Athletics

EDMONDS COMMUNITY COLLEGE WOMEN’S SOCCER SEEKS HEAD COACH


Please Direct Inquiries to:

Name: Spencer Stark, Athletic Director
Phone: 425.640.1046
E-mail: spencer.stark@email.edcc.edu

Description

The women's soccer coach will be responsible for all aspects of the women's soccer program, including planning and directing recruitment, conditioning, training, and performance of student-athletes, along with fiscal mangement, for Edmonds Community College's Northwest Athletic Conference (NWAC) women's soccer program. This position reports to the athletic director. The duties of this position must be conducted in adherence with the policies, rules, and regulations of the NWAC and Edmonds Community College. 

Must be able to work and interact effectively with other coaches, staff, student-athletes, the general student body, administrators and others of various cultural and socio-economic backgrounds. Questions regarding the position can be directed to Spencer Stark, athletic director, 425.640.1046 or spencer.stark@email.edcc.edu.

Position Responsibilities

Recruit student-athletes within the rules and regulations of Edmonds Community College and the NWAC; teach individual and team women's soccer strategies to players, and organize and plan day-to-day activities, including techniques; assist students in achieving their educational goals, which includes organizing and implementing team study tables; help maintain a competitive and successful program; direct assistant coaches; meet deadlines set forth by the NWAC; comply with NWAC and NCAA rules and regulations and support the NWAC and Edmonds CC philosophy and mission; transport student-athletes to team events and to away contests; help with necessary arrangements for home contests; develop fundraising strategies to help raise funds to support the program; organize community camps for the youth in the area; responsible for developing practice and game schedules for fall and spring seasons; represent the college in a positive fashion at all times; arrange officials for home games; assist with preparation of the AsEdCC budget request; inventory and maintenance of all sports equipment and uniforms; must follow proper purchasing procedures as required by the State of Washington and described by the college business office; other duties as assigned; responsible for the women's soccer program as a whole.

For information on how to apply, please see Application Procedures and Required Documents, below.

Qualifications, Knowledge Needed

  • Collegiate soccer playing experience;
  • Soccer coaching experience at the high school or college level (college preferred);
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution;
  • Ability to teach the sport of soccer;
  • Strong organizational, management and communication skills with attention to detail;
  • Knowledge of NWAC rules and regulations, and NCAA soccer rules;
  • Knowledge of college policies and procedures, marketing/recruitment strategies, and facility upkeep;
  • Atheltic fundraising experience;

Physical Work Environment

Work is typically performed in the gymnasium, on Triton Field outside, or in the weight room. Duties require standing/walking for long periods of time, the ability to demonstrate techniques associated with the sport, and lifting materials in excess of 25 pounds. The ability to communicate clearly is essential. Personal transportation is needed to travel to meetings and for scouting talent. This position also requires driving vans to games.

Compensation

Coaching stipend is $5,500 with a $1,000 recruiting/rentention bonus if objectives are met. There are stipend increases for years of service.

Application Procedures and Required Documents

You cannot apply online for this position. Interested applicants must submit a letter of application speaking directly to the qualifications, a current resume, and three references with contact information to Spencer Stark, athletic director.

Closing Date 

Open until filled. Start date: Immediately

Conditions of Employment

  • You must document your citizenship or employment authorization within three days of hire
  • You must pass a background check
  • You must have a valid Washington State driver's license and have personal automobile insurance
  • You must currently be CPR/First Aid certified, or be able to obtain certification immediately
  • Pass online NWAC coaching tests and certifications

About the College

Edmonds Community College, founded in 1967, is a public, two-year, coeducational state community college which each year welcomes some 11,500 academic and vocational students, including approximately 1,200 international students who come here from as many as 79 countries.  The college is located in the center of the growing south Snohomish County communities of Edmonds, Lynnwood, Mountlake Terrace, Brier, Mill Creek and Woodway. Situated in Washington State’s Puget Sound region, the College is just north of Seattle and a short distance from the scenic beauty and recreation of the San Juan Islands, British Columbia, and the Cascade and Olympic mountain ranges. Learn more here. For additional information, visit edcc.edu

EEO/Affirmative Action Statement

Edmonds Community College recognizes an institutional responsibility to assure that all employees, students, and job applicants receive equality of treatment in employment and educational opportunities, and to eliminate barriers to equal employment opportunities. District regulations including, but not limited to, hiring, conditions or privileges of employment, promotion, demotion, transfer, layoff or termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation, and selection for training shall be administered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (gender), disability, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, veteran status, or genetic information.

Further, the College will act affirmatively to improve opportunities for underutilized groups who have historically suffered discrimination in employment and educational opportunities. The College will set affirmative action goals for females, African Americans, Asian/Pacific Islanders, Hispanic Americans, Native Americans, disabled persons, Vietnam-era veterans, disabled veterans, and persons age 40 and over if statistical analysis indicates an underutilization of any of these protected groups.