The Head Women’s Soccer Coach is responsible for planning and administering all aspects of the women’s soccer program including but not limited to the following: 1.Providing appropriate training, discipline, and coaching for student-athletes that leads to a highly competitive women’s soccer program. 2.Recruiting and retaining qualified student-athletes in compliance with all University, NAIA, and Red River Athletic Conference regulations and policies. 3.Preparing a competitive schedule and coaching team during scheduled practices and competitions. 4.Maintaining the game and practice fields of the soccer complex. 5.Serving as a mentor to student-athletes helping them develop academically, physically, and socially. 6.Monitoring student-athletes in their academic performance to assure timely progress toward degree completion and graduation. 7.Organizing and conducting fundraisers for the women’s soccer program that will expand the financial support for the program. 8.Maintaining responsibility for expense control with all program expenditures. 9.Attending, when mandatory, departmental staff meetings and special events of both the Athletic Department and University. 10.Working with the University and local community to help promote and publicize the team and LSUS Athletics. 11.Embrace the NAIA Champions of Character Program and continuously teach the five core values to student-athletes. 12.Additional responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Athletics
At least 2 years coaching experience (Head/Assistant) at the collegiate or high school level with a demonstrated record of success; head coaching experience preferred; collegiate coaching experience preferred
United States Soccer Federation National Coaching License preferred
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Strong public service orientation skills
Ability to foster a cooperative work environment
Skill in budget preparation
Ability to stay abreast of current and developing trends
Enthusiasm and the ability to thrive in an atmosphere of constant change
Ability to work significant evening, night, and weekend hours w/ travel
LSUS is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. For more information about LSU Shreveport go to www.lsus.edu LSUS is a State As a Model (SAME) employer that promotes affirmative strategies and goals for employment of individuals with disabilities.
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Small class size to maximize individualized instruction. LSUS classes are smaller than most classes at comparable institutions. The typical student/teacher ratio at LSUS is 19/1, lending to individualized instruction and personalized learning. At LSUS, you are not a number, you are a student. Most professors will know you by name and take time to get to know your learning style and special needs.
Outstanding faculty, 80% have terminal degrees. LSUS has one of the best educated faculties in the state. Eighty percent of the faculty has a terminal degree, meaning they have earned the highest degree offered in their field of expertise. At LSUS, you are learning from the most highly trained faculty members.
Nationally ranked NAIA athletic teams. The LSUS Pilots compete in the Red River Athletic Conference, affiliated with the National Association of Intercollegiate ...Athletics (NAIA). The Pilots compete in baseball, men's and women's basketball, men's and women's soccer, and women's tennis. The Pilot athletic teams have all won conference championships in the past few years and are a regular participant in the NAIA National Tournament.
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