Mens/Womens Head Soccer Coach/Director of Soccer
University of Hawaii - Honolulu, HI

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To begin approximately August 2013 pending position clearance and availability of funds. The UH Hilo Head Soccer Coach/Director of Soccer leads, organizes, prepares, implements and manages quality assurance for all aspects of the men’s and women’s soccer programs. S/he is an integral member of the Office of Intercollegiate Athletics staff team and reports directly to the Director of Athletics or designee in the AD’s absence. Duties and Responsibilities
  • Executes all responsibilities as Head Soccer Coach/Director of Soccer in a manner that reflects an ongoing commitment to the excellence, integrity and success of the Men’s and Women’s Soccer programs, of the Office of Intercollegiate Athletics, and the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo; prepares and organizes daily practice sessions, game preparation for competition and off-season training; recommends and prepares all schedules for home tournaments and non-conference games to the Director of Athletics; organizes and administers the recruiting of prospective student-athletes in accordance with the NCAA, PWC, and the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo policies and procedures; organizes the scouting of future opponents including video tape analysis; organizes and directs the coaching staff to carry out the goals and objectives of the men’s and women’s soccer programs; responsibly expends allocated budget and ensures that the budget balances each fiscal year; recommends personnel, financial and facilities requirements for the men’s and women’s soccer programs to the Director of Athletics; implements appropriate risk management strategies at all times; engages in regular consultation with athletic training and other department sports medicine personnel to maximize the safety and wellness of student-athletes; and demonstrates concern for the overall welfare of students at all times; recommends scholarship awards for student-athletes to the Director of Athletics; responsible for tracking the admissions and eligibility process involving recruited student-athletes, and for working collaboratively with the Compliance Officer in this regard; responsible for monitoring and supporting the student-athletes academic progress in consultation and coordination with the Academic Support Services Director; responsible for complying with the rules and regulations of the NCAA as it relates to the men’s and women’s soccer programs; responsible for assisting and supporting the Office of Intercollegiate Athletics in administration and operations; prepares and participates in camps and clinics as needed; actively participates and assists in promotional, public relations and fundraising activities for the programs in the community, schools, and the University campus; provides general advising, mentoring and support to student-athletes; role models and engages in ethical decision-making and outstanding sportsmanship; demonstrates through actions and communicates a respect for diversity and cross-cultural differences; perform other duties as required.
  • Minimum Qualifications
  • Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university in Physical Education or related field; three years experience in university or college coaching soccer or any equivalent combination of education and training experience; ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with the general public, University community, and the athletic community; and experience working in multi-cultural environment. Possess valid driver’s license. Must be able to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays.
  • Desirable Qualifications
  • Possession of a master’s degree in Physical Education or related field; demonstrated experience in the recruitment of student-athletes; demonstrated experience in budgetary management; possess thorough knowledge and understanding of NCAA rules and regulations; demonstrate ability to monitor and supervise subordinate professionals and students; demonstrate ability to develop highly competitive soccer programs; and participated as a student-athlete on the post-secondary level.

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