Defiance College, an NCAA D-III institution and member of the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference, located in Northwest Ohio, seeks qualified applicants to serve as Head Men’s Soccer Coach. Applicants should possess a strong soccer coaching background with demonstrated success as an energetic recruiter and positive role model for student athletes. Reporting to the Athletic Director, the individual will be responsible for the total operation of the men’s soccer program. Soccer duties include recruiting, game preparation, practice organization, scheduling, fund-raising, budget preparation and management, student-athlete mentoring, development of a service learning/engagement project for student-athletes, evaluation and supervision of graduate assistant or assistant coaches, and other duties normally associated with being the head coach. Additional expectations of this position include knowledge of and commitment to all NCAA, HCAC, and institutional rules and regulations, game administration duties, and some departmental and campus committee work/involvement.
This position requires a bachelor’s degree (masters preferred) and a valid driver’s license. Preference will be given to candidates to possess USC/USS coaching licensure and have previous collegiate soccer coaching, playing and recruiting experience. This is a full-time, 10-month position (August 1-May 31) but with an immediate start date for this first year. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Interested individuals should send cover letter, complete resume and a list of four references with contact numbers to electronically to Defiance College at email@example.com.
About Defiance College
Defiance College, chartered in 1850, is an independent, liberal arts institution affiliated with the United Church of Christ. The campus is located on 150 acres in a residential area in the city of Defiance in Northwest Ohio. The College offers more than 40 undergraduate majors, graduate programs in education and business, sponsors 20 intercollegiate athletic teams, and has received national recognition for its educational experience of service and engagement. Defiance is a college where students learn to lead and serve in a democracy; learn to understand, appreciate, and have the skills to interact with other cultures; and learn to not only receive knowledge but to make their own knowledge by engaging in interactive experiences. Our Vision creates an educational experience of engagement in civic, cultural, and learning dimensions for all students and is home to the McMaster School for Advancing Humanity, a unique research program serving as a focal point for teaching, service, scholarship, and action to improve the human condition. Defiance College is an equal opportunity employer committed to the diversity of faculty, staff, and students. Applicants who will enrich the diversity of our campus and promote a spirit of inclusivity are especially encouraged to apply.