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Recreation Trainer

Job Details

Main Location - Mclean, VA


The Recreation Trainer is responsible for leading and organizing soccer training sessions for young players in a recreational setting. The trainer will implement age-appropriate soccer activities to help players develop their skills and love for the game. The trainer will also be responsible for maintaining a positive and supportive environment, as well as assisting volunteers with their coaching development.



  • Prepare and lead age-appropriate soccer training sessions for young players.
  • Implement sessions according to MYS curriculum and standards.
  • Maintain a positive and supportive youth soccer environment that cultivates a lifelong passion for the game.
  • Communicate with volunteer coaches about player progress and managing the training and game environments.


Preferred qualifications and experience for the Recreation Trainer position includes:

  • Experience playing and/or coaching soccer.
  • Strong communication skills and leadership experience.
  • Passion for working with young athletes and helping them develop a foundation of skill and enjoyment in the sport.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to work with players of various ages and skill levels.
  • USSF Grassroots (4v4, 7v7) Coaching Licenses or higher required.
  • SafeSport Certification and background check required.
  • First aid and CPR certification preferred.

Working Hours: Part-time, flexible hours based on schedule,

Compensation: Starting salary $30 an hour. Varies based on experience and certification.