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Francis Marion University

Francis Marion University

Men's Soccer Assistant Coach/ Goalkeeper Coach


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Feb 3, 2024


Francis Marion University, an NCAA Division II institution, invites applications for the position of Part-Time Men's Soccer Assistant Coach/ Goalkeeper Coach.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Assisting the Head Coach with training members of the men's soccer team, recruiting, and scouting of opponents
Assisting the Head Coach in the overall development and implementation of the Men's Soccer program with specification in training and developing Goalkeepers.
Assisting the Head Men's Soccer Coach in monitoring student-athletes for academic requirements, retention, and progress toward graduation, including assisting with eligibility verification of team members and coordinating with head trainer any special needs or injuries student-athletes may have.
Maintaining contact with area high school coaches for prospects through direct interviews and correspondence in accordance with regulations established by the governing bodies of the NCAA and Conference Carolinas Conference
Assisting with management of game-day activities, such as statistics, manager supervision, and travel for away games
Assisting with all fundraising activities
Assisting the Head Coach in meeting with various community organizations to promote interest in the athletic program at Francis Marion University
Performing all duties in compliance with NCAA Division II and Bloodborne Pathogen policies and procedures

Francis Marion, a state-supported comprehensive university with an enrollment of approximately 4,000 students, sponsors 14 intercollegiate sports, 13 of which compete in the NCAA Division II Conference Carolinas and one (men's golf) of which competes as an NCAA Division I independent. Florence, SC, is in northeastern South Carolina at the intersection of Interstate Highways 95 and 20. It is 80 miles from the state capital, Columbia, and 60 miles from Myrtle Beach. Historical Charleston is 120 miles away.
FM Requirements: A bachelor's degree is desired. Previous coaching experience is preferred, along with the ability to communicate and teach skilled athletes in soccer. Candidates must have a working knowledge of NCAA Division II rules and regulations.
Salary and Benefits: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Participation in the SC Retirement Systems is optional. No health or dental benefits included.
Materials Needed:

Letter of Interest (Referencing Position Number 24-35).
Copies of all transcripts (official transcripts will be required of the successful candidate).
The names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references; and
FM Application.

To obtain the FM Application, please click here.
Send Application Packet to: Dr. Charlene Wages, Vice President for Administration, Francis Marion University, PO Box 100547, Florence, SC 29502-0547 or FAX to (843) 661-1202.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
 As Francis Marion University has continued to be recognized for its diverse student body, it especially welcomes applicants who can affirm and enhance its mission.
Applicants honorably discharged from a branch of the USA Armed Forces, who meet the minimum training and experience requirements, are given employment preference by all State agencies and higher education institutions in SC.
An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution

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