Head Coach - Women's Soccer

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia is actively seeking a Head Coach for women's soccer. UPIKE is an NAIA School that competes in the Mid-South Conference. The central focus for the Head Coach is to manage and oversee the women's soccer team of the University of Pikeville by performing the following responsibilities:


  • Recruit student athletes through both on-campus and off-campus visits. 
  • Schedule and conduct all game practices and games.
  • Perform all necessary duties for game management.
  • Maintain and prepare practice field.
  • Maintain and prepare all equipment.
  • Other duties as assigned.


This position requires daily contact with supervisor, coaches, co-workers, student athletes, and parents in order to give instruction and transmit information about the Athletic programs at the University of Pikeville. These relationships are maintained through e-mail, telephone, text messaging, and person-to-person contact. 


  1. Bachelor’s Degree is required.
  2. At least 10 years experience playing and coaching soccer. 
  3. Must be familiar with operating office equipment, e.g. computer, printer, fax machine.
  4. Must be familiar with Microsoft Office, particularly Word and Excel.
  5. Must be able to perform simple calculations.
  6. Must be familiar with conducting research on the Web, as well as creating online travel arrangements.

The University of Pikeville offers a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. UPIKE offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, telemedicine, long term disability, tuition waivers, a 403(b) retirement plan, and HSA, FSA, & dependent care accounts. 

Important Notes: Resume and other application materials will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates. Please, specifically address the qualifications, competencies and desired qualifications in your resume and application materials.

The University of Pikeville is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To achieve this goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history. 

The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age or disabilities in its programs, activities, hiring, or the admission of students. 

For more information about the University of Pikeville, please visit http://www.upike.edu. Interested applicants should complete the online application by visiting http://jobs.upike.edu. In addition to the application, interested applicants are requested to attach to their application a letter of interest, current resume, and the contact information for three to five professional references.

Date Posted: 10/13/2021
Department: Athletics
Employment Type: Full-Time (40 hours)
Position Type: Staff