Coaching Jobs

To Submit a Job Opportunity to this page, email to Only position for affiliated recreational leagues or clubs that play in an affiliated Illinois Youth Soccer competitive league (CISYL, IWSL, ILLOWA, SLYSA or YSSL) will be posted. Include which leagues your teams play in in the body of your email. Postings that do not include that information will not be listed

Coaching Opportunities with FC Lake County (Gurnee & Grayslake)

Member Leagues: IWSL, YSSL, IYSA State Premiership

Positions Available:

1. Seasonal Academy Program (U6 & U7)

No coaching qualifications required, but must have prior experience working with children.

2. U8 Academy Team & U9 Travel Teams

USSF “E” or Grassroots Coaching License required. Must have a min. of one year coaching experience in a recreational or travel soccer program. 

3. U10 to U19 Travel Teams

USSF “D” preferred and must have past experience coaching travel soccer teams.

4. Elite Team Coaches

Must have a min. of the USSF “C” license and have extensive experience coaching high level travel teams within the U14-U19 age levels.

All applicants must be energetic, willing to learn and share ideas with our dynamic coaching staff. (Must hold a valid driving license). 

Compensation is based on coaching qualifications and experience.

You can find further information about our organization on our website and you can also find us on Facebook/Twitter.

Resume’s should be sent to our Technical Director (Jamie Martin) via email: 

Recreation Academy Supervisor Needed

Your role will be to administer and execute all aspects of the HOTC Recreation Soccer Academy. Working with the HOTC Elite (Travel) Director of Coaching and Director of Operations, you will help shape and execute our program. This allows for a coordinated path through HOTC soccer programming from recreation academy to our competitive travel program. We engage recreational players of all abilities and school age children through 8th grade.

Essential functions of the position include:

  • Establish the curriculum, schedule and player recruitment for the Academy
  • Scheduling all games including staff, referees, player schedule and events
  • Ongoing daily management of the Academy and programming
  • Development and adherence to program budget
  • Maintain participant database
  • Plan and order any necessary equipment including uniforms

Building community is what Heart of the City exists to do. We strive to make an impact in our communities with the goal of helping our students change the future. An important part of Heart of the City educational commitment is to reach and teach individuals with barriers to academic achievement and/or sustained growth. We believe that we all deserve access to the resources necessary to provide a higher quality of life including socioeconomic stability, interpersonal and professional development and gainful employment.

Qualified candidates will have strong soccer coaching, organizational and administrative skills. You must have a background in playing and/or coaching soccer. You should have had some experience with leadership of recreational programs for youth. Ability to speak and write Spanish and/or holding at least a USSF D license a plus, but not essential.

Programming involves evenings and week-ends as programs dictate.

This is a full-time salaried position including health insurance and other benefits.

There is no relocation package available for this position.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $35,000.00 to $45,000.00 /year


  • Soccer Coaching: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Soccer Programming: 3 years (Preferred)


  • USSF D or Higher (Preferred)


  • Spanish (Preferred)


Apply through this link:

KICS United Coaches Needed

KICS United is looking for coaches to join our staff for the 2018-2019 season. We seek coaches who are motivated and can create a fun learning environment for our youth players. KICS is located in downtown Chicago. To learn more about our organization, please visit our website at

To apply, please send your resume to

Pegasus FC Coaches Needed

Pegasus FC Coaching Positions 

Pegasus FC is looking for coaches to join our coaching staff for the upcoming 2018-2019 season. 

Hourly coaching and head coaching roles are available.

Candidates should be highly motivated and passionate to work with Pegasus players and staff

Job Description

  • Coach training sessions and games

  • Options to work weeknights and weekends

  • Be a positive role model for children

  • Inspire players to love the game of soccer

Minimum Qualifications & Skills

  • USSF National 'E' License or equivalent

  • Must pass a criminal background check

  • Great communication and verbal skills

  • Valid Driver's License and own a vehicle or have access to travel


  • Compensation is based on experience and qualifications 

Apply Now

To apply for a coaching position, please contact:
Grant Ratcliffe – Director of Coaching

CFC Coaches Needed


Celtic FC Chicago is accepting applications for coaches to join our coaching staff for the upcoming 2018-2019 season. Celtic FC Chicago is based in the city of Chicago Chicago’s northwest side, which have competitive teams for both boys and girls ages U9-U19. Candidates should be highly motivated and passionate to teach
young players the game of soccer by creating a fun, dynamic learning atmosphere.

For more information about Celtic FC Chicago please visit our website,

Job Description

  •  Coach training sessions and games
  • Develop each player's skill and knowledge of the game (Player Centric Curriculum)
  • Ability to work weeknights and weekends
  • Be a positive role model for children
  • Inspire players to love the game of soccer

Minimum Qualifications & Skills

  • USSF National 'E' License or equivalent
  • Must pass a criminal background check
  • Great communication and verbal skills
  • Valid Driver's License and own a vehicle or have access to travel outside of Chicago
  • College playing experience and/or teaching background a plus


  •  Compensation is based on experience, qualifications and number of teams that will be coached.

Apply Now

To apply for a coaching position, please send your resume with job history, playing experience and 3
professional references to:
Adam McLemore – Director of Coaching -

Staff Coach

Northwind Soccer Club is currently hiring staff coaches for boys and girls teams for the 2018-2019 season. With over 450 competitive soccer players, Northwind Soccer Club is one of the largest competitive youth soccer clubs in Chicago. 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • USSF E Coaching License and a minimum of 1 year coaching experience. The coach should be willing to continue their coaching education through attending USSF and USC coaching licenses in the future.
  • All candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check, possess a valid driver's license and have adequate transportation
  • Salary will be based on the number of teams a candidate is willing to coach, level of credentials and coaching/player development experience.

To apply for coaching positions, please send a resume to Director of Coaching Robert Turpin,

Chicago Edge Soccer Club: Travel Team Coaches Wanted

Chicago Edge SC is a travel soccer club based in the Oak Park/River Forest area.  We are looking for highly motivated, professional individuals to join our coaching staff for the 2018/19 season.  

 Ideal candidates should have soccer playing and coaching experience and possess a license from the USSF or NSCAA.

Qualified candidates should send their resume with license, coaching and playing experience to Director of Coaching, Murray Findlay at "

Staff Coach Positions with HOTC ELITE

Expanding youth soccer program in the Northeast Suburbs, looking for coaches for the upcoming 2018-19 Season:

We strive to develop hard working, technically advanced, and tactically savvy players that can dominate possession of the ball. Moreover, we believe that we can positively affect our members lives through soccer by creating an environment that inspires our youth to be competitive on the field, successful in the classroom, and productive members of the community.


Candidates should have…… 
-         Minimum USSF D License 
-         Strong experience in coaching youth soccer
-         Experience in a professional environment
-         Ability to be a team player and coach within a player-centered curriculum
-         Ability to pass a background check
-         Ability to work late afternoons/evening and weekends

Preferred candidates should have:
-         USSF C or National Youth License or higher
-         Previous college playing experience

Compensation based on experience, qualifications, and number of teams.
Please send any questions and resumes to julio@heartofthecitysports.orgplease include a cover letter and professional references with your resume.


Illinois Youth Soccer's Soccer For Success

Soccer For Success is seeking Coach Mentors to assist in the daily operations of a 24 week program in both the fall and spring for 2017-18. Programs are currently located in Chicago Public Schools; the Coach-Mentor must serve as a mentor and positive role model for children. The candidate must be willing to work for 12 weeks from September-December in the fall, and 12 weeks from January-May in the spring. Typical programs hours, based on location, and would be either 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM or 2:45 PM - 6:30 PM.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities Include:

  • Implements U.S. Soccer Foundation Soccer for Success curriculum.
  • Providing guidance and role modeling to players
  • Overseeing practice sessions that are both engaging and informative with an emphasis on developing player skills within a competitive environment that also teaches the importance of maintaining an active lifestyle, good sportsmanship, and a nutritional diet.
  • Implementing the required monitoring and evaluation policies/tools, including weekly reports, attendance monitoring, BMI and pacer testing etc.
  • Overseeing equipment and systematic return of all equipment at the finish of each session and season.
  • Attending mandatory training before the start of each season.
  • Communicating with (Illinois Youth Soccer) lead on a weekly basis; daily if needed.

Skills/Required Knowledge:

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Experience playing soccer is preferred
  • Ability to work with a variety of people in a multi-cultural, diverse socio economic setting.
  • Ability to maintain a professional relationship with Assistant/Volunteer Coaches and School and Community Partners.
  • Ability to motivate youth and manage behavioral problems

Access to reliable transportation


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