Here are tips and advice to help you achieve your career goals in soccer. Below we’ve organized some of the best soccer coach career-related resources available on the web.
Soccer Coach Job Boards
Resume Building and Samples
From Job Here, "Soccer Coaches develop the skills of individual players on soccer teams with the ultimate goal of winning soccer games. Their resumes reflect such skills as maintaining a healthy and safe environment for athletes, coaching soccer with the focus of improving skills and socialization, refereeing games to ensure fair play, and creating practice schedules and team meetings. College majors relevant to this career, as shown by sample resumes in the field, include health and physical education, coaching, and sport and fitness administration."
Resources from Uptowork
Additional Resource Links
Women in Soccer Panel Discussion - Of the approximately 4.1 million youth sports coaches in America, only an estimated 650,000 are women. A recent study in the journal Gender & Society found an even wider gender disparity, with only 13.4 percent of American Youth Soccer Association coaches being women.
Youth Soccer Coaching Information from Job Monkey - "Coaches must be able to work with the families, show empathy and understanding, but ultimately make it known that they are in charge of the direction of the team as well as who plays and when. To get started, most coaches start off as volunteers for at least two years before they are ready to work their way up the coaching ladder."