Assist the head coach with all duties and responsibilities related to the specific Midland College athletic program. Assist in game operations, including those of the other Midland College athletic teams, and other Midland College Athletics related duties as designated by the Director of Athletics.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
Must possess a valid Texas Driver License, good driving record, and be insurable on Midland College’s insurance policy.
Must adhere to all policies and procedures of Midland College as it relates to working with students and College employees, as required to professionally perform the job responsibilities of this position.
Willingness and ability to develop recruiting relationships and the skill to identify and effectively recruit prospective students.
Knowledge in the use of various social media platforms for opportunities to positively promote the respective Midland College athletics program and/or coaching staff.
Demonstrated knowledge and teaching abilities that will be used in the skill and physical development of student-athletes (both team and individual).
The ability to convey to the individual or team, necessary techniques, drill work and understanding of the sport.
Ability to work within supervised guidelines and show a willingness and ability to execute work-related tasks with minimal or no direct oversight.
Ability to work with people in the greater community, across the various Midland College Departments and within the Midland College Athletic Department.
The primary job duty of an Assistant Coach is to provide quality coaching and instruction to students participating in the program; develops, implements and teaches skills related to particular athletic program.
Successfully identify, recruit, coach and develop student athletes.
Scout opponents, both under the direct supervision/direction of the head coach or without direct supervision/direction to teach and prepare athletes for competition.
Oversee game day related tasks.
Supervise student-athletes in college housing (residence halls), team lodging, dining hall on an as needed basis with knowledge of the head coach.
Participate in teaching soft skills identified as goals in athletics.
Monitor classroom attendance, academic performance and academic progress of members of the team; teach academic responsibility and awareness.
Assist the head coach with teaching team conditioning activities, player drill work, skill development and overall player improvement in practices, during games/competitions and in the off-season.
Work collaboratively and cooperatively with the head athletic trainer or designated medical professional to ensure the health and safety of all student-athletes; teach and promote healthy choices.
Midland College does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender, national origin, age, disability, military status, genetic information, or on any other basis prohibited by law. Additionally, the College does not discriminate against an employee or applicant who acts to oppose such discrimination or participates in the investigation of a complaint related to a discriminatory employment practice. Employment decisions will be made on the basis of each applicant’s job qualifications, experience, and abilities.