Head Men's Soccer Coach - Metropolitan State University of Denver in Denver Colorado

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Metropolitan State University of Denver

Denver, Colorado 80217

United States


Detailed Job Description

The Head Soccer Coach is responsible for leading a program that has enjoyed a rich tradition in the RMAC and NCAA Division II. The coach will direct all phases of the Men’s Soccer program by establishing and maintaining a high standard of excellence, which includes recruiting academically qualified student-athletes, scheduling, scouting, conditioning, supervising the assistant coaching staff, managing the program budget, generating revenue, and other duties as assigned. In addition, the Head Coach is responsible for ensuring that all duties are executed in compliance with NCAA, RMAC and institutional regulations.


•Provide leadership and oversight for all aspects of NCAA Division II Men’s Soccer Program.
•Coordinate all activities in preparation for scheduled competition.
•Work with the Director of Athletics on the selection and scheduling of team contests.
•Recruit academically and athletically qualified student-athletes.
•Facilitate a team environment that fosters the holistic growth and development of the student-athlete.
•Develop and conduct pre-season, in-season and off-season training and conditioning programs for the team.
•Plan and direct athletic skill development for student-athletes.
•Monitor and operate within budgetary guidelines established by the Director of Athletics.
•Evaluate performance of assistant coaches.
•Work in collaboration with Associate AD for Compliance to advise student-athletes and staff of applicable intercollegiate athletic rules, regulations, and University policies and ensure compliance of such regulations.
• Work in collaboration with Assistant AD for Student-Athlete Welfare to inform student-athletes of academic and other matters pertaining to their enrollment and educational progress.
•Monitor student-athlete academic performance and implement team, athletic department, and University measures to support their academic performance.
•Ensure student-athletes participation in NCAA CHAMPS/Life Skills and SAAC initiatives.
•Ensure appropriate safety measures are observed when conducting team activities.
•Cooperate with the University physicians and Athletic Trainers to ensure student-athletes receive proper medical and physical training services.
•Work with alumni student groups University administration and community groups to seek support for the team.
•Assist the Director of Athletics in fundraising and revenue generation activities- including camps/clinics.
•Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree.

Three years experience coaching at the collegiate level.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree.

Successful head coaching at the collegiate level.

Knowledge of Division II NCAA rules.

Special Instructions to Applicants

IMPORTANT: In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via the online application system, www.msudenverjobs.com.
Official transcripts will be required of the candidate selected for hire.

Please note: References refers to a list of the names and contact information for three professional references.

Keyword Phrases

  • Intercollegiate Athletics
  • Head Men's Soccer Coach
  • Diverse institution
  • Urban environment
  • Comprehensive college offering bachelors & masters
  • Athletic Department & Coaching
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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