Coaching Applications Open!

SK United has opened the application process for everyone who is interested in being considered for a 2019 staff position. We are currently seeking head and assistant coaches, as well as apprentice coaches and team managers. All current and potential staff members must resubmit a coaching application to be considered for a 2019 position.

SK United requires that all head coaches hold, at a minimum, a USC 11v11 Diploma or a USSF D license. All assistant coaches must hold, at a minimum, a USC 7v7/9v9 Diploma or a USSF E license, and are encouraged to have a plan in place to obtain their 11v11/D license during the calendar year. There are no minimum requirements for apprentice coaches and team managers.

All staff members must complete a club background check with their application. If accepted into a 2019 staff position, an additional background check through US Club Soccer is required. Accepted staff members are also required to complete Safesport Training and the Sideline Sports concussion/cardiac awareness training.

In filling positions for SK United, the club considers the following attributes and qualifications:

-Experience and training

-Technical and tactical expertise

-Capability and ability to lead and influence others (both players and fellow staff)

-Attitude

-Passion for the sport and position

-Ability to function as a team member

-Willingness and capability to grow and learn as a coach

-Values: Do they mirror the mission of the club?

-Creativity

-Support and commitment to improve the program as a whole

Applications will be reviewed by the Select Committee and are subject to final approval by the Executive Board. In the case of multiple applicants for a specific age/division, applicants should be prepared to meet with the Select Committee to discuss their attributes and qualifications.

To submit your application, click on the link below. During the registration process, you can select up to two specific age/gender groups that you are interested in working with.

Resources
Documents

Forms

Medical releases, codes of conduct, and other forms necessary for the coach

Notebook

Team Manager Handbook

All you ever wanted to know about the logistics of running your team

Midair Tackle

Practice Planning

Resources for planning practices

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PSPL WEBSITE

Schedules, Team Pages

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PSPL Rules

Access the Puget Sound Premier League's current rules of competition

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FIFA Rules of the Game

THE rule book!