Head Men's Soccer Coach

American University Washington, DC

About the Job

Job Description
American University, a Division I member of the Patriot League, seeks a Head Men's Soccer Coach responsible for directing and managing all phases of the Men's Soccer program.

American University seeks a candidate with demonstrated competitive success and a strong commitment to the academic success of student-athletes. The coach will be required to conduct the program within the guidelines of the University, Patriot League, and the NCAA.

All applicants must apply via American University's Human Resources website.

Requirements

  • Knowledge of effective coaching techniques and best practices.


  • Ability to work in a diverse work environment and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with school administrators, parents, students and alums.
  • Ability to organize and manage all facets of the program including recruiting, scouting, individual instruction, budget planning, monitoring academic progress and success of student-athletes, and general day to day operations
  • Ability to lead and work independently as well as within a team environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with student-athletes, coaches, and athletic and university administration.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends. Work in inclement weather conditions and travel.


  • Bachelor's degree


  • 5-8 years of relevant experience


Internal Number: 723