Current Openings


Head Coach and Assistant Coach 

We having head and assistant coach positions open for fall 2019.

Interested Applicants: Please email David Allen at lightningsoccerclub1983@gmail.com. Include information about your soccer playing and coaching background. 

Director of Coaching


Summary: 

Reporting to the LSC Managing Director, the Director of Coaching (DOC) will direct and supervise the Club coaching staff and is ultimately responsible for meeting the Club’s overall objectives relative to player and team development. 


The DOC runs the day to day coaching and training operations of LSC. The position assists the Managing Director with strategic planning, coach management/evaluation and team formation. The position is also responsible for creating and implementing the coach development and coach education aspects of the club and oversees the player development programs on the boys and the girl’s side.  

 

Position Type:  

Full or part time depending upon the applicants interests and availability 

 

Primary Qualifications: 

  • Licensure: USSF A/B license  
  • Playing experience: College and/or professional preferred 
  • Coaching experience: DOC experience preferred or a minimum 5 years youth coaching experience or 3 years as professional or college coach 

Secondary Qualifications: 

  • Demonstrated leadership qualities 
  • Excellent communication and dispute resolution skills 
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills 
  • Ability to relate to and motivate youth and adults 
  • Possess integrity and follow ethically sound standards 
  • Committed to working a non-traditional work schedule 
  • Proven computer skills, including ability to use word processing, spreadsheet, registration and website management programs 
  • Ability to create and execute a coaching vision for the club 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Recruit, assign, and evaluate qualified coaches 
  • Create and implement coach development curriculum for all coaches in the club 
  • Oversee player development and help the program director create curriculum and player development plans for all teams and ages 
  • Develop a standard player evaluation & tracking process 
  • Coach one or more teams as necessary 
  • Coach skills clinics and camps as necessary 
  • Attend training sessions and matches of each team throughout each season 
  • Coordinate an outreach program with the goal of increasing LSC enrollment 
  • Enforce LSC code of conduct for coaches, players, and parents 
  • Design and administer team tryouts in consultation with program director 
  • Assist program director with team formation process 
  • Assist program director in the organization of skills clinics and camps 
  • Assist program director in the design of a parent education program 
  • Assist in the design of a college recruiting program and educate players and parents on college playing opportunities 
  • Assist managing director with creating and executing strategic plan for the Club 
  • Represent Club at functions, league meetings, and events as directed 
  • Responsible for communications with leagues, players, parents and any other stakeholders on technical matters 

Compensation: 

The compensation and benefits package will be competitive and commensurate with experience. 


How to Apply:  

All interested applicants should email resume, cover letter, and a minimum of two professional references to david@lsc1983.com 

Weather Cancellations

2/12/19 - Winter Training has been cancelled.

Lightning SC

LSC Office:
Lightning Soccer Club
2 Beaver Meadow Road
Norwich, VT 05055

Office Phone:
802-649-7096

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