Travel Soccer – Full-Time Head Coach

  • Full Time
  • Brooklyn, NY 11218, USA
  • Starting at $55,000 USD / SALARY
  • June 30, 2024
  • Season Start Date: August 26, 2024
  • Season End Date: August 31, 2025

Website Gjoa Youth Soccer

About Us
SC Gjøa Youth Soccer (pronounced YO-ah) is a non-profit founded in 1911 by Norwegian immigrants in Brooklyn, NY. We’re the oldest club in NYC and quite possibly the country, with a long and storied history in US soccer. We have 30 girls and boys Travel Soccer teams.

Job Description
As a Travel Soccer Head Coach at SC Gjøa you will be responsible for the following:

* Leading and developing youth players via weekday practices and weekend games and activities for players of varying ages and skill levels

* Promoting a love and appreciation of the game through engaging and enjoyable training sessions that maximize technical work and creativity

* Managing team communications and scheduling for 4 Travel Soccer teams under your direction

* Sharing development feedback with players and parents

* Being a positive role model in areas such as positive communication, honesty, respect, fair play, and team spirit

* Continuing your advancement as a coach through staff training and professional development


* Experience as a travel soccer coach, preferably 3 years or more
* Holder of a USSF C license or equivalent
* Ability to work evenings and weekends
* Ability to manage administrative tasks and communicate effectively
* Must be able to legally work in USA (the club does not offer visas)

Why Work With Us
Gjøa promotes a positive club culture by prioritizing player development over a win at all costs mentality. We work hard to build a positive and supportive work environment, and we offer the following compensation and benefits:

* A one year contract from September 2024 through August 2025 (please inquire about work for Summer 2024 if interested)
* Starting at $55,000 a year base salary, paid over the full 12 months
* Minimum of 5-6 weeks paid vacation per year, including numerous holidays
* Paid parental leave and sick days
* Coaching education opportunities and reimbursement
* Additional income opportunities such as extra camps, private lessons, clinics, and more
* Leadership opportunities within the organization and possibilities for advancement

How to Apply
Include a cover note with your resume and email your resume both to our Director of Youth Soccer, Lee Kellett –

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