Durham College

Durham College

Head Coach, Women’s Soccer


Role Type



Posting Date

Nov 25, 2022

Role description

Durham College (DC) is leading the way as a post-secondary institution, offering an innovative and transformative student experience and hands-on learning opportunities. With this focus top of mind for our students and our employees, DC is proud to be one of the fastest-growing colleges in the province and annually ranked as one of the GTA’s Top 100 employers.

The college offers a wide range of market-driven programs across multiple disciplines, including culinary management, farming and horticulture, business, IT, construction and trades, science and technology, health care, engineering, social and community services, justice, media, art and design.

With a focus on experiential learning, DC graduates are known for having the skills and knowledge employers need. More than 104,000 alumni represent the college, both locally and around the world.

Serving the Durham Region and Northumberland County communities for over 50 years, with campuses in Oshawa and Whitby, the college offers over 12,500 full-time post-secondary and apprenticeship students access to more than 145 full-time post-secondary programs – including four honours bachelor degrees and nine apprenticeship programs. Led by over 1,860 full- and part-time staff, DC has an estimated annual economic impact of more than $913 million on Durham Region.

The Durham College Athletics & Recreation department is seeking a Head Coach for the Women’s Soccer team on a contract basis beginning January 2023. Reporting to the Director, Athletics & Recreation, this is a part-time contract position with the possibility of yearly renewal. A commitment to being able to work evenings and weekends and travel to and from work at multiple locations, including off-campus sites is required.

The Women's Soccer Head Coach will have the proven experience to develop a high-performance college soccer program coupled with an understanding of a student-centered approach focusing on the development of the whole student (high academic achievement, leadership development, community service, and culture development.)

Duties And Responsibilities
Develop, and manage a National Championship caliber post-secondary soccer program
Recruit, develop and mentor student-athletes with high athletic skills and great character not only provincially but nationally.
Develop a perennial conference contending program.
Create a community of recruitment partners eager to contribute to developing a top-of-class team
Provide coaching leadership in the ongoing development and improvement of the student-athletes
Provide coaching leadership to coaching staff and the overall program
Responsible for organizing, coaching and delivering a competitive Indoor Soccer program that competes in the OCAA.
Coaching experience at the post-secondary level i.e. college, university or equivalent level preferred
A demonstrated ability to lead, motivate and inspire student-athletes
Good understanding of the OCAA conference, league, rules and expectations
Success at Provincial or National Championships is an asset
Strong commitment to upholding the values and mission of Durham College
NCCP – Competition Regional Coach Certified required, Provincial Coach Trained or Certified is an Coaching Licence certification required.
Experience in recruiting student-athletes within a post-secondary environment is essential.
Strong communication, motivational, and organizational skills
Strong knowledge of modern data driven sport specific training, tactics and technical skills development
Ability to articulate and implement goals in the development of the program
Ability to coach during evenings and attend competitions (home & away) on weekends
Ability to attend coaches’ meetings and related athletic department special events
Demonstrated ability to initiate, organize and lead team specific fundraising activities an asset
A positive team first attitude during a busy and challenging atmosphere is essential
Ability to work in a team environment
Required Skills

Required Experience

Please apply below by submitting your cover letter and resume to the online portal. Applications will be accepted until November 29, 2022. Competition number ADP22-12.

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