Saint Leo University, a proud member of the Sunshine State Conference, NCAA Division II member institution, and a Learfield Director's Cup Top 5 program, invites applications for the position of Men's Soccer Head Coach.
Saint Leo men's soccer program has captured three conference championships in program history, and made three NCAA tournament appearances in the last six seasons. The Sunshine State Conference is one of the very best soccer conferences in the nation.
The Men's Soccer Head Coach is the person responsible for administering all of the year-round activities of the men’s soccer program. The Head Coach is responsible for administering all facets of the men’s soccer program relating to practice organization, game day management and preparation, player evaluation and recruiting of prospective student-athletes who can be successful in a collegiate environment. This individual supervises student-athletes in academic, as well as athletic endeavors throughout the year.The Head Coach is responsible for evaluating and determining priorities for the sport with regards to budget preparation, equipment purchases and scheduling. The Head Coach must demonstrate the ability to manage a designated budget through qualitative and quantitative analysis.The Head Coach must demonstrate concern for academic pursuits by adherence to department and University academic policies, as well as initiation of personal academic goals for each student-athlete.The Head Coach will select, train, evaluate, supervise and mentor assistant coaches. This requires the ability to delegate responsibility and manage those people in completing assigned tasks.The Head Coach must adhere to all policies and procedures of the University, Sunshine State Conference and NCAA.
The position requires someone with initiative and an energy level that will enable the individual to work long hours. The position does include evening and weekend assignments. This is a full-time, non-teaching, 12-month position. A confidential review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Employment with Saint Leo University is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.Interested applicants, who meet the requirements, must apply electronically at; https://saintleo.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/SLU Please no phone calls at this time.
Required Qualifications - A Coach with:
5 plus years of collegiate head coaching experience, or a total of 8 years of head coaching and assistant coaching experience at the collegiate level
Overall winning record during collegiate coaching experiences
Recruiting experience at the collegiate level
Experience in collegiate eligibilty requirements and NCAA compliance
Proven experience and ability to recruit quality student-athletes
Experience in awarding athletic scholarship equivalencies
Demonstrated Leadership skills
Ability to function in highly competitive, community based, athletic department
Preferred Qualifications - A Coach with:
Highly successful results as evidenced by conference championships and NCAA post-season appearances
Excellence in recruiting as evidenced by All-Region and All-American players
Excellence in recruiting both foreign and domestic student-athletes
Experience with NCAA initial eligibility, amateurism standards and recruiting rules
Team academic awards, high player retention and graduation rates
USC or USSF coaching certifications
Additional Salary Information: Full benefit package including tuition remission for spouse and dependents. Matching 401K and other benefits are included.
Internal Number: R1753
About Saint Leo University
Saint Leo University (www.saintleo.edu) is a modern Catholic teaching university that is firmly grounded in the liberal arts tradition and the timeless Benedictine wisdom that seeks balanced growth of mind, body, and spirit. The Saint Leo University of today is a private, nonprofit institution that creates hospitable learning communities wherever students want to be or need to be, whether that is a campus classroom, a web-based environment, an employer’s worksite, a military base, or an office park. Saint Leo welcomes people of all faiths and of no religious affiliation, and encourages learners of all generations. The university is committed to providing educational opportunities to the nation’s armed forces, veterans, and their families. Saint Leo is regionally accredited to award degrees ranging from the associate to the doctorate, and the faculty and staff guide all students to develop their capacities for critical thinking, moral reflection, and lifelong learning and leadership.
The university remains the faithful steward of the beautiful lakeside University Campus in the Tampa Bay region of Florida, where its founding monks created the first Catholic college in the state i...n 1889. Serving nearly 15,000 students, Saint Leo has expanded to downtown Tampa, to other sites in Florida and beyond, and maintains a physical presence in seven states. The university provides highly respected online learning programs to students nationally and internationally. More than 85,000 alumni reside in all 50 states, in Washington, DC, in three U.S. territories and in 76 countries.
Saint Leo University has a strong commitment to principles of equal employment opportunity and equal access to education. Saint Leo University does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnic origin, genetic information, gender, nationality, race, religion, or veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law in its educational programs, admissions policies, financial aid, employment, or other school administered programs.
The policy is enforced by Saint Leo University and by applicable laws such as Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Title VI and Title IX of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Americans with Disabilities Act, Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and Florida Civil Rights Act of 1992.