ESF Camps
  • Richmond, VA, USA
  • Seasonal - Full-time
  • Arsenal Soccer Camps USA

Position Summary:

An Arsenal Summer Camps USA Soccer Camp's Coach is responsible for the supervision of campers, soccer-specific skill instruction, providing a safe, fun camp environment, and serving as a positive role model for campers.

Position Objective/Purpose:

We are seeking motivated team members who believe deeply in the organization's mission and who display a record of achievement in effective supervision & management of youth as it pertains to this position. Candidates must be capable of teaching the fundamentals of soccer, building positive relationships and ensuring the safety and well-being of people of all ages.

Position Scope Factors:

  • Multiple locations in Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey, Virginia, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania
  • Some travel required

Essential Job Responsibilities                                                                                          

  • Group supervision of campers with attention to: behavior and group management, health, safety, security, and personal and skill development
  • Promote and actively participate in all camper activities
  • Work effectively with other coaches and collaborate on various responsibilities
  • Teach age-appropriate soccer skills and techniques in a progressive sequence to boys and girls ages 6 to 14
  • Coach, manage, referee or assist with all camp programs
  • Complete assigned paperwork, including player evaluation forms
  • Serve as a positive role model to campers
  • Follow the Arsenal Summer Camps USA Code and maintain the Look at all times
  • Exhibit Arsenal Summer Camps' Core Values at all times and to adhere to all company policies
  • Have fun
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

Position Competencies for Success

  • Understand and support the mission of the organization
  • Commitment to the growth and development of youth
  • The ability to work effectively with others in all levels of the organization in a professional manner
  • Excellent judgment, ability to identify problems and work quickly to find solutions
  • Commitment to producing consistent, high-quality work
  • Positive attitude
  • Patient, caring and creative
  • Flexible, adaptive and a Team player
  • Desire to make a difference in the life of a child

Experience Requirements

  • Previous experience working with children, examples include but are not limited to; babysitting, academic/athletic tutoring, camp counselor, youth volunteer, classroom assistant, religious education teacher
  • Experience playing soccer (varsity high school / collegiate-level minimum)
  • Youth soccer coaching experience (preferred)
  • Previous soccer camp coach experience (preferred)

Education Requirements

  • 18 years of age
  • High School Graduate pursuing college degree

Other Skill Requirements

  • Outstanding communication skills which include the ability to use clear, concise and grammatically correct written and oral language in all aspects of professional interaction with campers, their families, peers, leadership team and the larger community

Reporting Relationship(s)

  • Reports directly to and takes direction from Division Specialist. May also take direction from and is overall accountable to the Field Manager.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements

  • Push/pull, lift and carry a minimum of thirty-five (35) pounds across campus
  • Work outside, upright and mobile for six (6) to eight (8) hours per day
  • Respond to emergency situations which may include running (up to 1 mile in some cases) and ascending stairs without undue exertion
  • Possess physical capacity to fulfill all essential job functions responsibilities listed above 

This job description is subject to change at any time.

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