Head Men’s Soccer Coach

Updated: 2 months ago


Ave Maria University is seeking applications for the position of Head Men’s Soccer Coach.  This is a full time, 12 month position reporting to the Director of Athletics.


The head coach will oversee the planning and administration of all aspects of the men’s soccer program and will provide leadership and oversight to the student-athletes, serving as a role model and positive image for the athletic program.

The head coach will be expected to oversee all areas of sport’s administration including, but not limited to, recruitment and retention of qualified student-athletes, teaching, training and skill development, scheduling, travel, budget management, fundraising, facility maintenance, and overall program management.

Candidates will be expected to adhere to all guidelines and regulations set forth by the Sun Conference, NAIA and Ave Maria University.


A Bachelor’s degree and previous soccer coaching experience are required.

Ave Maria University is a Catholic, liberal arts institution of higher learning that is dedicated to the formation of joyful, intentional disciples of Jesus Christ through Word and Sacrament, scholarship and service.

Candidates must show a demonstrated knowledge of and strong commitment to the mission of the university and the teachings of the Catholic Church. The head coach is responsible for supporting the university in the formation of student-athletes in the intellectual and moral virtues of the Catholic faith.


Interested candidates should follow the link below to complete the application, and attach a cover letter, resume and names and contact information for 3 references to the attention of Joseph Patterson, Director of Athletics. Review of applications will begin immediately and will remain open until filled.

Ave Maria University provides an excellent benefit program for full-time Faculty and staff.

Ave Maria University does not discriminate in employment opportunities, practices, or the terms and conditions of employment based on race, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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