Major League Soccer

Medical Spotter-Contract Position

Job Locations US-NY-New York
# of Openings
Medical Administration


  • Communication with Venue Medical Director (VMD) regarding potential head injuries as part of the League’s Medical Sideline Review (MSR) protocol.
  • Recognize visual signs of potential head injuries as outlined by MLS concussion protocols.
  • Assisting in the concussion protocol process by providing clipped videos and additional information to Club medical staff through the MSR monitor system.
  • Be available for a minimum of 20 matches per season.
  • Alert MLS Medical and VMD of any potential injury that may require medical attention.
  • Complete post-match form for each clipped video/incident or match as needed.
  • Communicate with League MSR Supervisor as necessary.
  • Complete League sponsored and mandatory education program
  • Maintain League provided equipment.


  • Bachelor’s degree or master’s degree from an accredited CAATE athletic training education program.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience as a certified athletic trainer (ATC) or sports medicine experience with equivalent or higher education.
  • Current NATABOC certification.
  • Current state licensure in practicing state.
  • Understanding of head injuries and management.
  • Recognition of on-field evaluations.
  • Superior organization, project management skills and attention to detail
  • High level of commitment to quality work product and organizational ethics, integrity and compliance
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast paced, team environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate, both written and verbally for visual signs of the MLS Spotter Program
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Demonstrated decision making and solutions oriented
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines with minimal supervision
  • Ability to travel and to work non-traditional hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays

Desired Skills

  • Knowledge of rules regarding medical for the sport of soccer.
  • Knowledge of soccer competition rules.
  • Previous experience communicating with medical doctors (MD) and doctor of osteopathy (DO).
  • Knowledge of Snapstream, GuestAssist, SmartSheets, Excel, and other software programs.





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