The Head Soccer Coach is responsible for directing and administering a NCAA Division I Women’s Soccer program. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: hiring and supervising assistant soccer coaches, practice and game day plans and preparation; recruitment of student-athletes; scouting opponents; budget management; team travel; creation of the annual schedule; player development; monitoring academic progress/performance; promoting intercollegiate athletics; community outreach; and ensuring compliance with NCAA, Big Sky Conference and NAU rules/regulations and the eligibility of players.
Head Coach’s essential duties and responsibilities include:
- Support the mission and philosophy of NAU - Hire, supervise and develop Assistant Coaches - Supervise and participate in the recruitment of soccer student-athletes - Retain and graduate soccer student-athletes - Oversee the soccer budget - Plan and manage team travel - Supervise and manage the inventory of soccer equipment and apparel - Schedule facilities and facilitate practices - Plan, organize and participate in practice and competition - Participate in promotional activities and assist the Vice President of Intercollegiate Athletics in fundraising or donor relation activities as assigned - Work with community groups to encourage and foster participation in athletics activities and attendance at matches/events - Serve on University, Conference, National committees as appropriate
Five years women’s soccer coaching experience at the collegiate level
Experience with APR academic success and student retention
Budget experience and proven fiscal responsibility
Head Coaching experience
Experience coaching athletes at elevation
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 604111
About Northern Arizona University
Northern Arizona University has a student population of 31,073, including approximately 23,000 on its main campus in Flagstaff and the remainder at more than 20 locations statewide and online.
Committed to a diverse and civil working and learning environment, NAU has earned a solid reputation as a university with all the features of a large institution but with a personal touch. NAU carefully balances teaching, scholarship and service with a faculty and staff dedicated to each student’s success. All faculty members are expected to promote student learning and help students achieve academic outcomes.
While our emphasis is undergraduate education, we offer a wide range of graduate programs and research that extend to such national concerns as forest health and bioterrorism. Our institution has carefully integrated on-campus education with distance learning, forming seamless avenues for students to earn degrees.
Flagstaff has a population of about 70,000, rich in cultural diversity. Located at the base of the majestic San Francisco Peaks, Flagstaff is 140 miles north of Phoenix at the intersection of Interstate 17 and Interstate 40. With its elevation of 7,000 feet and four...-season climate, Flagstaff is ideal for year-round outdoor activities. Nearby attractions include the Grand Canyon, Lowell Observatory, Oak Creek Canyon, Sedona, Monument Valley, Sunset Crater, Meteor Crater, and Arizona Snowbowl.
The university is committed to a diverse and civil working and learning environment.
For information about diversity, access and equity at NAU, see the Center for University Access and Inclusion webpage.
The Northern Arizona University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics sponsors 15 men's and women's NCAA Division-I programs with more than 350 student-athlete participants. The university is a member of the Big Sky Conference for all sports with the exception of women's swimming and diving, which competes in the Western Athletic Conference (WAC).
Northern Arizona University is a committed Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. NAU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.