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Job Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in joining the Sporting Nebraska staff. Currently we are looking for grow our coaching staff in a number of programs that we offer. 

Volunteer Positions:

Recreational U6 - U19 Boys & Girls

Paid Positions:

Assistant Youth Director - Staff

Academy - U8 - U10 Boys & Girls

Competitive - U11 - U19 Boys & Girls

ECNL - U13 - U19 Boys & Girls

Lincoln Recreational - Boys & Girls

Lincoln Competitive - Boys & Girls

Lincoln Affiliate Programs - Boys & Girls

Paid Staff Coach Benefits

Our staff coaches are part-time and/or full-time employees of Sporting Nebraska FC. We hold high expectations of our coaches, and in return offer a number of benefits that can't be beat. If coaching is your passion and you have a love of the game then continue below to see what we can offer you.


  • Competitive compensation for our Academy, Competitive, and ECNL teams with recognition awards and bonus incentives

  • Yearly Adidas branded, club gear (5-8 items)

  • Licensing reimbursement for all coaches increasing their education in the game

  • Access to our coaching curriculum, wide range of lesson plans, and online coaching programs
  • Mentorship opportunities open to all staff members

  • Training on quality outdoor and indoor facilities, along with AV room access to engage in classroom sessions

  • A club culture driven by diversity, equity and inclusion

  • As an affiliate of Sporting KC our staff has access to coaching education opportunities, mentorship programs, facility tours and discounts on affiliate events

  • Options to travel with our Competitive/ECNL teams, expenses included

Staff Coach Commitment

  • The position is part time, 4 - 6 hours per week for Academy and 6 - 8 hours per week for Competitive/ECNL

  • Must be available 2-3 evenings per week (after 5:00pm) on Mon-Thu evenings, with availability on weekends for games & travel

  • Spring season runs April- June/Fall runs August - November?Winter runs December - March - this is a 10 month position

  • Must be able to travel to Omaha, NE and/or Lincoln, NE for training sessions

  • Teams play in 1-2 leagues and 2-3 tournaments each fall and spring season, you must be willing to travel with them

  • Must be willing to attain a online Grassroots coaching license if not already held (will be paid for by club)

Desired Experience/Qualities

  • Experience working with children of varied ages in a sporting, teaching or community environment

  • Ability to communicate effectively with parent group and directors on team schedule and team organization

  • Enthusiastic personality with ability to create a positive and fun environment for the players

  • Prior soccer coaching or playing experience preferred

  • Willingness to learn and attend coach education sessions as needed

Anyone interested in coaching needs to complete an application, both for head and assistant coaching positions. The Directors of Coaching will review all applications submitted and contact applicants in a timely manner. Interviews will follow.

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