Robert Morris University (RMU) is currently seeking a Head Coach for Women’s Soccer. The Head Women's Soccer Coach is a leader who can inspire greatness among student-athletes and demonstrate a commitment to student-athlete welfare and academic success.
Ideal candidates will have a minimum of five years of experience in coaching Women’s Soccer and demonstrated excellence. Responsible for the management and administration of the intercollegiate Women’s Soccer program within the guidelines, rules, and regulations of Robert Morris University, the Northeast Conference, and the NCAA.
Use expert technical knowledge of Women’s Soccer to develop and coach a successful program, including the development of high-quality student-athletes, organizing and supervising practice, conditioning, and workouts, overseeing home events and managing travel for away events, supervising staff and demonstrating athletic excellence.
Establish a leadership/mentor role among student-athletes, assistant coaches, and other support staff while promoting sportsmanship and responsible behavior both during and outside of athletic competition.
Assist with the preparation and control of, and operate within, the budget established for the respective sport.
Scout and recruit quality student-athletes from geographically and demographically diverse populations. Assist with the coordination of admissions with the Assistant Director of Athletics for Compliance and the Office of Enrollment Management.
Arrange and oversee all campus visitations and travel itineraries, as well as supervise all correspondence with prospects, coaches, parents, alumni, etc., including mailings and responses.
Encourage and promote excellence in academics from student-athletes. Assist the Assistant Athletic Director for Academics in the implementation of the academic support services, including study hall, monitoring of individual student-athletes academic performance and personal development, and referral to appropriate University academic resources.
Perform public relations duties and activities with faculty, students, parents, contributors, alumni, and University administrators. Promote respective sport at a local, state, and national level. Participate in fundraising activities as appropriate.
Work closely with the athletic training staff to ensure the safety and health of student-athletes.
Establish and ensure communication and enforcement of RMU, Athletic Department, and team regulations regarding student conduct, appearance, and behavior.
Knowledge of and commitment to all NCAA, conference, and University regulations, policies, and procedures. Report any known or suspected NCAA violations to the Assistant Director of Athletics for Compliance, Director of Athletics, or Faculty Athletics Representative. Violation of NCAA regulations shall be subject to disciplinary or corrective action up to, and including termination of employment.
Work closely with the Director of Compliance to complete required compliance paperwork in a timely fashion.
On occasion may need to drive on behalf of the University. Perform miscellaneous duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics.
Bachelor’s degree required.
Master’s degree preferred.
Minimum of five years of experience in coaching Women’s Soccer.
Commitment to student-athlete welfare and academic success.
Strong communication and organizational skills.
Knowledge of and commitment to all NCAA and University rules.
A valid driver's license or reliable transportation to travel on behalf of the University is required.
Internal Number: 494816
About Robert Morris University
Robert Morris is a beautiful 230-acre residential campus, located just 15 minutes from the bustle of downtown Pittsburgh. A strong student population of 5,000 graduate and undergraduates represents nearly every state and 40 countries from Brazil to Vietnam. Robert Morris stresses engaged and career oriented learning within the 60 undergraduate and 20 master's and doctoral program offerings. The athletic department at Robert Morris sponsors 23 Division I Varsity sports that compete in the Northeast Conference, Atlantic Hockey, and College Hockey America.