To serve as the Head Men’s Soccer Coach. The head coach will be in charge of all aspects of the Men’s Soccer program, including recruitment of quality student athletes, retention, fundraising, conditioning programs, organizing and planning practices and game strategies, and assisting in scheduling contests and coordinating travel. CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES •Contribute to the educational mission of the University by coordinating the instruction of student athletes in the area of Men’s Soccer. •Recruit quality student-athletes for the Men’s Soccer program. •Instruct methods, strategies, and coach student-athletes in the sport. •Schedule practices and competitions. •Assist with coordinating travel (ex: bus/van, hotel, meals, etc.). •Transport and supervise student-athletes while on the road. •Train and supervise assistant coaches. •Participate in fundraising activities to supplement the operational budget for the program. •Monitor specific sport budget to ensure fiscal responsibility. •Operate the program under the rules and regulations of the University, the NCAA, and the NAC. •This position will be responsible for monitoring academic performance of student athletes. This includes overseeing of class attendance, grades, class performance and study habits to encourage the attainment of a degree and maintain athletics eligibility. •The head coach will be responsible for initializing and supervising community service projects in coordination with the athletic department. •Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: The Director of Athletics provides general supervision. Additional duties maybe required at the discretion of the Director of Athletics.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: · Bachelor of Science/Associates Degree or equivalent experience in physical education, or related/appropriate discipline. · Current CPR/AED Certification. · Available weekday late afternoons, evenings, and some weekends. · Ability to establish and maintain effective and productive working relation with athletic staff, trainers, student-athletes and athletic administration
Prior Men’s Soccer Head Coaching experience.
We are looking for a highly motivated, organized individual with strong interpersonal skills and with knowledge of coaching, teaching, and recruiting techniques. Minimum requirements include a bachelor’s degree or associates degree and at least one year of experience coaching at the collegiate level. Must be available to travel, have a valid driver’s license, be able to drive for the purpose of university business, and be able to work evenings, weekends, and holidays when necessary.
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