The head coach is responsible for the organization, development, administration and coordination of a competitive NCAA Division I women’s soccer program. He/she must have knowledge of and strictly adhere to NCAA, BIG EAST, University and departmental rules, policies and procedures. The head coach must have the ability to recruit and retain athletically and academically qualified student-athletes.
1. Organize, direct, and administer all aspects of the program 2. Develop sport program to be competitive in the BIG EAST Conference 3. Create a safe, positive environment for student-athletes to learn and be challenged 4. Emphasize and enforce the Student-Athlete Code of Conduct 5. Practice good sportsmanship and the highest standards of professional conduct
Recruit and Retain Student-Athletes:
1. Recruit and retain athletically and academically qualified student-athletes 2. Commit to each student-athlete’s academic achievement 3. Adhere to NCAA, BIG EAST, University, and Athletic department policies and procedures 4. Pass the annual NCAA Coaches Certification Test 5. Maintain required documentation for NCAA rules compliance 6. Determine the distribution of athletically related financial aid
1. Coordinate a competitive NCAA Division I schedule 2. Organize and direct team practices 3. Support the mission and goals of the University and Department of Athletics 4. Maintain budget control and fiscal responsibility 5. Maintain appropriate documentation for business expenditures and NCAA rules compliance 6. Work closely with sport administrator and travel coordinator to secure travel arrangements 7. Work closely with equipment manager to procure equipment needs 8. Attend required rules compliance reviews
Public Relations and Fundraising:
1. Promote a positive image of Seton Hall University at all times 2. Participate on University and departmental committees 3. Support your team’s Life Skills and community relations’ projects 4. Support sports information office with information for publicity purposes 5. Support marketing efforts through appearances and promotions 6. Support fundraising activities of Pirate Blue and the University
Bachelor's Degree; 1-3 years experience as an NCAA head or assistant soccer coach or club coach.
Prefer that candidate has passed the most current NCAA Coaches Certification Test, however, it can be administered (and must be passed) once on campus; Prefer USSF “C” license or higher or the NSCAA equivalent. It will be expected that the successful candidate work toward highest licensure/certification in one of these organizations
About Seton Hall University
Seton Hall University is a major Catholic university located in South Orange, New Jersey. In a diverse and collaborative environment, it focuses on academic and ethical development. Seton Hall students are prepared to be leaders in their professional and community lives in a global society and are challenged by outstanding faculty, an evolving technologically advanced setting and values-centered curricula. Seton Hall is a proud founding-member of the BIG EAST Conference and supports 14 varsity athletic teams. By providing quality opportunities and programs which reflect high academic, moral and athletic standards, Seton Hall University enables all student-athletes to maximize their personal potential. Seton Hall University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. It honors diversity and respects the religious commitments of all employees. In turn, its employees respect Catholic beliefs and values, and they support its mission as a Catholic institution of higher education.