Head Coach (University), Soccer Salary
The average salary for a Head Coach (University), Soccer is $48,258 per year.
Job Description for Head Coach (University), Soccer
Head coaches for university soccer work in higher-education environments and provide skill development and training for soccer players. Prior to beginning the soccer season for a semester, the coach will usually hold tryouts to pick players for the team in order to generate success, as well as schedule practices, which may involve researching availability for the facilities and optimal hours.Read More...
During practices and soccer matches, head coaches provide feedback regarding the performance of players and how their skills can be improved. Many soccer coaches were soccer players in the past, which is considered ideal to provide quality coaching. When players are not performing as they should or meeting minimum academic standards, the coach may need to attempt to correct their behavior or implement motivational techniques to keep them performing at their best.
University head coaches may be held to a certain standard of quality regarding the performance of team members. Players will have to be coached on a team and individual basis, and the coach may be given a budget that must be monitored and managed. At certain schools, this can be a high-pressure job, as some players may be expected to move on to professional leagues after graduating college. Coaches must also be physically active and will have to meet certain minimum physical standards in order to keep up with players.
Head Coach (University), Soccer Tasks
- Recruit, mentor, and monitor athletes and prospective athletes.
- Enforce policies and regulations, disciplining athletes where appropriate.
- Complete paperwork and ensure athletes have appropriate grades and work-study opportunities.
- Coordinate with administration and marketing teams to increase visibility and funding.
- Develop team and individual training programs.
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