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Assistant Women's Soccer Coach

Start Date

May 2024

Listed On

May 9, 2024

Position Type

10 Months

Salary

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Job Summary

Assist the head coach with supervision and coordination of the soccer program.

Responsibilities

  • Assist in developing and executing recruitment of quality student athletes including but not limited to: off-campus evaluation, contacts, organization of on-campus visits, and tryouts.
  • Advise and instruct student-athletes on skill development.
  • Be an integral part of practice and game preparation.
  • Attend and instruct during all games, practices, weightlifting sessions, conditioning sessions, and individual workouts.
  • Develop and implement an academic monitoring system of all student-athletes.
  • Organize and carry out film exchanges through Game Tape Exchange.
  • Organization and burning of game film for opponents and head coach.
  • Develop and implement a strength program.
  • Monitoring the student-athletes’ growth within the strength program.
  • Scouting of opponents and instructing team on the strategies that will be implemented.
  • Liaison for the program with the Athletic Training Staff.
  • Equipment and gear maintenance.
  • Advise student-athletes in their day to day activities.
  • Maintain a good working relationship with all athletic coaches and staff regarding facility use and condition.
  • Other duties assigned by the Head Coach.
  • Must be able to lift more than 50-lb. objects; frequent bending, stooping, and walking.
  • Ability to work various hours, including nights and weekends throughout the year for practice, games and recruiting.
  • Be able to transport team to the contests, and be responsible for their well-being.
  • Could be exposed to a variety of weather conditions.
  • Other duties as assigned by the or his/her designee

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Master's Degree- Preferred
  • Previous successful coaching experience and/or playing experience and recruiting at the collegiate level.
  • Ability to work various hours, including nights and weekends throughout the year for practice, games and recruiting.
  • Excellent written/oral communication, as well as demonstrate strong organizational skills.

About Oklahoma Panhandle State University (OPSU): OPSU is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is the first public Hispanic Serving Institution in Oklahoma. The university is a baccalaureate degree granting institution located in Goodwell, Oklahoma. Rooted in “Progress through Knowledge,” OPSU is committed to promoting excellence in the preparation of students for success in a global community. Our university achieved multiple rankings by the 2023 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings: #3 Best Value Regional Colleges West; #8 Top Public Colleges for the Western Region; and #17 Best Regional Colleges West. U.S New and World Report also recognized OPSU as one of the top ten universities in Oklahoma, standing out of our affordable tuition rates.