The University of Virginia is a highly competitive Division I program committed to academic and athletic excellence. The Department of Athletics is currently seeking applications for the position of Assistant Coach for the Women's Soccer program.
The Assistant Coach is responsible for performing various duties and responsibilities, including (but not limited to): coaching, instructing, recruiting, counseling, monitoring student-athlete academic performance, designing training sessions, collaborating on game plans and strategies, adhering to compliance requirements, and other sport program administrative functions.
Duties may include, but are not limited to:
Routinely presents options, identifies recommendations, initiates action, undertakes analysis, and provides guidance on all matters pertaining to his/her program duties.
Frequently provides instruction, evaluations, and performance feedback to student-athletes on training techniques/tactics, conditioning, gameday preparation, and safety rules and regulations.
Periodically counsels and advises student-athletes on academic, personal, and compliance related issues.
Uses initiative and experience to capitalize on key factors in successful recruiting, including timing, marketing, salesmanship, and networking.
Works closely with diverse internal and external constituencies to build relationships and promote the Women's Soccer program, Department of Athletics, and the University.
Collects, analyzes, and interprets tactical and statistical data of opponent's teams to provide direction in establishing gameday strategies.
Participates in short and long range planning of key program functions.
Accountable for NCAA/ACC rules and regulations and submitting documentation as required by the ACC/NCAA to the Department of Athletics Compliance Office.
Accountable for budgetary matters, including expense accounts and mileage reports.
Works under general supervision and reports to the Head Women's Soccer Coach.
Please do not reach out directly to staff of the UVA Department of Athletics, as only applications received through UVA's Workday system will be considered.
Required Qualifications Education: Bachelor's Degree Experience: A minimum of 1 year of experience coaching Women's Soccer at the intercollegiate level is required. Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
Knowledge and understanding of all aspects of the sport program and the ability to teach technical/tactical aspects of the sport.
Effective oral and written communication skills.
Ability to work well under pressure and with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
Ability to understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures.
Preferred Qualifications Education: Bachelor's Degree (or higher) in Physical Education, Kinesiology, Exercise Science, Sport Management, or a related area.
3+ years of experience coaching Women's Soccer at the intercollegiate level.
Experience as a Head Women's Soccer Coach at the Division I level.
Student-athlete and coaching experience at the intercollegiate Division I level.
Student-athlete and coaching experience with NCAA and/or conference championship competition.
Athletic and coaching experience at the professional or national team level.
Athletic accolades with regard to the sport of Soccer at the intercollegiate or higher level.
Administrative experience (i.e. budgeting, program planning, travel, etc.) at the intercollegiate or higher level.
Experience with an emphasis on analytics, video technology, and presentation software tools to prepare team reports and presentations.
Knowledge of budget preparation and fiscal management.
Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations.
Knowledge of SportsCode software and databases.
Additional Salary Information: Starting salary is dependent upon qualifications.
Internal Number: R0004454
About University of Virginia Department of Athletics
The University of Virginia is a highly competitive Division I program committed to academic and athletic excellence. The University, located in Charlottesville, Virginia, is a selective public institution known for its teaching, research, and public service. The University of Virginia sponsors a twenty-seven sport intercollegiate athletics program, which includes approximately 750 student-athletes.