The Head Coach is responsible for managing a sufficient roster of student-athletes while making academic success a priority and embracing the Division III liberal arts experience. The position is responsible for recruiting and developing student athletes, scheduling and conducting games/practices and the implementation of game strategies. This position reports to the Athletic Director of the college.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Recruit qualified student athletes to Dickinson through attending camps, showcases, games, and practices. Initiates and maintains communication with prospective recruits through writing letters, email, social media, telephone calls, home visits and hosting/coordinating on-campus visits.
Educate and develop student athletes to prepare them for success within the athletic program, classroom, and community. Plan and implement valuable learning experiences where student athletes are challenged to excel both in the classroom and within their respective sport. Focusing on supporting academic expectations through implementing necessary study halls and periodic individual check-ins. Conducting team building activities to create a cohesive environment.
Prepare individual athletes to have success in competition through physical conditioning, instruction of game strategies, and demonstration and execution of advanced soccer skills. Provide coaching during practice sessions as well as during competitions.
The College is committed to building a representative and diverse faculty, administrative staff, and student body. We encourage applications from all qualified persons.