The University of West Georgia (UWG) Baseball Assistant Coach reports to the Baseball Head Coach. UWG is at the NCAA Division II level in the Gulf South Conference. The Baseball Assistant Coach provides support to the student athletes both academically and athletically and is expected to represent UWG in a professional manner that aligns with the University of West Georgia strategy & culture.
The Baseball Head Coach will assign the position coaching duties. This assistant coach will recruit student athletes in an assigned area of Georgia and surrounding states.
The Assistant Baseball Coach is responsible for: Recruiting student athletes (baseball). Assisting head baseball coach with daily practice activities. Attending all home and away contests and conduct pre-game practice activities.Monitoring academic progress of team student athletes. Supervising field preparations for practice and games
Bachelor’s Degree Required. Three years of college or professional baseball playing experience. 2 years of college baseball coaching experience. Knowledge of rules of baseball. Time management and supervisory skills for team activities. Ability to instruct & supervise hitting or pitching. Must have or be able to pass NCAA recruiting certification. Must have CPR and First Aid certifications.
Master’s degree. Proven skills and ability in relating with student athletes to give them the best experience possible.
Must be physically able to conduct practice (hitting, throwing) and run between first base and dugout during games. Position requires frequent work at night, on weekends, outdoors, and in inclement weather.
Please be advised that should you be recommended for a position, the University System of Georgia Board of Regents policy requires the completion of a background check as a prior condition of employment.
It is the policy of the University of West Georgia to follow federal law in regards to affirmative action and equal opportunity. The University of West Georgia.s affirmative action program and related policies are developed in compliance with Executive Orders 11246 and 11375, as amended; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Sections 503 & 504) and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (Title II) and their implementing regulations; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; and the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as it amends 38 U.S.C. 4212.