The Head Women’s Soccer Coach provides leadership and integrity through the provision of creating, planning, organizing, motivating, communicating and controlling aspects relative to teaching, recruiting, practices, competitions, student-athletes, assistant coaches and related booster clubs. The primary function of the Head Coach will be to teach student-athletes the sport of Women’s Soccer. The Head Women’s Soccer Coach uses current methodologies and recognized best practices in his or her field, specifically in the sport of Women’s Soccer. The Head Women’s Soccer Coach must have the ability to coordinate a competitive program that develops the skills of his/her student-athletes in Women’s Soccer. He/she evaluates and recruits academically qualified student-athletes whose athletic skills would allow the program to be highly competitive.
The Head Women’s Soccer Coach is expected to conduct him or herself as a true leader and role model both on and off the field of competition. Moreover, the Head Women’s Soccer Coach is expected to be knowledgeable about and comply with NCAA regulatory policy governing his or her sport as well as NCAA policies governing recruiting, eligibility, ethical standards, playing seasons, and extra benefits. Evidence of the Head Women’s Soccer Coach’s mastery of rules and policy will be in the Departmental expectation that the Head Women’s Soccer Coach successfully complete the annually administered NCAA Coaches Exam.
Duties and responsibilities of the Head Women’s Soccer Coach include, but are not limited to:
The development and organization of team practices.
The recruiting and hiring of assistant coaches, as prescribed.
Attendance and participation at Departmental and Compliance Meetings as scheduled.
Development and organization of team meetings and meetings with assistant coaches.
Coordinates team travel logistics and itinerary with assistant coaches and Departmental personnel as necessary.
Represents the University in compliance with NCAA policy in the recruitment of student-athletes.
Represents the University in compliance with NCAA policy and consistent Departmental resources in the recommendation of athletic scholarships to prospective student-athletes.
Coordinates with the appropriate sport administrator the following:
Recruitment and hire of assistant coaches
Development and allocation of budget.
Fundraising towards the achievement of program goals.
Scheduling of opponents.
Awarding of athletic scholarships.
Matters pertaining to eligibility.
Facility and equipment (also in collaboration with the appropriate equipment manager)
Recommendation of purchases of equipment.
Athletic training for maintenance and rehabilitation
Strength and conditioning training (in collaboration with assigned training staff)
Strong verbal and written communication skills are required;
Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with student-athletes, coaches, athletic trainers and athletic administration;
Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends.
Required Education and Experience:
Minimum of five years related post-undergraduate experience;
Demonstrated experience as a Women’s Soccer coach at the Division I collegiate level;
Demonstrated ability to motivate and lead student-athletes toward competitive and academic success;
Demonstrated experience managing administrative tasks related to the operation of college level team sports;
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Head coaching experience at Division 1 collegiate level.
Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.
To apply for this position, please visit our website at http://www.temple.edu/hr/departments/employment/Application_Staff.htm. Please apply to Requisition # 19004790. All applicants MUST apply online through Temple University Human Resources in order to be considered.
Internal Number: 19004790
About Temple University
Temple University is located in Philadelphia, PA and competes at the NCAA FBS level as a member of the American Athletic Conference.