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Head Women’s Soccer Coach

Job Info

Position Title:
Head Women’s Soccer Coach

Job Type:

Position Purpose

The Head Coach is responsible for the development and maintenance of an effective and competitive NCAA Division III women’s soccer program. The recruitment and retention of quality student-athletes in this program will be integral to this position. The Head Coach is responsible for all aspects that relate to the women’s Soccer program to include the ongoing development of the student-athletes. The Head Coach will also be expected to demonstrate the ability to promote the spiritual, physical, mental, emotional, and relational growth of student-athletes.

This position will also include secondary responsibilities in Athletics to service the Athletic Program and the University. This will be determined by the area of departmental need and the related background of the successful candidate to service the institution in this administrative capacity.


Lead the intercollegiate women’s Soccer team as head coach.

  • Based on university and departmental mission, effectively recruit student-athletes to fill and maintain a team roster based on NCAA Division III collegiate standards.
  • Provide a framework for student-athletes to perform their potential by teaching and developing skill levels and game strategies for all team members during practice sessions in preparation for their use during intercollegiate competition while utilizing proper judgment in the instruction and expectations while operating with the highest possible safety standards observed.
  • Develop teams which are competitive within the conference, region and nationally by maximizing the student-athletes’ talents while also teaching and promoting teamwork.
  • Oversee conduct and discipline of the team.
  • Fulfill operational duties to include, but not limited to, practice, game, and facility scheduling.
  • Hire and supervise assistant coach(s)/graduate assistant(s) for program.
  • Create and foster an environment that equips and empowers team members for academic and occupational success.
  • Represent the women’s Soccer program at required conference, regional, and national meetings.
  • Oversee program equipment and uniform inventory.
  • Successfully manage annual program budget and revenue generation (program fundraising).
  • Adhere to all mandates and policies as described in the coach’s policies and procedures manual.
  • Operate in compliance with all NCAA, UMAC, and NCCAA rules and regulations.
  • Coordinate campus visit experiences for all women’s Soccer prospective student-athletes.
  • Develop a strong partnership with admissions and other key departments across campus to help ensure healthy ideation and efficient recruiting practices are utilized.
  • Engage in professional development opportunities, both within the athletic department, and through outside organizations, memberships, and conferences.

Job Qualifications:

Minimum Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree (required)
  • Master’s degree (preferred)
  • Expertise in the sport having a minimum of 5 years of progressive coaching experience on the intercollegiate level (preferred)
  • Knowledge of and compliance with the NCAA Division III mission and philosophies (preferred)
  • Budgeting background (preferred)
  • Successful recruiting and student retention experience (preferred)

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of institutional budgets and program budgetary needs.
  • Knowledge of managing practical fiscal responsibilities.
  • Knowledge of high-school, collegiate, and amateur athletic associations with insights as they relate to recruiting trends and best practices.
  • Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations.
  • Sound communication skills in both one-on-one and group settings as well as written correspondence.

Working Conditions and Frequency:

Equipment and Tools

Use of a PC and telephone, photocopier and facsimile machine approximately 95% of the workday

Environmental Conditions 

Exposure to repetitive motion of the fingers, hands and wrists on a daily basis

Work is performed in a Christ-centered urban environment

North Central University employs qualified individuals regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, marital status, genetic information, veteran status, familial status, and status with regard to public assistance. Individuals must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.

Questions? Contact us.

North Central University
Attn: Human Resources
910 Elliot Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55404-1391
Fax # (612) 343-8063