This position will work primarily with goalkeepers. Prior experience coaching collegiate level goalkeepers, playing experience as a goalkeeper, and goalkeeping qualification’s through the USSF or NSCAA would be preferred. Assist the head coach in planning, coaching, recruiting, administering, and promoting the women's soccer program within NCAA, Ivy League, and institutional standards. Coaching/Mentoring: Contribute to planning and implementing the training, conditioning and coaching programs for the women's soccer team.Assist head coach in conducting team practices, training, conditioning, and competitions. Prepare scouting reports and game plans for opponents. Teach soccer skills to student-athletes.Demonstrate a sincere interest in the academic, personal, and physical welfare of each student-athlete; counsel team members and consult with the head coach and appropriate College staff as necessary for the resolution of issues. Recruiting: Assist head coach in developing and implementing an overall recruiting plan, including, but not limited to: identifying qualified students and talented athletes; communicating with prospects by phone, mail, e-mail; traveling to evaluate prospects, meet parents and high school coaches: organizing and participating in visits to campus by prospects, and maintaining appropriate recruiting records as required by the NCAA. Maintain knowledge of the College’s programs and opportunities to effectively inform prospects. Administration: Know and comply with the rules and regulations of the NCAA and Ivy League, and work to stay abreast of rule changes, applications and interpretations; actively seek to ensure that athletes and athletics representatives are informed of and comply with NCAA and Ivy League rules. Assist the head coach in planning and administering the budget for the soccer program which includes assessing needs for equipment, team travel, recruiting, etc.Plan and reconcile recruiting travel expenses. Assist head coach in planning and developing competitive schedule and coordinating team travel. Assist the head coach in keeping alumni, parents and supporters informed of the program’s status through newsletters, brochures, talks, etc. Other: Assist head coach in promoting Dartmouth and the soccer program through camps, clinics, and community involvement. Develop and maintain positive relationships with a wide range of constituents, including students, parents, faculty, department and College staff, alumni, fans, community members, the media, etc. Represent Dartmouth, the athletic department, and the soccer program in an exemplary fashion.
6 years experience playing and/or coaching soccer at the high school or collegiate level.
Strong knowledge of soccer skills and strategies. Good interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of people in a diverse community. Strong organizational skills. Ability to recruit effectively with no athletic grants and highly selective admissions standards. Must possess valid drivers license for off-campus recruiting efforts.
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A private, four-year, liberal arts, coeducational college, Dartmouth's focus is on undergraduate education, but the College is considered a small university with graduate schools of business, engineering and medicine as well as 16 graduate programs in the arts and sciences.A mecca for the highly motivated student-athlete, Dartmouth College is the nation's ninth oldest university and a member of th...e Ivy League. Featuring a comprehensive athletic menu, Dartmouth offers 34 varsity sports - 16 for men, 16 for women and two coeducational programs in sailing and equestrian. In addition, there are 34 club and 24 intramural sports as three-quarters of Dartmouth undergraduates participate in some form of athletics.Nicknamed "The Big Green," Dartmouth's varsity athletic teams compete in NCAA Division I as well as in the eight-member Ivy League and the ECAC Hockey League. Throughout the years, Dartmouth athletes have competed at the very highest level, excelling in NCAA championships in a wide range of sports.The College has demonstrated a total commitment to athletics and recreation with more than $85 million in facility improvements since 2000, including: Boss Tennis Center and Gordon Pavilion, Scully-Fahey Field (featuring AstroTurf), Blackman Football Practice Fields, McLane Skiway Lodge, Corey Ford Rugby Clubhouse; comprehensive renovations to Leverone Fieldhouse, Hanover Country Club, Berry Center squash courts, Alumni Gymnasium (featuring a new 14,000 square foot recreational fitness center), and Memorial Field (including FieldTurf playing surface and Tartan track); Floren Varsity House (featuring a 10,000 square foot varsity strength training center); and Burnham Soccer Field and Sports Pavilion; an Astro Turf field for field hockey and recreational sports; a new baseball facility--Red Rolfe Field at Biondi Park, and a new softball park.In addition, the College started Dartmouth Peak Performance in 2011, an ambitious program designed to position student-athletes to achieve excellence in academics, athletics and their personal lives.Although the Ivy League schools do not offer athletic scholarships, admission is need-blind, and more than half of the Dartmouth student body receives financial assistance.