The University of Montana
The University of Montana invites applicants for the next Women’s Soccer Head Coach to lead the historically successful Montana soccer program. The successful candidate for this coaching position will possess intercollegiate athletics experience with proven ability to recruit and lead a successful women’s soccer program to the Big Sky Conference tournament. The successful candidate should also be able to demonstrate expertise in all aspects of coaching student-athletes at the collegiate level with a commitment to the highest ideals of sportsmanship and academics as well as developing and maintaining a positive student-athlete experience.
Promote an atmosphere for compliance within the program supervised by the coach and to monitor the activities regarding compliance of all assistant coaches and other administrators involved with the program who report directly or indirectly to the coach (NCAA Bylaw 220.127.116.11).
The primary responsibilities of the head coach are to instruct, guide and teach college women’s soccer student-athletes in the various skills, processes, philosophies and plans associated with the sport.
Promote the team, program, and University in a professional manner at all times, while promoting positive and productive working relationships with other staff members.
Plan and implement a sound pre-season training program in coordination with the strength and conditioning staff.
Plan for all team practices to maximize time, effort, safety and skill.
Develop a balanced and challenging competition schedule.
Monitor and encourage the academic progress of student-athletes, culminating in their graduation.
Provide for the physical and mental safety and welfare of team members at all times.
Work with the athletic trainers to assure all team members have had physical exams and their athletic training needs have been met.
Prepare yearly team budget and equipment requests in conjunction with appropriate staff.
Recruit and retain outstanding athletes to UM program who can be academically successful.
Do an appropriate amount of public relations, recruiting, and development work.
The University of Montana
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Nestled in the heart of western Montana’s stunning natural landscape, the University of Montana is a place where top-tier students, educators and researchers from across the country and around the globe come and thrive. UM is located in Missoula, Montana’s second-largest city with a population of 80,000 residents. The University draws a diverse population to Missoula and helps cultivate an educated, engaged and vibrant community.