Eastern Illinois University is seeking candidates for the position of Head Men’s Soccer Coach. The Head Men’s Soccer Coach is responsible for the management and administration of all phases of a varsity intercollegiate soccer program and team, within the guidelines, rules and regulations of the University, Summit League and the NCAA.
Identify, evaluate and recruit student-athletes to succeed at Eastern Illinois University.
Be responsible in all areas of team performance.
Work closely with support staff in areas of athletic, academic and social development.
Oversee strength and conditioning program, academic and medical issues.
Organize, plan and conduct safe team training, practice and conditioning activities.
Produce a quality team capable of a representative win/loss record as determined by University Administration.
Represent EIU at national, regional, state and local professional organization events.
Supervise all Men’s Soccer operations including, but not limited to, NCAA paperwork, scheduling, academic monitoring, travel plans, equipment and marketing.
Maintain knowledge of, and compliance with, specific NCAA, Summit League and institutional rules.
Manage annual budget.
Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics.
Bachelor’s degree required/Master’s preferred. Possess (5) or more years of coaching experience or equivalent. Must have extensive knowledge of the sport of soccer. Ability to recruit and retain quality soccer student-athletes. Excellent organization, interpersonal and communication skills. Demonstrated commitment to the academic success of the student-athlete. Ability and willingness to work effectively in a team atmosphere in the athletic department. Strong commitment to the University, Summit League and NCAA rules and regulations. Demonstrated commitment to diversity and experience with promoting inclusive excellence is required.
A complete file consists of a letter of application, resume, and names, phone numbers, emails of three (3) professional references. Please submit application materials on Interfolio via the link http://apply.interfolio.com/72880.
For questions regarding this search, please contact Mark Bonnstetter, Search Committee Chair, at email@example.com.
About Eastern Illinois University
Eastern Illinois University is a Division I - FCS program that competes in Ohio Valley Conference for all sports except for Men's Soccer and Swimming that compete in the Summit League