Soccer Coach Job Description

Soccer Coach Job Description

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Soccer coach provides leadership and oversight for all aspects of NCAA Division II Men’s Soccer Program.

Soccer Coach Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Establish procedures to monitor the academics of each of the men’s soccer student-athletes
Develop pre-hab and movement prep programs to enhance all players’ skills, reduce injuries and their ability to functionally move for a life skill
Assign and supervise duties for assistant coaches if applicable and perform annual written evaluations of assistant coaches
Schedule facilities as needed with the operations and facilities coordinator
Teaching responsibilities include teaching courses within the department of Health, Fitness and Sports Science (HFSS)
Identify, evaluate and recruit eligible student-athletes
Purchase and maintain team related equipment
Recruits student athletes who meet the College’s admission standards
Update game video on HUDL
Maintain contact with Sports Information office and responding to requests from the Sports Information Director

Soccer Coach Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Soccer Coach

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPR, AED, USSF, NCAA, NSCAA, USC, RTE

Education for Soccer Coach

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the soccer coach job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Coaching, Education, Communication, Athletic, Athletics, Leadership, The College, Computer, Physical Education, Teaching

Skills for Soccer Coach

Desired skills for soccer coach include:

NCAA rules and regulations
Technical aspects of Soccer and willingness to continue to learn and examine new ideas pertinent to Soccer
Sport of Soccer
IPS and IHSAA rules regulation and guidelines governing the sport of Soccer
NCAA
NCAA rules
National Junior College Athletic Association soccer rules
Sport
NCAA bylaws
Procedures

Desired experience for soccer coach includes:

Knowledge and experience with video editing equipment preferred
Knowledge and experience with word, excel, power point, iMovie, and social media (facebook, twitter, ) preferred
Three to five years of directly related experience dealing with a relatively large and dynamic group of college students
One to three years coaching experience at the high school or collegiate level and/or collegiate playing experience
A clean and valid U.S. A
Must have experience playing at a College Level

Soccer Coach Examples

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Soccer Coach Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a soccer coach. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for soccer coach
  • Plan and coordinate in-season practices, including team and individual workouts
  • Plan and coordinate out-of-season practices, including individual skill instruction and team workouts, focusing on the development of athletic skills to compete at the Division I level
  • Coordinate strength and conditioning program with the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach
  • Plan and implement game plans for each game, including development of scouting reports of opponents
  • Prepare game schedule on an annual basis
  • Optimizing technology
  • Preparing and implementing game strategies
  • Compliant with institutional, conference and association rules and regulations
  • Coordinate and recruit prospective student-athletes through personal visits, telephone conversations, and mail solicitations
  • Plan, develop, and run organized practice sessions
Qualifications for soccer coach
  • Contact information for three professional references in PDF format
  • The University requires that all candidates be Christians (preferably in the Wesleyan tradition), and must be comfortable with and in agreement with the mission and lifestyle values of NNU
  • One to three years coaching experience, preferably at the collegiate level, preferred
  • Minimum of three years collegiate coaching experience and/or collegiate playing experience
  • Ability to work in a normal coaching environment with moderate physical activity
  • Previous successful coaching and playing experience at the college or high school level
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Soccer Coach Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a soccer coach. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for soccer coach
  • Work in conjunction with the Director of Athletics to develop game schedules, and plan major purchases
  • Responsible for the selection, purchase, and maintenance of all team equipment while adhering to athletic department and GGC identity standards
  • Secure officials for home games
  • In conjunction with the compliance office, monitor eligibility of incoming and current student-athletes
  • Reinforce the GGC culture by demonstrating sportsmanship, integrity, a competitive spirit, and the importance of academics
  • Fundraising in coordination with the Director of Athletics and Office of Development
  • Other departmental duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics, including but not limited to, game management in the winter and spring
  • Assist in alumni relations & events
  • Continue to create and build social media sites & interaction
  • Working with sports information department
Qualifications for soccer coach
  • Ability to attend seminars, meetings and other professional development opportunities at or away from the College
  • Knowledge of management methods and ability to provide administrative guidance within area of responsibility and provide direct training and supervision as needed
  • Ability to represent the department and College in a friendly, courteous and professional manner
  • Have experience coaching futsal (preferred)
  • Have a Bachelor’s degree, with an outstanding record of academic achievement and extracurricular leadership
  • 1 or more seasons head women’s soccer coach experience at DI level
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Soccer Coach Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a soccer coach. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for soccer coach
  • Plan and supervise goal keeper training sessions at practice and games
  • Develop goalkeeper technical competencies
  • Develop goalkeepers' understanding of team play
  • Develop goalkeepers' leadership capacity
  • Strong commitment to the development of student-athletes
  • Assist in managing the day-to-day operations of the program as directed by Head Coach
  • Supervise study tables for academic retention and assist in the advising of student on their academic progress
  • Assist in weight room supervision
  • Assist the head coach with marketing/public relations
  • Support the total athletic program
Qualifications for soccer coach
  • Preference will be given to candidates who have experience working on a campus with a diverse student body
  • Ability to market and promote
  • Five to seven years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities of the position preferred
  • Ability to recruit qualified men’s soccer student-athletes
  • Possess a philosophy of coaching and education that fits the mission of Xavier University and the mission of Xavier Athletics
  • A minimum of two years collegiate coaching experience in Soccer
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Soccer Coach Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a soccer coach. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for soccer coach
  • Maintain standards of performance consistent with the departments academic and athletic expectations, goals, objectives, departmental guidelines, and performances appraisal procedures
  • Plan and execute practice sessions that challenge student-athletes and develop their skills and team play
  • Travel locally, regionally and nationally for regular-season events, championships, conference and/or national meetings, fund raising, alumnae/i and community events
  • Prepare and manage operating and fundraising budgets
  • Work closely with the Athletic Communications Director to develop a media plan and be available for interviews and speaking engagements both internally and externally
  • Serve in an administrative capacity as needed, including a secondary duty throughout the year and game management assignments during the Spring athletic season
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field and 2-4 years of collegiate coaching experience required, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • The ideal candidate will possess excellent writing, speaking, planning and organizational skills
  • Assistant Director of Summer Sports Schools
  • Teach, instruct and direct student-athlete development both on and off the field
Qualifications for soccer coach
  • Head coaching experience at high school level or above
  • Considerable knowledge of computers and various software packages used for word processing, graphs, table, (Microsoft Office 2003, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Successful head coaching experience at the collegiate level - preferred
  • Coaching experience at the collegiate level - required
  • Experience in awarding athletic scholarship equivalencies
  • Responsible to maintain a professional image while representing the University at games, practices, away trips, conventions, meetings, and in the local community
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Soccer Coach Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of soccer coach. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for soccer coach
  • Fundraising and alumni engagement
  • Game and practice coaching
  • Attendance at athletic department meetings when possible
  • Function as a team member with athletic department
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Athletic Director
  • The ideal candidate will possess excellent writing, speaking, planning and organization skills
  • Coach 2-4 practices a week during the fall season coaching games
  • Effectively communicate with parents, players, administration, and coaching staff about weekly happenings
  • Implement spring and summer skill, strength, and conditioning program
  • Develop youth players into varsity players in high school
Qualifications for soccer coach
  • Be available for 5 evenings a week after 3pm plus weekends
  • Be available on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings for staff development clinics
  • Hours will be 20 – 30 per week from March to November, this includes staff development clinic hours and administration duties
  • Spring and fall are predominately travel team and recreation soccer hours, trainers will have at least 2 game day teams
  • Summer will be soccer/multi sports camps
  • Coaches that can commit to full time positions will get preferential assignments in the summer with double camps or day camps along with summer programs

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