Assistant Men's Soccer Coach - Athletics and Recreation
The University of Denver Division of Athletics and Recreation invites applications for the Assistant Men's Soccer Coach position. The Assistant Coach assists the Head Coach in the administration of all aspects of the sport program including but not limited to: coaching, recruiting, contest scheduling, supervising sports personnel, budget management, student-athlete mentoring, and ensuring program compliance with NCAA, Conference, and University rules and regulations. Required qualifications: Bachelor's Degree; Proven successful NCAA, Division I Men's college soccer recruiting experience; Energetic, highly motivated and outgoing personality who is passionate about recruiting, signing, and developing college soccer student-athletes within the academic and athletic standards set forth by the University of Denver; Ability to work with a diverse population of individuals within the University community as well as a diverse 18-23 year old student-athlete population; Organized, well-written, well-spoken; knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations with demonstrated exemplary ethical conduct and conformance to NCAA rules and regulations. Preferred qualifications: Master's Degree; previous collegiate coaching experience.
- Achieving a high level of competency in sport skill instruction, motivation, and conduct of practice sessions under the direction of the Head Coach
- Providing effective sport instruction and feedback during contests
- Recruiting student-athletes effectively under the direction of the Head Coach
- Exhibiting the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and the Department of Athletics and Recreations Code of Ethics
- Achieving competitive results that demonstrate athletic excellence
- Demonstrating a sincere interest in the social, emotional, academic development, as well as the athletic welfare of student-athletes
- Demonstrating excelling writing, speaking, and listening abilities
- Exhibiting supportive and cooperative behavior in pursuing sport program goals established by the Head Coach Exhibiting leadership and professional behavior in dealing with student-athletes
- Completing all assignments made by the Head Coach including but not limited to: budget management, contest scheduling, practice planning, travel arrangement, and monitoring study tables
- Participating in continuing education conferences, workshops, or meetings to increase professional skills and knowledge
- Contributing to the maintenance of good working relationships with all members of the Division
- Assuming other responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Athletics and Recreation
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Ability to read and interpret documents such as business periodicals professional journals or government regulations.
- Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and develop related spreadsheets.
- Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
- Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
- Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interests, commissions, ratios, and percentages.
- Quantitative and qualitative reasoning are necessary.
- Strong negotiation, conflict resolution and problem solving ability is necessary.
- The ability to exercise good decision-making under pressure is necessary.
- Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills required.
- Excellent communication and public relation skills.
- Commitment to the academic success of student-athletes.
- Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations with demonstrated exemplary ethical conduct and conformance to NCAA rules and regulations
- Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education and coaching experience.
- Previous coaching experience.
- Master's Degree.
- Previous collegiate coaching experience.
For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00 p.m. (MST) Monday, February 19, 2018.
Candidates must apply online through www.du.edu/jobs to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Once within the job description online, please scroll to the bottom of the page to apply. For questions about this position, please contact
Please include the following documents with your application:
- Cover Letter
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The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff and encourages applications from women, minorities, members of the LGBTQ community, people with disabilities and veterans. The University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.