We will not be having games this Saturday, May 20th or Training Sessions on Monday, May 22nd due to the Victoria Day Long Weekend. There will also be no Academy Sessions this Friday, May 19th! #enjoythelongweekend #hopingforsun
Dear NDSC Members,
A part of the application process is to get letters of support from Players, Parents & Coaches. The gaming grant office reviews all letters of support and your letters can attest to the benefits that you as a Player, Coach and/or Parent have through the North Delta Soccer Club.
Some of the items that we recommend that can be included in your support letters are as follows:
Letters from Players (U13 +): briefly explain how NDSC and the programs have benefited you, how the programs have impacted your life as you become a young adult and how long you have been playing youth soccer for NDSC.
Letters from Coaches: briefly explain how being a volunteer Coach with NDSC has benefited you as a person, how it's impacted your life with giving back to our youth in our community, how you see our players benefiting from our programs.
Letters from Parents: briefly explain how you see your child benefiting from being involved in youth soccer and how they have learnt how to work as a team player which in turn will assist them in becoming positive and responsible individuals in our community.
Please send your letters of support to firstname.lastname@example.org by May 22, 2017.
Your support is greatly appreciated!
Do you have a passion to help grow the game in this province? The North Delta Soccer Club (NDSC) is actively searching for talented professionals who are passionate about sport and making a difference in the game of soccer. We are in the process of change and building a new club soccer strategy that is aligned with the provincial and national level and focused on long term player development and operational sustainability. If you want to be a part of our exciting future and the world's 'Beautiful Game' then we want to hear from you.
North Delta Soccer was founded in 1964 and is one of the most storied clubs in the province. The club has over 1000 players in our fall program and over 500 in our spring programs. We offer a strong academy program for our players as well as spring and summer camps. The North Delta Soccer Club develops supports and delivers programs in the community of North Delta. The overall goal of North Delta Soccer Club is to assist with the development of our soccer players to have a healthy experience and to maintain "Soccer for Life" at all levels.
Reporting to the Executive and the Director of Soccer Operations the Technical Director (TD) defines, leads, and implements various strategic and operational projects focused on all technical programming within NDSC. The successful candidate will be a key member of the Management Group, shaping the day to day operations and strategic priorities of the organization while effectively leading his/her Soccer Operations department.
Employing both a passion for soccer and superior technical knowledge, the TD will lead a department dedicated to excellence in the areas of grassroots development and high performance. The TD must be a proven professional in this role with experience leading player to athlete development from the community through to the provincial/national level. The TD will also possess a sound understanding of the Long Term Athlete Development model (LTAD) being actively used in sport throughout Canada. Coaching development and mentoring of Coaches both at the development and high performance levels are also key knowledge domains for this position.
You must be a detailed planner, strategic thinker and polished presenter and public speaker. You will also need to be a sound leader of technical staff and community leaders and have the ability to set department goals/objectives and manage people effectively. In addition, you must demonstrate the ability to be successful in a team-oriented organizational structure.
Specific responsibilities and success factors include:
Work closely with the Executive and Director of Soccer Operations and the rest of the Management Group, providing leadership, management and strategic direction for the technical programming operations
Lead the strategic areas of high performance, player development, coaching.
Oversee and manage the staff coaches of the club and be able to lead them in coaching processes
Provide leadership and oversight of the NDSC strategic plan as it relates to his/her area of operations
Provide technical advice and make reports to the Board of the club were required
Provide leadership and attend all key events and make presentations or speak on behalf of NDSC where required
Seek out and build sound working relationships with technical leaders at the, provincial, district and community level
STRATEGIC PLANNING AND EXECUTION
With the Executive and the Director of Soccer Operations, lead the process to generate strategic annual plans that ultimately operate to fulfill annual targets and key deliverables that align with the NDSC strategic plan
Lead the process to develop specific strategies to expand the talented pathway within NDSC
Work collaboratively with senior leaders to find, develop and build alliances and make recommendations on technical direction and initiatives
Oversee and lead the assessment process for the club and make strategic player and coach recommendations
Manage overall department budget expenses and provide reports
In alignment with the CSA High Performance Plan and the BC Soccer Long Term Player Development Plan, lead and shape the transition and implementation of the Talented Player Pathway programs
Accountability and responsibility for Player Pathway program delivery, involving staff management, support and membership education as well as technical direction and oversight
Oversee the technical direction of NDSC as it relates to our partner club's in the implementation and continual progression of the player pathway
Support and implement the Club Development in overseeing various player development initiatives and projects
Support and implement the Club in the planning and implementation of all coaching related projects
Assist in the continual progression and expansion of the coaches certification and mentoring
Implement the integration of Futsal into the technical program from both a coaching and educational aspect
Support and implement the Club's development in High Performance divisions and development program.
Minimum CSA ‘A License’ or equivalency
5 years of technical leadership experience at the club, district, provincial and/or national-international level
Minimum 5 years of facilitating experience within coach education and development
Thorough understanding of the Canadian Sport For Life’s Long Term Athlete Model
Playing experience at an elite level or higher (preferred)
Proven success in system building and in technical performance within soccer programming, including player and coach education through the establishment of effective training systems
Creative, Innovative and strategic thinker
Proven success at leading, managing and developing people
Strong interpersonal, relationship management, communication, presentation and organizational skills
Detailed planner and critical/analytical thinker
A Change Champion; flexible and able to work in changing environments
Ability to set goals and manage a team through to performance outcomes
Build capabilities in technical teams to ensure seamless transition of project execution and results
Proficient in use of Microsoft office suite products such as PowerPoint, Word, Excel, etc.
To submit your candidacy please email your application to email@example.com.
Submission Deadline: May 17, 2017
We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
The North Delta Soccer Club is always accepting applications for Junior Staff Coaches. This position within the club will be a direct report to the Technical Director. The position is responsible for assisting coaches in the practice sessions, running mini programs and working at our academy in a group setting.
The candidate will have proven knowledge of his Soccer for Life completed, has coached a team in either a volunteer or staff capacity, and is willing to complete any other necessary soccer accreditation as required. This position needs to be available for week day evenings shifts and Saturday shifts.
If you are interested, please email your resume and a covering letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunday, May 14th is Photo Day for all Spring Teams. Please ensure you wear your uniforms and that you arrive 15 minutes prior to your scheduled team photo time to Mackie Clubhouse (10900 82 Ave, Delta, BC)
We will not be having any games on the Saturday, May 20th and we will not have training sessions on Monday, May 22, 2017 due to the Victoria Long Day Weekend.
New 3v3 tournament that is coming to Canada!
It’s the “3v3 live tour” that takes place in nearly every US state, and is now expanding here with the first weekend set for Aug 19/20 at Newton Athletic Park. For more information, http://www.3v3live.com/surrey
These are the age groups that they are running for this tournament:
U10 development (2007)
U11 development (2006)
U12 development (2005)
U13 premier (2004)
U13 metro/Div 1 (2004)
U14 premier (2003)
U14 metro/Div 1 (2003)
U15 premier (2002)
U15 metro/Div 1 (2002)