Staff Coach

Western Canada RUSH Soccer Academy - Nanaimo, BC (28 days ago)

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Western Canada RUSH Soccer Academy has opened its search for a part-time position as Staff Coach, based in Nanaimo, BC. This individual must understand and be willing to work together within the RUSH Development Academy model, be enthusiastic, innovative, understand long term player development and help push players in a positive learning environment.

The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting the Technical Team in all on-field aspects of the Academy but will mainly oversee the youth players aged 7-14.

This coach will assist in maintaining all of the existing technical development programs, and assist to implement new evolution of our programs to improve the long-term development of our young athletes. The coach will have responsibilities within the organization, promotion, and team communication, regarding members participation in exhibition and tournament play. This position will report directly to a Technical Lead and maintain a clear and long-term development curriculum for emerging talent.


Competitive salary within the coaching market based on coaching experience. This position also offers the opportunity for an expanded role and title in the future. An opportunity to work in a unique, fun coaching environment with supportive coaches and focused youth players.


  • Proven track record of successful coaching and long-term development of players/teams.
  • Excellent communication skills, including conflict resolution, and decision making.
  • Ability to work evenings/weekends with the possibility of travel to our satellite location(s).
  • CSA/BCSA (or equivalent) approved licensing/certification or be willing to work towards licensing levels in a timely and established time frame.
  • Honest, driven, professional, good work ethic, motivated and passionate about long term development of youth, the emerging academy environment, RUSH, and its programs.
  • Computer skills with knowledge of different Soccer programming software would be considered an asset.

Resumé with Cover Letter will be accepted until the position is filled .

Information provided by or about candidates for these positions will be used only for candidate selection. We thank each applicant for taking the time and effort to respond; however only candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

Job Type: Contract


  • Coaching Youth Soccer: 3 years (Preferred)


  • English (Preferred)