Head Women's Soccer Coach

Alcorn State University, Lorman
Commensurate with experience
Feb 17, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree; and 3 years coaching experience.

Purpose of Job

To manage a competitive Division I Soccer program that adheres to all University, SWAC, and NCAA rules and regulations while providing a safe and accepting environment for student-athletes to grow and develop academically, athletically and one which encourages personal responsibility, sportsmanship and service to others.

Scope of Responsibilities

The Head Women’s Soccer Coach performs responsible program building including planning, coaching, recruiting, managing and directing the soccer program.

Essential Job Functions

• Manage and direct the soccer program.
• Manage all aspects of the team including strength and conditioning, practicing, competing and scheduling
• Manage all operational, fiscal, and administrative activities for the specific sports program
• Evaluate and recruit qualified student-athletes
• Monitors class schedules, grades and student-athlete academic progress
• Responsible for soccer student-athlete retention
• Responsible for developing and promoting the soccer program


• Works cooperatively with personnel in the athletics department, attends department meetings and activities, and always represents the University positively when interacting with the public
• Completes assigned administrative duties in a timely manner
• Regular and reliable attendance at the University during regular scheduled days and work hours is an essential function of this position.
• Other duties as assigned by the Athletics Director and Associate Athletics Director/SWA

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

• Ability to recruit, coach and teach highly talented student-athletes.
• Ability to adhere to all policies, rules and regulations of the university, the SWAC and the NCAA.
• Ability to market and promote ASU soccer.
• Ability to attend meetings and other professional development opportunities at or away from ASU.
• Ability to organize work effectively, conceptualize and prioritize objectives and exercise independent judgment based on an understanding of organizational policies and activities.
• Ability to apply budgeting and fiscal planning techniques within financial constraints.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with students, faculty, staff, and the public.
• Ability to communicate effectively – orally, by phone, in person, and in writing.
• Ability to respond to emergency situations in a timely manner.
• Ability to represent the department and University publically in a friendly, courteous and professional manner.
• Ability to use a computer and other office equipment efficiently