POSITION SUMMARY: The successful candidate will oversee the men’s soccer program. Duties will include the following: recruiting, skill instruction, student-athlete development, monitoring academic performance, community involvement, fundraising, practice and competition coaching. Additional responsibilities include the coordination and implementation of community service programs and summer camps. Full-time, 10 month position; College Scale Salary plus benefits.
Recruitment: Oversee and coordinate the recruitment of qualified student-athletes as defined by the National Junior College Athletic Association and Western Texas College. Negotiate scholarship offers to prospects. Attend off campus competition for the purpose of evaluation and contact. Maintain contact with prospective student-athletes. Plan campus visits with prospective student-athletes and their parents. Maintain frequent and consistent contact with high schools, junior colleges, four year schools and clubs for recruitment.
Coaching: Prepare team for all game competitions. Oversight of entire men’s soccer program including developing a philosophy and culture which will lead to success academically and athletically. Game day preparation and head coach duties in regards to games. Prepare, plan, conduct and evaluate all practice sessions. Teach progression of sport specific skills before, during and after practice, during in-season and off-season. Work with opponents to schedule game competition and any road practices. Oversight of a shared assistant coach and all duties assigned to that assistant coach.
Team Administration: Oversee and supervise assistant coach. Ensure that all WTC, WJCAC, Region 5 guidelines and NJCAA regulations are maintained in regard to student-athlete eligibility and participation. Recommend and allocate athletic financial aid awards. Verify roster and eligibility of all student-athletes within the program. Administer travel arrangements for team by completing the following tasks: organize transportation, hotels and meals for all away competition; processes all paperwork before and after every trip; create itineraries. Maintain and oversee statistical analysis and input. Maintain equipment inventory and oversees distribution to athletes. Plan long and short term team objectives.
Academics: Coordinate all academic and enrollment activities of student-athletes. Possess a knowledge of, and assist with student-athlete advisement. Oversee and monitor academic performance, academic progress and class attendance of student-athletes and intervene when necessary.
Campus/Community Communication: Interact with various campus offices and departments. Serve in a leadership role and promote participation in community service activities by student athletes. Maintain frequent and consistent public contact with high schools, junior colleges, four year schools and clubs for recruitment, scouting and public relations efforts.
Previous collegiate experience as a player or coach preferred
CDL or ability to obtain CDL preferred
WESTERN TEXAS COLLEGE WILL NOT CONSIDER YOUR APPLICATION IF YOU ARE NOT AUTHORIZED TO WORK IN THE UNITED STATES
Additional Salary Information: Medical benefits are paid for by the college for the employee
About Western Texas College
Western Texas College is committed to excellence as it challenges students to reach their full potential.
The institutional goals of Western Texas College are:
•Provide quality education for pre-professional, general, career, technical, workforce and foundational students
•Enhance student life through campus activities
•Provide support services that help students, staff and faculty succeed
•Provide opportunities that encourage and facilitate social, cultural, economic and community development
•Promote life-long learning that encourages critical thinking, skill development, communication proficiency, art and cultural appreciation and civic responsibility
Courses of Study
Western Texas College offers programs of study that qualify students for the Associate of Arts or Associate of Science Degree and junior standing in a senior college or university, and programs that qualify students for the Associate of Applied Science Degree. Programs are also offered that qualify students for certificates of completion which are awarded to students who successfully fulfill the requirements of a program of less than two years' duration.
Since degree requirements of various col...leges and universities vary considerably, students preparing for transfer to senior colleges and universities should check carefully the catalog of their chosen institution and confer with the counselors, registrar, or faculty advisor concerning specific courses to be taken at Western Texas College.
In general, all students working toward a Bachelor of Arts Degree will need basically the same courses in the first two years with a few selected electives. Most students planning a Bachelor of Arts degree, and especially those students who are undecided about a major field, are advised to follow a “liberal arts curriculum.”
Recognition and Accreditation
Western Texas College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate degrees and certificates. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Western Texas College.
The college is also approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. Western Texas College is a member of the American Association of Community Colleges, Texas Association of Community Colleges, and the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers. Students or prospective students who wish to review accreditation documentation may request this file from the President’s Office.
An Equal Opportunity Institution
Western Texas College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its programs or activities.
Equal opportunities include, but are not limited to, employment, upgrading, promotion, demotion or transfer, recruitment or recruitment advertising, layoff or termination, rates of pay, and selection for training.