The George Washington University Department of Athletics and Recreation, an NCAA Division I member of the Atlantic 10 Conference, actively engages our students, our campus community, our alumni and our fans through the spirit of healthy living and competition. Located in the heart of our nation’s capital, this world-class university aspires to have a world-class athletics and recreation program. We are committed to building and sustaining a program that mirrors the overall excellence of the university, by providing students an unparalleled opportunity for achievement and engaging the larger community as we grow and cultivate the next generation of leaders.
Reporting to the Associate Athletic Director for Compliance, the Head Coach for Women’s Soccer will oversee the program by performing the following:
Identifies, evaluates and recruits academically qualified and athletically talented student-athletes in accordance with NCAA rules and regulations.
Organizes, prepares and conducts practice sessions and regular and post-season competitions.
Is responsible for individual player skill development and team performance development.
Supervises and manages full-time and part-time/volunteer assistant coaches, including interviewing, hiring, training, evaluating and professionally developing.
Works with athletic training staff and the team physician to prioritize student-athlete health and wellness, including areas surrounding mental health, nutrition, sleep and recovery.
Works with Strength and Conditioning staff to prioritize, develop and implement best practices for overall development of athletes’ strength and conditioning.
Oversees all aspects of the financial organization including proper handling of budget, expenses reports, procurement requests and other budget and business operations as required.
Is responsible for knowledge of and full commitment to compliance with all NCAA, Atlantic 10 Conference, university and Department of Athletics and Recreation protocols, rules and regulations. This includes matters related to Title IX.
Is responsible for developing, implementing and enforcing team rules in accordance with university and department policies.
Works with Educational Support Services team to best assist with the full academic, social and career development of student-athletes.
Works with the Marketing and Promotions staff to maximize opportunities that excite the community, promote the university, department and the women’s soccer program.
Works with Development and External staffs to assists in team and department fundraising and public relations activities.
Develops and maintains effective relationships and communications with prospective students, current students, alumni, colleagues, university staff, and general public.
Is responsible for managing camps and clinics as approved.
Qualified candidates will hold a Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization plus 5 years of relevant professional experience, or a Master’s degree or higher in a relevant area of study plus 3 years of relevant professional experience. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Founded in 1821, GW is the largest institution of higher education in the District of Columbia, to include ten academic units, with a full-time equivalent enrollment of a little over 20,000 students and approximately 11,000 full-time and part-time employees (faculty and staff). The George Washington University is a community dedicated to learning, communication, respect, service and teamwork. As one of the largest private employers in the District of Columbia, the university seeks employees who support the teaching, research, and public service mission of the university.