Under general supervision, the Head Men's Soccer Coach recruits student-athletes, makes recommendations for scholarships, schedules games, travel (transportation, meals, accommodations) and conducts practices for the men's soccer program. Contributes to the educational mission of the College by offering direction and instruction in the area of soccer training and competition by developing the skill level of team members. Increases visibility of program and Daemen College by hosting summer soccer camps and/or weekend clinics, to the surrounding communities.
Specific Tasks/Duties performed:
*Contributes to the educational mission of the College by coordinating the instruction of student-athletes in the area of soccer training and competition; *Recruits student-athletes for the men's soccer program; Instructs methods and strategies and coaches student-athletes in the sport; *Makes recommendations for scholarships; *Schedules practices and some games; *Transports and supervises student-athletes while on the road; *Trains and supervises assistant coach(es); *Operates the program under the rules and regulations of the College, the NAIA, the NCAA, the AMC and the ECC; understanding that a coach can be suspended for a period of time without pay or terminated if found to be involved in significant or repetitive violations of NAIA/NCAA regulations; *Responsible for providing all material relevant to the team (rosters with hometowns, high schools, etc. and schedules) in a timely manner before the beginning of the season, to the athletic communications office (sports information) so a recruiting/media pamphlet on the team can be prepared. *Coordinates the manner in which team scores will be reported to the media for home and away games with athletic communications; *Performs other duties as assigned by the Athletic Director.
Position is 10 month (paid over 12 months) full time professional exempt and requires evening and weekend hours and travel. Apply directly at https://daemen.applicantpro.com/jobs/
Daemen College is an AA/EOE and strongly encourages applications from women, veterans, people of color, individuals with disabilities and candidates who will contribute to and support the cultural fluency and diversity of our campus.
% of Time
55% Instruct, teach and assist in the development of players during practices. Follow and conform to NCAA rules and regulations.
20% Annually recruit student-athletes and make scholarship recommendations.
20% Actively coach the team during games.
5% Transport and supervise student-athletes while on the road. Provide accurate data to athletic communications about the team and its members. Coordinate score reporting. Consistently monitors all employees who report to this position.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Strong interpersonal, organizational, written and oral communication skills.
Knowledge of coaching and teaching techniques and the ability to effectively use them.
Ability to work evenings, weekends, and holidays when necessary.
Ability to drive a personal or college vehicle for the purpose of college business on a regular basis.
Ability to travel when necessary.
Knowledge of recruiting techniques and the ability to effectively use them.
Bachelor degree in related field is required or high school diploma with a high level amateur or professional playing and/or coaching experience. At least one year of experience coaching soccer at the high school, college or higher competitive level or at least three years of experience playing soccer at the college level or higher.
Valid driver's license required. License must meet insurance company rules and regulations for driving underwriting criteria.
About Daemen College
Founded in 1947, Daemen College is a private, co-educational institution located on a scenic thirty-nine acre campus in suburban Amherst, New York, which has been recognized by Money Magazine as the safest city of its size in America.
The Western New York location offers convenient access to the arts, scenic outdoor recreation and international travel to Canada.
The College enrolls approximately two thousand students and while most students are enrolled in undergraduate studies, the College also offers graduate programs. Daemen College is a dynamic, independent liberal arts institution committed to excellence in student centered learning. The College places special emphasis on preparing students for excellence in professional life, civic engagement, and an understanding that learning is an exciting, life long journey. In keeping with its mission, the College prizes creativity and innovation in all aspects of institutional life. Daemen College has the distinctive feature of a core curriculum that stresses competencies and integrated knowledge; special programs for student research and celebrates excellence with the annual academic festival.