Head Coach, Women's Soccer

Apr 27, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Head Coach, Women's Soccer

Stevenson University

The primary responsibilities of this position include all of the following: teaching, student advising, and continued scholarship in the field. Additional responsibilities include leadership as the Head Coach, Women's Soccer. This position is to provide leadership for the intercollegiate programs; to administer and promote the program within the University mission. Preparation of training/practice sessions, pregame meet organization, scouting reports, team travel arrangements, monitoring student-athlete academic performance, recruiting, professional communication in regards to the coaching staff and individual players.

Department: Athletics: Administrative

Bachelor’s degree plus Collegiate level competition and/or coaching experience with a commitment to Division III philosophy and experience with NCAA or equivalent combination of education and experience. Valid driver license with good driving record: must be insurable.

Excellent written and oral communication skills required and a strong commitment to excellence in coaching. Skill in public relations; training or instructing student-athletes; interpersonal communication. Ability to manage a budget; analyze situations and develop solutions; provide leadership and direction. Ability to objectively evaluate physical skills in the areas of physical potential and mental capability for intercollegiate athletics. Working knowledge of NCAA DIII Soccer rules and regulations; the ability to teach critical skills, competitive skills, tactical strategies and training techniques. Adheres to departmental policies and procedures, as well as rules and regulations of the University, the MAC and the NCAA. Ability to effectively communicate both within and outside the College including, but not limited to, student- athletes, parents, recruits, coaches, athletic training staff, and athletic department staff. Ability to provide effective leadership to student athletes to encourage both successful academic development and competitive performance. Travel is a requirement of this position Ability to work a flexible schedule. Evening and weekend hours is a requirement of this position.

Physical Requirements:
Medium Work: Exerting up to 40 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Position involves both inside sedentary work and work on the different turf and grass fields while coaching and training situations with student-athletes. Evening and weekend hours in all types of weather, with travel between campuses necessary. Lifting required (ie., set-up of scorers table, etc.), some manual labor is expected. Because of the location of athletic facilities on each campus, organizing and some transportation between campuses is expected.

Essential Functions:
Teaching responsibilities include time spent in the environment (Soccer field, fitness center, etc.) and in immediate preparation for the instruction. Maintaining and improving competence in the sports being taught. Provide leadership for the team; establish coaching strategies and teaching methods to develop student-athletes’ skills and teamwork; analyze team performance and adjust strategies as needed. Implement and maintain a quality recruiting program that serves the coaching staff of Stevenson University on both campuses. Coach/Manage the Women’s Soccer team to include: recruitment and supervision of student assistants; scheduling, counseling, equipment inventory, office work, budget preparation, working with sports information staff, public relations staff, student services personnel and athletics staff to ensure quality programs. Work evenings and weekends where necessary to assist the Director of Soccer and the Director, Athletics in maintaining the athletic program and to assure that those programs are properly managed, coached, staffed and administered. Be available to travel with the Women’s Soccer team and work nights, weekends, and holidays, as necessary. Duties include recruiting staff for the Women’s Soccer program, oversee and supervise the staff, coaches, student workers, etc. Develop policies and procedures for student-athletes (and assistant coaches). Develop strategies to foster athletic and academic progress of student-athletes. May perform marketing or public relations duties to promote the program. Work with the Equipment Manager to help maintain and care for uniforms and equipment.

Reports To: Director of Soccer

Work Location: Owings Mills (10)

Position Category: Staff

Position Type: Full-Time (2080 hours, 500500)

Months/Year: 12

Hrs/Week: 40

FLSA: Exempt

Close Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: stevenson.peopleadmin.com

EOE/AA Employer of Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability


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