Assistant Coach - Men's Soccer
Assistant Coach - Men's SoccerPosition Type:
EP - EHRA 12 mo leave earningUniversity Information:
UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is 1 of only 57 doctoral institutions recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for both higher research activity and community engagement. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC System institutions, UNC Greensboro is one of the most diverse universities in the state with 20,000+ students, and 3,000+ faculty and staff members representing 90+ nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 125 areas of study, as well as 74 master’s and 32 doctoral programs, UNC Greensboro is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more. For additional information, please visit uncg.edu and follow UNCG on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit:
Our purpose continues to be discovering and developing champions in life. We strive to foster a culture of integrity and excellence across our 17 programs, offering the highest quality experience for student-athletes.
We are committed to academic and athletic excellence. We expect to win championships. We expect to honor students for their academic achievements. We will continue to work every day to make this community proud and ensure that the Spartans are in fact Greensboro’s hometown team. We will embrace a culture that is clear and consistent in its priorities.Position Summary:
The Assistant Coach is responsible for assisting the Head Coach with all aspects of the men’s soccer program. The primary responsibilities include the recruitment of prospective student-athletes, team and player management, video analysis, and assisting with all training sessions and games. Along with the rest of the coaching staff, the Assistant Coach will assist with the development of approximately 28 student-athletes.
Recruiting prospective student-athletes is an essential element of the Assistant Coach’s responsibility. This includes the identification of prospects, evaluations, and contacts, and communication with the prospect, the prospect’s family, and the prospect’s coaches. Development and coordination of a recruiting network is an ongoing activity which requires travel both domestically and internationally. Once the student-athlete has matriculated, the Assistant Coach is involved with the student-athlete’s development in all aspects, both on and off the field.
The Assistant Coach will assist the Head Coach with all training sessions and game management. This also includes team video analysis and opponent analysis.
In addition to the responsibilities listed above, there will be various administrative tasks given on a consistent basis.
The Assistant Coach’s authority would be deferred to the Head Coach in most major decisions. However, in the absence of the Head Coach, the Assistant Coach would assume full responsibility for the day-to-day operation of the program. University policies and procedures in conjunction with NCAA rules and regulations must be followed at all times.
The Assistant Coach reports directly to the Head Coach who is responsible to the Director of Athletics.
As an employee of the Intercollegiate Athletics Department, the individual will be actively involved in relationships with the following offices: Admissions, Academic Advising, and Financial Aid as well as all academic departments across the campus. Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations is a prerequisite for this position.
External relationships will exist with prospective student-athletes and their parents, alumni, and the Greensboro community.Minimum Qualifications:
A bachelor’s degree is required. Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations is a prerequisite for this position.
Experience using compliance-specific software for logging recruiting calls, unofficial and official visits, and CARA logs is preferred. The position requires someone with initiative and an energy level that will enable the individual to work long hours. The position does include evening and weekend assignments.
Must possess the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with school administrators, parents, and students.Preferred Qualifications:
Master’s degree and prior Division I participation and/or coaching experience are preferred.Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants are required to upload the following documents with their electronic application:
- List of References
Applicants are required to upload a list of references of at least three (3) professional references that includes:
- Company Name
- Type of reference (Professional, Supervisor, Colleague, Academic or Personal). One (1) of those references will need to be a current or previous supervisor.
- Email Address
- Contact Phone Number
Applications are not successfully submitted until an online confirmation number has been received at the end of the application process.Recruitment Range:
Commensurate with experienceOrg #-Department:
Intercollegiate Athletics - 85001Job Open Date:
06/08/2021Open Until Filled:
1.000Type of Appointment:
PermanentNumber of Months per Year:
ExemptPercentage Of Time:
Provide assistance to Head CoachEssential Tasks:
Assists head soccer coach with instructing players in the rules, regulations, equipment, and techniques of the sport.
Organizes and directs individual and small group practice activities/exercises as directed by head soccer coach.
Assesses player’s skills, monitors players during competition and practice, and keeps head soccer coach informed of athletic performance of students.
Assists head soccer coach with supervising athletes during practices and competition.Percentage Of Time:
Game planning – Gameday preparation and managementEssential Tasks:
Attends staff development meetings, clinics, and other professional activities to improve coaching performance.
Assists with determining game strategy.Percentage Of Time:
Recruitment of Prospective Student-AthletesEssential Tasks:
Recruiting prospective student-athletes is an essential element of the Assistant Coach’s responsibility. This includes identification of prospects, evaluations, and contacts, and communication with prospect, prospect’s family, and prospect’s coaches.
Development and coordination of recruiting network is an ongoing activity that requires travel both domestically and internationally. Once student-athlete has matriculated, Assistant Coach is involved with the student-athletes’ development in all aspects, both on and off field.Percentage Of Time:
Commitment to ComplianceEssential Tasks:
Adhere to all University and NCAA guidelines.Physical Effort:
Hand Movement-Repetitive Motions - F, Hand Movement-Grasping - F, Holding - F, Finger Dexterity - F, Reading - F, Writing - F, Eye-hand coordination - F, Vision-Visual inspection - F, Hearing - F, Talking - F, Standing - F, Sitting - F, Walking - F, Lifting-0-30 lbs. - F, Pushing/Pulling - F, Bending - F, Squatting - F, Reaching - FWork Environment:
Inside - F, Outside - F