Lead Performance Coach (U14/U15/U17 AAA)

Lead Performance Coach (U14/U15/U17 AAA)



Title: Lead Performance Coach – Reports to respective Technical lead

Key Contacts Internal: Technical Leads, Coaches, Assistant coaches, Players and Parents

External: Soccer Nova Scotia and Nova Scotia Soccer League

Location: Halifax, NS

Hours: Minimum 3-6 hours per week, Majority on field with team. Mostly evening and weekends.



Stipend/compensation is based on the size of the group and qualifications held. To be discussed during the application process. Club to aid in development of coaches through educational courses and licenses.


Main Roles and Responsibilities:


· Prepare and design sessions for team

· Manage and coach sessions

· Support and motivate assisting coaches

· Demonstrate Club Values and help implement club philosophy and curriculum

· Create a positive learning environment for players to participate 


Off Field

· Effectively communicate with parents

· Design sessions

· Attend/Deliver off-field sessions in conjunction with the program (Gym, Mental Performance)

· Communicate with Technical lead


Personal Specifications:



- CSA C License Certified

- Making Ethical Decisions

- Respect in Sport Training

- Up-to-date Criminal Record Check

- Experience coaching youth players (U13-18)



- CSA B1 License

- CSA National B License


Preference will be given to coaches who exhibit and demonstrate similar Club values in combination with level of qualifications. Experience in similar roles is an asset but not required. Organizational and communication skills are required.



Send your coaching applications or questions to coaching@hcusoccer.ca. Please indicate the age group(s) you wish to apply for. Include your sport/soccer background, experience and qualifications in your application.