Position:Technical Director
Post Date: April 18, 2020
Application Deadline: July 15, 2020
Start Date: August 15, 2020

The KLM Soccer Club is looking to fill the position of Technical Director. The KLM Technical Director is responsible for providing both technical and administrative support for the club’s technical programming, including coach development and education, player development and evaluations, try- outs, team training, academies advanced training programs, team formations, clinics and camps for all KLM Teams. KLM Technical Director will act as the chief spokesperson for KLM on technical development matters, including external liaisons with governing bodies. The candidate will provide the club ad hoc work as requested. The KLM Technical Director will report directly to the KLM Board.

For more information, please see the list of duties below.
Please send a cover letter and CV by July 15, 2020 to: In your cover letter, candidates should also indicate education background and indicate how your experience relates to the duties below.


Job Title: Technical Director

Duties & Responsibilities


Coach Development

  • Recruit, develop and directly manage the performance of staff coaches
  • Conduct performance reviews of all staff coaches (at least twice per season)
  • Provide the club with a report in September with seasonal objectives for U8-U12 Program
  • Provide on-going reporting regarding technical programs, resources and key metrics
  • Directly manage education and development opportunities for staff coaches
  • Design and implement coaching education program utilizing classroom (curriculum) and field sessions (practical) that allows for evaluation and feedback every month
  • Work closely with admin staff to maintain current files on all players and coaches
  • Manage, support and deliver an on-going female coach mentoring and development strategy


Player Development

  • Oversee all aspects of KLM Academy
  • Create curriculum for KLM Academy
  • Implement the KLM coaching curriculum, supervising player training and development
  • Design programs to support the player development models. Program components are to include pre-season, in season and post season training for players
  • Develop and implement a player evaluation process that includes: feedback to players and parents, and recommendations for individual development
  • Develop training schedules for teams
  • Establish a documented player selection process for use during team formations and Assessments/Tryouts
  • Work with local schools, afterschool programs, community organizations to develop soccer and promote KLM
  • Host Parent Orientation Nights for various age groups prior to season start and prior to the start of the Assessment process in February


Technical Director will be responsible for:

Academy Programs
Assessments & Team Formations U8-U18
Organizing teams for VYSA Leagues (U8-U12 Teams)
Spring Camps
Summer Camps
Advanced Training Programs
Develop and implement new programs and events to support the long term strategic direction of the club
Game Day Point of Contact For The Club


Positions that will report directly to the Technical Director include:

Staff & Volunteer Coaches



Works closely with Director of Operations and Club Administrator



  • Minimum Provincial B License or equivalent certification
  • Completion of Technical Director Diploma is an asset
  • Leadership skills, mentoring ability and program development
  • Organization skills and the ability to effectively manage resources
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Can work effectively with admin staff
  • Experience with, or willingness to learn, KLM’s web-based registration and club management software Techsys
  • Well organized and able to work under pressure, especially at the beginning of the season
  • Knowledge of club membership packages
  • A team player with an ability to operate as part of an integrated multi-functional management team
  • A valid Driver’s License
  • Must clear a criminal record check and vulnerable sector search


Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will be a person who is a positive self starter, organized, adheres to deadlines, reliable and can follow instructions. The Technical Director also needs to be comfortable working within the guidelines and policies set by the KLM Board. This person needs to be a motivated individual with a passion for connecting with current, past and future KLM members with the aim of helping grow the club. Previous Technical Director experience is not required.


Time Commitment

Generally 50 hours a month but can increase to 70-80 hours a month during August-September and February-March.



$1750 per month with opportunities to earn additional compensation from camps and clinics.