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Primarily reporting to the head coach of soccer, this position
will assist the head coach in all phases of the program.
Responsibilities include coaching and teaching (75% of expected
effort) and administrative duties (25% of expected effort).
- Assist with and provide on field instruction during practices
- Provide video analysis for match and practice sessions.
- Participate in the planning, organizing and execution of
practices and contests.
- Evaluate the athlete’s performance and progress to ensure peak
performance during practices and contests.
- Oversee the mental and physical preparation of athletes for
- Assist in the development of conditioning programs.
- Assist with scouts and evaluating opponents’ performance and
recommend game strategy based on the evaluation.
- Manage Individual Development Plans for each player on the
- Responsible for cultivating relationships with every player on
the team to create trust, transparency and legitimacy to better
assist players in all aspects of being a student-athlete.
- As a teaching fellow, assist physical education faculty members
with classroom interaction.
- Assist with out of class project work required for PE
- Oversee the recruitment of student-athletes; evaluate
prospective students’ academic and athletic abilities.
- Manage the recruiting schedule and coordinate communication
between prospective athletes and coaching staff.
- Attend permissible off campus recruiting events.
- Attend showcases for evaluation and work clinics/ID camps for
- Coordinate on campus recruiting visits for prospective
- Organize all academic materials from recruits as well as
coordinate and manage recruits within FrontRush database.
- Assist in booking flights, housing, & transportation for
- Provide academic support and monitor academic progress for
student-athlete, such as organizing large study halls, directing
students to campus resources, as well as holding individual
meetings to discuss organization and time management.
- Participate in planning for alumni events including fundraising
and or special functions.
- Plan and execute team community service efforts.
- Coordinate team travel for in/out of region trips.
- Collect and manage student schedules to coordinate individual,
group and team meetings
- Manage and create content for all social media platforms
- Work with representatives from various apparel outlets to
manage and order team gear
- Coordinate with the DEI (Diversity, Equity & Inclusion)
Committee and athletic department to facilitate trainings and
materials to be distributed to the team.
- Provide additional support for contest management as
Bachelor’s degree and 2-5 years of coaching experience at the
college level or an equivalent combination of education, training,
Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Ability to provide effective leadership to student-athletes to
encourage both successful academic development and competitive
Proficiency with recruiting software systems and Microsoft
Ability to manage concerns and issues in various team
settings, as needed.
Ability to work in a diverse community.
Division III and NESCAC playing and or coaching
Knowledge of NESCAC recruiting rules.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Application close date August 5, 2021.
Any and all offers to external applicants are contingent on
the candidate’s completion of a pre-employment background check
screening to the satisfaction of Wesleyan University.
Wesleyan University, located in Middletown, Connecticut, does
not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age,
gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital
status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder,
learning disability or physical disability, political belief,
veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or
non-position-related criminal record. We welcome applications from
women and historically underrepresented minority groups. Inquiries
regarding Title IX, Section 504, or any other non-discrimination
policies should be directed to: Alison Williams, Vice President for
Equity & Inclusion/ Title IX Officer, 860-685-3927, email@example.com.