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Head Coach, Soccer

Alcorn State University
Lorman, Mississippi, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
May 23, 2024

Job Details

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title
Head Coach, Soccer

FLSA Status

Posted Salary Range
Commensurate with experience

Employment Status
Full Time


Job Summary

The incumbent manages a competitive Division I Soccer program that adheres to all University, SWAC and NCAA rules and regulations while providing a safe and accepting environment for student-athletes to grow and develop academically, athletically and one that encourages personal responsibility, sportsmanship and service to others.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities
  • Thorough and accurate knowledge in the subject sport
  • Working knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations
  • Strong knowledge of soccer skills and strategies
  • Good communication skills, verbal, written and interpersonal
  • Strong coaching and recruiting skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to recruit effectively
  • Ability to work effectively with a wide range of people in a diverse community
Essential Job Functions

• Assigns Assistant Coaches and/or graduate Students in the overall planning and execution of the intercollegiate Soccer program
• Recruits quality prospective student-athletes and ensures timely submission of their academic records for admissions
• Monitors academic progress and status of team members, implementing action plans through appropriate staff when needed
• Monitors and maintains the discipline and conduct of student athletes to support the image and reputation of the athletics program
• Plans coaching and practice sessions in accordance with NCAA and SWAC regulations
• Develops and implements game strategy and position assignments
• Oversees the strength and condition program for student athletes
• Manages all operational, fiscal, and administrative activities for the Soccer program
• Promotes the athletic program and specific sport through community events, public speaking, fundraising and marketing
• Ensures adherence to all Association, Conference and University rules by athletes and support staff


Bachelor’s degree from accredited institution
Three (3) years’ coaching experience

Licensing and Certifications


Physical Requirements

Work in noisy (above 85 decibels) areas

Sedentary Work - Exerting 10 pounds

Light Work - Exerting up to 20 pounds

Medium Work - Exerting 20-50 pounds

Heavy Work - Exerting 50-100 pounds

Very Heavy Work - Exerting in excess of 100 pounds


Extended Work Hours

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number

Number of Vacancies


Position End Date (if temporary)

Open Date

Close Date

Open Until Filled

EEO Statement

Alcorn State University

Equal Employment Opportunity and Notice of Non-Discrimination
Alcorn State University is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. Alcorn State University is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities.

Advertising Summary
Excellent Benefits Package

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. Letter of Recommendation (Professional)
  5. Letter of Recommendation (Personal)
  6. Letter of Recommendation (Professional or Personal)
Optional Documents


 Alcorn State University

A great educational choice, Alcorn State University in Mississippi is a place of purpose, history, and discovery, and the nation's oldest, land-grant HBCU

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