• Junior Coach, D.C. United Soccer Camps: 2019-2013


  • The Position:

    Reporting to the Site Leader, a Junior Coach at D.C United Soccer Camps is responsible for the safety, enjoyment, and development of every soccer player under their care. Our Junior Coaches provide their campers with guidance and instruction throughout the camp day, always encouraging a respectful and positive atmosphere so that each player experiences success while at camp. Junior Coaches must possess the ability to communicate with a variety of age, interest, and skill levels as well as have an enthusiasm for soccer while approaching each day and its unique challenges with energy, patience, and a sense of humor.


    The Work:

    • Facilitate Soccer Curriculum. We believe the best Junior Coaches don’t just sit around all day. We show up every day ready to work and expect our Junior Coaches to do the same. To truly provide the best experience, Junior Coaches must master and execute the Headfirst Professional Sports Camps Soccer curriculum, schedules, polices, and safety protocols with high energy, integrity, and passion.
    • Build Your Foundation. Preparation is key and through Headfirst Professional Sports Camps online and in-person trainings, you will continue to develop your love for the game and the commitment you have made to your team this summer. Through studying, learning, and then immersing yourself in the Headfirst Professional Sports Camps Soccer curriculum, each day you will provide families with an experience their camper will never forget.
    • Provide Unrivaled Experiences. You will lead campers through VIP stadium visits and player meet-and-greets. This once in a lifetime experience gives you and your team a behind the scenes look at an official Major League Soccer club while you ensure the safety, well-being, and enjoyment of all participants.
    • Work on a Team. We take our job seriously and are proud of the work we do. On this team you will demonstrate ethical and professional behavior in working with campers, their families, fellow team members, leadership, headquarters, and facility partners while upholding the Headfirst Professional Sports Camps mission at all times.
    • Handle the Curveballs. We believe obstacles are temporary and embrace any challenge as an opportunity to improve. As a member of our team you may be asked to step out of your comfort zone to help problem-solve, lend a helping hand, and take on other responsibilities as requested.


    The Requirements:

    • About You:
      • At least 16 years of age.
      • High school student or graduate who will be less than one (1) full year out of high school in the summer of 2019.
      • Experience playing soccer at the high school level and/or on a club team.
    • You are:
      • Highly Motivated. A self-starter who approaches professional hurdles with a strong sense of individual responsibility and a sincere emphasis on team over self.
      • A Coachable Teammate. You are a down-to-earth individual who has the desire and capacity to grow through self-reflection, and by both providing and receiving constructive performance feedback.
      • A Leader Through Action. At Headfirst Professional Sports Camps, we lead by example and are searching for a vocal, energetic, and enthusiastic leader who possesses the charisma, passion, and polish to serve as an ambassador of The Headfirst Companies.
      • Passionate. Here at Headfirst we’re inspired to make a difference in the lives of children and young adults everywhere and want you to be too.


    2019 Dates & Locations:

    June 17 - June 21: Woods Academy in Bethesda, MD

    June 24 - June 28:  Northwood High School in Silver Spring, MD

    July 8 - July 12: Mason District Park in Annandale, VA

    July 15 - July 19: Episcopal High School in Alexandria VA (Residential Camp)

    July 22 - July 26: Woods Academy in Bethesda, MD

    July 29 - August 2: Flint Hill School in Oakton, VA

    August 5 - August 9: Melvin J. Berman Hebrew Academy in Rockville, MD

    August 12 - August 16: Mason District Park in Annandale, VA

     

    The Headfirst Companies are proud to be Equal Opportunity Employers.

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