Associate Coach - Men's Soccer - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah 84058

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Under the direction of the Head Coach - Men's Soccer, the Associate Coach is resonsible for providing technical expertise in the fundamentals of the sport, teaching student-athletes basic and advanced skills, assisting in management of the team through recruiting, program development, fund-raising, promotional activities and related assigned reponsibilities. Evaluate athletes' strengths and weaknesses both in practices and in games. The Associate Coach guides and mentors student-athletes throughout the academic year.
-Assists in monitoring team members' eligibility according to requirements set by the University, NCAA and Conference.
-Teaches and maintains the effective skill level of the Men's Soccer Team. Set up equipment and go over drills and strategies that will be utilized during practice.
-Recruits student athletes that will represent the program in a positive way. Scouts future opponents. Prepares scouting reports and helps formulate game plans.
-Promotes Booster orgaizations for effective relations and financial support, as well as school spirit and loyalty. Assists head coach in fundraising and soccer program resource development.
-Assists head coach, athletic director and other department staff in maintaining an effective program. Ability to plan and execute soccer camps.
-Upholds and abides by all NCAA regulations and UVU policies and procedures.
-Perform other job related duties as assigned.  

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with a master's degree and one year of coaching experience; OR graduation from an accredited institution with a bachelor's degree and three years of coaching experience or any combination of education and experience related to the essential duties totaling seven years.  

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

-Knowledge of team organization, motiviation and strategic skills
-Knowledge of intercollegiate athletic rules and regulations and ability to uphold and abide by all NCAA regulations and UVU policies and procedures
-Interpersonal, problem solving and decision making
-Ability to scout, recruit and coach intercollegiate Men's Soccer players
-Ability to assist in design and strategies of game plans and coordinate game and practice schedules
-Ability to communicate orally and in writing to a wide audience
-Ability to instruct, manage, motivate and evaluate student course work and classroom performance  

Special Instructions to Applicants

- To be considered an applicant for employment you must apply online through the UVU.Jobs website.
- To receive full consideration for post-secondary education, please submit copies of transcripts or diploma of highest degree earned. Transcripts do not have to be official copies.
- To be considered in the first screening, the online application and required application documents (see below) must be submitted by the screening or closing date.
- Our system can only accept supplemental documents (such as cover letters or transcripts) in PDF or Word format. The file size of documents must be less than 2MB. It is strongly recommended that you take documents that are not in an electronic form and scan them into a separate black and white PDF file so you can attach them electronically to the online application. You can get help with this at a local copy center if needed.
- Any offer of employment will be contingent upon the results of a background check, which includes a criminal records check. A criminal conviction is not necessarily a bar to employment.
- Application materials become the property of UVU.
- For questions contact Human Resources at  

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  • Associate Coach
  • Men's Soccer
  • Athletics
  • student centered teaching organization
  • building communities of engaged learners
  • beautiful mountain location
  • Athletic Department & Coaching
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Best if Apply By 3/29/2013