Duties and Responsibilities of Head Men's Soccer Coach
Plan, organize and direct activities involved with NCAA DII Men’s soccer program.
Coach the Men’s Soccer team in game competition. Direct daily practice during the prescribed season. Provide instruction and development for individual/team improvement, teach overall team and individual player strategies, analyze athlete performance, prepare student-athletes for the highest possible levels of competition.
Assist with the implementation of the strength and conditioning program for the team.
Coordinate team travel for away games including team transportation, lodging, and meals.
Direct and manage summer camps.
Recruit prospective student-athletes within the guidelines of PNW and NCAA academic admission standards.
Assist with the development and manage the team budget.
Construct competition schedule with approval of the Director of Athletics.
Adhere to NCAA rules and regulations for the sport.
Assist with academic monitoring of student-athletes to ensure academic success and compliance.
Adhere to the highest standards of student-athlete welfare.
Supervise Assistant Coach.
Assist the Director of Athletics with public relations and fundraising activities.
Participate in departmental meetings / activities including serving on PNW, GLIAC, and NCAA DII committees.
Benefits of Head Men's Soccer Coach
Full benefits – Medical, Dental, Vision, Short Term Disability, Retirement, Life Insurance and more
Accrue 15 days’ vacation your first year, then 22 days’ vacation your 2nd year plus rollover
University contribution of 10% to retirement (3 year waiting period)
University contributions to Health Savings Account –
Plus a chance to earn more through participating in University Wellness Initiatives
10 paid holidays
Employee Wellness Programs
Paid Parental Leave after one year of service
Tuition remission for you, your spouse and dependent children at any Purdue campus
For more information on our excellent benefit package, please visit: https://www.pnw.edu/human-resources/benefits/
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Education of Head Men's Soccer Coach
Bachelor's degree required.
Degree in Sports Management, Kinesiology, Education, Fitness or related program is preferred.
Experience of Head Men's Soccer Coach
Two years’ soccer coaching experience required at the professional, college or high school level
Core Competencies of Head Men's Soccer Coach
Must have strong team building and management skills
Ability to work across academic and administrative departments in a cooperative manner
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to coordinate collaborative efforts
Demonstrated experience in program development, management, and leadership
Ability to interact with members of the public and media
Ability to supervise regular and temporary staff
Understanding of the student-athletes commitment to academics
Ability to lift and carry up to 10lbs. frequently and up to 20lbs. occasionally
As a part of the job responsibilities associated with this position, knowledge of rules and regulations set forth by the NCAA & conference should be maintained, reviewed & practiced to ensure compliance relative to those applicable duties
Professional references will be verified prior to any offer of employment. Employment is contingent upon completion of successful background check along with a motor vehicle records check if applicable.
Purdue University Northwest is an EEO/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
Part of the internationally respected Purdue University system, Purdue University Northwest offers world-class educational opportunities at an excellent value on two culturally diverse, student-centered campuses, located in Northwest Indiana and in close proximity to Chicago. Purdue Northwest has approximately 6,000 students and offers more than 70-degree programs at the baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral levels. Purdue Northwest Athletics consists of 400 student athletes and 20 sports competing in NCAA Division II and the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. Intercollegiate athletic teams are fielded in men’s ice hockey, baseball, men’s and women's basketball, men’s and women’s cross country, esports, men’s and women’s golf, men’s and women’s soccer, men’s and women’s tennis, men’s and women’s track & field, softball, and women’s volleyball. Esports is a member of the Midwest Esports Conference. Purdue Northwest has recently developed new ice hockey, baseball, basketball, esports, softball, soccer, and tennis facilities. For more information on the Purdue University Northwest athletics program please go to PNWathletics.com. PNW sits between Chicago’s skyscrapers a...nd Lake Michigan’s sandy shores. You can have all the perks of a world-class city just a short drive away or enjoy the natural beauty of the Indiana Dunes National Park and Lake Michigan just 15 miles away.