HEAD COACH WOMEN'S SOCCER PART-TIME
KENNEDY KING COLLEGE
The Head Coach oversees an intercollegiate athletic team and
provides leadership in the development and evaluation of the team
and individual student-athletes. Provides dynamic, strategic and
visionary leadership designed to enhance student success through
the focus on an “Academics-first Agenda.”
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Recruits student-athletes for participation in intercollegiate
athletics. Cooperates with the academic advisers to support the
academic progress of the student-athlete.
- Implements the District wide Athletic Department strategy
focused on an “Academics-first Agenda” designed to increase
student-athlete success and assists the campus Athletic Director in
monitoring student athlete academic progress. Ensures that athletes
reach their academic goals by monitoring class attendance and
ensuring that they receive academic support as necessary.
- Assists players in reaching highest athletic potential possible
through athletic training and leadership skills. Recruits, counsels
and advises students with respect to athletic performance and other
personal development issues. Prepares the student athletes for
competition through planning and conducting well organized
practices and contests. Directs the identification and recruitment
of new players to the program, including traveling to regional high
school and club basketball events and showcases.
- Enforces and maintains an athletic program policy of educating
and graduating student athletes. Works closely with the Athletic
Director and Dean of Students, and other school administrators,
faculty and staff to assure student athletes are academically
eligible for a given sport.
- Plans and directs the training of student athletes, and
assesses individuals’ abilities and skill level to determine
appropriate team position. Conducts in-season and off-season team
practice and conditioning programs including skills training and
weight and conditioning training.
- Assists in assuring compliance with National Junior College
Athletic Association (NJCAA) rules and regulations for the specific
sport. Closely monitors academic, conduct and physical requirements
for each student athlete. In collaboration with the campus Athletic
Director, completes and maintains records and statistics for
accurate, mandatory reporting to the NJCAA and regional regulatory
- In collaboration with the campus level Athletic Director,
prepares and manages the budget for a specific sport.
- Confers with the District Office of Intercollegiate Athletics
and the Campus Athletic Director prior to conducting auxiliary
- In coordination with the District Office of Intercollegiate
Athletics, campus level Athletic Director and Dean of Student
Services, recruits, interviews and recommends the hiring and
termination of Assistant Coaches.
- In collaboration with the District Office of Intercollegiate
Athletics and campus level Athletic Director develops and builds
relationships with four year institutions.
- Assists in the development and implementation of meaningful
professional development activities designed to enhance the skills
of all Athletic Department personnel.
- Enforces the District/college’s academic, student and athletic
code of conduct. Supervises the student athletes during practice,
contests, and travel. May drive college vehicles or college leased
vehicles to and from scheduled contests.
- Calls, texts or emails results of contests to the Sports
Information Assistant by 10:00 AM the next business day, and
supplies information to the Director of Athletics that can be used
for publicity purposes.
- In cooperation with the campus Athletic Director and Facilities
Coordinator, schedules pre-season, season and other games and
tournaments. Trains, practices and coaches in league, conference
and tournament play.
- Coordinates the care and reporting of incidents and injuries to
the appropriate College and District personnel.
- Prepares a season summary and ensures student honors within
conference, region, and other athletic governing bodies are
recommended and advocated.
- Adheres to CCC Customer Service Excellence standards.
- Performs related duties as assigned.
- Completion of a Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in
Physical Education or a related field, supplemented by 4-6 years of
coaching and/or collegiate/professional playing experience, or an
equivalent combination of training and experience.
- Must be familiar with standard concepts, practices and
procedures within a particular sport.
- Coaching Certification Preferred.
- First Aid Certification Preferred.
- Current CPR/AED Certification by the American Heart Association
or the Red Cross Required.
- Excellent interpersonal, organizational, planning and
leadership skills required.
- Must be able to serve as a positive role model for young
- Must be familiar with NJCAA rules and regulations.
- OTHER INFORMATION:
- Coaches are hired on a season by season basis. A reasonable
effort is made to assure future coaching assignments to those
coaches who have had a history of successful academic and athletic
team performances at City Colleges of Chicago.
- All coaching assignments are conditioned on sufficient team
membership. Once a season starts, the Head Coach is expected to
complete the season.