First Team Performance Analyst

New York City Football Club

Vacancy summary

  • Salary:
    $65,000 to $75,000
  • Location:
    CFA New York (Orangeburg, NY)
  • Category:
  • Closing date:
    December 8th
  • More info & apply:
    See below


The 1st Team Performance Analyst is a critical support role within our team's sporting operations department. This role will assist the performance analysis team in gathering and organizing data, managing video analysis software, and providing valuable insights to enhance team performance. The 1st Team Performance Analyst will play an essential role in facilitating the overall success of the team.


Video Analysis Support

  • Assist in the recording and collection of match footage and training sessions.
  • Help with video analysis tasks, including tagging and cataloging video clips.
  • Collaborate with the performance analysis team to ensure smooth video analysis processes.

Opponent Scouting Assistance

  • Support the performance analysis team in opposition scouting activities, including data collection and video analysis.
  • Assist in preparing scouting reports and presentations for coaching staff and players.

Player Individual Development Plans

  • Assist coaching staff in identifying areas for player improvement.
  • Prepare video clips and presentations to provide constructive feedback to individual players.

Data Collection and Management

  • Assist in collecting and organizing data related to player performance and match statistics.
  • Maintain databases and performance-related records.
  • Ensure data accuracy and completeness.

Technology Management

  • Maintain and update video analysis software and equipment.
  • Troubleshoot technical issues and coordinate repairs or upgrades as needed.


  • Collaborate closely with the performance analysis team, coaching staff, and players to provide timely support and assistance.
  • Assist in delivering video presentations and reports to players and coaches.


  • 4+ years of work experience as a Performance Analyst at a professional soccer organization
  • Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills to effectively convey messages to colleagues, coaches and players.
  • An enthusiastic approach and proactive attitude.
  • Must have exceptional knowledge of soccer – either as former player, coach or similar.
  • Must have good computer literacy skills and able to assimilate new software processes quickly.
  • Dominance of major video tagging platforms (Hudl Sportscode, SBG MatchTracker, etc.) and telestration tools (Hudl Studio, CoachPaint, Piero, etc.).
  • Experience with Microsoft software (Excel, Powerpoint) is required, while experience with data visualization software (Tableau, Power BI), video editing software (Final Cut Pro. Adobe Suite), and Mac software (Keynote, iBooks Author) is strongly preferred.
  • Must have experience filming sporting events from a coaching perspective.
  • Certifications and experience flying drones preferred.
  • Have flexibility to work differing hours on a weekly basis (including evening and weekends) and travel in accordance with competition schedules.
  • Good time management skills – ability to manage workload, set deadlines and priorities.
  • Excellent in a group working environment with strong communication skills
  • Highly creative and open-minded.
  • Proactive and driven to succeed.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Dedication to the role and the extra hours needed outside a standard working day.


  • NYCFC Head of Performance Analysis on day-to-day-basis.
  • NYCFC First Team Coaching Staff on day-to-day basis.


  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays, as necessary.
  • New York City Football Club requires a COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment, subject to exception under applicable law.


This exempt position has an estimated annual base salary range of $65,000 to $75,000. Final compensation offer amounts are based on a wide array of factors unique to each candidate, including but not limited to demonstrated skill set, years and depth of relevant experience, and some role-dependent factors such as certifications and software expertise. We welcome direct conversations with each candidate about compensation in all of our initial calls.


At New York City Football Club (NYCFC), we are on a mission to build this City into one of the soccer capitals of the world. The Club was announced as Major League Soccer’s 20th franchise and is the first and only MLS team located within the five boroughs of New York City. The Club has qualified for the Audi MLS Cup Playoffs for the last seven consecutive seasons, winning the MLS Cup in 2021. Games are broadcast through MLS Season Pass, the unprecedented subscription service from Apple and Major League Soccer that will have every match of the MLS regular season, Audi MLS Cup Playoffs and Leagues Cup all in one place and with no blackouts. NYCFC’s combined 3.3 million social media following across Facebook, Instagram, TikTok and Twitter is the second-highest among MLS clubs. For more information, please visit HERE

New York City Football Club is also one of 11 clubs comprising City Football Group and counts Manchester City FC, Melbourne City FC, Yokohama F-Marinos, Girona FC, Montevideo City Torque, Sichuan Jiuniu FC, Mumbai City FC, Lommel SK, Espérance Sportive Troyes AC and Palermo FC among its sister clubs.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



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