Functional Title: Head Coach for Women’s Club Soccer
Generic Title: Head Coach
Start date: ASAP
Division: SD & CL
Department: Campus Recreation
Reports to: Coordinator of Intramural and Club Sports
- Statement of Purpose:The Women’s Club Soccer coach must be capable of teaching student athletes skills and abilities relevant to the sport of soccer. The coach should demonstrate compassion and concern for the academic and physical well-being of their student athletes. The position would be part time with additional practices nearing games and tournaments.
- Major Duties and Responsibilities:
- Be knowledgeable of, and abide by, all University and Campus Recreation policies, league policies, and conference/league requirements.
- Plan, organize, direct, and lead the operations for the sport program including fundraising, budgeting, scheduling, traveling, counseling, teaching, and coaching. Create budget expenditures for uniforms and equipment with assistance of Executive Board.
- They will supervise tryouts and assist in making decisions regarding the team roster.
- The coach must monitor the progress of the team and tailor the instruction to fit the needs of each member. The coach will run practices and be present at all practices.
- The coach will assist in making arrangements necessary for the team to travel to competitions through both planning and maintaining a working budget including fundraising.
- Travel with and supervise team at home and away games to ensure compliance with all relevant policies.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
The above statements reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified, and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position.
- It is important for the Women’s Club Soccer coach to have a strong background in the sport with a minimum of a bachelor’s degree.
- They must have a grasp on current soccer strategies and techniques.
- Be willing to receive feedback from players and Executive board.
- The coach must be compliant with rules and regulations set by their employers as well as organizations such as NIRSA.
- Experience dealing with, either as a player or coach, the sport of Soccer.