D.C. United Soccer Summer Camps Coach (D.C. & Maryland): 2024-3172

Coach & Junior Coach - Seasonal

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D.C. United Soccer Summer Camps Coach (D.C. & Maryland): 2024-3172

The Position

D.C. United Soccer Summer Camp is five days of soccer instruction and competition within our custom-built curriculum for all children ages 5-13. We are looking for soccer coaches who attack each day with enthusiasm for the sport and the opportunity to inspire youth players, unlocking their personal best. These coaches possess the ability to communicate and connect with a variety of ages, interests, and skill levels while approaching each day’s unique challenges with energy, patience, and a sense of humor. We provide the training, soccer curriculum & daily camp schedules along with all equipment for a successful camp day but need you to bring camp to life with your enthusiasm, dedication and un-matched energy.

What You'll Do

  • Mentor, coach and guide a team of campers through pre-written soccer curriculum and game play, fostering a respectful and positive atmosphere, while engaging campers throughout the day with high energy, integrity and passion.
  • Nurture physical, social & emotional safety of all campers by consistently implementing all camp protocols, forming connections with each camper within your group and fostering a supportive team environment for all campers on your team.
  • Represent D.C. United professionally and respectfully throughout all facets of your day to campers, parents, site and facility partners and any guests you encounter while on the clock and in uniform.
  • Be a loyal, dedicated and responsible team member who consistently shows up on time and ready to work for the campers and the rest of your team.
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned by camp leadership.

About You

  • Experience playing and/or coaching soccer (2 years at a competitive level – high school, college and beyond - viewed favorably).
  • Experience working with children in a camp, school or sport setting (2 years preferred).
  • Passionate about soccer and making a positive impact in the lives of children, families, and coaches.
  • Committed to the camp mission, top-notch program quality, the rest of your team, and our campers and their families.
  • Diligent, reliable and willing to learn.
  • Able to remain upright and standing for multiple hours at a time, to walk and/or run quickly around large outdoor grass and dirt-covered fields, and ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. of sports equipment.
  • Committed to adhering to the D.C. United Summer Camp Cell-Phone Free policy, powering down and putting away cell phones in a Yondr pouch for the duration of your shift.

Perks and Highlights as a Camps Team Member

  • Work in soccer, being active and outdoors all summer in the D.C. and Maryland.
  • A mid-season complementary catered lunch for all staff on-site.
  • Ability to earn mid and end of season awards.
  • Exclusive access to optional professional development opportunities hosted by our full-time Headquarters team.
  • Build valuable leadership experience representing a global brand.
  • Join an incredible team of like-minded, passionate people.

Additional Camp Information

  • Camp Dates & Locations: June 10th – August 16th.
    • Please note: Camp locations change weekly. All staff must have reliable transportation to get to site each day. Please, visit the following link to see our 2024 camp schedule: http://bit.ly/3hk7mAc
  • Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00 am-3:30 pm
  • Compensation:
    • Assistant Coaches:
      • $12.00/hour 
    • Coaches: $17.00 / hour
  • Extended Employment Opportunities: Goal-Scoring and Passing/Dribbling small-group lessons Monday – Thursday from 3:15 – 4:00 pm (paid at $43.75 per lesson), PM Aftercare Coach Monday - Friday until 6:00 pm (any overtime worked paid at 1.5x agreed upon hourly wage).
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Headfirst Professional Sports Camps is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity and inclusivity across our Headfirst community, and we strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented groups and those who might need reasonable accommodation to apply.



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