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Athlete Management/Coaching: Coach
Coach Educator - 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 a 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

This position will report to the Director of Coaching Education and is based at U.S. Soccer’s headquarters in Chicago, Ill.  The core function of this position is to oversee the planning and teaching of Pro, A and B level courses, clinics and workshops in support of U.S. Soccer’s license pathway. This position will also assist in identifying, training and assessing instructors. This position requires effective influence through collaboration with a diverse technical group that includes various leaders and stakeholders from U.S. Soccer’s membership. 

Primary Duties

  • Lead instructional efforts at courses, clinics and workshops
  • Select, train and assess per diem instructional staff
  • Serve as a contact for updates to content, protocols and license information
  • Manage relationships with technical leaders and the coaching community for the purpose of continuous coaching development
  • Promote a candidate-centered learning environment at coaching schools
  • Participate in the ongoing process of working on the overall departments philosophy, methodology and core curriculum, while emphasizing within a particular license level
  • Create, edit and maintain training content and educational resources with a specific focus on the Digital Coaching Center (DCC)

Minimum Qualifications:

  • U.S. Soccer A License or equivalent
  • Practical teaching experience and/or degree in education
  • Practical instructor experience with (U.S. Soccer) teaching courses
  • Excellent written and verbal (English) communication skills
  • Proficient with technology and it’s use as an education tool
  • Exceptional attention to detail and ability to multi-task
  • Strong organizational skills and team player
  • Proven track record of personnel and project management
  • Proactive attitude with exceptional work ethic
  • Strong knowledge of the sport and the overall soccer landscape (in the US)
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and demanding environment
  • Lifelong learner with shared philosophy of reality based learning in a student centered environment
  • Experience in goalkeeping, fitness or sports science a plus
  • Significant travel required

Desired Characteristics:

  • Desire to be part of a team
  • Display a tireless work ethic
  • Exceptional diagnostic/troubleshooting skills
  • 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

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

1. Are you willing to relocate to Chicago, Illinois?

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Internships: Athlete Management/Coaching
Development Academy Club Services Associate - 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 casual work environment, inclusive culture, an atmosphere for professional development and internal career growth opportunities. 

As the Development Academy grows via expansion into Zone 1 boys soccer and adding a girls program, there is a significant need for dedicated Development Academy staff to support member clubs. Exceptional candidates in this role may be considered for full-time positions with the Development Academy based upon employee performance. This opportunity is aimed at applicants that are college graduates seeking professional careers in the sport of soccer, specifically elite youth development.

Primary Duties of the Position:

  • 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
  • Support Technical Advisors with implementation of Academy program initiatives
  • Assist Academy Coordinator team with events, club and player registration

Education/Skills/Knowledge:

  • 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.)
  • Experience in developing/supporting technology platforms or database management is a plus
  • Bilingual (English and Spanish) is a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree required

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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Internships: Event Management
Events Intern - 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.

Events Department Overview

U.S. Soccer’s Events Department is responsible for organizing, developing and executing the organization’s National Team Events.  This individual will work closely with the Ticketing, Communications, Fan Services and Corporate Partnership Departments in preparing the operational elements needed to execute approximately 20 U.S. Soccer events through the first half of the year.   

Primary Duties

The Events Intern is responsible for the organization of U.S. Soccer events held in venues across the country.  The Intern will support the preparation of each event in collaboration with other departments from inception to execution.  The role will include, but is not limited to:

  • Research and execute hotel agreements
  • Coordinate visiting team hotel arrangements
  • Research and secure training facilities for visiting teams
  • Obtain insurance for venues and training facilities
  • Coordinate shipment of Event Department equipment
  • Secure, brief & oversee event staff (e.g. - day of game volunteers)
  • Assist in on-site event execution
  • Reconcile all post-event invoices

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates shall be pursuing or have recently completed a degree in a relevant field of expertise.

  • Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish a plus
  • Ability to manage multiple concurrent events through multi-tasking and managing priorities efficiently
  • Ability to work independently and as a part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Excellent computer skills, including advanced Microsoft Excel capabilities
  • A background in soccer and sports event management is preferred
  • Maintain highest level of professionalism and confidentiality
  • Event travel 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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Internet/New Media: Audio/Video Editing and Production
Video Department Intern - United States Soccer Federation (Chicago, IL)

The Opportunity:

We are U.S. Soccer and we are the future of sport in the United States.  Our mission is to make soccer a 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.

Video Production Department Overview:

U.S. Soccer’s in-house Video Production team is part of the organization’s Content Department and is responsible for producing video content across a variety of platforms. The in-house production process at U.S. Soccer encompasses shooting, editing, graphics creation and post-production. The video department also manages all media assets and video archives for the organization. The Video Production team works within the Content department daily but services all other departments at the organization and works to create dynamic digital content for a range of needs throughout the company.

Primary Duties:

  • Support all aspects of the production process in the Video Department at U.S. Soccer, including pre-production, logistics, shooting and post-production
  • Assist other member of the departments in ongoing projects for U.S. Soccer’s digital platforms, in-stadium use and internal use.
  • Assemble video content using U.S. Soccer’s vast media reservoir, implement detailed changes and feedback, and finalize an exceptional product for wide uses at U.S. Soccer, including its website and YouTube page, social media and National Team events.
  • Create and develop graphics for video and live events
  • Manage elements of U.S. Soccer’s media library – in conjunction with other members of the Video Production team – ingesting, organizing and distributing footage as required
  • Contribute to all other facets of Video Production at U.S. Soccer, including the numerous tasks required for studio management and equipment maintenance

Requirements/Characterisitics:

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field and experience in a production studio environment
  • Experience working in groups and production teams but also an ability to work alone and on a deadline
  • Advanced knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Thorough understanding of visual and narrative grammar
  • Pushes U.S. Soccer’s stylistic sensibility while staying within the boundaries of its well-established methods
  • Familiarity with standard practices of digital compression, including knowledge of video resolutions, codecs and frame rates
  • Approaches project, data and studio management with the same attention to detail as any of the elements mentioned above.
  • Ability to keep a project on a deadline, short or long term
  • Experience in the field, including with cinematic cameras and lenses (Canon EF and Sony E mounts) and with sound and lighting techniques
  • Quick learner who can function well in the fast-paced environment mandated by professional sports
  • Some travel may be 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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Internet/New Media: Audio/Video Editing and Production
Video Technology Coordinator - United States Soccer Federation (Chicago, IL)

The Opportunity:

We are U.S. Soccer and we are the future of sport in the United States.  Our mission is to make soccer a 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.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

U.S. Soccer’s in-house Video Production team is part of the organization’s Content Department and is responsible for producing video content across a variety of platforms. The in-house production process at U.S. Soccer encompasses shooting, editing, graphics creation and post-production. The Video Technology Coordinator will be an extremely detail oriented individual with superb organizational skills with the capacity and desire to succeed in an analytic and support role for U.S. Soccer’s Video Department.

  • Develop and manage U.S. Soccer’s digital media archival process, including ingesting, tagging, and distributing footage as needed to produce an organized library of footage
  • Facilitate delivery of all footage in a timely manner required by producers and editors for video productions
  • Manage acquisition and sharing of National Team match footage from broadcast and licensing partners
  • Manage the maintenance and cataloging of the Video Department’s computer hardware, including floater laptops that are sent to freelancers
  • Lead the evaluation of all video technology needs within the organization and provide recommendations on new assets to improve productions 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field and 1-2 years of experience in digital publishing or digital archiving
  • Experience working in groups and production teams but also an ability to take personal responsibility for maintenance of the video archive
  • Experience with Digital Asset Management systems, media asset metadata, and complex post-production workflows
  • Ability to program automation processes within the media management framework
  • Knowledge of the use of digital audio and video editing and processing tools, including Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Approaches project, data, and studio management with the same attention to detail as any of the elements mentioned above.
  • Ability to keep a project on a deadline, short or long term

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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