The Assistant Coach is responsible for assisting the Head Coach with all aspects of the men’s soccer program. The primary responsibilities include the recruitment of prospective student-athletes, team and player management, video analysis, and assisting with all training sessions and games. Along with the rest of the coaching staff, the Assistant Coach will assist with the development of approximately 28 student-athletes.
Recruiting prospective student-athletes is an essential element of the Assistant Coach’s responsibility. This includes the identification of prospects, evaluations, and contacts, and communication with the prospect, the prospect’s family, and the prospect’s coaches. Development and coordination of a recruiting network is an ongoing activity which requires travel both domestically and internationally. Once the student-athlete has matriculated, the Assistant Coach is involved with the student-athlete’s development in all aspects, both on and off the field.
The Assistant Coach will assist the Head Coach with all training sessions and game management. This also includes team video analysis and opponent analysis.
In addition to the responsibilities listed above, there will be various administrative tasks given on a consistent basis.
Authority: The Assistant Coach’s authority would be deferred to the Head Coach in most major decisions. However, in the absence of the Head Coach, the Assistant Coach would assume full responsibility for the day-to-day operation of the program. University policies and procedures in conjunction with NCAA rules and regulations must be followed at all times.
The Assistant Coach reports directly to the Head Coach who is responsible to the Director of Athletics.
As an employee of the Intercollegiate Athletics Department, the individual will be actively involved in relationships with the following offices: Admissions, Academic Advising, and Financial Aid as well as all academic departments across the campus. Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations is a prerequisite for this position.
External relationships will exist with prospective student-athletes and their parents, alumni, and the Greensboro community.
A bachelor’s degree is required. Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations is a prerequisite for this position.
Experience using compliance-specific software for logging recruiting calls, unofficial and official visits, and CARA logs is preferred. The position requires someone with initiative and an energy level that will enable the individual to work long hours. The position does include evening and weekend assignments.
Must possess the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with school administrators, parents, and students.
Master’s degree and prior Division I participation and/or coaching experience are preferred.
Internal Number: 998610
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