The Assistant Men’s Soccer Coach will be responsible for assisting with managing the conduct and overall supervision of the men’s soccer program. The position’s responsibilities include will be to recruit, develop and retain student-athletes, coach and develop a highly competitive Division III soccer program in compliance with NCAA, Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference and Earlham College rules and regulations.
Experience & Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree is required.
Previous collegiate playing and/or coaching experience is preferred.
The successful candidate will demonstrate exceptional leadership and a commitment to, and understanding and appreciation of, NCAA Division III athletics and wellness in a private liberal arts college.
Current and valid driver’s license required.
Meet annual recruitment goals established by the Director of Athletics and Head Coach.
Build relationships with prospective student-athletes.
Assist the head coach in planning and executing prospective student-athlete visits to campus and with off campus contacts with prospective student-athletes.
Assist head coach in generating and responding to prospective student-athlete contacts generated throughout the year. These include coaches’ mailings, attendance at tournaments and showcases, observing team camps, recruiting services, and admissions contacts.
Establish and maintain recruiting data base for recruiting utilizing the software program designated by the Department of Athletics.
Utilize a variety of communication platforms to recruit prospective student-athletes (e.g., phone calls; texts; social media; emails; etc.).
Attend practices and/or games of recruits on a regular basis.
Assist in summer recruiting efforts by attending showcases and other recruitment opportunities as designated by the Head Coach.