Head Women's Soccer Coach

  • Manhattanville College
  • Purchase, NY
  • 26 May, 2023
Full time Coaching Leadership & Management Soccer Coach Sports Management Womens Football

Job Description

Manhattanville College is seeking a Head Coach for its Women’s Soccer program. The Head Coach for Women’s Soccer is a full-time position responsible for the recruitment and retention of quality student-athletes. The position is responsible for supervising the day-to-day operations of the Women’s Soccer program including coaching, recruiting, practice planning and preparation, competition scheduling, fundraising, budgetary management, strength & conditioning, academic monitoring, and other duties as assigned. The head coach, in addition to all the requirements detailed in the essential duties and responsibilities section, is recognized as pivotal to, and responsible for, the record of the program as it relates to competitive scheduling, college/community relations and the enhancement and academic achievement of the student-athletes. The position reports to the Assistant Vice President of Athletics & Recreation.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 


  • Oversee and implement all aspects of the recruiting process.? 
  • Identify and evaluate prospective student athletes  
  • Engage in communication with the prospects, parents, coaches, and other advisors through extensive travel, written and verbal correspondence  
  • Attract potential student-athletes to Manhattanville College
  • Communicate with Compliance Officer to ensure that all NCAA policies are followed 


  • Oversee and direct all aspects of coaching during practice and games 
  • Enhance the development of the student-athletes soccer skills through team practice and one-on-one instruction 
  • Ensure that proper safety procedures are followed by all student-athletes 
  • Work with athletics trainers and physicians to implement team wellness and conditioning programs 
  • Provide direction to the Strength and Conditioning coach as to the desired training goals
  • Understand current and changing NCAA, Skyline Conference, and Manhattanville College Compliance Policy and Procedures as they relate to the soccer programs
  • Maintain consistent communication with Manhattanville’s compliance staff and athletic administrators
  • Fully comply with the rules, regulations, and policies of the NCAA, of the Skyline Conference, and of the college and its Athletic Department and take every reasonable precaution to ensure that all members of the soccer staff comply fully with such rules, regulations, and policies
  • Monitor academic progress of student athletes
  • Coordinate the program's fundraising activities
  • Responsible for the scheduling of contests
  • Performs other additional duties as assigned 

Core Competencies/Skills 

The successful candidate will demonstrate the following key competencies: 

  • Knowledge of effective coaching techniques and best practices
  • Ability to work in a diverse work environment and to establish and maintain effective work relationships with school administrators, parents, students, and alums
  • Ability to lead and work independently as well as within a team environment.  
  • Ability to effectively communicate with student-athletes, coaches, athletic and college administration.  

Required Qualifications 

  • Bachelor's degree 
  • Current knowledge of rules and policies of the NCAA Division III 
  • Intercollegiate coaching and playing experience
  • Recruiting at a collegiate level
  • CPR/AED Certified 

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Master’s Degree 

 Physical Demands/Other Requirements 

This position requires persons to: 

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.  
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends.   
  • Travel required for competitions and recruiting.  
  • Perform game-day supervision duties of other sporting events as assigned 

Anticipated Start Date: 

  • July 1, 2023 


For consideration, send cover letter and CV/resume to jobs@mville.edu