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Position: Assistant Coach - Soccer

Grade Department Position type: Position Number
30 4GA – Department not found Full-time A97798


Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Head Athletic Coach, the Assistant Coach is responsible for: providing technical expertise in the fundamentals of the sport, teaching student-athletes basic and advanced skills; assisting in management of the team through recruiting, program development, fund-raising, promotional activities, and related assigned responsibilities. The Assistant Coach guides and mentors student-athletes throughout the academic year.


Essential Functions, Major Duties, and/or Accountabilities:
  • Assists in monitoring team members' eligibility according to requirements set by the University Athletic Board and conference.
  • Teaches and maintain the effective skill level of the Women's Soccer team.
  • Assists in scouting future opponents.
  • Prepares scouting reports and help formulate game plans.
  • Promotes Booster organizations for effective public relations and financial support, as well as school spirit and loyalty.
  • Assists head couch, athletic director and other department staff in maintaining an effective program.
  • Assists in recruiting student athletes that will represent the university in a positive way.
  • Requires to uphold and abide by all NCAA regulations and UVU policies and procedures.
  • Guide and mentor student-athletes throughout the academic year.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
  • N/A

Special Requirements of the Position:
  • N/A

Qualifications:

Graduation from an accredited institution with a master's degree and one year of coaching experience; OR a bachelor's degree and three years of experience related to essential duties; or any combination of education and experience related to the essential duties totaling seven years.

  • Knowledge of team organization, motivation and strategic skills.
  • Knowledge of intercollegiate athletic rules and regulations and willingness to uphold and abide by all NCAA regulations and UVU policies and procedures.
  • Interpersonal, problem-solving and decision making skills.
  • Ability to recruit, coach and scout intercollegiate Women’s Soccer players.
  • Ability to assist in design and strategies of game plans and coordinate game and practice schedules.
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing to a wide audience.
  • Ability to instruct, manage, motivate and evaluate student course work and classroom performance.

 


Disclaimer:
This position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to the position.
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