POSITION SUMMARY: The successful candidate will assist the Head Women’s Soccer Coach with recruiting, skill instruction, student-athlete development, monitoring academic performance, community involvement, fundraising, and practice and game coaching. Additional responsibilities include goalkeeper training and coordination and implementation of summer camps. Full-time position; $20,930 plus benefits.
Recruitment: Assist in the recruitment of student-athletes. Assist with negotiating scholarship offers to prospects as directed by the head coach. Attend off-campus games for the purpose of evaluation and contract. Coordinate mailing of recruitment materials and recruiting information. Maintain contact with prospective student-athletes. Plan campus visits with prospective student-athletes and their parents.
Coaching: Prepare, plan, conduct, and evaluate practice sessions, as directed by the head coach. Teach individuals and groups, player-specific tasks and skills before, during, and after practice, during the season, and off-season. Teach player-to-player sport-specific skills. Teach progressions and drills during daily practice.
Team Administration: When directed by the head coach assist in the administration of travel arrangements for the team by completing the following tasks: organize buses, hotels, and meals for all away games; process necessary paperwork before and after every trip; create itineraries and work with opponents to schedule practice times. Supervise and assign responsibilities to team managers if applicable. Maintains equipment inventory and oversees distribution to athletes. Plan long and short-term team objectives under the leadership of the head coach.
Academics: Under the direction of the head coach assist in the coordination of enrollment activities of student-athletes. Assist with monitoring academic performance, academic progress, and class attendance of student-athletes and intervene when necessary.
Campus/Community Communication: Interact with various campus offices and departments. Serve in a leadership role and promote participation in community service activities by student-athletes. Maintain frequent and consistent public contact with high schools, junior colleges, four-year schools, and clubs for recruitment, scouting, and public relations efforts.
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor’s Degree preferred
Previous collegiate experience as a player or coach preferred
Western Texas College will not discriminate, nor tolerate discrimination in employment or education, against any applicant, employee, or student, based on age, race, color, religion, disability, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity in its programs or activities.