This position reports directly to the Head Coach of Men’s Soccer, under the direction of the Director of Athletics. The position is responsible for program support of Men’s Soccer. Athletics plays an important role in the life of the campus, including but, not limited to the following: enhancing the learning experience for student-athletes, creating opportunities for uniting the campus community, publicly demonstrating the College’s values and mission, and contributing to the achievement of the College’s enrollment goals. This position will be active in supporting the College’s Mission and Vision, and will strictly adhere to NCAA, Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference and Institutional rules.
Sport Teaching • Assist each team member in reaching their athletic potential, in a manner consistent with the College’s Values. • Teach each team member proper techniques, strategies and, skills that foster growth, development of potential and, opportunities to achieve success • Support the Head Coach in developing a strong sense of team within the Program, the Department and the College. • Assist in organized and productive practice sessions • Prepare team members for high levels of collegiate competition • Support the academic and future occupational goals of each team member • Model and foster appropriate sportsmanship, competitiveness, and humility
Record Keeping • Maintain various data bases and research data needed for scouting reports and recruiting.
Compliance Oversight • Maintain a current working knowledge of NCAA and conference regulations, and assist in the adherence to them.
Recruiting • Identify outstanding student-athlete candidates for Edgewood College and the Program. • Develop relationships with recruited student-athletes and parents/guardians. • Develop relationships with high school/club coaches, teachers, alumni, and others that can aid in the recruitment of student-athletes. • Work closely with the Admissions Office on all recruiting activities.
Other • Help with travel arrangements, purchasing apparel/equipment, and other needs for the program. • Other duties as assigned
Necessary Education or Work Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in a related field required.
Demonstrated experience in collegiate, high school or, club coaching.
Required Knowledge and Skills:
Excellent communication (verbal and written) skills.
General understanding of NCAA III rules
Ability to relate to a diverse population
Understanding of and ability to support the Edgewood College Mission and Values
Valid Driver’s License and outstanding driving record
Specialized Technology Skills:
Comfortable with Office 365 platform
Demonstrated comfort with social media (Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat, etc.)
Internal Number: MSOC
About Edgewood College
Located in Madison, WI, Edgewood College is a liberal arts Catholic college in the Dominican tradition, with 2,500 undergraduate and graduate students. It offers more than 40 academic and professional programs, including master’s degrees in business, education, nursing, and other fields, and a doctoral degree in educational leadership. Edgewood is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
Edgewood College has been named to the 2012 'Best National Universities' list by U.S. News & World Report and this honor is the most recent in a series of national recognitions for Edgewood College. Since August 2011, the College has been named as a "Best in the Midwest" college by Princeton Review and as one of America's best colleges by Forbes Magazine.
Successful candidates will have a demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity, inclusion, and multicultural competence in an educational and work environment and must be willing to contribute to the College’s strategic plan of inclusion