Director of Coaching

Organize and implement all competitive soccer programs for Alabama FC South, the competitive component of the YMCA of Greater Montgomery
Job Description

The Director of Coaching is responsible for organizing and implementing all competitive soccer programs for Alabama FC South the competitive component of the YMCA of Greater Montgomery. This position will be expected to recommend and execute strategies for player retention and recruitment, as well as manage team formation, game scheduling and competitive coach development. This position requires extended hours on the fields and traveling with teams throughout the season. The Director of Coaching will also demonstrate leadership, show enthusiasm, work efficiently while paying attention to detail and display a positive and professional attitude at all times.


Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) from four-year College or University; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Essential Functions
  • Organize and implement all Alabama FC South Premier Soccer Club (AFC) programs. (Including tryouts, recruiting, creating teams/rosters, scheduling games, securing referees, conducting coaches meeting, coaches training and other task required to have a successful competitive program).
  • Create partnership/relationships with local schools, churches and day care centers.
  • Create, Direct and lead the Summer/Winter camps and clinics.
  • Oversee player development and create club player development curriculum.
  • Coach one AFC team if time permits.
  • Attend AFC games to evaluate the program’s effectiveness. • Volunteer to conduct clinics for local churches and other youth programs to market our competitive programs.
  • Recruit, hire, train and supervise all AFC paid professional coaches.
  • Design and develop marketing materials for each program. • Conduct end of season surveys for the AFC programs.
  • Prepare and manage the annual budget for the AFC programs within approved budget guidelines.
  • Carries out all association policies concerning management, administration and accounting procedures.
  • Communicates positively and effectively with all participants, volunteers and staff, including timely response to emails and phone calls and requests for information.
  • Assist the Vice President with all major events being hosted by the Montgomery YMCA at the Emory Folmar YMCA Soccer Complex or Indoor Arena.
  • Secure team sponsorships for AFC.
  • Help secure teams for the tournaments being hosted by the YMCA and AFC South.
  • Assist the Vice President in the Annual Campaign.
  • Other duties/task as assigned by the Vice President.
Required Certifications
  • USSF “D” Coaching License required
  • USSF “C” or NSCAA Certificate Preferred
  • CPR, First Aid

Bloodborne pathogens required with 30 days of employment. 

Benefits Include

  • YMCA Family Membership
  • Program Discounts
  • Comprehensive Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Long & Short-Term Disability, Employee Life Insurance,
  • 12% Employer Funded Retirement Plan (once eligible)
  • Optional 403B Retirement Savings Account 
  • Paid Time Off
  • 8 Paid Holidays
  • Troy University Tuition Discount for Staff and Dependents
  • Professional Development Opportunities and Trainings

The YMCA of Greater Montgomery is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer.  Employment is subject to a background check.