Bridgewater College, a member of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference and NCAA Division III, is seeking applications for the full-time position of Assistant Men’s Soccer Coach, to begin January 2023. This position reports to the Head Men’s Soccer Coach.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Assisting the head coach in all facets of a Division III men’s soccer program
Recruiting prospective student-athletes who fit the mission and culture of the program and the College
Assist in organizing and coaching training sessions
Developing detailed scouting reports, video analysis breakdowns, and working with GPS technology/data
Assist with administrative duties, including budgeting, equipment inventory, community service, fundraising initiatives, etc.
Assist with program marketing and branding on a multitude of platforms, including social media
Providing mentoring and support for the student-athletes, particularly in regard to academics, player, and leadership development
Complying with all NCAA, conference and college policies and regulations
Secondary duties as assigned by athletic department
Bachelor’s Degree required
Prior collegiate coaching experience and/or competitive collegiate playing experience required
Goalkeeper experience and/or training preferred
Basic competency in Microsoft Office applications is required
Excellent written, interpersonal, and oral communication skills
Must possess a valid driver’s license and be insurable by the college’s auto insurance carrier
Bridgewater College was founded in 1880 as the first coeducational college in Virginia. Bridgewater offers bachelor’s degrees in approximately 60 majors and minors, along with four graduate programs, pre-professional programs such as medicine and law, and teacher licensure. The College is a member of NCAA Division III and the Old Dominion Athletic Conference, with 23 intercollegiate athletic teams. The vibrant residential campus is located in the town of Bridgewater, Virginia, near the city of Harrisonburg in the center of the Shenandoah Valley. An excellent school system, healthy business environment, numerous arts and cultural events, one of the state's lowest crime rates, and a variety of outdoor opportunities and historic attractions draw many to the region.