We’re transforming our Lamoni campus undergraduate tuition for 2024-25 to $19,950.

Find out more!

Assistant Men’s Soccer Coach


Athletics, Lamoni Campus, Staff

July 13, 2023

Graceland University is seeking a dynamic Assistant Men’s Soccer Coach to assist in Soccer Operations and working with the Reserve Team. Applicants must be proactive, have good time management skills and the ability to connect and lead college athletes appropriately. We are seeking a passionate coach who is committed to excellence and is willing to work within the coaching staff to continue our program to greatness.

Graceland University is private liberal arts university located in Lamoni Iowa and competing in the competitive NAIA Heart of America Athletic Conference. The university is conveniently located 1 hour south of Des Moines and 2 hours north of Kansas City.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assists in the planning and implementation of details in all aspects of the Men’s Soccer program.
  • Planning and delivery of training sessions.
  • Facilitation of a Reserve program and all aspects related.
  • Involvement in Social Media Marketing of Varsity and Reserve teams.
  • Travel Organization
  • Budgeting
  • Fundraising
  • Ability to recruit, coach and teach highly talented student-athletes.
  • Representing the University at campus, alumni, and community functions.
  • Participates in the evaluation of high school talent through high school visits, on sight observations at high school, regional, state, and national levels of competition, and film/video review and analysis.


  • Bachelor’s Degree Required.
  • Effective communicative and public relation skills.
  • Strong organizational and administrative skills.
  • Competent knowledge of sport specific techniques, skill development and execution.
  • An understanding of how to build and manage a team.
  • The ability to understand and articulate program needs.
  • Demonstrated competency in helping to meet program objectives, working independently, supervising others, and helping to establish program priorities.
  • An ability to communicate with and interact positively with students, faculty, staff, and the broader University community.
  • Knowledge of the operational use of computer and video technology.
  • The ability to develop a safe and functional working environment.
  • An appreciation of and a willingness to adhere to the NAIA philosophy, rules, and regulations.
  • Ability to follow directions and accept decisions.

Position will remain open until filled. Send letter of application, resume, and three references using the application form below or email to personnel@graceland.edu.

Equal Opportunity Employment has been, and will continue to be, a fundamental principle at Graceland University, where employment is based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination because of race, color, creed, gender identity, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, or any other protected characteristic by law. Read more about Graceland’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.


Application Form

  • Drop files here or
    Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx, Max. file size: 5 MB.
      Upload either a .pdf, .doc, or .docx file. Maximum file size: 5MB.

    Related Opportunities

    Athletics, Lamoni Campus

    Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach – Part-Time

    Learn More