Job Listing: Assistant Director CUP Girls / Boys

Job Listing: Assistant Director CUP Girls / Boys

Cincinnati United SC is actively seeking a highly qualified leader for the role of Assistant Director within the CUP program. Cincinnati United Soccer Club is nationally recognized for player development and is the most competitive club in Southwest Ohio, Northern Kentucky, and Southeast Indiana. The club currently includes more than 2,500 players and over 200 teams competing in local, regional and national level competition platforms including Girls Academy, USYS PRO, MLS Next and various US Club competitions. 

Job Overview:

The Assistant Director for Cincinnati United Premier (CUP) Program U11-U19 will assist in leading the already successful and nationally recognized CUP program. 

Primary Duties:  Reports to the CUP Director, Executive Director, and President

  • Leads and supports CUP Coaching Staff in the implementation and execution of the CUP Talent Development Plan as well as assists in the execution of all operational aspects related to running an elite youth soccer club.

  • Assists in the organization, administration, implementation and execution of operational tasks within CUP program. Attends, helps organize and, at times, leads weekly meetings, training, matches and showcases.

  • Assists in planning, budgeting, organizing, implementing and maintaining the schedule for all CUP training (indoor/outdoor training facilities) in conjunction with CUP Facility Scheduler.

  • Works with all leadership across CU and CUP to provide the best overall soccer experience in our market and beyond.

  • Serves as a Head Coach for 1-2 CUP team(s).  

  • Minimum of 15 hours/week in the Club office.

  • Assists Director in the recruitment, placement and maintenance of a high level coaching staff for all teams.

  • Continues to grow and build on the college recruiting network already established for CUP players. 

  • Implements, supports, monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of how the CUP player development philosophy is being implemented across all areas of the program.

  • Culture  Adhere to all established CUP processes and protocols, as well as helping to improve both processes and protocols for continued growth within the program based on own experiences.  Continue to improve upon the current CUP environment including but not limited to training atmosphere, club culture, and facilities

  • PUMA KING Club  Work within any current and potential soccer specific programming within our PUMA & various relationships


Preferred Qualifications:

●    USSF A-youth license

●    Strong club and leadership experience 

●    USYS/DA/MLS Next/ECNL National Level Event coaching experience

  • Track record of developing individual players to a College soccer programs

●    Spanish speaking is considered an advantage

●    Regional and national relationships to continue to drive the growth of our players and staff

Minimum Qualifications:

  • USSF ‘C’ is the minimum standard of licensure (USSF B or higher preferred)

  • Prior experience coaching across the relevant age level (U11-U19) within a competitive club

  • Exceptional time management skills and ability to prioritize work in group and individual environments

  • Strong in organizational skills and communication in front of groups (membership & coaches)

  • Excellent on the computer with various platforms both in business (PowerPoint, Google Sheets, etc.) and soccer specific (session planning) with the ability to integrate this information into training and match preparation as well as individual player development

  • We embrace diversity of ANY background as long as the candidate has a strong ability to communicate in English.


  • Salary offered based upon abilities, skills and experience 

  • We are unable to begin International Visa processes for this position at this time

Additional Submission Instructions: 

When you apply for this job, please include answers to the following questions:

1. Explain any club soccer leadership experience you have.

2. Do you have previous experience coaching boys and/or girls teams within an elite club in the United States?  What clubs?  What leagues?

3. Do you have a USSF ‘A’, ‘A-youth’, or ‘B’ license? Other licenses?

4. Any other information that would be important for us to know.


Submission of Interest:  Asst CUP Director

Interested candidates should send their cover letter, resume, and references to:

Director- CUP

Blake Decker 

Director- CUP

Scott Bower

CUP offers a professional work environment, an inclusive culture and an atmosphere conducive to personal development.  The Club offers competitive compensation and is an equal opportunity employer.  Visit for more information about our organization.