Wheaton College, a NCAA Division III institution, is looking for a motivated, energetic, passionate and caring individual to lead our nationally renowned men's soccer program. The Head Coach prepares the team for a full intercollegiate varsity men's soccer season, including in-season and non-traditional practices, scouting of opponents and pre-season tryouts.
Responsibilities of the Head Coach include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Evaluate and recruit qualified student athletes. - Organize and conduct team practices to prepare for and compete in team competitions. - Travel locally, regionally and nationally for regular-season events, championships, conference and/or national meetings, fund raising, alumnae/i and community events. - Prepare and manage operating and fundraising budgets. - Develop a recruitment plan, including travel, solicitation, visits and budget. - Oversee student-athletes academic progress and be available for consultation/support for student-athletes. - Comply with all NCAA Division III, NEWMAC and Wheaton rules and regulations and ensure assistant coaches comply with the same. - Work closely with the Athletic Communications Director to develop a media plan and be available for interviews and speaking engagements both internally and externally. - Serve in an administrative capacity as needed, including a secondary duty throughout the year and game management assignments during the Spring athletic season. - Recruit, hire, supervise, train and evaluate assistant coaches and student workers.
- Bachelor's degree in a related field and 2-4 years of collegiate coaching experience required, or equivalent combination of education and experience. - Current and valid driver's license. - The candidate must be able to work independently and have the ability to work evenings and weekends throughout the year to accomplish the tasks necessary for success in this field. - The successful candidate must be committed to working and teaching within an environment that embraces the development of students around their education, diversity, and mental health awareness. - Review of applications will begin immediately, with an anticipated start date in January 2018.