How much will I get paid?
Follow the link below to view the 2016 Coach Compensation Package: http://www.redbullsacademy.com/training/coachpayscale.aspx
Do I need a background check?
All applicants that are offered a conditional contract as a seasonal coach with Red Bull New York must successfully complete a background check. Obtaining a background check is the responsibility of Red Bull New York. This process is completed through a third party company called Fidelifacts.
Fidelifacts will run checks in following areas:
- Social Security number trace
- Criminal record check
- National conviction & sex offender database
- Driver’s license check
- Employment history
- Education background
- Professional license (coaching only) verification
- Criminal record check
- National conviction & sex offender database
The Request for Background Information form will be provided to you prior to employment along with the Disclosure Authorization form. Please make sure to complete this form in as much detail as possible. It is important to stress that we need your home address for the past ten years along with all employment history, (please use additional sheets if necessary). If you cannot remember the exact address, please provide city and state.
As per employment law, should a conditional contract offer be withdrawn due to a background check issue, you will be informed via registered mail with a detailed report of all background information that was reported.
- All coaches need to complete and return this form 28 days prior to the start date of employment
- We cannot permit any staff member to start work until your Background Check is on-file
- Returning staff members that have not worked for Red Bull for a period of three months or longer are required to complete the Background Check procedure again
- Background Checks along with a copy of your coaching qualifications need to be returned to the Manger Recruitment and Education:
- Emailed: Abigail.email@example.com
- Mailed: Red Bull Arena, C/O Red Bull Training, 600 Cape May St, Harrison, NJ 07029
Please note that failure to complete this Background Check will result in the termination of your conditional contract
ALL INFORMATION SUBMITTED TO RED BULL NEW YORK WILL BE KEPT CONFIDENTIAL
How do I check local weather and traffic?
- Thunder and Lightning – At the first signs of thunder or lightning player should be taken under hard shelter; trees should never be used for shelter from thunder or lightening. Play should not continue until 30 minutes after the thunder and lightning has ended. For each new occurrence of thunder or lightning, the 30 minute waiting period must be restarted.
- Cancellation – Cancellation procedures change depending on the club you work in. Typically, you will have to check the club website for field closures or contact the club director if inclement weather occurs.
- If your session is cancelled due to weather, contact your Training Representative and inform them of the cancellation
Welcome to the tri-state area, population 31,483,000, this means a whole lot of cars on the road, at any time. Plan each and every trip you take accordingly and leave yourself plenty of time in case of unexpected road blocks.
Options for checking traffic include:
What should I expect from weekly education meetings?
Each week, there is a meeting which all full time seasonal staff are required to attend. In these sessions we will cover a number of coaching topics. we will be doing a lot of practical coaching and sharing of good ideas and practice.
How do I arrange an office visit?
The following policies and procedures are in place for training staff that are required to visit the Training Programs office:
- All meetings must be booked in advance with a Training Programs staff member. Without an appointment trainers should not show up without an appointment.
- On arrival at Red Bull Arena, trainers must check-in at reception which is located at the VIP entrance.
- Once at reception, the receptionist will call the appropriate Training Programs staff member, who will come to the main reception area.
- Trainers should not proceed passed the reception area until a Training Programs staff member has come to greet them.
- Parking is available in the East lot along and on Peter Higgins Blvd. Staff should not park in the reserved visitor’s area.
What are the player discipline guidelines?
Red Bulls New York Staff Guidelines for Player Discipline
Discipline is most often thought of synonymously with punishment; it involves much more. Red Bulls approach discipline with a positive action so there is reinforcement for acceptable behavior and a learning process taking place. It is important to keep in mind that every player is different and as a result it is necessary to find the right technique at the right time when correcting behavior. To accomplish these goals, the following steps are used:
- OBSERVE and LISTEN in order to prevent conflict
- TALK to the child individually away from the group
- SEPARATE the child from the group. A time out/away of reasonable duration (5 to 10 minutes) is acceptable.
- DISCUSS the situation with the child and parent if necessary at the end of camp.
- TELL THE SENIOR COACH AT CAMP or call full-time office employee if these measures are not effective.
- DOCUMENT if problem persist make sure you detail issues and events in the camp log book kept by the senior coach and complete an incident report form on the portal.
Unacceptable Player Behaviors
- Leaving camp/training without permission
- Abuse of coaching equipment
- Destruction of others property
- Inappropriate touching of others/self
- Teasing, bullying or name-calling
- Hurting, intimidating or threatening others
- Overly disruptive behavior
- Violent behavior towards others/self
- Disrespect of Red Bull Coaching Staff, other adults, or campers
What is the coach code of conduct?
The 5 pillars and 3 core values of Red Bull New York should be referred to at all times as they govern the behavior of staff internally and in the community. As ambassadors of the team, it is imperative that the importance of these values are understood and applied on a daily basis.
Our Mission - Develop, engage & inspire the soccer community
Our Vision - Dominate soccer in USA & Canada
Who We Are
- Passionate - We love the game
- Authentic - It's about a pure soccer experience. We make decisions based on what is best for our fans, the community, and the growth of the sport.
- Innovative - We help drive innovation and progression for the sport, and sporting experience
- Community Focused - We start in our backyard, and grow from there. For our community - we are a part of their story, and they are a part of ours.
- Aspirational - We become the point of reference for soccer in North America.
From our core values there are key values that you should consistently review and implement on a daily basis.
- Professional - Emotionally invested in the success of the organization. Display positive body language & attitude in every interaction.
- Trust - Act as one team dedicated & committed to our standards. Communicate with transparency and proactively disseminate information with your teammates' best interests in mind.
- Selflessness - Put success of your teammates & the organization first. Before leaving the field or meeting space, ask other teammates if they need help with anything. Proactively approach players, parents and teammates to ensure the best Red Bulls experience possible.
Code of Conduct
- Coaches should always arrive fifteen (15) minutes prior to any sessions or event to ensure adequate time for organization and session set up.
- For every session delivered the coach should always ensure that a written session plan is designed utilizing the Training programs or RDS coaching curriculum and online Red Print. All sessions should be conducted in alignment with the Training Programs approach to development, philosophy & methodologies.
- Coaches must only wear approved/seasonal RBNY Academy coaching apparel when conducting training
- Coaches should always ensure that they have the correct and clean equipment to deliver all training sessions.
- Coaches should always provide a safe playing environment for every session. This includes checking the playing field for potential hazards, ensuring goals are weighted down and that every player safely leaves the session with an approved guardian. Coaches are responsible of following check in and check out procedures from registers or rosters to ensure knowledge of player's attendance and departure with a legal guardian. If the legal guardian is not able to pick up the player, a signed note from the guardian needs to be provided with the details of the responsible adult picking up the child. No player should ever be left on their own. In addition, employees are not to be alone with minors. Follow the two adult rule.
- Coaches should also ensure that they have the required first aid supplies at hand and that they are aware of the correct first aid procedures.
- An RBNY Academy coach should always embrace the values of positive coaching and ensure that fair play, sportsmanship and the laws of the game are always adhered to. Additionally, an RBNY Academy coach should never question the decision of a referee and should be fully aware of the rules and regulations of both the local organization and the leagues that they play in. Coaches should adhere to the philosophy of the Red Print and approach to development on Game Day coaching.
- An RBNY Academy coach should always position the team and organization in a positive manner.
- Coaches should NEVER consume any amount of alcohol on the same day that a coaching session is being performed. Coaches should not be seen wearing any RBNY uniform when consuming alcohol. Additionally coaches should NEVER coach with signs of previously being under the influence of alcohol or when wearing RBNY uniform.
- Coaches should always adhere to timelines that are set for administration tasks.
- Coaches should NEVER connect with clients or players through internet or other social networking sites/forums. Furthermore, no reference or information that may jeopardize the integrity of or RBNY Academy should be made. Social networking sites should have privacy settings set to private. No, comments, photographs or video of work related activity, including pictures of youth soccer players, or other coaching staff, should be posted on internet sites. RBNY Academy coaches should never communicate with minors via e-mail, phone or text message. All communication should be done via the parent or parent coach.
- Coaches should NEVER discuss any element of their role or RBNY with the media unless authorized and approved by RBNY communications and legal department.
- Coaches should NEVER discuss any details of their employment contract with vendors or youth soccer constituents.
- Coaches should not participate in demonstrations or similar activities that may cause injury or harm to players or spectators. All demonstrations should be conducted in a safe manner that is appropriate to the playing age and ability of the group.
- Coaches are not to participate in activities, scrimmages and small sided games. Coaches should be on the side coaching and not playing in the session or game. Coaches should step in and demonstrate as required.
- Coaches should treat all players with dignity and respect and never have physical contact with them in a way that would be considered indecent. If physical contact is made with a player this should be in response to their needs at the time, of limited duration and appropriate to their age, stage of development, gender, ethnicity and ability. It is not always possible to be specific about the appropriateness of each physical contact. Coaches should use their professional judgment at all times, observe and be sensitive to the reaction or feelings of the individual. No physical punishment of players is allowed. Do no indulge in 'rough and tumble' play with players. Health and safety should always be considered. All instances of physical contact should be noted in writing at the time it occurs, on the required accident/incident form on the portal.
- Coaches will report as promptly as possible any violations of the Code of Conduct or any actions that he/she believes will become a violation of the Code of Conduct with the passage of time.