Under the direction of the Men's Head Soccer Coach, the Assistant Men's Soccer Coach assists in planning and conducting daily practice for position-specific exercises, or full team. The incumbent will be required to travel for matches and be a part of the recruiting process of student-athletes for the program, which also can include weeknight and weekend travel to various locations for youth tournaments and club practices. This position will assist in identifying and recruiting qualified soccer players that can receive regular admission to the university. Assists the Head Coach with program needs that include but not limited to: in game and practice session coach, improve student-athlete skill level through individual and video instruction, academic monitoring of team members, scouting opponents, video participation and distribution to opponents in home games. Assists the Head Coach in marketing of the program including social media, community service, and camps. Please Note: This is a 12-month contract position.
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training with a college-level program.
2 - 4 years of related experience.
Travel Outside of Normal Business Hours
Valid Drivers License
Current knowledge of applicable rules and standards of the affiliated athletic conference, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) or National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), as well as other associations and agencies to which the campus adheres, and, at all times avoid any and all violations of these rules and standards.
Demonstrated effective problem-solving and communication skills, verbally and in writing.
Demonstrated interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with athletic participants.
Specialized knowledge of the team sport or activity, as well as basic technical expertise in coaching principles.
Ability to demonstrate sound judgment and decision-making; be an effective problem solver and effectively communicate verbally and in writing.
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