Purdue Athletics is seeking an Assistant Coach for Women's Soccer. This position will provide instruction, training, and motivation to prepare student-athletes for practices, games, or competitive events, demonstrate/ instruct student athletes on sport performance principles, game strategies, and safety rules and provide sport program management support to the head coach. The Assistant Coach will also be responsible for evaluating student-athletes' strengths and weaknesses as a possible recruit or to improve the current student athletes' technique to prepare them for competition as well as serve as a mentor to student-athletes with academic and personal issues. Additional duties include but are not limited to:
- Collecting and analyzing tactical/statistical data and game film of opposing teams with student athletes and recommend game-day strategies for student athletes. Planning, scheduling, organizing, and conducting practice sessions. Recruiting potential student-athletes via telephone calls, letters, emails, or home visits and making recommendation regarding whether or not to extend official campus visits and/or athletic grant-in-aid support to head coach. Recommending locations and student-athletes to be targeted for future recruitment efforts. Partnering with strength & conditioning staff and athletic trainers on student-athletes overall physical preparation and health status. Assisting in planning and developing strength and conditioning programs. Representing Head Coach and/or Intercollegiate Athletics Department at fund-raisers, outings, and alumni events. Selecting, hiring, terminating, and determining pay rates for temporary undergrad student employees or graduate assistants when needed. Providing functional supervision to temporary student employees.
Minimum of two years as a soccer coach or soccer team member at/or above the collegiate level.
Knowledge of sport-specific fundamentals, techniques, and regulations.
Ability to analyze, interpret, communicate and adhere to University, Big Ten Conference, and NCAA policies, procedures, rules and regulations.
Excellent communication, planning, organizational, interviewing, strength training and counseling skills.
Ability to recruit on a national and international level, instruct and motivate student-athletes on sport fundamentals, techniques and safety rules & regulations, and provide academic and personal mentoring.
Strong interpersonal skills with ability to influence and build positive relationships among diverse individuals including: student-athletes, parents, coaches, media, faculty, staff, students, and general public.
Ability to foster a participative management style that utilizes teamwork to successfully guide the work of others.
Must possess a learning orientation to changing technology impacting sport.
Personal computer and related software skills.
Valid driver's license and ability to travel.
Bachelor's degree in an area that provides a knowledge base in exercise, physiology, or physical performance.
Goalkeeper coaching experience at the collegiate level
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About Purdue Intercollegiate Athletics
Purdue will not sponsor work authorization for this position.
A background check will be required for employment in this position.
FLSA: Exempt (Not eligible for overtime).
Purdue University is an EEO/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women. Individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.
All applicants must apply online at Purdue University to be considered.