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Performance Coach

24 hours ago


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Responsible for the planning and delivery of physical development programs, to ensure optimal physical development for all NYCFC II players.


The position will plan and deliver the athlete development program to NYCFC II players.  Athletic development is a fundamental component of young players’ long-term progress and is therefore crucial to delivering sustainable success at New York City Football Club.

The role will include working as part of a multi-disciplinary team to deliver best practice support to NYCFC II players, including the administration of the strength & conditioning, nutrition, recovery, daily monitoring, fitness testing programs and training load management for optimal performance, among other tasks.


  • In line with the NYCFC 1st team physical development philosophy, plan, deliver and evaluate physical development sessions for NYCFC II team and individuals to maximize individual development and performance.

  • Collaborate with other NYCFC Performance Coaches with the development and implementation of the NYCFC High Performance philosophy that will integrate into the vision and structure of the club.

  • Assist NYCFC II coaches with the planning, delivery and review of training sessions

  • Assist with the monitoring and assessment of NYCFC II players physical development.  This will include the management of data collection, analysis, reporting and providing feedback to coaches and players.

  • Assist with the practical implementation of appropriate nutrition and hydration strategies for players for training, matches and travel.

  • Apply an interdisciplinary approach with close links to other stakeholders including the NYCFC II coaches, athletic trainers, analysts as well as Academy and 1st team.

  • Periodization of NYCFC II team off-season, preseason and in season programs.


  • 2+ years paid experience in a team environment

  • Certified strength & conditioning coach (CSCS)

  • History of working with young athletes

  • Spanish speaker (preferred, not mandatory)

  • Microsoft office proficient

  • Experience with STATSports GPS

  • Experience using Vald technologies (NordBord, ForecFrame, ForceDecks)


  • 1st team Performance Director

  • 1st Team Head of Sport Science & Performance Coaches

  • Academy Performance Coaches

  • 1st team and Academy Athletic Trainers

  • NYCFC II and Academy Coaches & Administrators

  • NYCFC II MDT, including medical, performance analysis, recruitment, and operations teams


  • Applicant must be able to comply with MLS Next Safety and Well-Being policy and any other applicable child safety policies provided to applicants by NYCFC

  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays, as necessary

  • New York City Football Club requires a COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment, subject to exception under applicable law


  • Excellent health, dental & vision insurance, with options to fit you and your family’s needs

  • Comprehensive and competitive benefit programs, including maternal & paternal leave

  • Ancillary benefits: Commuter, gym membership, and Citi Bike discounts

  • Your health is important! Our wellness strategy focuses on mental and physical wellbeing through in-office and virtual programs

  • Four complementary tickets to every NYCFC home match

  • Team outings, happy hours, and annual staff gatherings to celebrate our co-workers

  • A dynamic, ambitious, and fun work environment


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QualificationsAcademy Experiance
Experience2 year+


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