To administer a Division I program in the sport of women’s soccer consistent with the policies of Miami University, the National Collegiate Athletic Association, and other appropriate governing bodies (i.e. Mid-American Conference).
The Head Women's Soccer Coach will be responsible for facilitating the academic, athletic, and overall growth of every Women's Soccer student-athlete. Additionally, this individual, will work closely with the Women's Soccer Sport Administrator and Athletic Director, to continually assess and elevate the program's status in the areas of academics, recruiting, budget tracking and reporting, equipment ordering, marketing/public relations, sports medicine, strength and conditioning, departmental compliance, alumni engagement, facility management.
This position specifically supports the mission of the University and the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics by assisting in institutional compliance with NCAA and Conference rules and regulations.
Plan, organize and direct all activities involved with a Division I women’s soccer program.
Develop and monitor the academic progress of students through graduation rates and APR scores.
Recruit prospective student-athletes of character who can developmentally thrive at Miami University.
Conduct the women's soccer program in accordance with all NCAA rules, including attendance at compliance meetings, appropriate record keeping for recruiting and playing/practice seasons, monitoring eligibility of student-athletes in the program, successfully completing the annual NCAA certification test, and assisting in the education of student-athletes about NCAA rules.
Plan and administer all practice and game related activities in cooperation with game operations staff.
Work with Camp Director to coordinate soccer camps.
Schedule all contests.
Hire and supervise full-time assistant coaches and support staff
Develop, track, manage and be fiscally responsible for the sport budget.
Purchase and coordinate sport equipment along with assigned Equipment Manager.
Work with strength and conditioning staff to develop a program suitable for student-athletes.
Work alongside the Sports Medicine personnel to ensure the physical health and safety of all student-athletes is of utmost importance
Process financial aid recommendations as appropriate for the women’s soccer program.
Monitor the admission process for incoming student-athletes with the Office of Admissions.
Represent the women's soccer program to outside constituencies (media, civic groups, donor functions, campus departments, student groups, etc…)
Participate in departmental activities, including service on committees and attendance at all scheduled required meetings.
Assist in the identification of career outreach opportunities for student-athletes.
Engage the Miami Women's Soccer alumnae across the country through a systematic stewardship process along with the help of the Sports Administrator and University Advancement Office.
Participate in activities as requested by the Red and White Club
Perform other duties as assigned by the athletic administration.
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Knowledge of NCAA rules and policies
Experience in teaching soccer skills, recruiting and coaching
Strong interpersonal skills in dealing with prospective student-athletes, current student-athletes, staff and University personnel
Strong organizational skills to manage and lead an athletic program
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