South Bronx United, a sports based youth development non profit, is seeking coaches that not only want to share the joy of playing the sport but also want to reinforce the values that sport helps develop (teamwork, discipline, respect, etc) for its after school soccer program. SBU, a sports based youth development organization, runs after school practices for boys and girls ages 6-14, 3 days a week. Coaches work with one age group of 10-20 youth for 2 hours at least one day a week.
Tuesdays, Wednesday, and Thursday, 4-6pm
Fall Season: Early September – Early November,
Spring Season: Mid March – Mid June
Mullaly Park, Jerome Avenue at 165th St, Bronx NY 10452
Coaches must be able to commit to being present for at least a 2 hours, one day a week (4-6pm on either Tuesdays, Wednesday or Thursdays) for one season.
Previous coaching experiences is not required, but enthusiasm for working with children and background playing the sport is needed.
We will provide volunteers with orientation materials, coaching training, and a coaching manual. A formal orientation/ training will be held prior to each season.
In addition to helping provide the resources and support to allow underserved and under-resourced youth the opportunity to participate in a safe, structured environment, coaches will have opportunities for professional coaching trainings and will be connected to a network of caring volunteers for fun soccer related events throughout the year.
Apply Here: Volunteer Form
South Bronx United uses soccer as a vehicle for social change, aiming to help youth build character, teamwork, leadership, and academic skills so that they can succeed in high school, college, careers, their community and beyond. South Bronx United strives to promote educational achievement, health and wellness, and character development through activities on and off the soccer field and to UNITE a diverse group of individuals and an incredibly diverse community toward common positive goals.
For more information on South Bronx United, please visit our webpage at www.southbronxunited.org.