The Head Coach for Soccer is a full-time position intercollegiate soccer team. Concordia University is a member of the American Southwest Conference (ASC) and the NCAA Division III. The head coach will provide an environment, which supports the holistic growth of the student-athlete as well as maintains a program of compliance with all institutional and NCAA regulations resulting in long term team and individual success. This position will oversee all daily aspects of the sport and will participate as an active and positive member of the Department of Athletics.
•Responsible for organizing and leading a comprehensive program that consistently results in success defined by athletic outcomes, recruitment and retention of student-athletes, a positive student-athlete experience, and regular season, post season and individual player accomplishments;
•Provide discipline and expectations for student-athletes development to include study sessions, leadership development, diversity training, Title IX education, and the promotion of spiritual growth;
•Responsible for preparation and coordination for all soccer teams and individual practice sessions as needed to maximize athlete performance;
•Provides direct supervision to all assigned coaching staff, including volunteers;
•Ensure that an appropriate conditioning and strength program is designed and implemented during the designated NCAA season(s) and that a voluntary workout program is provided to all athletes for use outside designated season(s);
•Participate with the ASC in planning season schedules, including any scrimmages as appropriate, coordinating with the Athletic Director and other coaches as necessary to seek budget and travel efficiencies and avoid facilities/resource conflicts;
•In conjunction with the Director of Athletics, ensure that necessary game officials are requested in a timely manner and verify that game day requirements are completed or planned at least one day in prior to the competition date;
•Responsible for total recruiting effort which meets the roster requirements while seeking high quality student athletes;
•Manage expenses and operate all team activities within the approved budget, while complying with all institutional policies regarding budgets and expense reporting;
•Coordinate fundraising efforts to supplement program growth;
•Coordinate the use of all athletics facilities needed for the program with the Athletic Director, facilities and as needed arrange for off-campus facilities to be used with the approval of the Athletic Director;
•Conduct a program within the NCAA Division III and ASC rules to include bylaws and sportsmanship; •Assist the Compliance Coordinator and the Head Athletic Trainer in verification of roster accuracy and medical documentation;
•Support student-athlete academic success;
•Represent the University in a professional and positive manor within the campus, community and conference meetings;
•In coordination with the Sports Information Director ensure that all team and athlete recognitions, season records, individual statistics and team statistics are kept current and accurate and ensure that necessary statistical reports are provided to the NCAA, conference, or regional coordinators;
•Serve as a game-day-administrator for assigned home athletic contests;
•Responsible for performing duties as assigned by the Athletic Director;
•Required attendance at athletic department, University meetings and functions as required;
•Develop and oversee a program of productive youth summer camps.
Must comply with the Concordia University Texas’ Department of Athletics Procedures Handbook; NCAA and ASC Manuals; NCAA and ASC Coaches Code of Conduct and Ethics;
Must abide by all University policies;
Must be certified in first-aid, CPR and AED;
Responsible to maintain a professional image while representing the University at games, practices, away trips, conventions, meetings, and in the local community;
Ability to coach and lead teams;
Proven ability to recruit qualified student-athletes;
Must be able to physically maneuver necessary equipment, including general ability to lift up to 30lbs.
Must be able to participate in required activities for long periods of time, including outdoor environments in varying weather conditions.
Expected to work extended hours frequently during season.
A valid driver’s license and clear driving record is required
Additional Salary Information: Concordia University Texas offers an all-inclusive benefits package to eligible employees.
About Concordia University Texas
Concordia University Texas is an award-winning institution of higher education, offering undergraduate, graduate and an Accelerated Degree Program for adult students. The main campus is located in Northwest Austin on 389 acres with four university centers in central Austin, Fort Worth, Houston and San Antonio. A privately-held, accredited, liberal arts university, Concordia is under the auspices of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod. It is a member of the highly respected Concordia University System in which more than 28,000 students are enrolled nationwide. Concordia University Texas ranks 18th on U.S. News & World Report’s 2010 “America’s Best Colleges” list of regional colleges in the West. We are also proud to have been named a Top Workplace in Austin for 2012 by the Austin-American Statesman.