Please direct any questions to Rob Podeyn, Head Women's Soccer Coach, at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Assistant Women’s Soccer Coach reports to the Head Women’s Soccer Coach. The Assistant Women’s Soccer Coach directly oversees all assistant coaches and student managers. In charge of day-to-day operations that ensure that the program functions at a high-level and is in compliance with all university, NCAA and Pacific West Conference rules and policies. The Assistant Women’s Soccer Coach may also serve as the Recruiting Coordinator.
Culture •Be in agreement with the university's Confession of Faith, have a personal commitment to Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord, be active in the life of the church and live a life consistent with a commitment to the Lordship of Christ. •Embrace the mission, vision and values of Fresno Pacific University. •Be Christ-centered in all areas while working with staff, faculty, students and guests.
Service •Assist in all areas of practice planning, scouting, practice activities and game coaching •Assist in recruitment of student-athletes, under the direction of head coach •Assist in scouting activities of opponents including in-person scouting, writing reports, and making video edits •Player Wellness: Facilitate a positive team culture that manifests itself on and off the court of play, putting the student-athlete’s well-being first. •Hire and oversee team managers •Input all compliance information into ACS •Direct and supervise student managers and on occasion other assistant coaches •Assist in planning all travel-arrangements •Promote academic success through discipline and accountability •Arrange tutors and communicate with faculty regarding missed classes •Send required information to Admissions regarding all recruited prospects •Organize all schedules: practice, game, classes, player development, and weights •Facility liaison: reserve court times, and meeting rooms at home, take care of visiting teams’ shootaround and practice times •Communicate with training staff regarding the team’s schedule •Facilitate equipment ordering through the direction of head coach •Conduct individual and/or small-group film sessions with players •Oversee honorary coaches program and all alumni functions •Assist and organize fundraising efforts •Conduct bi-weekly academic meetings with players •Conduct weekly class attendance check •May serve as Recruiting Coordinator under the direction of head coach •Fulfill all assignments to the program as assigned by the head coach •Evening and weekend hours and overnight travel are required. •Other duties as assigned.
Required • Demonstrated personal Christian faith and commitment to the Christian mission of the university • Previous successful soccer coaching experience • Expressed commitment to NCAA legislation and compliance • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
Preferred • Master's degree from an accredited institution • Demonstrated success in recruiting at the collegiate level • Strong organizational and administrative background
Additional Salary Information: Approximate annual salary of $25-30K, without benefits
About Fresno Pacific University
University Description:Fresno Pacific University offers undergraduate and graduate programs that stress solid academic preparation and a strong ethical foundation. Some 3,700 traditional and adult students attend classes on the main campus in southeast Fresno or centers in North Fresno, Visalia, Bakersfield and Merced as well as online. The university also reaches about 10,000 students through professional development studies. FPU has the highest four-year graduation rate of any Central Valley college or university, is a Hispanic Serving Institution, with a Hispanic student population of 35 percent, and is one of the top 10 HSIs nationally in graduating Hispanic students. The Valley’s only comprehensive Christian university granting master’s degrees, the university is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and ranked in the top tier among western universities—master’s category by U.S. News & World Report. FPU is affiliated with the Mennonite Brethren Church, and all employees express a personal Christian commitment and support the Christian mission of the university. A description of the unique quality of FPU as an academic community can be found in the Fresn...o Pacific University Idea.Department of Athletics Description:Fresno Pacific University is currently a full, championship-eligible member of the NCAA Division II, as well as the Pacific West Conference. The FPU athletics program currently sponsors 14 intercollegiate sports involving nearly 300 student-athletes and has consistently been recognized at the national level, winning 52 conference titles and 15 national titles. FPU is committed to the NCAA Division II “Life in the Balance” philosophy and the NCAA Division II Strategic Positioning Platform with intercollegiate athletics playing an integral role in the total development of the student-athlete. For more information about Sunbird Athletics, visit www.fpuathletics.com.