Lourdes University invites applicants for the position of Men’s Soccer Head Coach to perform recruiting, training, and coaching of student-athletes on the Men’s Soccer team.
Recruits students and student-athletes as required. Develops and executes recruiting plans including determining which schools/showcases/recruiting events to visit, which student athletes to recruit and scholarship dollars to offer.
Responsible for the ongoing teaching and instruction of student-athletes in the performance of their sport such as but not limited to games, practices, individual and team workouts, and conditioning sessions.
Supports the mission and vision of the University and respects the University’s Franciscan values and tradition.
Monitors the academic development of the student-athlete by functioning as an informal academic advisor who assists with academic problems, facilities tutors and oversees academic study sessions.
Remains accessible to the media, alumni, boosters and the general public to publicize and promote the athletic department.
Prepares schedules for practices, competition and coordinates team travel within the policies and guidelines of the university and athletics department.
Prepares and administer team budget.
Hires and supervises an assistant coach, graduate assistant and other staff, while ensuring their compliance with the University’s Mission.
Supports the University’s commitment to academic excellence, academic integrity, and the retention and graduation of student-athletes.
Communicates effectively and courteously with others, including employees, students and the public, in a spirit of teamwork, respect and customer service.
Assists with fundraising and promotion of the team or athletic program as needed
Maintains inventory of all equipment, uniforms and supplies.
Performs other duties assigned by the Athletic Director
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed for training and competition
Knowledgeable and competent with NAIA, WHAC and any other governing body association for rules and regulations as it relates to the sport.
Strong organizational skills
Excellent communication skills
High degree of professional integrity
High commitment to developing the student athlete in both sports and citizenship
Bachelor's degree in a related field
3 years' experience coaching experience
Some coaching experience at the college level preferred
Some recruiting experience required
To apply, candidates should send a cover letter, resume or CV, and three professional references (all in MS Word or pdf. format only) to firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin immediately.
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About Lourdes University
Lourdes University, rooted in Catholic and Franciscan traditions, provides a values-centered education that enriches lives and advances academic excellence through the integration of the liberal arts and professional studies. In support of this mission, Lourdes University nurtures a diverse community that supports students in fulfilling their potential; commits to the engagement of faith and reason, inspired by our Catholic and Franciscan intellectual traditions, and provides a holistic, student-centered education rooted in the liberal arts. This education prepares individuals for meaningful careers and lifelong learning; and, fosters personal integrity, ethical understanding, social responsibility, care for all of creation, and a commitment to community service.