Position Detail

Goal Keeper (GK) Coach/Assistant Soccer Coach (#814)

Date Posted:
02/07/2019
Type/Department:
Staff in Physical Education & Athletics
Search Status:
Search Is Open - Accepting Applications
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Appointment: The position starts in Spring 2019.

Assist the head coach at practices and games as well as team management, including recruiting.

Responsibilities:

Practices (Mondays – Fridays @ 4:45-6:45pm: Sundays off)

  • Meeting the head coach 30 minutes before practice to discuss practice plan
  • Assisting the head coach during practice, such as setting, coaching, and GK training
  • Assisting the head coach for other team training such as weight training, conditioning session, Sports Psychology session and so on.

Games (Tuesdays/Wednesdays and Saturdays in the fall, one spring playday and an alumnae game in spring)

  • Being responsible for GKs warm up
  • Assisting the head coach in game coaching, tactical decisions and game communications during games
  • Assisting video analysis

Management and Recruiting

  • Expected to communicate with the head coach through e-mails, texts, phone calls regularly throughout the year
  • Expected to participate in team activities (i.e., team meetings, team building and fundraising) as much as possible
  • Assisting the head coach on recruiting, including attending college showcases, meeting recruits on campus, and communicating with recruits.  

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree. Ability to coach goal keepers (GK). College playing experience preferred. CPR, AED, and First Aid certification required upon hire. Some soccer coaching experience is preferred.

 

Mount Holyoke College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Mount Holyoke College is committed to enriching the educational experience it offers through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff members. Mount Holyoke seeks to recruit and support a broadly diverse team who will contribute to the college's excellence, diversity of viewpoints and experiences, and relevance in a global society. In furtherance of institutional excellence, the College encourages applications from individuals from underrepresented groups, including faculty, staff, and administration of color, diverse gender identities, first generation college students and individuals who have followed non-traditional pathways to college, and individuals with a demonstrated leadership commitment to including diverse backgrounds and perspectives.