The Assistant Women’s Soccer Coach reports to the Head Women’s Soccer Coach and assists in all aspects related to the Women’s Soccer program.
*Willingness and ability to work non-traditional schedule, including nights, weekends, and holidays. Travel required.
Responsible for adhering to all Department and University policies and procedures, as well as the rules, regulations, bylaws and interpretations of the Big Ten Conference and the NCAA.
RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
Assist the head coach in coaching and training the Women’s Soccer team throughout the year as deemed necessary and appropriate by the head coach.
Assist the head coach in managing the health of team culture.
Assist with video editing system for team analysis and scouting.
Assist in scouting of opponents.
Manage team heart rate monitor systems and student-athlete recovery.
Duties include but are not limited to: Organization for home games, promoting Northwestern Women’s soccer in local community, coordinating film exchanges, compliance related administration for current team and recruiting, coordinating team housing and meals on campus and when traveling, maintain database for current student-athletes and prospective student-athletes, maintain ledger for budget expenditures, and community service.
Duties include but are not limited to: identify and correspond with qualified prospective student-athletes, organize recruiting calendar events, track the status of recruited prospects, maintain recruiting database (Front Rush), schedule on-campus visits and create itineraries, conduct campus tours, establish and maintain all files on prospective student-athletes.
Develop strong relationships and communicate regularly with club and high school coaches.
Other duties as assigned.
Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree; OR appropriate combination of education and experience.
Previous experience coaching soccer required; experience as a student-athlete or coach at the Division I level preferred
Strong written and oral communication skills. Must be meticulous and organized.
Preferred goalkeeping specialist with a strong background in collegiate goalkeeping, OR for a field coach that has some comfort working with goalkeepers.
Knowledge of rules and regulations of the NCAA, Big Ten Conference and Northwestern University.
Familiarity with technology in the following areas preferred: use of Mac computers, Microsoft Excel, Power Point and Word, recruiting database systems, video editing and tagging systems, and heart rate monitoring system.
As per Northwestern University policy, this position requires a criminal background check. Successful applicants will need to submit to a criminal background check prior to employment.
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
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