Attend, run, and plan soccer practice sessions, consisting of implementing drills and activities to instruct players in the proper execution of soccer techniques.
Teach soccer skills to student athletes in order to enhance their athletic ability and teamwork while developing leadership skills and life learning outcomes.
Coach student athletes during games, providing specific feedback to athletes regarding soccer skills and techniques.
Develop, teach and implement a comprehensive strength and conditioning program that helps teach proper mechanics for fitness which minimizes injuries and trains athletes for success on the court and after their soccer career has ended.
Lead film sessions with student athletes and create game plans for opponents, understanding and analyzing the particular strengths/weaknesses of the student athletes on the team and of the opponents while ensuring athletes are improving in the sport.
Support the academic progress of the student athletes involved in the soccer program by organizing study tables, tutoring as necessary, and providing access to academic support as needed.
Develop opportunities to participate in service activities and encourage participation in the NAIA Champions of Character program. Use these opportunities to teach life lessons about respect, hard work, value of education and service to others
Ensure facility is ready for all home contests.
Maintain equipment and repair as needed. Assist with merchandise and gear orders to maximize budgets in support of the student athlete experience.
Assist with education of new staff on compliance, IU specific policies and procedure, and NAIA compliance information.
Work with the Sports Information Director to develop and provide accurate information to maintain the soccer program marketing and web page. Provide feedback for the SID to nominate and select weekly/season conference and national awards.
Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent.
Minimum Experience: 3 years of head coaching experience
Required knowledge, skills, and abilities: Knowledge of NAIA student-athlete and institutional compliance rules; rules governing the play of various games; minimal competence with information technology; event and personnel management experience, driver’s license mandatory
Equipment utilized: Sports related equipment in facilities utilized; standard office equipment, PC, etc.
Preferred Education: Bachelor’s Degree.
Preferred Experience: Collegiate level and/or 1 year of experience at the NAIA level
Salary Plan: HR
Salary Grade: HR
Campus: Northwest - Gary
Department: STUDENT SERVICES (NW-SSER-IUNWA)
Internal Number: 67885
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