Summary of Position The Assistant Women’s Soccer Coach will assist the head coach in planning and organizing all phases of the NCAA Division I Women’s Soccer program including but not limited to on the field coaching, developing game plans, organizing practice sessions, student-athlete mentoring and academic monitoring, recruiting talented student-athletes, organizing community service projects, fundraising, assisting with the organization of the summer camp program and team budget management.
Acceptable minimum level of education Bachelor's
Acceptable minimum years of experience 3-5 years
Additional Job Information UNH is a federal contractor within the meaning of the Executive Order on Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors. This position may require that you be vaccinated against COVID-19 in the future, unless you apply for and receive a religious or medical exemption. You may not test out of this requirement.
Posting Number PS3852FY22
Other minimum qualifications Bachelor’s degree. One year of coaching experience.
Additional Preferred Qualifications 3-5 years of soccer coaching experience preferred. Division I coaching and goalkeeper experience.
Salary Information Salary is complemented by a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, retirement, tuition, and paid time off.
EEO Statement The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or marital status.
Institution Information The University of New Hampshire is an R1 Carnegie classification research institution providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs of distinction. UNH is located in Durham on a 188-acre campus, 60 miles north of Boston and 8 miles from the Atlantic coast and is convenient to New Hampshire’s lakes and mountains. There is a student enrollment of 13,000 students, with a full-time faculty of over 600, offering 90 undergraduate and more than 70 graduate programs. The University actively promotes a dynamic learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives, life experiences, and cultural backgrounds pursue academic goals with mutual respect and shared inquiry.
Duty/Responsibility Responsible for women’s soccer team on field coaching including developing game plans, training and conditioning programs; organizing practice sessions; developing and retaining athletically talented student-athletes to compete successfully within the conference, regionally, and/or nationally.
Assess talent and actively recruit talented student athletes to the women’s soccer program who are suitable for the UNH academic programs.
Assist with all aspects of the women’s soccer summer camp program, skills clinics, and other fund raising initiatives to support the women’s soccer program.
Encourage student-athletes to perform to their highest academic potential, assist in monitoring student-athletes’ progress toward degree requirements to remain eligible. Monitor the retention eligibility of student-athletes as it impacts the Women’s Soccer team’s APR and the University’s overall APR (Academic Progress Rate).
Organize and engage team members in community service projects
Pass the NCAA coaches certification test, participate in athletic department meetings, attend all mandatory NCAA compliance meetings and maintain appropriate forms and documentation in office files to be reviewed upon request. Maintain competency with respect to knowledge of, compliance with, state and federal laws, University policies/regulations, America East conference rules/regulations, and NCAA rules. Report to the Director of Athletics any violations of NCAA, conference, and/or institutional rules.
Assist in the development and maintenance of strong alumni, parent, and booster support for the Women’s Soccer team, promote the sport in the state, New England, the region and nationally. Assist the head coach in the pursuit of strong print and media attention
Represent the University on a high professional level, with dignity, integrity, and strength of character. Respect the rights and dignity of each student-athlete, display sensitivity to diversity issues and work to create an inclusive and welcoming environment.