Nook administration

    • Coordinate meeting room and facility usage

    • Coordinate player meals

    • Coordinate guest pass access to USA Field Hockey areas

Liaise with Spooky Nook in relation to Women’s National Team needs surrounding training, events and matches

Player Appearance Duties:

  • Coordinate player appearances as requested by USA Field Hockey and USA Field Hockey stakeholders

  • Coordinate additional community outreach player appearances

  • Communicate closely with the Head Coach in relation to player appearance requests

  • Liaise with USA Field Hockey marketing department

  • Create a player appearance protocol and communicate protocol as appropriate

  • Create a database of appearance requests and completion

  • Liaise with players, sponsors/partners and third parties

  • JHP National Team Program duties:

    • Liaise with the JHP Coaches in relation to the training and competition program

    • Act as the first point of contact for any administrative inquiries relating to the JHP Programs

    • Assist in building and managing budgets for the JHP programs

    • Organize all travel, travel documentation, venues and transport for the JHP teams as necessary

    • Liaise with the JHP Managers in relation to camps, international tours and details

  • Other Duties

    • Work with the High Performance team to ensure effective integration of support services and communications across the Women’s National Team

    • Offer a positive role model for athletes and staff

    • Assist in USA Field Hockey activities where required

    • Other duties as directed by the Head Coach

Minimum Qualifications Required:

Education:

·     Bachelor’s degree is required

 Experience:

·     Experience in high performance sports and sports development, specifically Field Hockey, is preferred

·     Minimum of 2 years’ administrative experience dealing with scheduling, organizing, data entry and finance work

·     Experience working independently

·     Experience in planning and organization with attention to detail

·     Experience of managing teams in a high performance tournament environment is preferred

·     Demonstrated ability to meet competing demands through effective prioritization in a results oriented environment.

·     Demonstrated success in managing individual differences and group dynamics

·     Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment, observe confidentiality, use discretion and initiative

Skills:

·     Ability to build and nurture key professional relationships

·     Have exceptional interpersonal and communication skills both written and verbal

·     Must be proficient in Microsoft Office programs

·     Ability to multi-task, handle frequent interruptions and competing priorities, be good at time management and meet deadlines.

·     Ability to manage multiple tasks and remain calm under pressure

·     Self-motivated and able to work independently and as part of a team

·     Strong awareness of self and self-regulation

·     Must be flexible and approachable with a positive attitude

·     Ability to thrive and willingness to work in a pressured environment with irregular and long hours

·     Driven by achieving results and a passion to exceed

 Tools, Equipment, & Conditions:

·     Office work will be required; incumbent will need to be able to successfully operate office equipment with ease.  Incumbent must be flexible with their schedule as work on weekends, evenings and holidays is also be required.

 Work Location:

Lancaster, PA

Salary Range:

Commensurate with experience and qualifications


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Athlete Management/Coaching: Team Administration/Operations
High Performance Manager - USA Taekwondo (Colorado Springs, CO)

POSITION SUMMARY: The High Performance Manager is responsible for the day to day administration of the High Performance Department of USA Taekwondo.

Reports to: High Performance Director

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Act as primary liaison for all coaching education programs, including scheduling and administration of coach training and seminars. Manage the registration and processing of the Associate Coach Quiz and handle logistics for level 1 and level 2 coach seminars.
  • Manage annual Athlete Development Training Camps at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, and other locations. Perform all logistical duties and assist with marketing and and recruitment, acting as primary contact for all camps, disseminating camp information as needed.
  • Manage event logistics for international elite teams, including the senior, junior and cadet national teams, the Paralympic national team and the Poomsae national team.
  • Handle air/ground transportation, meals, lodging, medical supplies, registration and budget for international competitions.
  • Expand coach/athlete education programs, including the USA Taekwondo webinar series. Manage monthly webinars, including recruitment, marketing and execution
  • Develop the Paralympic Taekwondo Program, including coach and athlete recruitment; program development; training and competitions.
  • Day to day management of the High Performance intern, including hiring, performance management and evaluations.
  • Assist the High Performance Director in managing the High Performance budget.
  • Assist the Events Department in the execution of USA Taekwondo national events.
  • Occasional international and domestic travel required.

Duties and responsibilities may be revised at the discretion of the High Performance Director and at the direction of the Executive Director.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Two years of experience working for a National Governing Body or other high performance sporting organization
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of U.S. Olympic Committee and NGB policies and procedures a plus.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Knowledge of Sport Taekwondo
  • Team Leader experience with international competitive sport teams

APPLICATIONS
Please supply your resume and cover letter. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. It is expected that the last day for applications to be accepted will be Monday, October 15, 2016. Due to the anticipated number of high quality applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please indicate approximate salary requirements in the cover letter.


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