The Head Coach for the Women’s Soccer program is responsible for management of all facets of the women’s soccer program including, but not limited to: coaching/teaching, recruiting, budget management, administration, scheduling of competitions, team travel, weekly practice sessions, hiring and supervision of assistant coaches/interns, community service, student development, and compliance with NCAA, conference and college rules and regulations.
Core Competencies Excellent oral and written communication skills, and strong interpersonal skills to work with various college constituencies. Strong organizational skills. The ability to work a flexible and irregular schedule, including nights and weekends. Works well as a team member or independently. Excels in prioritizing multiple tasks with attention to detail, problem solving and follow-through to consistently meet expectations and deadlines. Strong management skills and mentoring ability for interns and assistants.
Principal Duties & Activities
Plan and coordinate practice and game plans for intercollegiate competition. Determine policies and procedures for team selection and athlete participation. Make recommendations of game schedules and budget for the team. Track the academic progress of the women’s soccer student-athletes and provide appropriate advice and assistance to help insure the successful completion of each players stated program of study. Develop and implement a comprehensive fundraising program to raise funds necessary to offset expenses associated for non-budgeted expenses and spring training trips. Organize community service projects for the women’s soccer team players to complete per the mission of the NCAA and the Thomas More College Athletic Department. Evaluate game officials as required. A thorough understanding of the rules and regulations governing women’s soccer competition at the collegiate level and adhere to the rules and standards established by Thomas More College, and the Presidents’ Athletic Conference and the NCAA (Division III). Develop a program of athlete recruitment commensurate with the aims and goals of Thomas More College and appropriate for a member of the NCAA, Division III. Participate in Athletic Department staff meetings, functions and other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics.
Thomas More College is a small, liberal arts college with a big reputation. For instance, Money Magazine ranks Thomas More as one of the "Best College Buys" in higher education. And the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching praises the college as a "selective liberal arts college."
Founded in 1921 by the Benedictine Sisters as Villa Madonna College, Thomas More now serves approxim...ately 1,900 full- and part-time students from across the country and around the world on its beautiful campus in Crestview Hills, Kentucky, just minutes from downtown Cincinnati.