Head Men’s Soccer Coach

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The Athletic department seeks a Head Men's Soccer Coach reporting to the Athletic Director. This position is responsible for recruitment, maintaining roster size, practice planning, game scheduling, travel arrangements, student-athlete academic and athletic performance, budget management, and the student-athlete experience of the Aquinas College Men’s Soccer Program.

Responsibilities/Duties/Tasks/Essential Functions:

  • Be responsible for the planning, organization and the on-going development of the athletic programming and activities of the program.
  • Be responsible for scheduling all practice, scrimmages, and games.
  • Be responsible for all travel and game requirements.
  • Be responsible for building a cohesive and competitive program.
  • Recruit academically and athletically qualified, full-time student-athletes to participate in the program.
  • Hire, train and evaluate the performance of assistant coaches
  • Promote the academic progress and graduation of student-athletes, including assisting with enforcement of a study program.
  • Assist athletic department in athletic issues as needed.
  • Abide by the rules and regulations of the league in which you will be competing.

Knowledge, Skills, and Education Requirements:

  • Submit all required assignments on or before designated due dates.
  • Report any known violations or concerns to administration.
  • Conform to all Athletic Department Policies and procedures required.
  • Represent Aquinas College and the Athletic Department as a team player, as a professional, and as a role moded for all students-athletes.
  • Attend regularly scheduled Athletic Department Staff meetings.
  • Posses a valid CPR Certification.
  • Posses a valid State of Michigan Driver's License and be responsible for driving Aquinas College vehicles and/or rental vehicles when assigned for away contests.
  • Have a minimun of a Bachelor's Degree; Master's Degree preferred.
  • Have 3-5 year of advanced Soccer coaching experience.  College coaching experience preferred.
  • Have a strong service-oriented skills and the ability to have exceptional customer service attitude.
  • Have strong communication and organizational skills and can demonstrate ability to work independently.

Work Environment & Physical Demands

  • Business office/outside environment. Prolonged sitting and standing. Use of personal computer and telephone
  • Must be able to travel (schedule may include day, evening and/or weekend availability, overnight stay, and use of own  transportation)
  • May be heavy lifting up to 50 lbs.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Aquinas College is an equal opportunity employer and an inclusive educational community rooted in the Catholic Dominican tradition. Aquinas College provides a liberal arts education with a global perspective, emphasizes career preparation focused on leadership and service to others, and fosters a commitment to lifelong learning dedicated to the pursuit of truth and the common good. Aquinas College values: Faith, Learning, Service and Community.

Location: Grand Rapids, MI
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