The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, Department of Athletics, and NCAA Division III member of the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC), seeks applicants for the position of Head Women’s Soccer Coach. This position also has additional administrative duties in addition to coaching. The secondary duties will be determined on department needs and the successful candidate’s experience and qualifications. Examples of secondary duties may include: event management, sports information, writing stories, compliance, fundraising, academics liaison, admissions liaison, student-athlete leadership/development/life skills, equipment, ticket operations, etc.
Responsible for management and administration of all phases of the women’s soccer program, student-athletes and staff. Duties include, but are not limited to: coaching, recruiting qualified student- athletes including use of recruiting software (Front Rush), fundraising, camp operations, budget administration, team travel, developing community support for the program, monitoring academic progress of student-athletes, hiring and supervision of assistant coaches and other duties as assigned. Candidates will have additional duties based on departmental needs and successful candidate’s experience and qualifications.
Minimum of three (3) seasons of soccer coaching experience on the collegiate level or five (5) years on the high school level
Demonstrated priority of ensuring success of the student-athlete experience
Proven accountability of academic success
Established leadership principles and integrity
Ability to influence and motivate student-athletes
Written and oral communication skills
Knowledge of computer applications for recruiting and video breakdown
Event planning, camp and/or clinic experience
Ability to manage multiple tasks
Ability to work weekends, evenings and travel
Transferable skills, educational background, expertise or experience to serve the UW-Platteville Department of Athletics in coaching and in assigned secondary duties
Proven success as a head coach or top level assistant