The Head Soccer Coach's position requires great leadership of a college athletic program. This person must have high regard for sportsmanship and academic achievement. The head coach must have thorough knowledge of the NJCAA rules and regulations. The soccer coach is responsible for performing all duties regarding recruiting players, organizing, practicing, maintaining the playing field and practice facilities, scheduling, budgeting, developing student athletes, fundraising, and representing the college in the community as well as all other duties related to the men’s and women’s soccer programs and the student athletes who participate.
Bachelor's degree required, with a minimum of five years' coaching experience. College coaching experience preferred.
Ability and determination to devote many hours each week to public relations, fund raising, recruiting, games, practice, field maintenance, and travel.
Experience in communicating with, working with, and understanding young people.
Follow all NTCC, NJCAA, and Region 14 policies and procedures
Establish relationships in the community which will promote the soccer program and the College.
Fund-raise in the community.
Organize and develop a team within the NJCAA Guidelines.
Recruit outstanding student-athletes who will be successful on the field as well as in the classroom.
Lead and guide student-athletes as they make the transition from high school to college.
Establish a budget breakdown and work within the guidelines set up by administration.
Organize daily practice including on the field, weights, and running.
Develop the fall and spring schedule of games.
Schedule umpires for all games and scrimmages.
Mow, edge, water, repair nets, and perform other maintenance items regarding the field and practice facilities.
Maintain a minimum roster number of 30 student athletes for each soccer team