Women’s Soccer Head Coach

Posted: 3/29/21

Employee Type: Professional Staff

Status: Full time – Exempt

Emergency Designation: Non-Essential

Department: Athletics

Reports to: Director of Athletics

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Recruits, interviews, hires, and trains seasonal coaches.
  • Oversees the daily workflow of soccer administration.

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods of standing.
  • Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds at times.

 

Job Summary:

This position exists for the purpose of providing leadership and oversight to the women’s soccer program at Lancaster Bible College and assistance to the Athletics program.

Personal Qualities:

  • The desire to grow, develop, and mature, both spiritually and professionally.
  • The ability to create and maintain a Christian professional atmosphere in all internal and external relationships.
  • A spirit of cooperation and willingness to serve others.
  • The desire and ability to disciple and mentor students.
  • A professional appearance.

Education and Experience: 

  • Master’s degree preferred in a health or sport related field.
  • Previous collegiate participation and/or coaching experience.
  • A demonstrated faith in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior.
  • A demonstrated ability to develop the academic, spiritual, physical, and social needs of college students.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Ability to communicate the uniqueness of Lancaster Bible College to prospective students and parents
  • First Aid and CPR certified
  • Licenses: Current and valid driver’s license required.
  • Ability to work independently and have the ability to work evenings and weekends to accomplish the tasks necessary for success in this field.
  • Detail oriented with strong organizational skills.
  • Knowledge and understanding of collegiate soccer rules and NCAA regulations.

Duties/Responsibilities:

Coaching Responsibilities –

  • Prepare soccer team for full intercollegiate season that is compliant to the NCAA, NCCAA and NEAC guidelines.
  • Recruit locally, regionally, and nationally student-athletes that are a mission fit to Lancaster Bible College and coordinate all aspects of recruitment.
  • Fulfill the expectation of 24 mission fit players on the roster with 8 new recruits.
  • Oversee the development of a culture that fits the philosophy of athletics and is a beacon to the LBC family and community.
  • Demonstrate Christian values in attitudes, words, and actions at contests, practices, trips, meals, etc.
  • Ensure devotional times are conducted by players/coaches and goals of the athletic department are achieved each season.
  • Embrace the 3-tiered approach to the Student-athlete experience
  • 1. Help student-athletes grow in their capacity as a student and as an athlete
  • 2. Help student-athletes develop their character, according to a Biblical worldview.
  • 3. Help student-athletes realize their capabilities and character are not merely for their benefit, but also to impact others.
  • Organize and conduct traditional and non-traditional season practices.
  • Select, supervise and evaluate assistant coaching staff.
  • Verify roster accuracy for eligibility sheets; coordinate with compliance director.
  • Oversee student-athletes academic progress and be available for consultation/support for student-athletes.
  • Work closely with Sports Information Director to develop a media plan and be available for interviews and speaking engagements both internally and externally.
  • Plan, organize a minimum of one camp that gets young girls playing soccer and exposed to Charger soccer.
  • Represent soccer program at required conference and national meetings.

Athletic Responsibilities –

  • Secondary duty will be in an area that fits the coach’s strength.
  • Attend weekly departmental meetings.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit the following: cover letter; resume; and spiritual testimony to Human Resources. Please put the position you are applying for in the subject line of the email.

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This link submits to humanresources@lbc.edu.

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