Head of Performance Analysis

New York City FC

Vacancy summary

  • Salary:
    $95,000 to $105,000
  • Location:
    CFA New York (Orangeburg, NY)
  • Category:
  • Closing date:
    December 8th
  • More info & apply:
    See below


The Head of Performance Analysis is a key member of the sporting department. This role is primarily responsible for providing in-depth performance analysis to support coaching staff and players. The Head of Performance Analysis, with the help of their immediate team, will use video and data analysis tools to gather insights and assist in developing winning strategies and supporting the individual development plans for all 1st team players.


This position requires a dynamic, self-motivated individual to lead the day-to-day efficiency of the performance analysis team through video analysis, data analysis, and preparation of materials regarding matches, training, opposition scouting reports, and individual development plans. The individual must possess an exceptional level of football knowledge, while being able to articulate these thoughts and opinions to various stakeholders.


Team Leadership and Collaboration

  • Lead and manage a team of performance analysts, ensuring effective collaboration and communication.
  • Delegate tasks and provide guidance to analysts to maximize their contributions.
  • Collaborate closely with coaching staff, players, and other team personnel to ensure the integration of performance analysis insights into training and match preparations.

Match Analysis

  • Oversee the collection and analysis of match footage using video analysis software.
  • Provide comprehensive post-match analysis to coaching staff, highlighting key performance indicators and areas for improvement.
  • Collaborate closely with coaching staff to make informed decisions regarding tactics and strategy adjustments.

Opposition Scouting

  • Lead the scouting of upcoming opponents, analyzing their playing style, strengths, and weaknesses.
  • Prepare and deliver detailed scouting reports for the coaching staff and players.
  • Support coaches to develop game plans based on opposition analysis.

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.

Video Editing and Presentation

  • Oversee the editing and organization of video footage for team analysis and player feedback
  • Create high-quality video presentations for team, group, and individual meetings, effectively conveying key points and tactical instructions.

Technology Management

  • Stay abreast of the latest developments in video analysis and performance tracking software.
  • Manage and maintain the equipment and technology used for performance analysis.


  • 7+ 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 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.
  • Proven ability to lead and drive a team.
  • Influential in communication, ability to lead by example.
  • Highly creative and open-minded.
  • Proactive and driven to succeed.
  • Able to run projects professionally.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Dedication to the role and the extra hours needed outside a standard working day.


This exempt position has an estimated annual base salary range of $95,000 to $105,000. 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.


  • NYCFC 1st Team Coaching Staff
  • Sporting Director
  • Human Performance Director


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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