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Assistant Academy Coach

3 weeks ago


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The Academy Assistant Coach is part of the Youth Development Program (YDP) for Minnesota United Football Club (MNUFC), a sports business located in the Twins Cities area of Minnesota and a member of Major League Soccer (MLS), the top tier soccer league in North America.

Job Description:

The Academy Assistant Coach is a full-time role responsible for supporting YDP coaches for various MNUFC youth programs. This position is primarily located in Blaine, MN.


  • Assist YDP head coaches in Academy teams training and matches, both home and away

  • Assist YDP head coaches in training part-time teams, club camps and clinics, and Pre-Academy programs

  • Watch, analyze, and prepare opposition match summaries and scouting reports

  • Assist YDP administrative staff in game-day operations Coach in Pre-Academy training sessions as needed

  • Build relationships with local clubs and coaches to learn more about potential players

  • Attend local and regional matches to identify top talent

  • Work with MNUFC Equipment Manager to Organize Academy Equipment as needed

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Ability to manage multiple tasks at once, and prioritize tasks that are time sensitive

  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment

  • Exceptional communication skills

  • Experience in soccer coaching required

  • Experience in scouting strongly preferred


  • Ability to lift minimum of 50 lbs. and stay active throughout training sessions

  • Reliable transportation required

  • Ability to work flexible hours, including nights, holidays and weekdays

  • Applicant must be able to comply with MLS Next Pro Safety and Well-Being policies and guidelines

  • MNUFC requires a COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment, subject to exception under applicable law

  • Bilingual skills preferred

Company Profile:

MNUFC is a professional soccer club playing in Major League Soccer (MLS), the top tier of soccer in North America, and which operates under the oversight of the U.S. Soccer Federation, a member of FIFA. The Club is headquartered in Golden Valley, MN. Soccer operations are located at the MNUFC Training Center in Blaine, MN, and the team plays its home matches at Allianz Field in St. Paul, MN.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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QualificationsAcademy Experiance
LevelYouth Football


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