The head coach for women’s soccer is responsible for the organization and administration of the women’s soccer program. Reporting to the director of athletics, this 12-month, full-time position provides
An excellent opportunity to mentor and empower players to be their best selves on and off the field; and
The ability to build up and build upon positive relationships with prospective student-athletes and their families, colleagues, alumni, donors, and the greater Kalamazoo community.
Supported by an experienced athletic training team and a knowledgeable strength and conditioning coach, this eager team is excited for their next head coach.
In addition to the above, responsibilities include
Recruiting and retaining academically and athletically talented students;
Managing an operational budget including fundraising;
Hiring and supervising an assistant coach;
Partnering with the sports information director on public relations opportunities;
Knowledge of and commitment to all NCAA, MIAA, and institutional rules and regulations;
Instruct Physical Education classes as determined by the chair and the provost;
Involvement in departmental and campus committees; and
Additional duties as assigned by the director.
The successful candidate will possess a bachelor’s degree and many of the following traits:
A commitment to the student-athlete experience;
Evidence of strong organizational and effective communication skills;
Current knowledge of NCAA or MIAA regulations;
Ability to successfully recruit college-level student-athletes;
Previous coaching experience;
Evidence of a commitment to academic excellence;
Ability to interact effectively with student-athletes, colleagues, and the public;
Capable and willing to actively plan and participate in fundraising, promotions, and other similar endeavors as they relate to the soccer program and the entire Athletics Department.
About Kalamazoo College Women’s Soccer
Kalamazoo College, is a NCAA Division III institution and member of the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA), located in southwestern Michigan. Relevant accolades include:
A Kalamazoo College women’s soccer player named as the 2023 MIAA senior sportswoman of the year;
The 2023 Kalamazoo College women’s soccer team had two players selected to the All-MIAA team;
The Kalamazoo College women’s soccer team finished their 2023 season play with a conference record of 5-2-1 and an overall record of 8-6-3, including an appearance in the postseason.
About Kalamazoo College
Founded in 1833 as The Michigan and Huron Institute, Kalamazoo College today is a premier liberal arts institution and one of the nation’s 100 oldest colleges and universities. The College’s mission is to prepare its graduates to better understand, live successfully within, and provide enlightened leadership to a richly diverse and increasingly complex world. Kalamazoo College stands for the liberal arts and sciences and for life-changing experiential education, believing that a liberal arts undergraduate learning experience is the best preparation for a life of service and fulfillment—a life with the highest possible standard of being. Excellence in the liberal arts requires innovation and the courage to change.