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Head Coach, Women’s Soccer

Athletics and Campus Recreation


Posting number 2020.WSOC
Job type UFV
Contract Full-time, Contract
Start date February 2021
Review date November 27, 2020

Job summary

The University of the Fraser Valley Cascades Athletics Program invites applications for Head Coach, Women’s Soccer. This is a full time, contracted position.

The University of the Fraser Valley is the school of choice for more than 15,000 students. We are committed to teaching excellence. Our foundation for academic excellence is small class sizes, support for active research and scholarship, and a friendly supportive environment open to collaboration and innovation. UFV values inclusivity, integrity, community, and excellence, working to engage learners, transform lives, and build community.

The University of the Fraser Valley Cascades varsity Soccer teams compete in the Canada West Conference and U Sports.

Under the direction of the Director of Athletics and Campus Recreation, the Head Coach Women’s Soccer is responsible for the leadership of all aspects of the operation of a competitive Women’s Soccer program at the university. Major responsibilities include: coaching; recruiting/retention of successful student-athletes; building a comprehensive year-round program including a focus on team training and skill development; strength and conditioning; management of a yearly budget; promotion of positive community /alumni relations; and associated administrative tasks. In addition, the Head Coach will nurture an inclusive environment where academic success is paramount for all members of the team while they respect the opportunity to represent the Cascades. This position will require some availability on evenings and weekends.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate to provide these services will have an undergraduate degree, a minimum of 5 years’ soccer coaching experience preferably at the post-secondary level. They will have a minimum National B licence, with a preference for those with a National A licence.  They will have a proven track record that demonstrates possession of high levels of leadership, communication and organizational skills, sportsmanship and integrity.

About UFV

The University of the Fraser Valley has four campus locations within the beautiful Fraser Valley in British Columbia. Recognized as one of BC's top employers, UFV offers a combination of career and lifestyle benefits. Join a team of 1,400 passionate professionals who value integrity, inclusivity and excellence. At UFV, you will serve a vibrant community, and shape the future of 15,000 students.

How to apply

The Selection Advisory Committee will begin reviewing applications on November 27, 2020; however, the position will remain open until filled. Applications should specify “Head Coach, Women’s Soccer” in the subject line. Curriculum vitae, letter of application that includes your coaching philosophy and three (3) references should be sent to hrinfo@ufv.ca.

 
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