JOB POSTING Hiring Men's Soccer Coach

March 4th, 2018


VIU Hiring Men's Soccer Coach


Vancouver Island University Athletics is a proud member of the PACWEST conference and the CCAA and is looking to recruit a Head Coach for the men’s soccer program.

The successful candidate will have the proven experience to developing a national program. The candidate will focus on supporting the VIU Academic Plan with an emphasis on a student-centered approach focusing on the development of the whole student (high academic achievement, leadership development, and community service and culture development).

Reporting to the Director of High Performance Sports, Recreation and Physical Literacy, the candidate is responsible for the overall direction, planning, budgeting, coordination, implementation and evaluation of the VIU men’s soccer program.


Perform all coaching duties consistent with the operation of a successful varsity level program, including team selection, personnel management, team and individual goal setting, tactical and technical preparation, practice planning and preparation, game preparation, management and evaluation,scheduling, budgeting, evaluation framework and feedback mechanism, program evaluation, equipment and uniform purchase coordination, maintenance of regular contact with athletes, etc.The Head Coach should have a comprehensive knowledge of sport-specific coaching systems and strategies, the ability to teach/coach/prepare for practice and competition at a national level.

The Head Coach will also develop recruiting networks through contact with secondary school athletes, coaches,clubs, teachers, parents, clinic/camp programs, academies, etc., and help promote the team through the local media, community and school districts. A key responsibility includes implementing and following through on fundraising initiatives working with the community, alum and other groups.