How to Become a Massachusetts Youth Soccer ODP Coach

 

 

Massachusetts ODP Staff Coaches are appointed by our Technical Director and ODP Director and are subject to the approval of the Board of Directors. All ODP hiring is done in July for the up-coming year that starts in August with tryouts.

 

Head Coach
1. Must first abide by and uphold the "Mass Youth Code of Ethics" and have a demonstrated history of such a standard of behavior.
2. Must hold at minimum a USSF "B" License or an equivalent license (i.e. an NSCAA Advanced National Diploma and/or a recognized FIFA equivalent)
3. Must have soccer playing experience at a high level (collegiate and/or semi-professional recommended);
4. Must have coaching experience at a high level (Club, College, or Professional)
5. Must come well-recommended.

Assistant Coach
1. Must first abide by and uphold the "Mass Youth Code of Ethics" and have a demonstrated history of such a standard of behavior.
2. Must hold at minimum a USSF "C" License or an equivalent license (i.e. an NSCAA National Diploma and/or a recognized FIFA equivalent)
3. Must have soccer playing experience at a high level (collegiate and/or semi-professional recommended);
4. Must have coaching experience at a high level (Club, College, or Professional)
5. Must come well-recommended

 

Application to Coach

By applying for a position as an ODP Coach, you will be certifying that you have read and understand the time commitment involved in the position and that you are willing and able to make the commitment to ODP and to your players throughout the ODP year.